It’s OK to be different!

Matthew 10:22-23

“You will be hated by everyone because of my name. But the person who endures to the end will be saved. So when they persecute you in one town, flee to the next, because I tell all of you with certainty that you will not have gone through the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.”

Perseverance is a product of being fully devoted to Jesus Christ. It is not a means of salvation, however, it shows others by our actions who and what we stand for. 

In a world full of idol worshipers and fornicators, of course, we as disciples of Jesus Christ will be persecuted! Since we are called to be different and not to conform to this world (Romans 12:2), of course we are going to stand out. We are not to conform to societies ideas of right or wrong. We have the scriptures to tell us how to live our lives.

If we get picked on or bullied, it is OK! Jesus warned us of this very thing. Not only that, Jesus gave us additional words of encouragement. He said, “everyone that endures will be saved!” What amazing words to hold on to when we feel beat down in this world for not conforming.

So if anyone of you out there feel persecuted or are dealing with a bully, take this lesson Jesus is teaching us to heart and take comfort in his words. Also, remember what Jesus told us about those who accept him as the messiah. These are additional words are given to us for strength when we feel weak.

Matthew 10:32

“Therefore, everyone who acknowledges me before people I, too, will acknowledge before my Father in heaven.”

I pray that God blesses each and everyone of you. May you persevere over all the prosecutions we must deal with in this world. Just remember, we are never alone. We have Jesus and fellow believers to lean on for times of weakness.


Chaplain Diaz

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Faith Love and Road School

Hello everyone, my name is Ramon Diaz . I am a medically retired Marine that is blessed to travel full time around the US with my wonderful wife and four children. We are a homeschool family and we enjoy the beauty the Lord surrounds us with, Traveling, Adventures, Photography, and meeting such amazing people. I have learned living on the road for 2 years now, many weekends come and pass and we are no where near a church or passing through and have no time to search for one. There are so many familes that live this lifestyle rather full time travel, or always on the go that fall into this same situation that results in not getting fed spiritually. When I was medically seperated and forced to choose my home or our RV (meant for recerational use) as a home, I had faith God had a plan as we downsized a family of 6 into a 36ft RV. Then I started seminary school, it happen so fast I did'nt know what I was going to do with my diploma, or where it was leading me just that this must be apart of a bigger plan. While in school I have learned so much and would love to share and help others with their walk/daily struggles/questions/guidence or prayers. I would personally enjoy making my blog a option for people like my family who live on the go to have place to fellowship. Since my path has lead me to full time traveling, and in seminary school I feel lead to share what I am learning , create a place for fellowship and share my adventures with those who are intrested. I earned my Diploma of Ministry and I am currently working towards an Advanced Diploma of Ministry. I am a proud member and ordained through the United Christian Faith Ministries Evangelistic Association and certified as an Emergency Service Chaplain. I will upload a new sermon weekly and would love positave feed back and fellowship.

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