A Generation After God
10/22/14 at 04:48 PM 5 Comments

A Call to Boldness for Young Believers Full of Faith

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I dont know about you, but Im tired of the world bullying Christians to be silent for the simple fact that its “unreasonable”, misunderstood or contradictory. Its my fear that a generation will shrink back in fear in their classrooms, peer circles, and everyday encounters paralyzed by the opinions of today’s progressive culture. Where “Because I want to and its my life” is accepted as the standard no matter how destructive it may be. Where wisdom is of no value because we’re bombarded with messages through music and media with no substance. That we’ll tip toe around the foundations of our faith and slowly become silent about the things that matter for the sake of avoiding conflict, rejection or even persecution.

But realize that “the servant is no greater than his master”. We have to accept that following Jesus wholeheartedly will always come at a cost. You cannot serve Christ and also serve the god of comfort. So I boldly say: Today and forevermore, choose who you will serve.

Today is the day we stop being ashamed.
Dont be ashamed of your abstinence.
Dont be ashamed of your purity or modesty.
Dont be ashamed of your transformation in Christ.
Dont be ashamed to push for life.
Dont be ashamed to believe Jesus is the way.
Dont be ashamed to believe the Bible is true and says what it means.
As my friend Sue Bohlin says, “Christianity is no more narrow minded than saying 2 + 2 = 4.
If its the truth, its the truth.”

Many will call the truth hate simply because they hate the truth. In an ever changing world the Word of God doesn’t change and many are furious because they want it to change with the culture- but the truth simply doesn’t alter. Truth is unchanging. Its absolute. Its not based on feelings or emotions. In other words- It is what it is. You either face it or you reject it but you cannot change it. And when you’ve found the truth you stand on it and you fight for it because everything in life and all of eternity hangs on that truth.

Stop holding back for the fear of opinions; whether that be your peers, your friends or anyone else for that matter. You lose who you are, who God created you to be, the moment you reduce yourself to try to become what everyone wants to see. They may mock you, laugh at you, bring up the old you and make you feel uncomfortable. But you set the standard of what is and isn’t allowed in your life. Speak up for yourself. Stand even if you’re the only one standing. Don’t allow yourself to continue to be corrupted or dragged down by enabling negative toxic behavior. Have enough respect for yourself to have a healthy standard of what is and isn’t allowed in your life.

The moment we start weighing our every word, action and appearance on the basis of whether people will accept it or not is the moment we become their slave. No one should have that much control over you. You’ll never be at peace with yourself or with God while constantly trying to “measure up” to being accepted by every person you come into contact with. “If pleasing people was our goal, we could not be following Christ.” - Galatians 1:10

This is a short but awakening call to stand on your faith and stand on it boldly. Its okay to disagree, just be respectful about it. But do not cower. When Christ accepts you fully it just really doesn’t matter who doesn’t! If God is for you, it doesn't matter who’s against you. There are Christians in outside countries who are dying and being tortured for what they believe (approx. over 100,000 every year.) While others are dying for their same faith the LEAST we can do is LIVE for ours.You have nothing to be ashamed of. So today, we stop acting like it.

Your sister,

Brittney Moses

"Brittney Moses is a young happily married wife of Jonnese Moses and mother to Austin who’s passionate about seeing this generation live on purpose. In June 2012 the Los Angeles native founded a worldwide organization called Unashamed Impact encouraging young leaders to rise to their calling and be proactive in their cities through leadership development and community outreach."

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