As Christians, in order to capture the attention of the unbelievers, we must live righteous. We should reflect the image of God in the way we speak, and in our actions. The world is changing day by day, and in order to bring more disciples to Christ, we have to be in alignment with Christ. At all times, people should be able to see Jesus Christ in us, a mirror reflection of God. Curtis tells a story, of four blind men and an elephant. Each man had a different perception of what they perceiv...
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...One anthropologist notes during a revival in 1977, the Holy Spirit fell upon 390 Urapmin, from Papua New Guinea and they were converted to Christianity. One citizen recalled only knowing the religion of their ancestors, but ever since the conversion everything has changed (Robbins, 2007, 11). My point is that no matter the culture, era, or earthly turmoil we experience, that at any given time the Lord can rain down His Spirit and can change a whole generation.
In conclusion, there are multiple avenues that can be traveled to keep Christianity relevant in the modern world, through our faith, prayer, meditation, worshipping, and revivals. We will be heard, but we need to be patient. Furthermore, we should focus on the progress we are making, “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up (Galatians 6:9).”
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