Recently, I've faced relatively cumbersome situations in which fellow believers do not trust God for all their problems. And while I realize this sounds bombastic and that I behave more eminently that other Christians, I have one simple question: Who are you? Not in the sense who you are a person or what your favourite colour is or any other characteristic that forms the basis of who your identity is. But I'm speaking on a more personal level; who are you in Christ? Do you know what He has in store for you? Do you know His plan for your life? Do you know what His Word says regarding a quandary you're facing? Do you know what His opinion about your health? Finances? Love? Or are you simply putting the title of Christian on your chest, strolling around town, and feigning that you know all about Christ when you have barely scratched the surface? I'm not trying to sound mean or rude or even intrusive; I'm simply trying to get you to the place where you can ask yourself these things. After all, a fruitful relationship with Christ brings exactly that: fruits. If we have a strong relationship with Jesus Christ, then we bare results. But not just invisible results—tangible, physical results that allows the world world to see your fruits, not just hear about them. For example, as an ambassador, we are not supposed to be sick. If we are supposed to be a difference, then why are we acting exactly like everyone else? Why are we still sick? Oh, you say that cancer or heart disease or allergies is part of God's plan for you? Well, to that I say, look at Christ. We are supposed to emulate Christ's character. Did Jesus suffer from cancer? Did Jesus ever say, "Oh, no, I can't go there or eat that because I have allergies?" No, He did not because sickness is part of the Father's plan for us. Then, you must rebuff that comment and say that Jesus is the Son of Man so of course He didn't get sick. Well, we have His Spirit in us; we have His Blood flowing through our veins; we have His Father (who is our Father also) directing and guiding us, so what's different about us? (Other than the fact that we don't need to fulfill a prophecy that allows future generations to enter God's kingdom by a simple declaration.) By accepting Jesus into your heart and soul, we have access to Him. Was Jesus poor? Now, before you answer this question by quoting the Scripture in which it states that the Son of Man had no place to lay His head, consider this: people who are in poverty cannot help anyone. They can barely help themselves. If poor people can barely help themselves, how can they help someone else? Jesus' missions was to help others. It was not about Him, but about God's plan. Jesus never had to work to acquire pay nor did He have to be conscious of His wages. Here is a message by Dr. Creflo Dollar that address this heretical belief in the body of Christ. If you finish watching it and nothing changes, keep in mind that your words alone will not save anyone. You can talk about Jesus all you want but until you have some physical, tangible proof that what you believe in brings results, people won't stop and listen. Wherever Jesus went, people stopped and listen. Not everyone, true, but there were people who stopped and listen to the words of the Messiah because they knew what effect it would have on their lives.
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Remember, Christianity is not just about a one-way ticket to Heaven. It's not just about living a life so you can go to Heaven. It's about fulfilling the most with all the abilities and tools that God has bestowed on us.