Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
We cannot control how other people treat us, but we do have control over our own actions. Do not allow anyone or anything to dim or put out the light that is within you. It does not matter how other people feel about you. What matters is how you feel about yourself, and the fact that God loves you unconditionally and wants only the best for you.
If your family members turn away from Jesus, If your friends turn away from Jesus, Even if the Pastor or other church members are being hypocrites…DO NOT LET THAT DISCOURAGE YOU FROM BEING SINCERE IN YOUR OWN PERSONAL WALK WITH CHRIST.
As “born again” believers, we have direct access to Jesus 24/7/365, and when we stand before Him, we have the assurance that He will only hold us accountable for our own actions.