Babies and Rewards
Soul Snack 135/12 ... Of Babies & Rewards
The crawl down life's corridors is from indulgence to restraint; it is from ME FIRST to YOU FIRST.
Babies know ME FIRST instantly, yet even the divinely wise but humanly flawed King Solomon denied himself nothing that his eyes desired.
Travelling to maturity is the path of changing life's internal forces, moving from ME to YOU.
Babies can know no restraint and many adults can not exercise it
Maturity is the ability to delay reward. - Neil T. Anderson.
Spiritual maturity is denying your-self the quick rewards of earth that arrive too soon with the inbuilt guarantee that they will also fade too quickly.
Christians will deny themselves the rewards of the present so they are not robbed of the rewards of heaven.
Aim for heaven alone and permit God to throw in the earth.
Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. (Ps 37:4)
Today's Soul Snippet:
Jesus died for me so I could die to me.