Eklektikos: A Contemporary Christian Blog

Eklektikos is dedicated to providing informative, uplifting and inspirational news, articles and commentary to our readers, in our ongoing effort to share the love of Christ with others in this fallen world. To God be the glory! This is the blog version of our main webzine 'Eklektikos: A Contemporary Christian Digest.' Like our main webzine, this blog is updated weekly, unless circumstances require otherwise.

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I am the executive editor of the webzine "Eklektikos: A Contemporary Christian Digest", a tireless researcher seeking a deeper and clearer knowledge regarding the past, present and future plight of Christians in our fallen world.

Sunday, September 18, 2005

Love 'Em - Just As They Are

Even though some of Christ's immature followers refuse to be inclusive, God's word teaches that he himself welcomes penitent, baptized believers into his church regardless of their background or circumstances. He pays no attention to family connections, socio-economic class, education, race, nationality, gender or the kind of life they used to live. All who submit to the Lordship of Jesus Christ through faith and obedience can become "fellow citizens with God's people and members of God's household."

Christianity: A Divine Paradox

Excluding someone whom Jesus has included is a sin, and so is including a person whom God has excluded from his family. Whether Jesus includes or excludes people from God's spiritual family, he still challenges us to love and reach out to them in kindness.

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