Yeah, it did me too.
Just hearing his name annoyed me. I'd mentally scream, "Stop it already! Shut the (bleep) up!"
It never failed. Whether it was moving to a new neighborhood or starting a new job, somebody would be there talking about Jesus.
Grrr! Stupid Christians. Stop it already. Shut up!
And they'd stop talking about Jesus.
But they kept acting like him.
They kept showing me love, and extending friendship. No strings attached. Just love.
I'd point out all the good deeds I was doing to tip the heavenly scales in my favor.
"I'm a good person. I do more good things than bad."
They'd open a bible and show me what God said about it. Verses like
We are all infected and impure with sin. When we display our righteous deeds, they are nothing but filthy rags. Is 64:6
I didn't like God's answers. They didn't line up with my thinking, so I refused to listen.
But his people kept showing me love anyway. They'd bring me cookies and invite me to picnics.
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