Schadenfreude

And the same to you! No not really. I hope I don’t do this and I hope you don’t do it either. It means to take enjoyment from another’s troubles.

Yet aren’t we all guilty on occasion? You know what I’m talking about. It’s that friend or relative who brags on everything they do. When a small misfortune finally hits, we secretly exult in their failure.

Well you might be able to guess. This is not God’s way.

Brethren, if any person is overtaken in misconduct or sin of any sort, you who are spiritual [who are responsive to and controlled by the Spirit] should set him right and restore and reinstate him, without any sense of superiority and with all gentleness, keeping an attentive eye on yourself, lest you should be tempted also.

Bear (endure, carry) one another’s burdens and troublesome moral faults, and in this way fulfill and observe perfectly the law of Christ (the Messiah) and complete what is lacking [in your obedience to it].

For if any person thinks himself to be somebody [too important to condescend to shoulder another’s load] when he is nobody [of superiority except in his own estimation], he deceives and deludes and cheats himself. (Galatians 6:1-3, AMP)

Prayer – Oh God, your standards are high. Give us the grace to measure up to them. Amen

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