Be Different

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God wants you to be different from the rest of the world! Here's a few things that God wants us to do so that we stand out.

Out of all the Olympic bobsledding teams, one team always draws a crowd—the Jamaicans. Everybody is fascinated because nobody expects people from the Caribbean to leave the sun, sand, and ocean life for training in freezing temperatures and flying down an icy track at almost 90 miles per hour.

The difference sets them apart. So does yours. “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind” (Romans 12:2 NIV).

When you put God first and not you first, you are not conforming to the pattern of this world.

When you are generous to others without expecting them to do nice things for you in return, you are not conforming to how the world works.

When you start to draw a crowd of people (or just one or two) who are fascinated by what makes you different, “be ready to defend your confidence in God when anyone asks you to explain it. However, make your defense with gentleness and respect” (1 Peter 3:15).

Chomp on this!

What is the pattern of this world? How do people of this world live and act?

List three things that set you apart from the world.

Dear God, please help me stand out from the crowd. Help me gladly be different. When I attract as much attention as a Jamaican bobsled team, help me use that chance to tell people about you and the hope that I have. Amen.

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