People are watching the way we act, more than they are listening to what we say.Max Lucado – A Gentle Thunder: Hearing God Through the Storm
When people find out we are Christians they expect us to act in a Christ-like manner. They will watch what we’re doing the hope they ‘catch us’ doing or saying something that a Christian shouldn’t do, so they can use it against us.
Have you noticed that when focusing on someone’s actions, we can forget to listen to what they are saying to us. i.e. We stop listening. So it’s even more important that we behave as Christ would, so that others will the positives from us of being a Christian.
Let’s make sure that our actions are worth watching, by acting in a Christ-like manner at all times.