This Is Why Christians Seem Strange

The World Says:
Love who you are.

The Bible Says:
Hate who you are and become who God created you to be in Christ.
Luke 14:26, Ephesians 2:10

The World Says:
Follow your heart.

The Bible Says:
Lean not on your own understanding, but acknowledge God in all your ways and He will give you the desires of your heart.
Proverbs 3:5-6

The World Says:
Your natural desires are good.

The Bible Says:
God gives people over to sinful lusts who are ignorant and reject the truth.
Romans 1:28-29

The World Says:
You were born this way.

The Bible Says:
You were born under Adam, under the curse of the Fall.
Romans 5:12

The World Says:
You can do anything you set your mind to.

The Bible Says:
With God all things are possible for those who believe.
Matthew 19:26, Mark 9:23

The World Says:
People don't change.

The Bible Says:
Be transformed by the renewing of your mind.
Romans 12:1-2

The World Says:
Your genes determine your health.

The Bible Says:
You are a new creation in Christ. Jesus became the curse for you. By His stripes you were healed.
2 Corinthians 5:17, Galatians 3:13, 1 Peter 2:24

The World Says:
Choose your own destiny.

The Bible Says:
Die to self, pick up your cross, and follow Jesus.
Luke 9:23

The World Says:
All paths go to the same place.

The Bible Says:
No one goes to the Father except through Jesus, who is the Way, the Truth, and the Life.
John 14:6

The World Says:
You're the center of your world.

The Bible Says:
Christ is the center and all things were made through Him and for Him.
Colossians 1:16-17

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