Great post here, Pat. It sure seems as if we do the right thing for the wrong reasons. You nailed it, though; we ought to do that just because it pleases God. Our actions might not be what we want, or what somebody else wants, but if they are what God wants, then all is good.
I guess I am having a tangent today. How about doing the right thing because it is the right right thing? The thing that pleases God. You know, have a Joseph spirit that says, “He is not greater in this house than I am, nor has he kept back anything from me except you, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness and sin against God?”
Sometimes we say we ought to do something because one day it might be me and I would want someone to help me. Okay…I have said it as well. This post first begins with me and in fact every post does.
But you know… how about doing the right thing because it is the right thing. It might not ever be me but it still remains the right thing. It still remains the God thing. It still is thus…
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