The first song from the album, "Crazy Beautiful", charted in the Top 10 on the R&R magazine chart as of January 2008 and it was the 22nd most-played song of 2008 on U. Contemporary Christian music radio stations according to R&R magazine's Christian CHR chart.Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life. Then Pilate said to him, “Do you not hear how many things they testify against you?
When we shine light – when we let our light shine bright – God sends it into dark places.
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When Jesus was asked if he was the King of the Jews, he confirmed this statement because it was the truth (Matthew ).
But when he was confronted with lies, accusations, and hate, Jesus simply stood silent.
Pilate’s job was to hear people be accused and then hear them defend themselves.
It was a normal day at the office for someone to stand before him and explain why the accusers were wrong.
Speak in ways that are right, true, honorable and trustworthy.
You may need to retreat and bless them through prayer. Realize that Christ has already determined your value - now you are free from the need to please. Authentically praise the name of the Lord when given the opportunity.
Likewise, Christians who do not complain, who do not argue, but who simply “hold firmly to the word of life” (Philippians ) are so much the minority that when they appear in this dark, complaining world, the eyes of humanity can’t help but to be drawn to them and their message, which is the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Therefore, if we hope to shine like stars in this “warped and crooked generation,” we must learn to shine not only through proclaiming the truth, but through our silence in the face of persecution, trials, and testing.
But Jesus said all he needed to say through his silence.