Being religious or being Christian is not the same as being a follower of Jesus Christ. In fact, there is a stark contrast between the two!
Let’s just start with this.
If you are a person who identifies as a Christian, but who constantly feels the burden of religious expectation, the weight of following all the rules in order to be a “Good Christian,” or the anxiety of never doing enough to “get to heaven” (and I know there are many of you out there), I have one thing to say to you.
Lay it all down.
You were never meant to carry such a heavy burden in this life. You were not purposed for holding up such an impossible weight. You were not created to live in such a state of perpetual anxiety.
And do not let anyone, not even the leaders of your churches, try to convince you otherwise.
For the entire biblical narrative is a grand, sweeping movement over thousands of years documenting people continually misunderstanding the nature and character of God and what…
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