Love Like Jesus–Trading Recognition for God’s Glory: Matthew 8:3-4

Love Like Jesus God's Glory Recognition

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“Be clean!” Immediately he was cleansed of his leprosy. Then Jesus said to him, “See that you don’t tell anyone.” -Matthew 8:3-4

How Jesus Loved People:

Jesus healed the man with leprosy, then he told him in no uncertain terms, “See that you don’t tell anyone.”

How To Love Like Jesus:

Wow, is this the opposite of me or what! My human tendency is to want credit for what I do. One afternoon during a family gathering, Kathy was sharing with the female contingent of the Bennett clan, how I had done something nice for her on a recent Saturday morning:

“He brought me coffee in bed,” she said.

I, sitting nearby with the male contingent of the Bennett clan, happened to overhear. “Boy,” I thought to myself, Continue reading