By Jarrid Wilson
Cease being a poser. commence being a Christian.
Is your religion for genuine? How approximately your walk?
If everybody who claimed to like Jesus really did, this global will be beautiful with reference to paradise. but we are living in a time whilst being a poser is not just effortless, it’s rewarded—especially the place Jesus is concerned.
But claiming to like Jesus with out following him is bogus, fraudulent, and—frankly—it’s no longer you. God has referred to as you to be set aside, to stay authentically, to stroll a real Jesus Swagger. He desires fans, now not pretenders.
From Christian blogger Jarrid Wilson, Jesus Swagger is set calling out the phony, exhibiting the pretender the door, and letting Jesus in as an alternative. when you are suspicious of your individual motivations, your individual speak, or perhaps your individual Christianity, it’s time to be sincere, come fresh, and get genuine. It’s time to take the Jesus Swagger litmus try and begin jogging the stroll.
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