When Jesus was told by the Pharisees that he should leave because Herod wanted to kill him, he sent a message back to Herod … “Go and tell that fox, ‘Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I reach My goal'” (Luke 13).
Clearly in command of his own agenda. Objectives. Resolve.
John the Baptist spoke real truth to corrupt power, publicly confronting King Herod about the illegitimacy of his relationship with the wife of his brother.
“One man with courage is a majority,” said Thomas Jefferson. Socrates said, “He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.”
Do we truly have a prophetic voice to our culture? A society without a clear prophetic voice is vulnerable … and will decay given time.
This is not the time for a wobbly worldview. Don’t allow intimidation, political correctness, and stifling multiculturalism stifle your thought and gag your voice.
Live the truth. Speak the truth. All in love and strength.
Related: Your Worldview Affects Everything
Thoughts? Have you felt pressure to conform and not speak your mind? What can we do to strengthen ourselves and encourage others to do the same?
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