A Window to God

All who lift themselves up will be brought low. But all who make themselves low will be lifted up.
Matthew 23:12

Before my Dad went anywhere in his car, he would make sure that the windows were clean.  He did this in a relaxed way, as though he was having fun.  It was a time of quiet for him before he went on his way. 

When windshields are clean, we forget that we’re looking through glass; all we see is the road and God’s creation.  That’s the way we are meant to be—the glass through which others see God. What was so terribly wrong about the religious leaders is that they wanted others not to see God, but only themselves.  How boring!

Breathe quietly a few times as though you are cleaning your soul so that others can find not you, but God. Who you are is a window to God.  Bible Breaths will polish your soul. 

Matthew 23:1–12

Practicing the truths I teach v. 3
Bearing each others’ burdens v. 4
You lifting up the humble v. 12
The greatest as a servant v. 11

Examples of Bible Breaths Learn More…

Check out Study Tools in BibleGateway.
I especially recommend the free resource
in Matthew Henry’s Commentary.‘s Commentary.

The Sunday Gospels follow the Revised Common Lectionary.
This is Year A, the Gospel of Matthew

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