Merely setting a good example for Christ is not enough. At some point you’re going to have to speak up.
Paul says this in Philippians, “. . .it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ (Phil. 1:13). Everyone knew that Paul was suffering in prison because of his faith in Jesus Christ. How did they know? BECAUSE HE TOLD THEM.
Paul says elsewhere in Romans, “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ” (Romans 10:17). Faith comes by hearing, not by seeing. Paul in Romans 10:14 says, “And how are they (non-Christians) to believe in him of whom they have never heard?” People need to hear about Christ in order for them to even have an opportunity for them to respond to Christ.
Setting a good example in deed is awesome, but the speaking…
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