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Don't Make Assumptions

We are hard-wired to judge people based on their appearances, but it's a faulty mechanism that we need to ask God to fix. Do you look at a person and make assumptions about them?

If a person is heavy, do you assume that they have no self-control?If a person is of a different race than you are, do you assume that they are inferior? If a person drives an older car, do you assume that they can't afford a newer one?If a person doesn't respond when you greet them, do you assume that they're stuck up?If a person lives in a small home, do you assume that they are poor?
We make assumptions based on what we see, but the flaw in this system is the lack of facts. "All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the Lord weigheth the spirits." (Prov. 16:2) What if a person is heavy because they are ill? What if that Hispanic man that you looked down on is a medical doctor who treats you at your next appointment? What if the person driving the older car is the bigges…