“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” – Psalm 27:14 This mindset can leak into our spiritual life, and impatience in spiritual matters can pose a threat to our faith and trust in the Lord. The longer…
So many times, we hear about this amazing stories of people who lived horrible lives “finding Jesus” and being changed. But many youth who are raised in a community of faith never have a dramatic experience. They grow conscious of spiritual matters gradually and their decisions on what to believe happen over a span of a few years. This is like Nicodemus. He had a spiritual journey, not a single life-changing moment.
When you are a follower of Christ, it is inevitable that sometime someone will ask you: “What if the Bible/God/etc. is not true?” Perhaps you have even experienced doubt about God’s existance or the authenticity of the Bible. After all, how can you trust in a God you have never seen, heard, or touched?
Whenever I am asked the above question, I think this to myself: If the Bible or God or Christ is not true, my life would still have been worth living in a Biblical way as a follower of the teachings of Christ.