Do not be ashamed as a Christian!
16 Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name. 1 Peter 4: 16
Believers must reject any shame for genuinely suffering for the sake of Jesus. We should boldly give glory to God, in the name of Christ, right in the middle of our suffering for Him.
It is an honour to carry the title of Christian, if it truly indicates our identity in Christ, and our place in God’s family forever. In a world that ridicules Christianity and Christian values, this is a honour to physical persecution. If we are different enough from the world, and close enough to being Christ-like, Christ centered, that the world hates us, it is a sign we are doing Christianity right!
The world knows how to complicate things. Christianity is no exception. There are so many different branches of Christianity and ideas and perspectives about who is right and wrong, who is good and bad. Let’s keep it simple and talk about what Christianity is at the core…and what it isn’t. #1 Christianity is NOT a race… Continue reading Christianity: Expectations Vs. Reality
Romans 8:28And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
Fix your eye on Jesus! Not on your difficulties! In Jesus, we have received the greatest inheritance of all! The Kingdom of God is ours! The victory is ours! We are co hiers with Christ, adopted into Sonship with Him! We are brothers and sisters with Christ! Stress is one of the most damaging factors… Continue reading Your inheritance is peace!