When I saw it again this morning, I just knew it was time to chip in my two cents’ worth.
Is it a good thing to be ‘COOL’?
Is ‘COOLNESS’ really overrated?
Well, let’s first identify what ‘COOL’ is.
For some, it could mean being reserved, shy and soft-spoken.
Others would disagree and say it means being smart and trendy.
As a Christian, I believe being ‘COOL’ entails much more.
Yes, I understand that we are different people with different characters, mindsets and ideas. And as a result, our interpretations of ‘COOLNESS’ is a subset of who we are…
But allow me to submit to you, this day, that the height of ‘COOLNESS’ is being totally wrapped up under the control of the Holy Spirit!
Don’t you know it is possible to be charged up with the FIRE of the Holy Ghost, yet at the same time you are overflowing with living WATERS?
Duh, THAT’s cool!
You can be as BOLD as a lion, and still be GENTLE as a dove? Logically, they just don’t go together. But again, nothing in the Spirit ever makes sense logically.
How much ‘COOLER’ can one get?!
Be sincere now:
If you were just a regular ‘Joe’ and you came across a highly anointed individual, who manifests spiritual gifts and fruits, what would be your response?
I, for one, would go into my closet of prayers and desperately cry out for the Presence of the Spirit in my life, more than ever before!
My point is this:
There is a dearth of genuinely ‘COOL’ individuals out there.
What we have mostly, are individuals who fit into our preconceived notions of what ‘COOL’ should be. And as always, our preconceived notions are usually wrong.
The right kind of ‘COOLNESS’ is like a beautiful masterpiece of the Spirit.
It can never, never be overrated.
And thankfully, it’s meant for all!