Our Daily Bread Devotional

Our Daily Bread Devotional 6 January 2022 | Dealing with Disagreement

Our Daily Bread Devotional 6 January 2022 | Dealing with Disagreement

Our Daily Bread Devotional 6 January 2022 | Dealing with Disagreement

You are reading today Thursday 6 January 2022 Our Daily Bread devotional titled Dealing with Disagreement written by Kimya Loder to enrich your spirit, soul and body.  This message will be a blessing to your life and destiny.

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TOPIC: DEALING WITH DISAGREEMENT

KEY VERSE:

Forgive as the Lord forgave you. Colossians 3:13

Today’s Scripture: 

OUR DAILY BREAD DEVOTIONAL 6 JANUARY 2022 | INSIGHT

The social media powerhouse Twitter created a platform where people all over the world express opinions in short sound bites. In recent years, however, this formula has become more complex as individuals have begun to leverage Twitter as a tool to reprimand others for attitudes and lifestyles they disagree with. Log on to the platform on any given day, and you’ll find the name of at least one person “trending.” Click on that name, and you’ll find millions of people expressing opinions about whatever controversy has emerged.

We’ve learned to publicly criticize everything from the beliefs people hold to the clothes they wear. The reality, however, is that a critical and unloving attitude doesn’t align with who God has called us to be as believers in Jesus. While there will be times when we have to deal with disagreement, the Bible reminds us that as believers we’re to always conduct ourselves with “compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience” (Colossians 3:12). Instead of being harshly critical, even of our enemies, God urges us to “bear with each other and forgive one another if [we have] a grievance” (v. 13).

This treatment isn’t limited to the people whose lifestyles and beliefs we agree with. Even when it’s difficult, may we extend grace and love to everyone we encounter as Christ guides us, recognizing that we’ve been redeemed by His love. By:  Kimya Loder

Bible in a Year: Genesis 16–17, Matthew 5:27–48

REFLECT: Consider a time when you were quick to criticize a friend or a stranger. What was the result? What could you have done differently to honor God and the individual?

PRAYER: Heavenly Father, I know I fall short of Your glory every day. Thank You for Your unconditional love. Help me strive to be more like You by being patient and gentle with others.

Thank you for reading today Our Daily Bread Devotional Thursday 6 January 2022 titled Dealing with Disagreement. Happy New Year!

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