Christianity is more than your biography on social media.
Because social media is so involved in everything we do today, it is easy to find out what's going on in the lives of actors, singers, reality stars, and well-known public speakers. Social media is a place where we have to uphold a certain image, and lately, there's a trend of one image.
Go look on anyone's Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook bios, and you will see a Bible verse, lyrics from a Christian band or you could just see the name "God." Believe me, there is nothing wrong with this, I even have Philippians 4:6 on both my Twitter and Instagram. Just this simple act does not make anyone Christian . . . there is SO MUCH MORE to being a Christian than plastering your favorite verse from your favorite song on social media . . . you need to be with the word daily.
We are called day after day to live for Jesus and be servants of the Lord, we do not need to seek man's approval of our faith.
Galatians 1:10 states "For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ."
I get caught up in this, mostly trying to be known as the girl who always stands up for what she believes in no matter what. But it isn't about that, at all. God deserves more than that Twitter bio.
Christianity is more than a label.
There are so many individuals who proclaim they are a Christians, but their actions? Oh Lord, they prove that proclamation wrong. Yes, the Bible states that we are saved by grace alone, through grace alone, and nothing we can do can earn our salvation but our belief in life, death, and the resurrection of Jesus is the only thing that will save us. Our actions? No, they do not save us.
So, if you are labeling yourself as a Christian, but never use your faith, are you really a Christian? Just because you say something, it does not mean that statement is true. I can claim that I am the greatest public speaker in the world, but without evidence, that isn't a credible statement.
I don't think that just because I have "Love Never Fails" and "Philippians 4:6" tattooed on me, that's what makes me Christian. My entire life reflects on God, though at times I doubt it.
I'm not telling you that you have to read your Bible and go to church every Sunday . . . believing and having faith in God is not something you have to perfect. If that were the case, I, along with many other individuals will never reach salvation.
What I'm trying to say is that Christianity comes down to one thing --- your heart.
You need to understand the love, grace, and mercy that God has given us through Jesus Christ. It should be the desire and want to be obedient and learn.
Completely trust in Jesus.
Let the goodness of Him overcome you.
Don't wear the Christian label.
Live the Christian life.
Make your faith a reality.