I am a soul created in God’s perfection. I have a voice which God gave me to speak authentically.
One singular voice for this lifetime. This voice has a message…
“BE THE MESSAGE.”
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How different might this world be if we stopped talking about the message of Christ and started living the message?
How radical would it be if we stopped preaching the Gospel and started loving the way the Gospel teaches?
What would happen if we stopped atoning for our “sinful nature” and took action in ways that actually heal our souls and our communities?
What would happen if we realized our unity instead of clinging to our individuality?
What if Sundays were set aside as a time to feed the hungry, visit the sick and shelter the homeless?
What if we stopped checking off the “church” box and lived our faith the way God intended.
Real love isn’t romantic. Real sacrificial love is messy and vulnerable and bloody. Our egos don’t like pain or sacrifice.
So God sent us an example. He gave us a living instruction manual on how to live in love. But loving and living the way Jesus did is hard. It’s really freakin’ hard.
So what do we do instead? We argue about “truth” and blame our lack of faith and conviction on our “original sin.” We cling to our smallness instead of realizing our God-given greatness. We worship the man instead of living the message.
We have completely missed the point.
My one authentic God-given voice has a message…
BE THE MESSAGE!