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How do we incorporate the teachings of the Word into our daily lives without becoming religious and judgmental?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked January 01 2014 Mini Anonymous

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Seth3 Seth Freeman
When the Pharisees asked Jesus was the greatest commandment was, His reply was simple: Jesus said that the entire law, and everything the prophets said could be summed up in two simple commands - Love God, love others.

Sin, at its core, is a failure to either love God, or love others. The 10 commandments can be seen as either a failure to love God, or love others.

If you are following Christ, growing in your relationship with Him on a daily basis, and striving to be more like Him - then you will love others. Your desire for others should be that they know and love Christ as you know and love Christ.

January 02 2014 1 response Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Mark Hibma
This is a problem with to many Christians today. First, God is interested in your personal relationship with Him. You have to get your life in order before you can be a witness to others.

In the Ten Commandments says,Exodus 20:3-5 (NIV)
3 “You shall have no other gods before me.4 “You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. 5 You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, 6 but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.

 Matthew 6:24 (NIV)says,
“No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.
If you truly study the Bible you can replace the "money god" with any thing such as "worldly ways". Who do you serve? 

You do not have to be judgmental to be a Christian. To be a Christian, You will NOT be politically correct! We have reduced our biblical teachings and moral standards because we do not want to offend someone. It is ok to offend someone in a Christ loving way as Christ did with the women at the well. He did not judge her but told her to repent and sin no more. The best way to be a good witness is to be steadfast to what the bible says and continue to grow in your own relationship with Christ.

January 01 2014 3 responses Vote Up Share Report


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