A Christian Life: The Stories Of A Christian Life

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The Stories of a Christian Life “He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation” (Mark 16:15). As Christians we are given the duty of preaching God’s Word to all and to extend the knowledge of salvation to the expansions of the Earth. We are taught to be pure examples and to avoid and rebuke all forms of evil. Knowing this to be our calling, how to stories fit into this picture? I believe that stories play an important role in our role as Christians in the following ways: to communicate the Gospel, to rebuke evil, and to enjoy God’s creation. However, although stores are an important aspect of the Faith, they come with a warning and a few challenges to overcome. They can be useful if used correctly, but they have the potential to lead to sin. Stories can be useful tools to spread the Gospel. Jesus used stories in the form of parables to explain important lessons to his followers. He did this because it made his lessons easier for people to understand and relate to if they were in story form. This is similar to how teachers…show more content…
Evil can be rebuked in a few different ways: knowledge, discernment, and retaliation. To rebuke evil, one first needs to be able to understand it. Stories can help Christians understand other perspectives and religions in a way that does not threaten their own faith. It is a way to observe without stretching the boundaries and sinning. With knowledge, one is able to better discern between evil and good. By knowing about sins, a Christian can better avoid them. This is how discernment is learned. The next step is retaliation against evil. By knowing about evil and being able to discern between good and bad, a Christian is able to combat evil. We can do this by not supporting stories that teach evil, teaching others what is evil and to avoid it, and preaching out against evil. IN this way stories can be used by Christians to rebuke evil thoughts and

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