MORE OF HIM less of me
“He must become greater, I must become less.” (NIV)
“He must increase, but I must decrease.” (KJV)
As new Christians, we have a tendency to pay more attention to how we are doing, looking for confirmation from other Christians and being sure to let others know how much our lives have changed. We get a bit caught up in ourselves and comparing our Christian walk with that of others. As we mature, we become more aware that the Christian walk is not about us, but it is about the Lordship of Jesus Christ and constantly pointing others to Him. He becomes the focus of our Christian walk–following Him and pointing the way to others.
Heavenly Father, sometimes we forget the real reason for the Christian life. We tend to focus on the social involvement, working in the church, or gathering all the Christian knowledge we can. Help us to be aware that following your son and pointing others in His direction is the only way to get ourselves out of the way so that others will see only Him.
In His name we pray, Amen.