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Boo, Buzz-kill!

What gets people’s blood pumping?  A brand new Honda Accord, Rachel McAdams, Matthew McConaughey, March Madness, a meaningless political statement, homophobia, The Situation, God …  Wait, what was that last one?  God?  Boo, buzz-kill!  This is a party, we’re trying to have fun.

Why do so many Christians fall into that mindset when they step outside their church groups?  It’s tempting to say that the world thinks of God as a buzz-kill because it has a limited view of who God is, but it’s probably because it has an abundant view of who He is—a view that comes from lackluster Christians refusing to portray the joy that comes with grace.  We can’t be committed to God and have more passion for something else.  Why would we want to anyway?  God gave us color, but our lives wouldn’t be black and white without Him; they just wouldn’t be.

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