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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

What would Jesus blog or tweet?

By Anabelle Hazard

If you’ve been on social media long enough, you’re familiar with expert tips on what makes for popular blog posts and most clicked or re-tweeted topics.  Such as: create lists; offer relationship advice; post popular #hashtags; draft helpful “how-tos” on hobbies or health tips; use humor, ask questions and make interesting headlines; link to articles, photos and videos; comment on current events, interact with celebrities; reward your followers… etc, etc

If you’ve done your scriptural homework long enough, you probably have an idea of what Jesus were to tweet/blog if he joined the online community and took the advice of the so-called experts. In fact, you’d probably also realize He was way ahead of his time and those so-called experts pocketed their tips off the New Testament.

1.  Create lists:  “Blessed are the poor in spirit, the meek, those who mourn, those who hunger and thirst for justice, merciful, pure of heart, peacemakers, those who are persecuted in my name…” (Matt 5:3-11)

2.  #Relationshipadvice.  “Do unto others what you would have them do unto you.” (Matthew 7:12) No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”  (John 15:13)

Continue reading at Anabelle's blog  Written by the Finger of God.

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