We are all guilty of it… come on parents, let’s just fess up… our kids know how to “wear us down.” It could be the extra scoop of ice cream for dessert, the Pokemon cards they have to have once they spot them at the checkout at Target (‘it’s only $5, mom!’).
After a big year in 2017 both personally and in my work I was feeling burnt out and in some ways, spiritually dried out. Nothing had gone wrong to justify the way I felt, in fact, many wonderful things had happened across the year and I was grateful for all that God had worked in my life and business.
In this scripture, John wasn’t rivaling with Jesus, and Jesus wasn’t rivaling with John. Neither of them were worried about what the other was doing, because they were on the same team.They knew exactly what they were called to do. But the people on their team decided to surface the comparisons.