Are You Influential?

An old Korean Proverb illustrates the power of one’s influence when it says, “Power lasts ten years, influence not more than a hundred.”  Sometimes we may think, “Am I influencing anyone?  The question asked is really a faulty one.  It’s not IF we are influencing anyone, but HOW are we influencing them.  All of us are an influence on others either for good, bad, or indifference.  What type of influence should a Christian possess?  Let’s notice what God says.

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Ben Bailey
Stand Up For Truth!

In a world that want to accept everyone and everything regardless of moral consequences, it is easy for Christians to be tempted to bow at the altar of compromise.  Instead of standing up for the Lord and His Word, too often we give in to  “go along to get along” mentality.  All of us must admit that times of conflict and confrontation are not at always enjoyable.  Yet, when we compromise the truth or remain silent on biblical issues, are we doing anyone a favor?  Let’s look at a few biblical examples where it would have been easier to compromise and determine who that would have ultimately helped.

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Ben Bailey