A Thought for Today: “How to treat One Another”
As humans, we have many flaws.
Sometimes we don’t treat one another in loving ways.
In today’s scripture, we are reminded of how the Lord wants us to live
As you read this, substitute the word employee for slave and employer for master.
Please read the following verses.
1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
2 “Honor your father and mother”-which is the first commandment with a promise—
3 “that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”
4 Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ.
6 Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you but like slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from your heart.
7 Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men,
8 because you know that the Lord will reward everyone for whatever good he does, whether he is slave or free.
9 And masters, treat your slaves in the same way. Do not threaten them, since you know that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no favoritism with him.
These instructions are true and very helpful. Keep them in mind as you interact with people of all ages.