I am currently enrolled in the last trimester of the International School of Ministry (ISOM) program at my church and in tonight’s class something stood out to me. The speaker , T.L. Osborn, stated “The most difficult thing to get unbelievers to understand is, God lives in us.” This statement resonated with me because so many people are blind to the fact that Christ can dwell within each of us.
Often when you tell someone you’re a Christian, they think you are religious and judgmental. We get a bad rap because so many who claim to be Christians are condemning and judging everyone around them. As Christians, our job is not to convince anyone who Christ is and it surely is not our job to judge others. We are called to love and share the unconditional love of Jesus Christ with the world. Everything beyond that will be done by the Holy Spirit.
Don’t enter into the business of condemning or judging yourself or others. We live in a sinful world and all fall short of chasing what we desire rather than traveling down the roads God intended for us to travel down.
To the unbelievers: Becoming a Christian does not mean that one must strive to be religious or try to behave as a Christian behaves. Becoming a Christian means that you are opening your heart to receiving Christ and inviting him to dwell within. Read more