By, Tim Irving – Evangelism Team

In these politically charged times, there is not much room in the middle of the road. Each party is so diametrically opposed, there is not really any space to put a foot on both sides. So it is with God. You believe in Him, or you don’t. You accept Jesus and His gift of grace, or you don’t. You believe His Word, or you don’t. There are no suites on the 14th floor, you’re either going to the penthouse or straight to the basement. So the question is, are you in or are you out? If you’re in, are you living in a manner that will attract others to the Lord? It’s so easy to get caught up in heated discussions on hot topics, but words spoken rashly can drive people from us and put a bias on Who we represent. Out of the heart, the mouth speaks. Are you speaking from your heart or from emotion? We all need to have a weekly spiritual checkup and pray as David did, “Create in me a clean heart, O God.” Then, let our heart not only control our mouth, but our actions also. Show kindness and patience wherever you are, be ready to lend a helping hand to strangers and friends if needed, and always remember Who you are representing. You never know when your words or actions will make the difference of a person spending eternity on the roof top or in the cellar!