Sometimes after telling another the good news they will ask me if I am a Christian. Usually I just say no and tell them that I just tell the good news and leave it at that. The same goes if they ask me if I am a pastor. But a better answer is, "I am what I am." This is the way the Apostle Paul described himself(1 Cor 15.10).
I hate being put into another's little stereotype box. Another way I like to answer when asked what I am is, "I am a born-again Harry. What's your name?" Christians have replaced the gospel with their 'plan of salvation' (See PLAN OF SALVATION on www.preach-the-gospel.org). "Beware of the leaven (false doctrine) of the Pharisees and Sadducees"(Mt 16.6 & 12). "Many shall follow their pernicious (harmful) ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of(2 Pet 2.2).
Telling the good news (preaching the gospel) begets new creatures(1 Cor 1.21 & 4.15).Help me turn our nation right-side up in three years or less by preaching the gospel and teaching others to preach it. Simply ask others if they have heard the good news (Gospel means good news.) as you go and tell them - "Christ died for our sins, he was buried, and he rose the third day"(1 Cor 15.3-4).
I don't want to be linked with the leaven (false doctrine & hypocrisy, Mt 16.6 & Lk 12.1) of today's so-called church, so when I am asked if I am a Christian after preaching the gospel to another I will continue answering, "I am what I am"(1 Cor 15.10). or "I'm a born-again Harry."
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