The Making of a Christian (John 8:39-41)


Life Meets Theology

Being raised in a Christian home has some advantages.

For one, I was able to avoid so much of the pain those who weren’t raised in Christian homes endured. I was spared of that. I was taught from my childhood the ways of the Master. I was taught to study the Scriptures, give of my finances to the Lord’s work, and share my faith.

I’m very grateful that I was raised in a Christian home and grateful my children are raised in a Christian home.

Yet, there are some disadvantages. It’s easy for us to rely on how we were raised to be all the “faith” we need. It’s almost like we take for granted that this stuff is real and we know how to walk the motions without really feeling it. Hypocrisy is never far away.

While I wouldn’t trade my childhood, there…

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