Insensitive Christians

I once wrote a post about how we as Christians can be disgustingly insensitive and today I find myself fuming again about the way “Christians” act.

I work for a Christian Organisation helping vulnerable people. Sounds pretty selfless right? Wrong.

I have learnt it is ten times easier to TALK in a way that seems Godly than ACT that way.

The selfless part of looking after vulnerable people comes from your actions, NOT what you tell people you are doing. The selfless part comes from getting in the mess. Vulnerable people are messy, emotionally and physically in the case I am talking about. The people I work with will never be able to give anything back to the people who care for them.

My blood boils when I see someone who is claiming to work for Jesus, and dedicating their time for Him, yet at the same time is lying to staff, over critical and ignoring the vulnerable people around them. It makes me so angry to see a “Christian” shut the door on someone talking to them because “they won’t be able to remember it”, or lying about their mistakes because they don’t want to take the blame, or favouring those who can give you something back and scorning those who can’t.

If you are a Christian that means you follow CHRIST. You try to act like Jesus, you try to care about what He cares about, you live to try to please Him because you love Him and it starts to break your heart to do anything else. Just because you have called yourself a Christian for half a decade it does mean you follow Him.

How you act towards the people who would never be able to give you any praise shows who you are following.

Your actions not your words are what show your character – I am fed up of Christian Hypocrites! We aren’t perfect yet so lets stop talking like we are and acting like we don’t even have to try to be.

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8 thoughts on “Insensitive Christians

  1. Do not be lead to anger (a sin) for we know them by their fruit….. but instead rebuke them gently so they know the error of their way and might be lead back onto the path of righteousness.

    May the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob bless and keep you, and yours, always.

  2. I believe there is a such thing as Godly anger.
    There are things that make me angry/upset. But in our anger Do not sin. Even Jesus became angry. That anger could draw us to the feet of Jesus to *pray* for those people or things or situations that make us angry and upset. Because Only God can truly change them.
    A good prayer: God, help us to Love what you love and hate what you hate. Break our hearts for what breaks Yours.

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