Be an active Christian. Not a timid Christian. Not a passive Christian. Not a perfect Christian. But one who loves with everything you have because that is how our Father first loved us.
Know that no matter what happens next, you have a God who loves you. And there is nothing to fear.
God doesn’t want to compete with the distractions of the world but desires to see us make time to be in fellowship with Him, not just on Sundays but in those quiet, still moments throughout the week.
I tried to be the perfect Christian, and it turns out that God just needed me to be myself.
Your actions are the best argument for who you really are and what you really believe.
When my dad was reaching the end of his life, my mother’s Christian friend made a case for him accepting Jesus. Wouldn’t want him burning for all eternity, right?
“Do we know the ban will end right there, as a ban? Shall we round up all our Muslim Americans next? How about anyone with Islamic or Arabic decent? They might have ties to ISIS, after all.”
In other words, you have Scriptural permission to hate, cast out, demonize, distance yourself from, and hold grudges against all of the following fifty groups or individuals.
I want to let you know that if you are waiting, you are not waiting alone.
You have to stop covering the fire inside and just let others see the light.