The Christine Car Club

Not a member of the CCC? Come on in and register...membership is FREE!


Dedicated To The Restoration And Maintenance Of The 1957-1958 Plymouth
 
HomeCalendarFAQUsergroupsRegisterLog in
Latest topics
» Wurlitzer Jukebox Model 2510 Project. Any ideas?
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:51 am by Bloodhound1958

» Time is Short
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:51 am by goat19642004

» If Christine had not played I Wonder Why
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:03 am by Christinefan824

» Hell Hath No Fury Like Her: The Making of Christine by Lee Gambin
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:53 am by Christinefan824

» Speedometer pinion gear
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:54 am by 58belvedere

» Merry Christmas!
Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:39 pm by 57belv

» recommendations for enclosed transport, east cast
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:55 am by roadrunninMark

» GREAT NEWS FOR THE CCC FORUM!
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:07 am by JAG

» Article on Christine
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:24 am by Christinefan824

» Happy Thanksgiving!
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:22 pm by Bloodhound1958

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
John Carpenter Shout Out!
Alexandra Paul Shout Out!
Christine Movie Soundtrack
Share | 
 

 IT'S NOT FAIR

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
furvedere
CCC Chaplain
CCC Chaplain
avatar

OFFICIAL CHAPLAIN OF THE KNIGHTS ORDER OF THE CCC

ELITE GOLDEN COMMANDO CONTRIBUTOR


2014

Posts : 2413
Points : 3286
Reputation : 4
Join date : 2012-10-12
Age : 59
Location : Ontario, NY

PostSubject: IT'S NOT FAIR   Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:38 pm

But he answered one of them, "I am not being unfair to you, friend. Didn’t you agree to work for a denarius? Take your pay and go. I want to give the one who was hired last the same as I gave you. Don’t I have the right to do what I want with my own money? Or are you envious because I am generous? So the last will be first, and the first will be last". MATTHEW 20:13-16

Jesus told a parable in which workers negotiated a fair wage for a day's labor in the vineyard. Later in the day, the owner hired additional laborers to also work in the vineyard. At the end of the day, all the workers received the same payment, despite the fact that some worked longer hours than others.

But this story is not really not about fair wages. It's about a heavenly Father who gives us more than we deserve. Since we cannot earn our salvation, we are dependent on the grace and generosity of God to give what only He can provide. The thief on the cross received the same salvation as Jesus' disciples. Does that seem fair? No. But then, it wasn't fair when Jesus died a torturous death to pay for our sins. God's graciousness may not be "fair," but in this case, fairness is highly overrated!

Insight: If I found myself in this situation, and I too felt it was unfair that my co-worker received as much pay as I did without working as long...shouldn't it immediately tell me that my focus is bad and that I'm only thinking about myself? If I truly loved my neighbor (like Jesus taught us to) I should be happy for him that he received the same pay as I did.

Prayer: Dear Lord..Thank you for giving me much more than I deserve. Help me to be glad for others when they receive more than they deserve as well. Please fill me with your Holy Spirit so I can comprehend your ways. In Jesus' Name I pray, Amen

_________________
1958 DeSoto Firesweep 2 dr ht
1958 Plymouth Belvedere 2 dr ht
1968 Plymouth Fury III

And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life, he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.
1 John 5:11-12 cheers
Back to top Go down
 

IT'S NOT FAIR

View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
The Christine Car Club :: Non Automotive Off Topic Section :: CCC Fellowship In Christ-