“Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?” (James 2:5)
The Lord has turned things around. We segregate and create the “haves” and the “have-nots.” We look at those whom we deem beautiful and set them up as examples. We set up on pedestals those whom we deem above us. But the Lord has come so that all who believe would be saved. From every tribe, tongue, and nation, there are those whom He has called that they would be with Him forever. Treat them as brothers and sisters in Christ
Lord, I see what James is saying. I do see where society separates people into all kinds of categories. Help me, dear Lord, to not listen to these things but to see that You have created all humans in Your image. Change my heart in order that I would not see the world the way the world sees itself but would see the world through Your eyes. Guide me, Lord, in the higher calling You have given me.
Jesus, You dealt with the people You met each day. You fed those who received You as well as those who walked away after their belly was filled. Help me dear Lord to not live in the way of the world, but to be transformed by the renewing of my mind so that I would live as You gave the example to live. Guide me in this way Lord in order that I would now and forever follow after You. Amen.