Winston Churchill once said, “You have enemies? Good. That means that you’ve stood up for something sometime in your life.” There are times in our lives when we have to stand up for something. If you never stand for something you will fall for anything. We must submit our feelings and emotions to God’s authority. If we do not, we will be moved by every philosophy that comes our way. As Christians, we have been bullied long enough by the social media. We have been bullied to be silent and to sit on the sidelines when it comes to important issues. If we dare to speak up, the media will bad mouth us and paint us to look like fools. We have to be strong and stand up for God’s Word. We cannot be so concerned about what others think of us or whether or not they like us. We can no longer hide our faith. We are called to let our light shine so that the whole world can see it.
If we are to please God with our lives, then let us be His friend. Being friends with the world is to be God’s enemy. Truth is good news every time. What is popular is not always right and what is right is not always popular.
Just a Thought,
Published on Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 5:06 PM MDT
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