Before I get started... I'm sorry my post was a day late. Prom was yesterday and it become an all day ordeal..lol It did help spark my idea for this post though. So, it's all good! :)
Kat and I have often talked about how so many girls are consumed by what people think of them... Hence, prom night. Each girl wants to look the prettiest, get the most compliments, or get the most 2nd glances... Is that what life is about though? Here's the truth... It doesn't matter what people think about you. It matters what people think about God because of you! You may have to reread that to get it, but it is the honest truth. It isnt what the world tells us, yet how often do they really tell us the truth (What God's word says)? It breaks my heart when girls are so consumed by what others think of them, yet in the process of trying to make sure they look "ok" and are "cool" they loose focus of how they are affecting the name of their Savior... Now, please understand that God can move and do what ever He wants to do without you, yet He would also like to use you if you willl let Him. Have you ever heard the saying, "You may be the only Bible people read!"? The reality is if you claim to be a Christian that makes unbelievers watch you... You are basically wearing the name of Christ each and every day you live! During the good and the bad... So, think about it. Are you more consumed by how people see you or how people view Christ because of you? If you were told that you could not attend a prom party bc you were to "Christ like" what would your response be?
Matthew 5:13-14 You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men. You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden.