I’m convicted. Yesterday we sang a hymn in church that really stuck out at me. How Clear is our Vocation, Lord is #853 in Lutheran Service Book, and verse 3 says the following:

We marvel how Your saints become in hindrances more sure;
Whose joyful virtues put to shame the casual way we wear Your name
And by our faults obscure Your power to cleanse and cure.

The phrase that really hit me was “the casual way we wear Your name.” I don’t know about you, but most of the time that describes me all too well. I’m a casual Christian.

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