Note: I think it is super important for Christians read their Bibles. Routinely. Why? Well read my post, “Just do it,” for the details. Or read my Bible study section where I walk through the amazing impact daily Bible study has on a person. Wherever you are in your faith, make sure it is built on the truths of the Bible. And if I ever use wording or phrasing that suggests the Bible isn’t important- chalk it up to miscommunication.
I don’t often reblog but this deserved it. In Christianity, there’s too much fake fluff and not enough real rough. If God has given you a life full of proof of His power and love, why not share that? Idk ’bout you guys, but my God is, “I am,” not, “I was.” He isn’t confined to the pages of an old book. Or limited to miracles performed in the past.
We live in a very fake world.
As cliche as it sounds, it’s the barest truths that create the very cliches we roll our eyes at hearing. We roll our eyes at cliches because we’re tired of hearing them. And we’re tired of hearing them because the problems they reflect never seem anywhere close to resolution.
In this life we see: fake friends, fake love, fake food, fake modesty, fake body parts. And, yes, even fake faith. It’s an illusion; the Buddhists call it “Maya.” Veneer exist to hide blemishes and scars, the ugly things we don’t want others to see, and the ugly things we don’t want to deal with ourselves.
I get it. Really, I do. The truth not only hurts, but it’s often ugly. And the truth is this: our world is falling apart, and no amount of buff-n’-shine, Botox, and Band-Aids wrapped in political correctness can…
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