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  • Writer's picturePastor Mark Farley

Actions Over Words

Actions or Intentions …

Perhaps you are free of this, or have no issues with it, but it’s an age-old twist on our thinking that causes a lot of us to become resentful, jealous, envious, or even bitter. We want people to judge us by our intentions while we choose to judge others by their actions. It’s another condition of being human.

The solution is pretty simple.

We must own this twist of thinking and correct it through our own actions and efforts and not our intentions.

Think about it; ...

are we able to see the results of others’ or our own intentions?

I INTENDED to lose weight…. I INTENDED to get my college degree….I INTENDED to be a better husband and father…..

It carries no lasting effects.

Only actions on our part bring the desired and needed results. …

Check your experience. …

“It is easy to let up on the spiritual program of action and rest on our laurels.” Big Book pg 85

Lord let us put actions behind our efforts to be better people, seeking Your will and not our own, AMEN.

"let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.” 1 John 3:18

Looking to volunteer or plug into an existing helping opportunity in the Greater Phoenix AZ area?

Visit Servants Hearts!

It’s a free site to help connect folks with volunteer and helping opportunities!

Furniture Bank and Spiritual Solutions Group are pleased to sponsor and share this free helping service from Faith Through Works Fellowship.

Pray for its growth to provide helping hearts and willing hands to our organizations that need help!

Have a blessed day y’all!


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