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Mark 6:14-29
 
He feared John because he knew him to be a righteous man.
"Ask for the head of John the Baptist."
Independent people recognize this and refuse to let it happen.
All that mattered was what she could do for them.
But you have a choice.
 
1. You are not an object.
  • The society in which we live today places this kind of pressure.
  • "I will give 100% for my employer, but I will not be treated like dirt."
 
2. You can't bargain for love.
  • Why would she make such a choice?
  • If you give of your resources to help someone do good, you're being generous.
  • We don't have to be slaves to the selfishness of others.
  • Am I trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10)
 
3. A sense of direction is your best weapon.
  • He was, by virtue of his goodness, an enemy of the