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Jesus said, "No one can serve two masters.". You cannot be a servant of God and a slave of money at the same time. I understand this passage as: a person's life goal can only be positioned in one direction, or the pursuit of spiritual greatness, nobility, transcendence, or the pursuit of secular interests, it is impossible to walk in two directions at the same time. Of course, in real life, it is entirely possible for a person who is spiritually excellent to be materially rich. Whether a person is a slave of money or a master of money depends not on whether he has money or not, but on his attitude towards money. It is when a person is rich that we can see this more clearly. A poor man has to worry about survival. Money means life to him. We have no right to judge his attitude towards money. Jesus went on to emphasize that we should not worry about our daily needs. He told a parable: The clothes of the illustrious King Solomon are not as beautiful as a wild flower. The wild flower blooms in the morning and falls in the evening, and God dresses it like this. Why do you worry about clothes? What he means is that in material life, we should let nature take its course and be satisfied with the simple conditions provided by nature, so that we can concentrate on spiritual undertakings. A fornicating woman One day when Jesus was preaching in the temple, some scripture teachers and Pharisees who were trying to frame him brought a woman and asked him, "This woman was caught in the act of fornication.". Mosaic law says such a woman should be stoned to death. What do you think? Jesus bent over and wrote on the ground with his finger. The men kept asking, and he straightened up and said, "If any of you has not sinned, let him be the first to throw a stone at her." With these words, he bent down and wrote on the ground again. Everyone slipped away, and in the end, only Jesus and the woman were left. Then Jesus stood up and asked her,silk ficus tree, "Woman, where are they?"? Is there no one left to condemn you? The woman said, "No, sir." Then Jesus said, "Well, I do not condemn you either.". Go and sin no more. The story recorded in the Gospel of John made me feel good about Jesus, a wise man with wisdom,large ficus tree, humor and understanding of human nature. Think of him bending over and scribbling with his fingers on the ground, looking neither at the malicious accuser nor at the poor defendant, and what pleasant thoughts are going through his mind. How easily he defeated the plot of the scribes and Pharisees against him, saved the life of the woman, and, more importantly, broke a cruel law of Judaism. In any autocratic system, there must be a harsh moral court, whose duty is to judge human nature as evil in the name of morality. In fact, on such a scale, everyone is guilty, or at least potentially so. But, perhaps because of this, moral judgment is more likely to arouse crazy enthusiasm. According to my guess, people's psychology may be like this: on the one hand, fake blossom tree ,outdoor ficus tree, what they want to do but dare not do, someone actually does it, so the jealousy will be disguised as righteous anger to erupt violently, of course, must not let the person who got the advantage have a good end; On the other hand, if you have done something similar, it becomes an instinctive reaction of self-protection to firmly identify with the court and draw a clear line with the sinner, as if the higher the tone of condemnation, the safer you will be. Therefore, wherever moral courts prevail, people are bound to be full of cruel struggles, human nature is bound to be distorted, and love is bound to be strangled. Jesus was wise not to judge the case itself, but to take a drastic measure against the traditional moral court of Judaism: since everyone is subject to human weakness, and in this sense everyone is guilty, then no one has the right to be a judge. Through this story, I am also very envious of the world at that time. After listening to what Jesus said, all the people present asked themselves and retreated from sin, which showed that their conscience was still there. In another era, for example, during our Cultural Revolution, what would have happened? It can be concluded that as soon as Jesus' voice fell, people would immediately rush to stone the woman to prove their innocence, and the woman would immediately die under the stones. As for Jesus himself, he would certainly be sent to the cross in advance by the revolutionary masses on the charges of being a black backstage supporter and an apologist of an adulteress. Jealousy in the Spiritual Realm A vineyard owner hired workers to tidy up his vineyard and agreed that each person would be paid a silver coin for a day. On this day, he hired five groups of workers, some in the early morning and some in the evening. When he settled his salary, he gave everyone a silver coin. The workers who came early in the morning protested. His answer was, "I didn't take advantage of you.". Didn't you agree to a silver dollar a day? I also give the last so much, do I have no right to use their own money? Are you jealous of my generosity? Jesus used this story to illustrate that in the Kingdom of Heaven, God treats all people alike, whether they are religious or not. Undisguisedly contemptuous of those who envy the latecomers because they are early, he declares categorically, "Those who are second will be first, and those who are first will be second." Indeed, in the spiritual field, including religious beliefs, ideological exploration, artistic creation and so on, qualifications are totally ineffective. If someone is jealous of the achievements of later generations because of his seniority, then the more jealous he is, the more he shows his spiritual inferiority, and the more his position will be inferior. There is no prophet in the eyes of native people. When Jesus returned to his hometown to preach, the people were surprised and said, "Isn't he the son of the carpenter?"? Isn't his mother Maria? Are not James, Joseph,Faux cherry blossom tree, Simon, and Judas his younger brothers? Don't his sisters live with us? Where on earth did he get all this? So they rejected him. Jesus reasoned about this, "a prophet is not without honor in his own country and in his own house." (Matthew) Or: "a prophet is never welcome in his own country." (Luke). hacartificialtree.com

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