What Does it Mean to be Christian?

What does it mean to be Christian?

Go to church on Sunday? sing some songs? eat some bread, drink some juice? listen to some old guy give a boring speech? watch someone take a bath?

What does it mean to be Christian?

. . . Christian, when you hear that word, what do you think of? A churchgoer? Bible Thumper? some arrogant, judgmental jerk who’s ‘holier than thou’? a rapist priest? the Pope? some strict Puritan? a crusader? a witch hunter?

What does it mean to be Christian?

Why do so many of these downgrading labels or stereotypes exist? Because there are so many who ‘play’ Christian as if it is some kind of game, instead of becoming Christian. Being a Christian is more than just worshipping on Sunday, or reading the Bible—it becomes you. Your personality, your lifestyle.

What does it mean to be Christian?

Being Christian means to give up your sinful nature. To sacrifice what you want, and to fulfill what God wants. Being Christian means learning to be willing to give up your time, even if you’re in a hurry, to help someone in need. Being Christian means to make a stand and do what is right, even though it might be, and probably won’t be popular. Being Christian means to live as Jesus lived. To love, everyone: friends, family, enemies, drunks, druggies, whores. Being Christian—is not easy. It’s something more than singing songs and drinking juice. It is taking a stand against immorality, caring for your fellow man, and learning to be love.

What does it mean to be Christian?

. . . You can choose, to either keep playing Christian, and let the world continue to believe who we are. Or—you can choose to shock this world, as they see for themselves—



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