Is “Comparison Is the Thief of Joy” in the Bible? 

Next week I leave for the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. It seems like the perfect time to share one of my Crosswalk articles. Whether you’re tempted to compare yourself with other writers, your coworkers, or your closest friend, I pray you find encouragement in this article.

“Comparison is the thief of joy. It’s something we’ve all heard, but is it true? Is it Biblical? In my own life, I’ve seen how comparing myself to others all too often brings me pain. Feelings of discontent can quickly settle in. But then again, there are times when comparison brings gratitude and great joy. How can this be? I think it comes down to what—or whom—we’re comparing ourselves to. Let’s take a closer look at this phrase.”

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I'm the author of "Howie's Broken Hee-Haw," a photographer, and lover of all things adventurous. I'll walk alongside you and help you discover joy for your journey and freedom in Christ!

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