To be successful, don’t speak negatively about yourself! That’s a no brainer, isn’t it? And yet, how often do we do exactly that? Today, we’ll take a look at something successful people are generally very good at. We’ll see how it works in everyday life. Then we’ll take a look at how Christians can use the same trait in everything in our lives as well.
New Testament Book # 06 – Romans
Do you think you’re successful? If so, what makes you successful? If not, what do you think will make you successful? Are you sure? And oh, by the way, how do you measure success? What do you mean by being successful?
Have you heard the saying about something not being worth the paper it’s printed on? In other words, it has little to no value. A news story I read made me wonder, “In your mind, is the Bible worth the paper it’s printed on?”
Which politician says let us return to the Lord? I’m not sure that any politician ever said that. But, you may remember one that claimed “Nobody has done more for Christianity or for evangelicals or for religion itself than I have”.
Who was the first to say vengeance is mine? Many people know that as something from the Bible. But do we understand where it came from what it really means?
How is no healthcare for some people loving? I have to ask, since a state with a 70% Christian population just made it harder for some people to get healthcare. Even if those people were enemies, Jesus told His followers to love them. Was Jesus wrong?
Seriously, the headline on Time.com is The Case For Making Earth Day a Religious Holiday. What could go wrong with that? How about, plenty!
How many souls will be saved by a mifepristone ban? Wait. Souls? Isn’t the question how many lives will be saved? Uh, no, I’m really asking how many souls will be saved. After all, isn’t that important to Christians?
Do entitled Christians make you want to avoid church? What if you go to church to serve God. And you run into a bunch of people who feel like they’re entitled to have the church serve them? Does that turn you off? Or does it make you want to be like them?
I’ve started several times to write something like this. But it’s never gotten very far. However, with things around the world deteriorating, maybe it’s time to try again? This time, it’s in the form of a question. Government christianity or Jesus’ Christianity. Which do you want? I know, some of you want to answer neither. But that’s not a choice. We’ll see why not in a moment.