“The disciples were first called Christians at Antioch.” – Acts 11:26
What does it mean to be called “Christian?”
Literally, it means to be “like Christ.” Are you like Christ?
“Alexander the Great had a fellow in his army who had his same name–but was a coward. ‘Either be like me,’ said Alexander to him, ‘or lay aside my name!'” – Samuel Davies
How do we become like Christ?
The terms of discipleship are laid out by Christ Himself:
“If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me!” (Luke 9:23)
“Whoever claims to live in Him, must walk as Jesus did.” (1 John 2:6)
Tall order, but our order nonetheless.