As Christians, our mission is always reconciliation of man with God.
Col 1:20 tells us: “and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.” (NIV)
Christ tells us in Matt 5:44 “But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,” (NIV)
An example of this can be found in the parable of of the Good Samaritan. (Luke 10:25-37). A little historical background is in order. The Jews hated the Samaritans, and vice versa. A Priest and a Levite happen upon the man, and miss the opportunity. Their priority was to get home.
The Samaritan on the other hand, saw opportunity. He in-convenienced himself, and became involved in this man’s life, even though they were enemies.
Proverbs tells us: “In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you.” (Proverbs 25:22 NIV)
Today is Reformation Sunday. Sola fide. In faith alone. Because of Christ’s atoning sacrifice of Himself on Calvary’s Cross, I am restored to a right relationship with God.
I choose to live my life by faith, and not by sight. (2 Cor 5:7)
On 10/23/2015 07:23 PM, Paul Christian wrote:
> Paul Christian
> November ISLAM 2015
> Dear Christian leader,
> We are asking Christian leaders across America and around the world to
> teach the truth about Sharia law during the month of November and
> offer Christ as the only way to defeat Islamic tyranny (see
> www.novemberislam.org and www.usa.guardianfaith.org).
> If you decide not to participate, we would like to hear from you in
> hopes that we can convince you to change your mind. But if you already
> know the truth that Islamic tyranny is currently the greatest threat
> to the Church and freedom, you need not inform us of your
> participation – unless our assistance is needed or you wish to go the
> second mile in supporting November ISLAM. Either way, we trust that
> God will cause you to do your part of our mission…and invite other
> Christians to join the network.
> Thank you for overcoming the fear and political correctness linked to
> Islam and Sharia law. Please pray for our awareness month and we shall
> pray for you and your outreach.
> Paul Christian
> A Representative of the Guardian Faith
> P.S. – We are also asking Christian leaders to encourage their members
> to vote according to God’s Word against Sharia law legislation and
> anti-freedom politicians (see
> www.usa.guardianfaith.org/christian-activism). If you represent a
> non-profit organization, wise and careful planning will protect your
> non-profit status.
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