The Cure for Selfishness

Max Lucado is a preacher with a storyteller’s gift — a pastor’s heart and a poet’s pen. Max’s message is simple: God loves you; let him. Max serves the people of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas, where he has been on staff since 1988. He preaches and writes to... Read More

Love builds up relationships; selfishness erodes relationships! The apostle Paul is urgent in is appeal. “Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit” (Philippians 2:3 NASB).

But aren’t we born selfish? And if so, can we do anything about it? Or better asked, can we get the little self out of our eyes? According to Scripture we can. “Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion, make my joy complete by being of the same mind” (Philippians 2:1-2 NASB).

What’s the cure for selfishness? Get your self out of your eye by getting your eye off your self. Quit staring at that little self! Focus on your great Savior!