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Do To Others Whatever You Would Like Them To Do To You! (Matthew 7:12)

The Deeds Of A Man’s Hands Will Return To Him! (Proverbs 24:12 NAS)

Whether you know it as “you reap what you sow” or “what goes around comes around” (Galatians 6:7) If everyone followed the teaching in Matthew 7:12, it would solve many problems within this world. If we ever wondered how we should treat others, this scripture teaches us the answer as to how we are to treat others. But unfortunately, it is teaching that many of us have failed to follow so often in our lives. Notice Jesus’ teaching doesn't say to treat others like they treat us. However, this is often the standard we use in how we treat others: Someone wrongs us, so we find a way to get back at them. Someone threatens to hurt us in some way, so we threaten them in the same way. All of this comes from a failure to grow spiritually due to lack of knowledge of God's word and as a result, a lack of love for God and our fellow man. (1 John 4:20) Whatever treatment we expect to receive from God, is the same measure we…