Why do you try to be a good Christian?

Naomi Fata

Many of us desire to follow God and live pleasing Him. Therefore we diligently invest in serving the church, tithing, daily devotions and so much more.

Ultimately what is the reason?

Is it because we are trying to gain His approval?

Or because we find inner satisfaction at achieving perfection in all areas of life?

All my life I had so diligently done the Christian things, partly because I was taught but also because deep inside I was trying to keep God’s approval and had a smug sort of satisfaction in my efforts to live the Christian life so well.

As I grew up all those years in the church I began to compute the disciplines of the Christian faith as rules that I should follow. Then I became as one living under the law rather than under grace. In striving to carry out the rules in my own strength…

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About Naomi Fata

My name is Naomi Fata. I'm a wife, mom, work at home mom, writer and coach. I love to encourage others in faith, family and business. When I'm not sewing, writing, or encouraging you might find me buried in a book or jogging on the treadmill. You can follow my journey through facebook, twitter or instagram
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