Be Careful What You Pick

selective hearingI was watching a movie, of course with my filter on, when I heard a lead character say something quite provocative. “I am listening to you, but I’m choosing what I want to hear.” Honest and raw, isn’t it?
There were many times Jesus said, “If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear.” We can hear Jesus and not follow. We can read the Word and not do what it says. In other words, we’re choosing what we want to hear.
All Scripture (not just the parts we want to hear) is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” (2 Tim. 3:16-17)
The great exchange of our worn out, temporary character with Christ’s life-giving and eternal character comes from actually listening to and following Him, not ourselves. Are you picking and choosing what to follow?
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