David Kinnaman's Good Faith

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When a child is born, they are raised under the discernment of their parents and are expected to obey them. However, a child also has the ability to make their own decisions and follow their heart. The inspiring novel Good Faith by authors David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons enlightened the times when I was growing up as a child. I was raised in a Christian home and had to obey the house rules, but as I became older, I realized that I had the opportunity to make my own decisions and I didn’t have to be a follower of Christ. There were various moments throughout my life in which I felt abandoned, alone, and that God definitely “had it out for me.” However, God transformed my life and helped me realize how desperately I needed Him in my life, and I am blessed that I belong to a family of believers and know that my life is in God’s hands. One crucial theme that I have treasured from the reading of this novel includes loving people despite their sin. When I became a Christian, I …show more content…
All people are imperfect, but that is why God sent His Son to die on the cross for us. We certainly don’t deserve it, but that is a clear example of God’s grace being set out before us. As Christians, our goal is to expand God’s Kingdom and show His love to others, and we may be the only “Bible” within their lives. For instance, there was one occasion in my life when I was on a mission trip and I met a person didn’t know Jesus, and she was in a sea of fear and anxiety. God placed a calling upon my heart to share the gospel with this individual and show His love to her. It was certainly a challenge stepping into an obstacle where I didn’t know what to expect, but after my conversation with her, her life was radically changed. I felt so humbled to know that God uses His people to expand His Kingdom, and I hope that I will continue to be a light in a dark

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