My mind is filled with all kinds of inspiring, challenging, and life-altering ideas. I think this is true for numerous people. Each of us has accumulated life lessons, practical insights, and excellent advice … all meant for other people.
It is easy to possess ideas for how everyone else should run their lives. However, listening and following your own concepts is much more difficult.
Maybe this is nowhere more true than in the people of faith. We read the Bible, listen to teaching, and talk with other believers regularly. We are exposed to truth and wisdom over and over. Most of us know far more than we will ever attempt to accomplish.
What would happen this week if you took one of your pieces of wise instructions and did it yourself? Most of us know the right things to do; the trouble is doing it.