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By Grant Phillips


Perhaps the most misunderstood word in existence is “Christian”. Its origination is found in Acts 16:31, “…And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.” We see in the previous verses to verse 31 that the disciples were preaching the Lord Jesus, and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord. They were exhorted by Barnabas to cling unto the Lord. Barnabas left and brought back Saul (who was later called Paul) and they taught the people about Jesus. So, simply put, Christians are followers of Jesus.

It did not take Satan long though to muddy the water. People began seeing a Christian as one who was religious. However, religion and Christianity are not the same. Religion is man seeking a god, through his own works. Christianity is all about Jesus Christ and what He has provided for those who will follow Him.

Today, generally speaking, we are so far away from the real truth of being a Christian, it is no wonder that those who do not know Jesus (the world) can tell little difference between themselves and a Christian.

Politicians (not all) use Christianity when it is convenient for them. When it is not convenient, look out. Many politicians will say, “I am a Christian. I pray. I read the Bible. I go to church.” Does that make them a Christian? Maybe when we arrive in Heaven, we should ask the millions of babies who have been murdered in the wombs of their mothers. Maybe God Himself will have something to say to the politicians and their followers about how He has been legislated out of every area of our lives.

The Hollywood crowd (not all) lives as if anything and everything goes. The raunchier they can live, the better. The (more…)

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