Preachers often proclaim that they may be stepping on some toes today, and that if our toes are getting stepped on to move them out of the way. Perhaps it would be more advantageous to sacrifice our toes to a little pain.
If our feet are firmly planted in the truth, then our feet need not move when challenged. If we are feeling discomfort or outright pain we should welcome it so that we can uproot our feet and plant them into the truth. If what we are hearing is not truth, then it should have no adverse effect upon us. If we shift to avoid the pain, we likewise make the adjustment to guard our hearts against the truth. Instead of assimilating truth into our data bank of knowledge, let’s let it hit us square in the chest. Let’s let it land on our toes. Read more