The modern conception of people holds men and women of high achievement to be far superior to those with a lower level of success.
Many achievers admit that some who are less talented play a vital role in their rise above average. Few would deny that Billy Graham rose to astronomical levels among preachers. Billy recognized the importance of the people God had used in the Billy Graham ministry saying he could not have done it without them.
Billy understood the importance of the contribution each working in a ministry is vitally meaningful. A woman famous for her study with Gorillas stated:
“All individuals matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference.” Jane Goodall.
Miss Goodall spoke the truth. Each person matters so much in God’s economy that Jesus Christ died for highest and least among us. Salvation is a personal thing between God and the least or most elite among all the people of the earth potentially.
John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” (NKJV).
Men and women with an air of condescension turn off more people than they help. Many clergypersons project such an attitude of superiority, which the poor man or women who seldom think in or use fifty dollar words, miss the point the super-duper pulpiteer hurls their way.
Note this from Seneca the younger:
“Treat your inferiors as you would be treated by your betters.”
We believers should pay extra attention to this as we are treated like kings and priests, and called a “Royal Nation” in the Creators Word as expressed by Peter. There are no “Ordinary” people, but each one of us plays some often unknown yet needed part in the prosperity of the whole.
Christ assured all believers with this:
Luke 12:6 "Are not five sparrows sold for two copper coins? And not one of them is forgotten before God. 7 But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.”
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