The Crucified Life Ministries Blog

Take Up Your Cross August 7th 2015

Are you driving against the flow of traffic?

Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. (2 Timothy 3:12 KJV)

Living godly in an ungodly world is like going against the tide, or driving against the flow of traffic, or living peculiar and bright in a wicked and dark world.  Those who boldly profess Christ shine a light that cannot be contained or blown out by any contrary winds blowing about in this dark and stormy world.

There is a cost to picking up and carrying forth your cross. Living the crucified life does not come cheaply. There is an individual and a collective cost to following the ways of Jesus in this world which is bent on following the god of this world.  Proclaim His name and live a life that points to Him and you will pay a price, however, there are also many rewards and blessings to be had in boldly professing His name.  God always rewards those who are faithful and obedient to Him.

Jesus said:

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. (John 16:33 KJV)

takeupyourcrossredocmclearGod has your back, march ahead boldly proclaiming His name.  You may suffer persecution while living for Him on this earth, but eternal rewards await all God’s spiritual family in the eternal realm.

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