In the Book of Romans chapter 12 verses 9 through 21, gives us the guidelines we need to be a True Christian. These are all visible signs that someone is a follower of Jesus Christ.
Yet time again and again why do I see so many individuals and organizations who call themselves Christians or Christ-centered not follow these simple Biblical rules.
Evangelical leaders, Christian schools, Christian political organizations, and even churches. They all fail at the very basics of what it means to be Christian in the first place. And it is so wide spread it pushes people away from the Gospel instead of pulling people to the Light of Christ.
It is truly sad to see in this day and age more Christ-like behavior from the secular world instead of from the body of believers as they claim.
Don’t misunderstand my point here. We are all still human. We all still sin and make mistakes from time to time. That is understandable and forgivable. Help your fellow believer back up and encourage them forward in their Faith.
I am talking about the blatant and continued un-Christian like behavior from those who claim to follow the Gospel.
They are like the scribes and Pharisees of old. Two-faced hypocrites that say one thing yet do another. And they are even worse since they say the follow Christ but show no fruits of the spirit.
They can quote chapter and verse of God’s Word. But it is only knowledge. There is no wisdom to apply it. And if they did. They fear the persecution and loss (of power) it would truly bring.
Do not be fooled by these people and organizations. Do not get caught up in their frenzy. Examine what they do and say. Just as you would for your own words and actions. Ask yourself does this Glorify God or does it glorify man? Then you will know.