“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. (Matthew 6:1 ESV)
I wonder what it would look like if the Pharisees had a Twitter account. It would probably look a little like this:
Maybe it isn’t so hard to imagine…
There is a fine line between facebragging and giving God-honoring information. I’ve been working through taking the log out of my own eye before attempting to take the specs out of my brothers and sisters.
I started out by making a list of a few rules for determining if it’s God-honoring or facebragging. Then I realized that sounds too much like what a Pharisee would do. In reality it all comes down to my heart. Am I posting stuff in the hopes you’ll wake up to my awesomeness or to somehow praise the Lord and point to Him?
Here is the central question: Do I want to be seen by men or do I want to be a window by which people see the beauty of Jesus?
That is a question that I want to ask myself before I tweet things that tip-toe towards facebragging.
By the way that “My new ride” link works.
I should also mention that Twister is a crazy fun way of creating fake tweets like the ones above. To show how much fun you can have: