For me it means being kind and patient when most people would loose their temper. I also make goody bags for homeless people, and volunteer, when I can, at church events.
I am making this forum to challenge people to consider what being a Christian looks like in everyday life. Going to church is one thing, but if you go home and act just like everyone else in the world, how does that make you different from the world?
If you have nothing to list then I challenge you to read some of the previously listed examples, and try to follow them.
So now it is your turn. What does being a Christian look like in your everyday life? Role with it girls! 😀 😀
|June 9, 2015 at 21:45|
Being a Christian is having a belief in Christ, asking him into your life and to forgive your sins and live a life according to his purposes.
|June 9, 2015 at 22:17|
In my life, it looks like reading the Bible, praying, helping others out when they need it, and generally trying to obey the laws I’ve found in the Bible. Also purging myself of the sin of arrogance, which has become stronger than ever in me lately. :/
|June 10, 2015 at 11:51|
Being loved unconditionally, so I can love others unconditionally.
Believe me, knowing God and how much he loves me is realllllly helpful at work (I work in retail and customers can be so cray-cray). I’m a lot more patient than I would be otherwise, and people who are crazy and impatient amuse me instead of offend me most times 🙂
It also means I have confidence that I can make good decisions and deal with anything that happens, because God promises wisdom to those who ask.
It also means if I do something remarkably stupid, make a mistake or even sin, God still loves me and offers unconditional forgiveness, grace, blessings and wisdom. Since I know this, it helps me extend–to some extent–grace and kindness to others. Not all the time, but you know, I’m working on it 😉
It also means I’m generally happy about my future instead of worried about it.
|June 10, 2015 at 13:42|
@Juanita11 I like your answers. Not trying to challenge, just trying to encourage specificity. But could you expound on what living life for God’s purposes look like more personally? If that question is difficult to answer then that is also great! There is nothing wrong with a bit of challenge for our spiritual walk every so once in a while! 😀 Thanks for responding to this thread. Most people don’t even click on “boring” threads. 🙁
@Marissarulz I love your answer!! Just one thing. When you say “trying to obey the laws in the bible” you do understand that that is not what saves you? You probably know that. I just want to make sure. 😀 :d
@AdventureGirl Also a great answer!!
Your responses are very encouraging! 😀
|June 10, 2015 at 18:05|
Yes, I do, Nate. Works don’t save, but only by grace through faith. 🙂 And I’m actually pretty glad you asked to check! That was actually pretty loving of you because there are a lot of people in this world who don’t know how to get saved but call themselves Christians, and then people never question it… So yeah. In short, thank you for questioning me because that was a kind thing to do. xD
@AdventureGirl I love that answer! 😀
|June 10, 2015 at 22:19|
Ok Just wanted to make sure. Thanks for being ok with it! 😀
|June 11, 2015 at 19:46|
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