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CHAPTERX
Just What Do You
Mean
...
Conversion?
How many times have you heard non-Christians, judging one
who professes Christ, say in disgust: "Well if
that's
Christianity, 1
don't want any of it!"
How many judge
Goo
by the way professing Christians live?
How many assume that one must live a
peifect
life, before he can
become a Christian?
How many say: "lf 1 could give up smoking. l'd become a
Christian."
How many think a Christian is supposed to be perfect, never
doing anything wrong? Suppose you do see or hear about a Chris–
tian doing something WRONG. Does that mean he is a hypocrite–
that he is
not
really a Christian. after all?
/s it possible
for one to actually SIN, while he is a Christian
and
sti/1 remain
a truly converted Christian?
The startling TRUTH is that few know just what
is
a Christian.
Few know HOW one is converted- whether suddenly. all at once, or
gradually. Does conversion happen
immediately,
or is ita PROCEss?
IT'S HIGH TIMEWE UNDERSTANDWhatconstitutes REAL CONVERSION.
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