Divine eye catchers

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Which of the above trophies do you prefer? The one on the left is quite fancy and shines nicely. The one on the right is simple and a bit dull. But there is a more important difference: the one on the left is plastic and the one on the right is pure gold. As its often said: “All that glitters is not gold!”
Simon the sorcerer had “glitter”; he caught people’s eye, he amazed the crowds, but the apostles had real gold – a genuine connection with the living God. Often what catches man’s eye isn’t what catches God’s eye. More