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Wednesday; September 26

Have you ever looked at something dozens of times, then all of sudden, it seems like it just finally gets your attention?The other day I pulled up my online Bible and came face to face with this passage:Therefore, accept one another, just as Christ also accepted us to the glory of God.” (Romans 15:7).I know I have read this before and I am pretty sure that I have preached on it (and maybe even wrote an article or two about it), but for some reason when I saw it the other day it just jumped out to me!As I sat there and absorbed the truth of the message I was struck by its depth.How in the world could I rationally look down on anyone when Jesus was willing to accept me warts and all?How could I question anyone’s value when Jesus was willing to make my sorry-self glorious enough to stand before God?How could I flippantly criticize someone else knowing that I had been judged and condemned for my sinful self; then vindicated by the forgiveness Jesus brought into my life?Wow, what an eye-op…