Romans 1:16 – “I’m not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ…..”
Believers were always PROUD of Jesus in their hearts but were reluctant to express their PRIDE IN CHRIST in public because of the Christian belief that being Prideful or Boastful is always sinful. – 1 Corinthians 1:31 ” Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord. ”
Let’s hope church leaders would consider it as their duty to remind believers to be PROUD of Jesus and His Gospel. Being Prideful or Boastful is holy and is not sinful as long as we ultimately acknowledge God in our bragging and boasting about what He has accomplished in us and through us.
***Let’s hope Biblical significance of PROUD OF JESUS would soon be addressed by historians, theologians, scholars, and church leaders.
Mark 8:38 – “Whoever is ashamed of me and my words….”