As Christians, it’s so hard to really live a Godly life. Though apostle Paul pursued the Gentiles who already followed Christ (not just the Israelites) to live Godly and steadfast on their faith. However, in our time, it’s as if it’s so easy to label the real and fake Christians if we are only looking on their deeds, outward guise. Thus, this is not the way we’ll judge people on their faith, right? And since, we don’t and can’t judge others. If we will, then many Christians which may include the newly converted will turn away from their faith.
I passed on to you what was most important and what had also been passed on to me. Christ died for our sins, just as the Scriptures said. He was buried, and he was raised from the dead on the third day, just as the Scriptures said. (1 Corinthians 15:3-4)
Relate: What makes a Christian a Christian? Even a cursory glance at history or sociology shows that this question can be much more complex than what first seems. What resemblance today exists between a country pentecostal church in Alabama and the twelfth century Irish monks? What is the commonality between an Egyptian Coptic church today with that church of which Augustine said, “the church is a whore, but she is our mother”? Russian Orthodox, Latin catholic, American Methodist, Scots Presbyterian, Korean pentecostal… there is such a wide variety of culture…
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