A Clash of Philosophies

Everyone who hears these words of mine
and puts them into practice is like a wise man.
                         —Matthew 7:24

The world says: “The way to win is to follow your dreams.”
Jesus says: “The way to win is to follow me.”

The world says: “You only live once; go for the gusto.”
Jesus says: “Believe in me and you will live, even though you die.”

The world says: “Get to the top and demand deference.”
Jesus says: “If you would be great you must be the servant of all.”

The world says: “Bad-mouth those you find distasteful.”
Jesus says: “If you are without sin throw the first rock.”

The world says: “Look out for number one.”
Jesus says: “Love one another as I have loved you.”

The world says: “Pamper yourself.”
Jesus says: “Deny yourself.”

The world says: “Get.”
Jesus says: “Give.”

Who are you listening to?

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