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Why I Am Not a Jesus Follower...

By Elizabethprata @elizabethprata opposed to the term "Christian."
"and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. For a whole year they met with the church and taught a great many people. And in Antioch the disciples were first called Christians." (Acts 11:26)
Yes the term was given to us by a contemptuous world. Adopting a new name will never escape that derision. Further, we should not try. Peter said,
"However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name." (1 Peter 4:16)
Do not be ashamed of the name.

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