Humans love ranking things. But we can get off our path if we get caught up in living by comparisons. The bar of acceptable behavior is lowered when we live by comparisons, and we justify our own sin by the examples set by others. We must live by standards, God's standards.
Member of the Little Falls, Minnesota, congregation, but a frequent visitor to the other nearby congregations as well. B.S. with majors in Mathematics and Computer Science, published writer, and an avid traveler and golfer!