Faith Shaming?

A WELL-REASONED—AND SEASONED—DISCUSSION OF FAITH—YOWZA!

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I pick up on this a lot, on FB, Twitter, and in the blogging world. Wounding caused in Christianity by what we shall call, “faith shaming.”

I’m just going to rebuke all that today, pour some salt over those wounds. No wait, that would probably sting. Of course, it would probably also kill all the germs and prevent an infection?  Hmmm.  Just kidding.  Metaphorical salt, y’all.

I reject and rebuke all of that poison, I  allow for it to all just wash away and circle the drain. I’m so sorry if anyone has picked up those poison darts and they stuck to you.

So I’m going to assume that faith shaming comes from being told you aren’t good enough, you haven’t got enough, you just need to pray harder or try harder or give more. (I love that “pray harder.” Like what, yell, scream, break a sweat? God needs…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and strength...to love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in it...as hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.

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