Writing in faith has several meanings, focusing on two major aspects in this article means; writing to change lives and writing because the writer believes in the power of the pen (or the keyboard , as the case may be)
Writing is an art form meant to prod the reader to certain response and reaction, stimulating his deepest thoughts and emotions; writing as a form of expression is a great gift meant to be cherished and used for the edification of the body of Christ in the case of the Christian, the encouragement and support of humanity as a whole.
When writing becomes weird, such that it goads the reader to negative thoughts and reactions then it is evil, to be resisted and avoided like the devil.
THE BIBLE SAYS TO RESIST the devil AND HE SHALL FLEE FROM YOU!
A writer is somewhat like a motivational speaker or an orator who, with simple well-put-together words, can stimulate his audience, to react with love on a burning sociopolitical issue on the world scene or goad them to civil unrest, hate aggression and eventual war.
I guess like all other gifts and talents, we choose how we want to use ours, to allow Godís name be glorified in the lives of people or push people further into their depressions , bitterness, discouragements anger, frustrations, feelings of oppression, prejudice, lusts and addictions.
At the end of the day, there is accountability expected from the most High on how OUR TALENTS WERE USED!
A period of soul search is needed when your conscience pricks you as to your ideas, motivation and how you put them on Ďpaperí.
True People of faith only write words of faith for the faithful who in turn stand in awe and regard them as true FAITHWRITERS!
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW
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