Comparison Trap

More Than Just Coffee

Do you fall into the comparison trap? I do at times. You know if only I had a phone like Jane’s it does so much more than last year’s phone. OR I want to be like her she has it all together.

Let not your heart envy sinners,
    but continue in the fear of the Lord all the day.

Proverbs 23:17

Like most of the things that steal our peace, the comparison trap catches us when we have our eyes off of God and on ourselves. We become focused on what we don’t have that someone else has. We start to fall deeper into the trap as we covet what they have. We hit bottom when we blame God for life not being fair, after all, why shouldn’t we have the newest and best phone out there.

The comparison trap is not like a bear trap that snaps shut once…

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