26 June 2015

Things Not To Expect

  • Do not expect the Gospel to be heard with an open mind.
  • Do not expect to be given fair treatment.
  • Do not expect others to give you the benefit of the doubt.
  • Do not expect the world to be charitable; it has no charity.
  • Do not expect to be respected.
  • Do not expect to be tolerated.
  • Do not expect secular principles of liberty and justice to be applied to you.
  • Do not expect religious liberty to work in your favor.
  • Do not expect cooperation in your good efforts; expect them to be subverted.
  • Do not expect congratulations when you succeed; expect hatred.
  • Do not expect peace or rest.
  • Do not expect a comfortable life.
  • Do not expect to get along with those who reject the Gospel.
  • Do not expect reason or consistency.
  • Do not expect productive dialogue with the enemies of Christ.
  • Do not expect Christianity without the cross.