Devotionals

YOU CAN’T PLEASE EVERYBODY

Apr 25, 2018 || A Devotional 

By Rick Warren

Have you realized that there are some people you can’t please? No matter what you do or what you try or how nice you are to them. You just can’t please everybody.

But the Bible tells says you don’t need to please everybody. “It is dangerous to be concerned with what others think of you.” (Proverbs 29:25 LB) It is an emotional trap when you start worrying about what other people think. 



Jesus said, “I only seek to please Him who sent me.” (John 5:30 LB) Even Jesus didn’t try to please everybody. One person wants it to rain; another doesn’t want it to rain. Even God can’t please everybody. Only a fool would try to do what even God can’t do. 

I meet Christians all the time who live with someone who makes life crazy. They say, “I try and try to make peace with this person, but I fail and I feel so guilty.”

The fact is, it may not be your fault. It may be the person you’re trying to make peace with is just flat out difficult. 

Give that person to God and then focus on pleasing God.

Chukukere Amarachi is an Artistic Nigerian Social Impact Advocate, Blogger, Communications & Media Enthusiast, Aspiring Social Entrepreneur and Trainer who promotes and believes in sustainable livelihoods for all. She seeks to inspires a global audience with her voice, business, community development projects and advocacy messages. Her Goal Building an enabling environment for great potentials to thrive. She can be really goofy and playful, is attracted to exotic dishes and locations and wouldn't mind owning a private jet, oh yeah! She's a strong believer and follower of Jesus Christ. For her people who cook, create, explore and travel have a spot in my heart ♥

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