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Thoughts for Today
Sometimes the greatest obstacle to the message of Christianity is Christians themselves. We are often perceived as pessimistic, suspicious, critical, judgmental, cranky, stingy people. Wow! People are just not standing in line to see more of that.
How contrary this is to the Christian life Jesus described. He called it "life to the full" … a better life. Such a life is characterized by joy. When the world sees genuine happiness in the lives of Christ's followers, they will take notice. They will begin to see what real Christianity is all about.
Consider this …
How is your attitude? Do people around you see a grumbler and complainer? Or one who takes things in stride and sees the best in everything and everyone.
We might not be laugh-out-loud happy all the time, but that inner joy of the Lord should show through.
Children sing "I've got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart." Do you have that joy? And does it bubble over for others to see? Let people know that Jesus really does make a difference in your life.
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