A People-Pleaser or A Servant? (Priolo)

Here's a good question: what's the difference between being a people-pleaser and being someone who is a servant of others? John wrote about the attitude of people-pleasers: "They loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God" (John 12:43 NASB). Of course Scripture also talks about those who serve other people in the… Continue reading A People-Pleaser or A Servant? (Priolo)

The Fear of God vs The Fear of Man

  The fear of man (a.k.a. peer pressure, the disease to please, addicted to approval, etc.) is something with which all of us struggle - some more, some less.  Proverbs 25.29 is clear: "Fearing people is a dangerous trap, but trusting the LORD means safety" (NLT).   Here are a few self-diagnosis questions on this topic for you to… Continue reading The Fear of God vs The Fear of Man