The title of Robert A. Heinlein’s 1961 science fiction novel Stranger in a Strange Land is reportedly an allusion to Exodus 2:22 where Moses says “… I have been a stranger in a strange land,” but the title also brings to mind the statement that Abraham sojourned “like a stranger in a foreign country” (Hebrews 11:9). Either way, it’s a concept that doubly applies to the Christian walk. Once a person’s outlook and way of life changes to God’s way, two significant things may happen; and we too may feel like strangers in a strange land.
Read this week’s article “Stranger in a Strange Land” to see what these changes are and how to deal with them – and the responsibility that those already established in the faith have in this regard. It’s a topic that applies equally to those new in the faith and to those who are further along in the Way.