The Tattoo: A Reminder About Judging Others

I saw him enter the gym as I was finishing on the elliptical glider. You couldn’t help but notice him. He was covered in tattoos. “What is this about?,” I thought to myself. Why would you put that ink all over you knowing you can’t get it off?

What is he trying to say? Who is he and what is he searching for?

Then he turned and I saw the Passion … of the Christ … from the top of his right shoulder to the tip of his elbow. And a stillness came within me. Here was a strong and courageous warrior of Christ. Not afraid to show to the world to whom he belonged. Bold in a statement to show the permanency of his beliefs.

Jesus said, “Do not judge or you too will be judged.”

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How foolish I was to judge this young man. Think of how many people he will reach who would not give me a second thought.

Oh, our God is some kind of cool! He will reach you where you are. It doesn’t have to be in a church pew – it could be in the gym.

“Who is this that darkens my counsel with words without knowledge?” Job 38: 2

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