And he spake this parable untocertainwhich trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others:
Two men went up to into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican.
ThePharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess.
And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful unto me a sinner.
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for everyone that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Luke 18: 9-14 KJV
The difference between the two? Theirheart.💕
But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him:fortheLORDseethnotasmanseeth; forman looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart. – 1 Samuel 16:7 KJV 💕
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