“Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me. Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.” - Matthew 4:8-10
“Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.” - Jeremiah 1:5
“And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.” - Genesis 1:28
“Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.” - Proverbs 4:23
“Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.” - Colossians 3:13
The views of others are bound to differ from ours. Beloved, offences are bound to come. This is because people are different in the levels of their knowledge either in spiritual or secular matters, likewise in professional discipline, cultural or racial background — and even in spiritual gifts.
"I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing. If a man abides not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned." - John 15: 5-6
"My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you," - Galatians 4:19
Beloved, do you know that God wants you to be an influence on your generation through Christ Jesus? HE wants us to affect people for Him with the gospel, and for us to accomplish this we must be prayerful...
"But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee; Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee, ..." - Acts 26:16-18 Read (Acts 9:15-16)