Playing Possum

For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ

(Phil. 2:21).

If you ever see a possum rolled over, eyes shut, teeth bared, and stinking up a storm don’t jump to the conclusion that he’s dead. Just walk away and watch for in a while he’ll get up and move along his way. That’s a possum playing possum.

You could be “playing Christian” if you pretend to be dead in Christ and yet live a life of self-interest in lieu of His interests. In Christ, you are a living sacrifice advancing His Kingdom on earth. Dead to sin, your life t