Is there enough evidence to find you guilty?
Years ago an excellent public speaker challenged a large audience with this profound statement.
If it were a crime to be a Christian would you be found guilty?
Not guilty shouted the atheist!
Not guilty whispered the ashamed.
Not guilty maneuvered the politically correct.
Not guilty fidgeted the morally compromised.
Guilty as charged stood the obedient soldier of Jesus the Christ!
If it were a crime to be a dedicated father/mother would you be found guilty?
If it were a crime to be an effective, efficient employee, would you be found guilty?
If it were a crime to be kind, generous, loving, and unselfish, would you be found guilty?
The apostle Paul encouraged his friends to be found guilty of being clothed in compassion, kindness, gentleness, perseverance, and patience.
In addition, the saint advised forgiving others and majoring in the virtue of love which is the perfect solution to disunity.
The Romans found this Roman Citizen guilty of being a Christ follower. Paul’s penalty? He was beheaded. Found guilty.
Fred Crowell unashamed and without fear has been found guilty.