|Every Christian is a Saint|
Yes, I know today is known as "Saint Patrick's Day". Actually, we do not know if Patrick was a "Saint"…as the Bible uses the word. But we do know who really is a saint…as the Bible uses the word. But we do know who really is a saint – anyone and everyone who has obeyed the gospel of Jesus Christ, as described in God's word in Romans 6:1-18
First, however, let's have a closer look at "Saint Patrick". Was he a saint? Well, that depends on who we ask.
If we ask Catholics they say, "Yes, he is to us. "If you as Protestants they say "not to us." Well, what is a saint anyway? Let's go to the Layman's Bible Encyclopedia, where we find: "Saint" – In the Bible this term is usually applied to the company of God's people, rather than to any single individual. In modern times, we are prone to think of a "saint" as a person of almost superhuman purity and goodness: the Hebrew and Greek terms which are translated "saint" in the Bible, however, generally refer to one set apart by God for his own."
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Leonard Gray is a retired foreign missionary. If you would like to talk to him about this or any other religion related subject, you may call him at (318) 299-7610.