Is It Golden?

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The “Golden Rule” is a Biblical principle.  

Most of us probably learned this as children, but what does it mean?  Plainly, it means to treat people with kindness, compassion, patience, understanding (whenever possible) and love.  In essence, just the way we all would like to be treated.

Jesus taught the people on the sermon of the mount this very principle.  Matthew 7:12 AMP So then, whatever you desire that others would do to and for you, even so do also to and for them, for this is (sums up) the Law and the Prophets.  His teaching goes beyond simply treating others the way we want to be treated.  Jesus teaches us to treat others right even when they don’t. 

It is not how we feel after being treated wrongly.  Don’t let your feelings dictate how you act towards others.  Think first about what Jesus would do.   Pray.  Then act in love.

“God is not going to hold you accountable for what somebody else does, but He will hold you accountable for what you do.”  Joyce Meyers

We will all stand before Him.  What will God say?  “Well done or …………you fill in the blank.

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