Marks of the True Christian (Part 2)

Is it easy to live the Christian life? Definitely not! Is it worth it? Absolutely! Jeff Cavins continues his discussion on what the marks of a true Christian are. Using Scripture, Jeff points to what St. Paul used to define a Christian and explains what that might look like in our lives today.

Snippet from the Show
Evil does not overcome evil. Good overcomes evil. Be the good.


Shownotes

Romans 12:9 

Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good.

Romans 12:10 

Love one another with brotherly affection; outdo one another in showing honor.

Romans 12:11 

Never flag in zeal, be aglow with the Spirit, serve the Lord.

Romans 12:12 

Rejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Romans 12:13 

Contribute to the needs of the saints, practice hospitality.

Romans 12:14 

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.

Romans 12:15 

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

Romans 12:16 

Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly; never be conceited.

“I, therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all lowliness and meekness, with patience, forbearing one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (Eph 4:1-3).

Romans 12:17 

Repay no one evil for evil, but take thought for what is noble in the sight of all.
Remember that you are living the life of Christ. Gal 2:20

Romans 12:18 

If possible, so far as it depends upon you, live peaceably with all.

Romans 12:19 

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God; for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”

Romans 12:20 

“If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals upon his head.”

Romans 12:21 

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.


Resources 

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Meet Your Host: Jeff Cavins

Jeff Cavins is passionate about helping people understand Scripture and become disciples of Jesus Christ. Though he was born Catholic, Jeff went to Bible school and served as a protestant minister for twelve years before reverting to the Catholic Faith. Jeff then received his MA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. Since then, he has become a leading Catholic evangelist and author.

Jeff created The Bible Timeline learning system, which revolutionized Catholic Bible Study for millions of Catholics. Since its introduction, Jeff has developed The Great Adventure series of Bible studies to help people better understand Sacred Scripture and its meaning for their lives. 

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  1. Wonderful lesson

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