Am I really a Christian?
Do you ever ask yourself that?
It’s a healthy question to ask once in a while, don’t you think? After all, we don’t want to take something like eternal life for granted.
Think of the Pharisees, who thought God put them on “auto-save” by virtue of being Abraham’s descendants. But John the Baptist warned them, “God is able from these stones to raise up children for Abraham.” (Matthew 3:9 ESV) So, I think occasional self-examination is good for the soul, for instance when we receive Communion.
Okay – so, let’s examine ourselves. We look in a spiritual mirror, so to speak, and we’re looking… and… um…