I’d like to offer up an answer to this question posed by an ‘irreligious’ person, whose blog I recently found. You may read the original post HERE.
Hi, dear friend, you seem to have brushed the surface, but I wish you’d gone deeper. I think you’re quite confused, which is very understandable.
How would you know if you met a Christian?
I really do believe it depends on your attitude and if in fact you’re looking for one. When Jesus walked the Earth, many did not know who He was. It was what He said and did that was so authoritative, challenging, inspiring and even shocking.
People think that if they meet a Christian, they would be left with a warm, happy and nice feeling. The truth is, depending on your relationship with God, you’ll probably feel the way many of those who met Jesus felt – that the person speaks with authority and wisdom, you might be challenged or convicted, you may feel inspired or simply shocked by their perspective…