Wouldn’t it be great if instead of making a big fuss over making sure people say, “Merry Christmas” instead of “Happy Holidays,” we actually lived out the meaning of Christmas? What if we actually lived like we had the risen Christ inside of us and we choose Christlikeness over preachy moralism?
I do think that when you’re steeped in the life of Christ, it can’t help but come out of you. When you follow Jesus daily just as the disciples did, you will inevitably walk and talk like Jesus did. When you serve the least of these, you will serve those Jesus served and you will ultimately serve Jesus Himself.
Jesus came to seek and to save the lost. He has called us to do the same. Except we won’t actually save anyone. That’s God’s job. What we can do is show them Jesus by how we speak and how we act. When we have come to the point when we live out Jesus incarnate, then people will want what we have — namely, Jesus.