Knowing the Boundaries, Keeping within the Limits

“While in Rome, consciously associate freely with the Romans without compromising your values.”—Julius Izza Tabi

New Dawn

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“But Daniel was determined not to defile himself by eating the food and wine given to them by the king. He asked the chief of staff for permission not to eat these unacceptable foods.”

Daniel 1:8 NLT

I warmly welcome you for this week’s challenge where I write about the young man Daniel and his other three friends who while living in Babylonia, were very much aware of the extent to which they can conform to the Babylonian culture. They were very conscious about their identity as people belonging to God and wouldn’t like complacence to tarnish their identity. In this post, I purpose to challenge you to consider your identity in Christ while here in the world. On several occasions, the scriptures remind us that we are sojourners, that even though we are in the world, we are not of the world. That we have…

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