What Does it Mean to be a Christian?

I got this in an email this morning and I loved these.  Can I get an Amen?!

When I say that 'I am a Christian,' I am not shouting that 'I am clean living.'
I'm whispering, 'I was lost, but now I'm found and f-o-r-g-i-v-e-n!'


When I say 'I am a Christian,' I don't speak of this with pride.
I'm confessing that I stumble and need Christ to be my guide.


When I say 'I am a Christian,' I'm not trying to be strong.
I'm professing that I'm weak and need His strength to carry on.


When I say 'I am a Christian,' I'm not bragging of success.
I'm admitting I have failed and need God to clean up my mess.


When I say 'I am a Christian,' I'm not claiming to be perfect.
My flaws are farrrrrr to visible, but God believes I am worth it.


When I say 'I am a Christian,' I still feel the sting of pain.
I have my share of heartaches, so I call upon His name.


When I say 'I am a Christian,' I'm not "holier than thou,"
I'm just a simple sinner who has received God's good grace, somehow!

What does it mean to you when you say 'I am a Christian'?

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