Importance Of Relevancy Of Christianity Essay

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Relevancy Of Christianity
The authority and influence of Christianity, particularly here in the Western hemisphere, is falling to pieces, and more and more Christians are disengaging from the Word. The loss of applicability started slowly, but has picked up steam. Christianity as we know it is becoming irrelevant.
This loss of relevancy is due to the perception that the rest of the world holds about Christians; where Christians are the type of people who tell everybody else how they should live, while ignoring some of the more fundamental aspects of suitable, honorable behavior in themselves. This kind of behavior is known as hypocrisy, and was one of the main things that Jesus preached against. For example, Christians who just give to the poor/serve the needy in order to receive recognition by others, i.e. those that only serve in a soup kitchen on Thanksgiving or only donate to charities at Christmas, those Christians who only pray in public to be seen praying but neglect to do it in the comfort and seclusion of
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How do we return Christianity to a place of relevancy in our world? By doing all things with love (1 Corinthians 16:14). We Christians claim that our words and actions are always “out of love”, but given the state of the world today and Christianity’s place in it, that doesn’t seem to be the case. Christians have somehow come to the assumption that anytime we stand up for what we believe is right, regardless of how we stand up - be it using physical violence or hate speech, that as long as we have the right intention then people should just understand our motive. Even if we believe that our motive in condemning and attacking that transgender person in the bathroom is pure, we are being hypocritical Christians who are not abiding by Romans 12:21, ““Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” but rather perverting its
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