Don’t Hit the “Easy Button”

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Don’t Hit the “Easy Button”

Matthew 7:13-14

13 “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy[a] that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. 14 For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.

“That’s just the way I am.”

Have you ever heard this statement? Have you ever said this statement?

I’ve done both.

And I don’t know about you, but when I said it, it was meant as a justification—no, a license to continue in my sinful behaviors.

It was me giving myself permission to hit the “easy button.”

What is hitting the “easy button” for you?

When my kids don’t listen, instead of “teaching in kindness” I hit the proverbial easy button, and I blow up at them instead. Or maybe my hubby needs “alone time” with me, but instead of not “depriving him” as Corinthians says, I hit the easy button by rolling over and going to sleep.

God says “Go,” “Sacrifice,” or “Serve” and I hit the easy button by offering excuses why I don’t have to…


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Photo Credit: Pile of Easy,

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