J. Warner Wallace: I am not a Christian because it works for me

Very good thoughts! life is not easy when you try to live by a code of ethics and standards, as set up by God. Often it is easier to bypass these values to get what we want, but, by doing so we turn our back on God and the best that He wants for humanity.

WINTERY KNIGHT

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Here’s a must-read post from Cold-Case Christianity author J. Warner Wallace.

Excerpt:

Life on this side of my decision hasn’t always been easy. It’s been nearly seventeen years since I first trusted Jesus as Lord and Savior. I still struggle to submit my prideful will to what God would call me to do. Christianity is not easy. It doesn’t always “work” for me. There are times when I think it would be easier to do it the old way; easier to cut a corner or take a short cut. There are many times when doing the right thing means doing the most difficult thing possible. There are also times when it seems like non-Christians have it easier, or seem to be “winning”. It’s in times like these that I have to remind myself that I’m not a Christian because it serves my own selfish purposes. I’m not a Christian because…

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