WWJD: “What Would Jesus Do?” Do You Really Want To Know?

April 17, 2013 — 92 Comments

Once upon a time, a mother made her son a wristband. On it was written: WWJD. This, of course stood for: What Would Jesus Do?’ She instructed her son to look at the wristband before making decisions on how to live his Christian life.

A week later she was shocked to see that her son had become friends with prostitutes, was hanging out with ‘sinners’ – even buying people who were already drunk yet another round of beers!

Worse still, he had walked into their church the previous Sunday and tore down the book store, overturned the tables and threw the cash register through the window, he then made a whip and chased the pastor out of the building, declaring he was turning God’s house into a den of thieves.

Most shocking was what happened when his mother went to picket the local abortion clinic. To her embarrassment, her son was also there, but he was standing with the women who just had an abortion, and yelled at the protesters: “You who is without sin, throw the first stone!”

The mother was very distressed, but fortunately she found a solution to this terrible problem. She made another wristband, this time it read: WWAPD, this, she explained to her son, stood for: What Would A Pharisee Do? She took the old WWJD wristband and burned it.

Since her son has been wearing the new wristband, looking at it to help him make his decisions, he has become a dedicated tither, a public prayer warrior, an active condemner of ‘sinners’, a passionate defender of the Old Covenant law, and has a great reputation as a godly young man amongst other religious people.

Needless to say, the mother is very happy now. She only wishes Jesus would take notice and follow her son’s good example.

  • http://www.7lights.com Sandra

    What can I say??? This is brilliant. Had my husband in stitches when I read it to him. Thank you!

    • Mick

      Thanks Sandra, glad you enjoyed it :-)

  • http://www.facebook.com/becdorsey Bec Dorsey

    ooooh boy, that one’s gonna fire up a few I reckon! Love it Mick…. brilliant! Now off to Koorong to find me a WWJD wristband!

    • Mick

      Thanks Bec ;-)

  • Donna Keevers Driver

    My heart mourns on reading this…

    I used to attend churches such as this. It pains me to know this stuff takes place… I’ve stood in churches in worship and wept my heart out at times, crying, “This is not my Father’s House…” but I’m glad I experienced it ALL because God used it all to free me of legalism and man’s agenda.

    But I’ve also been brought to repentance over throwing stones at those who throw stones. Boy, did gather a lot of offence from my so-called brothers and sisters… but then I had to repent of that also… Forgive and love one another, pray for your enemy, and all that…

    What would Jesus do? Go to war? Throw stones? Mock? Grieve over it all…?

    No wonder He weeps, huh?

    Yet, He still loves… There is no one on this earth that comes close to Him. Not one…

    • Mick

      Yeah, I hear you.

      “What Would Jesus Do?” – Most likely, he’d tell us to be ourselves. There is only one Jesus. And there is only one ‘me’, but with the love of God abiding in me, I can be led to live a life of love too, just like Jesus.

      • http://conthis.blogspot.com Joe Sewell

        There used to be an app for PalmOS called “WWJD?” You could type in a question or situation, tap the button, and see what He would do.

        Of course, the button always led to a screen with a picture of Him and the word “FORGIVE!”

  • Kevin

    Now that is the real truth! Nicely done!

  • http://donewithreligion.com Done with Religion

    Good article Mick.

  • Joy Kath

    Ha! This IS good! And funny! I will definitely be reposting! I will admit though, that this was a bit challenging too. I find myself being friends with ‘Former’ prostitutes. And I may go into a bar and share Jesus, but buy the drunks some MORE beer?!?…Hummmm. And I must admit I do enjoy a good church bookstore and a doughnut and Latte at church. Where am I wrong in my thinking here?

    • Mick

      it funny how we love hearing about Jesus being challenging to the religious people of his day, and we never really connect it to just how offended we’d be if Jesus rocked up in our modern world and did the exact same things he did back then.

    • rnm

      Of course he loves the prostitutes, drinkers, theives, homos, etc…. and if you are a true follower of Christ you will to. But I see where he said now repent and sin no more. In and thru him this is possible. I dont believe it is pleasing to our God to support someone sinful habit that is killing them. They need life. They need resurrecting. They need the Love of God not bashing or judging them. But that does not change the truth. The truth is Love and that will set in their heart longer than buying them a beer???????

      • http://facebook Mary

        I so agree

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  • http://somedoubted.wordpress.com James

    Thanks for this it was really, really great!

  • Jeannie Fortuna

    I love this, and posted it on fb, and this is the reply I got…

    “Jeannie, as I was reading this post. I found it interesting; I am not so sure that Jesus would buy them another round of beer or whatever, but for sure he hung out with sinners.

    When pushed on this, he said it is the sick who need a physician not the well. I also found interesting that he did not desire the sinners to continue in their sin, for he told them go and sin no more. That post and others like that leave that aspect of Jesus’s ministry out, I wonder why?

    You see we are to love all sinners, and we are to encourage and minister life to them, and part of that life that we are to minister to them, is to go and sin no more, but again, that aspect of Jesus’s ministry is not mentioned here. Jesus loves you just the way you are, and his love will compel you to follow him down the road to life.”

    I’m sure you’re not insinuating that we should condone a sinful lifestyle or that discipleship stops here…may I get your response for this man, please?

    Blessings,
    Jeannie

    • Mick

      Hi Jeannie, the point of my little story is most like the idea of saying ‘let’s be like Jesus’, but, when we look closer, we see most actually want what the mother in the story wanted, a religiously acceptable version of Jesus, which as it turns out, this version actually acts a lot more like the Pharisees did in the gospel accounts then Jesus.

      Jesus did make 600 liters of the best wine on earth for a wedding reception full of guests who drank the bar dry. That’s Jesus. What do we do with that? … most of us ignore it because it doesn’t fit in our religious ideals. That was the point. In the end, it’s just a funny little story to get people thinking.

      • Jeannie Fortuna

        Thanks, Mick.

      • Rob Thomas

        I really do love your story – except for the buying beer for drunks. I don’t believe Jesus would buy drugs for drug addicts or buy a prostitute for sex addicts. I do believe he might have a beer with a drunk. Otherwise, I do really like this.

      • Chris W.

        Jesus also did not ALWAYS say, “Leave your life of sin”…
        Not that I’m saying He didn’t care about the things that really, really hurt his beloved children… but sometimes it just bothers me that this is the catch phrase that ALWAYS has to be brought up when you mention how Jesus loved “sinners”…

      • Chris

        When Jesus turned the water into wine for the wedding reception it was because in that time it was considered a dishonor for the wedding party to not supply enough wine for the entire time people were there. Therefor not because he wanted the drunks to drink but because he was blessing the wedding

        • Ariel

          isn’t that the same thing? the blessing was that the drunks could keep drinking? this kind of logic is what pisses me off about religious moralism

      • Nancy Gottlieb

        Jesus made wine not grape juice

    • Ariel

      Jesus did a lot more than tell them to sin no more…and yet that is all the church seems to do, and I resent it…

  • Brandon

    I think this is a great article and really gets you thinking. But I also think that an element of WWJD was actually left out. In almost every interaction Jesus had with someone there were two responses either they responded to His Love and His message or they rejected His message. He gave His Love freely to both. I truly believe that even his harsh dealings with the oppressive Pharisees were out of Love and even some of the Pharisees came to Him and accepted His message. Christ after all did come for all men, and the parable of the Prodigal son is a good illustration of God interaction with all his children. He loved both the older son (pharisees and religious) and younger son (all people).

    …I digressed from what I wanted to actually point out. As you have pointed out so clearly in your writing Jesus always meet people where they were at, both physically and spiritually. And many times once he had established a report with them and met their physical needs he would call them to a changed or to repent. At the end of the story of the woman caught in adultery after everyone is gone and he says he doesn’t condemn her either. His parting words to her are go and leave your life of sin. He doesn’t tell her to continue living as she was. Christ Love for her did not require change, but his love promoted it. Zacchaeus responds to Jesus love by giving half of all he owned to the poor, and paying back all those he had cheated 4 times over. Then what does Jesus say after this. “Today salvation has come to this house!” Although Christ Love is not conditional and isn’t about rules and regulations it also isn’t a cheap grace that leaves us in the mess we are in. Our Faith in Jesus Christ liberates us from the bondage of sin, and we no longer have to live in it.

    • Mick

      Yep, just a shame some seem to want to see the change before they give the acceptance. Jesus did it the other way around and he had a far greater success rate with helping people be liberated into the fullness of God’s life.

      • Jeannie Fortuna

        A big amen to that.

    • http://facebook Mary

      Wonderful Brandon!

  • Moira Romer

    Like this. I like you Mick Mooney. I like the way you think, write, and go for it. Thankyou.

    • Mick

      Thanks Moira, really glad to hear you enjoy my thoughts and writing. Thanks for reading :-)

  • http://www.kjmclaughlin.com Krista M

    This is pretty awesome! I totally have one of these WWJD bracelets that I used to wear everyday until a few months ago.

    • Mick

      Next time you put it on, prepare yourself for some serious action ;-) Jesus is radical.

      • Jeremy

        you got that right, He is RADICAL!!!!!! ;)

  • http://karnakasihnya.wordpress.com Supranatural

    Really funny. I was thinking, if wwjd is similar to when lucifer wanted to be like God.

  • http://gravatar.com/ilovehimsomuch4real Nomy J

    I almost didn’t read this…I’m so glad I did. Excellent!:)

  • Jacob

    If the son kept up with the WWJD wrist band behavior the Right Reverend (L)Awful T.Ither from the local Even-terrible Method Church could crucify him on the nearest Blue-gum just out of town…LTPD (Like the Pharisees did).

  • http://www.small-groups-ministry.com Ken Legg

    Hilarious! As someone once said if Jesus came to church today the people we excommunicate are the ones He would hang out with; and some of the leaders are the ones He would drive out! Love your articles and cartoons Mick.

  • George Richter

    absolutely brilliant.. have shared on FB and now others are also sharing thanks Mick

  • John Nankervis

    Good thought provoking post! I like what Frank Viola says in his book “Epic Jesus” with regards to WWJD – “Watch What Jesus Does” It is all about allowing Jesus to outwork through us

  • Marcia

    I love it! I was getting ready to write a post in FB stating the same things… Now I don’t have too!!! I just bookmarked your website and will start looking for your books!!

    • Mick

      Glad you enjoyed it Marcia. Hey, if you’ll looking at my books, you should also check out my upcoming novel ‘God’s Grammar’ you can check out the video trailer and other good stuff here: http://www.godsgrammar.com

      I’m really excited about it’s release. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Hope to see you around here again sometime :-)

  • Annabelle Kopf

    This breaks my heart because this article sounsd good but is SIMPLYWRONG!
    “WWJD” is asking how did Jesus (his Hebrew name Yeshua) walk? How did He walk? Scripture makes it clear that He walked in the Law of the Lord (the TORAH or first 5 books of Moses), perfectly keeping ALL of God’s commandments (the Laws of Moses). Jesus is the Living Torah, showing us its full meaning. Contrary to popular thinking and this article, He did not come to bring a “new” religion! The NT says He was “FALSELY” accused by the Pharisees-as were Stephen and Paul–what this guy is saying is that Jesus wasn’t falsely accused, but rightly accused. Think about it, if Jesus broke even one of the Laws of Moses, would He would be our perfect sacrifice? According to Deut 13 and Deut 30, he would, in fact, be a law-breaker=sinner (I John 3:4) and a FALSE prophet. Something doesn’t add up here in our modern day theology, Church. Take this brief “If…Then” Quiz and test it to see if this theology is from God or man: http://119ministries.com/if—then–

    • Danna Sapp

      I couldn’t agree with you more Annabelle. This story makes me sick making my Savior into a some kind of hippie. We really need to understand as believers what Yeshua did and why he did it. He never once argued with the Pharisees over His father’s the but rather all the extra “doctrines of man” that they added to His law. The author of this story is more Pharisaical than he thinks he is because he is clearly putting more into the doctrines and theologies of man then the whole Word of God which is everlasting.

      • Mick

        Danna, can you be more specific for me. From the story, what part of Jesus did I not describe as he is described in the Bible, and what part of the actions of a Pharisee did I not describe accurately? I wasn’t describing Jesus as a hippy, I was describing him as he is actually described in the Bible. That was the point. We have to accept Jesus as he really was, not as we religiously want him to be.

        • Danna Sapp

          It more the spirit and how you portrayed Jesus that was disturbing. Using words like Old Covenant law where in the Bible ‘Old’ and ‘New’ testament is the law of God called old. In fact Jesus said that he did not come to destroy the law and the profits he came to fulfill them or make them whole and full of meaning. Not one jot or title shall pass away until all is fulfilled. Matthew 5:17-19. Paul never called the old testament the old rather he called them Scripture (2 Timothy 3:16). The only Word of God during the New Testament era was the Old Testament Scriptures therefore that’s all Paul had as a reference. My Savior meet people where they were and are but He never encourage them to stay there He preached repentance. Do you know what true repentance is? Do you have a true grasp of what sin truly is? Sin is the transgression of God’s law (Romans 7:7-14). If we come to Jesus and ask for forgiveness then should we knowingly transgress His law the very thing that John 1:1 says is Him? No of course not we are suppose to go and sin no more right. Now Jesus is a God of grace and He gives us grace because we need Him. We are no longer under the curse of the law which is sin and death because Jesus paid the debt. We shouldn’t be a people of lawlessness either and this story portrays my Lord as such.

          • Nancy Gorman

            Hebrews 8.7: For if that first covenant had been faultless then should no place have been sought for the second. vs. 8: For finding fault with them he said, Behold the days come when I will make a NEW COVENANT. …etc. vs. 10: I will put my laws into their mind and write them on their heart…etc. vs. 13: A NEW covenant he has made the first OLD! NOW that which is DECAYED and WAXED OLD is ready to vanish away. (by Jesus and HOLY Spirit within)

        • http://conthis.blogspot.com Joe Sewell

          Let us pray for the humor-impaired and the Hebrew Roots folk… (Where’s Pastorman when you need him?)

      • Shawn Devree

        I think Jesus would love “hippies” too, I think if compared to a hippie, Jesus would not be offended.
        I am not christian, I believe Jesus was likely a pretty awesome dude, but I choose to not follow the church. If more church’s adopted a similar philosophy as described by Mick, the only side effect I see could be more love, acceptance and forgiveness. That’s not what I see now.
        As a non-believing, non-Christian Mick, I love what you wrote!

    • Danny Saenz

      I must say, this story is a perfect reflection of what Jesus did then; he forced us to not simply follow the law but to live the law with love. Today, there is much talk about righteousness and faith filled life but WWJD begs the question is our actions based and rooted in love? As we move forward, reach for love at all cost and then and only then we are Christians! So, Yeshua walked with love. “They will know we are CHRISTIANS by our love by our love; yes they’ll know we are Christians by our LOVE! ” Merry Christmas and may GOD’S love be with you now and always! Thank you for inspiring me to post! ;)

  • niyi akintade esq.

    Men you are the bomb! Talk of clean & healthy fun.

  • http://www.facebook.com/karen.d.robinson.5 Karen Deal Robinson

    This deserves to go viral. I shared the link on facebook. What a great piece of writing!

  • http://www.facebook.com/karen.d.robinson.5 Karen Deal Robinson

    I have to share a story. I’m not a Christian myself, though I do love Jesus. One day I was on top of a mountain peak. It was snowing, and I was bundled up in a coat and hat and gloves and blanket, and I saw a little girl whose idiot father had dressed her in shorts and a T-shirt. She looked up at me and said “I’m soooo cold!” And into my head popped “What would Jesus do?” And what else could I do? I gave her my blanket. (The family later turned it in at lost-and-found and I got it back.)

    • ValP

      I would disagree! If you love Jesus, then you are a Christian! And you were doing what Jesus said. That doesn’t mean that you belong to a denomination or attend church, though I hope you can find a church with loving Christians in it.

    • A Nonny Mouse

      blimey! it doesn’t take Jesus or anyone else to tell you to give the girl a blanket – why not the hat and gloves as well?

  • Glen Ray

    Sorry, but I feel your story is a mockery of the grace of God. First of all, the boy was not placing his faith in Jesus. he was placing it in a wristband. He obviously did not understand the grace of God and the victory over sin that Jesus secured through his death burial and resurection.

    The reaction of the boy to the scriptures, you refer to, are not within the context of the scriptures and present the acts and words of Christ as sinnful. They were not.

    When you accept Jesus as your Saviour He gives you His Holy Spirit to dwell within and with you. His Spirit guides us and teaches us to walk in His righteousness not by the letter of the law but buy the Spirit of the law and by His grace.

    The law shows us our sinnfulness and cannot provide righteousness. If obedience to the law could make us righteousness then Christ’s death burial and resurection were un-necessary and a waste.

    If you are trusting in your ability to live by the law of God, for your righteousness before God, your trust is vain and will not profit you.

    Rom 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
    10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

    You CANNOT obtain righteousness through works of the law. It is a gift of God through His Holy Son.

    Eph 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: [it is] the gift of God:
    9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.

    The boy and his mother were not putting their faith in Jesus Christ. Are you?

    • Mick

      Glen, take a look at the tag for this post, it is under humour. I wasn’t trying to teach you theology, and I don’t think you need to go into the hearts of the two characters in the story – you’re looking a little to deep into it mate.

  • http://www.revivalasia.net/blog Steve

    Love this post.
    I wrote a post recently WWJD: What Would Judas Do?
    Keep up the good work Mick

  • http://www.facebook.com/michaeljohnbeil Michael John Beil

    Mick, this was amazing!

    Saw a typo in the last sentence:
    “…take notice and follower her son’s good example.”
    I think you meant follow :)

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  • kenmaxelon

    Your post has made me think, but I don’t have any answer. I absolutely agree with what it says, but I spend my life around too many people on the other side of things. So, does Christianity boil down to us attacking each other? I hope not. Does that mean we leave things unsaid that need to be said? Probably not. So, your post has stirred a lot of emotion for me. I have no answer. But I know there is something in me that weeps over the church at the moment…

    • Mick

      Thanks for sharing Ken, thanks for your honesty.

  • http://gravatar.com/tambrahamilton tammy h

    Oh the pious and their desire for new carpet for the youth building. What can I say? Brilliant writing. Thank you.

  • Jen Lynn

    I remember when those wristbands were really popular. It seemed that most people who wore them were like the Pharisee though. And I tend to be more careful around those with the fish on their car as they seem the most dangerous. I enjoy your writings, Mick. Gets me to think… Usually with my heart.

  • http://www.facebook.com/HektikStyles Hektor

    Possibly d best I have ever read!!
    Just amazing<3
    Through My experiences, "Christians" have made Me turn so disgusted away from their putrid, judgemental, hate filled, works based "god"..
    Through My Own direkt relationship with God, has given Me a Personal & Amazing relationship with My Kreator!!
    Now after recently falling 20m (60ft) off a tower with barely a skratch & earing instant worldwide headlines..

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2137856/Hektor-Wrotniak-plummets-20-metres-horrific-fall-scaffolding-Creamfields-festival.html

    I am trying to spread His message through My Own Simple yet effektive (God willing) way!!!
    Through smiles, laughters, joys happiness & Love to all the Earth!

    http://www.facebook.com/HektikStyles

    & I make no apologies for not dressing in a suit & tie & standing on a street korner & yelling at passers by – "repent sinner, You're going to hell!" as I was yelld at last night..
    All Your good works mean nothing..
    We are all equal.. all souls.. all needing God's Love & Grace!
    You Sir have it spot on! I thank God for You!
    Keep spreading His Message<3
    To God be all d Glory & thanx!! Amen!

    • ValP.

      Have been reading Adam Hamilton’s *When Christians Get it Wrong.” It addresses some of your concerns with Christians.

    • http://www.facebook.com/mermaidbliss BelovedBliss Mahira

      You will love the Gospel of Grace or the New Covenant teachings as taught by Joseph Prince <3

  • SisU

    Wow, this was really good! Jesus really was somebody living a full life loving everybody and messing with the concepts of the religious people. We should be the same… Are we?

  • http://twitter.com/castaway5555 Tom Eggebeen

    Thanks Mick. I’ve posted to my FB. Right on target, oh yeah! But dangerous … hee hee …

  • Janet

    Love this, it made me laugh. Very creative.

  • Daniel

    Legendary stuff. Well written. And soooo funny to realise how fals own thinking patterns can be. Dan

  • http://www.facebook.com/mizpahgrace.ochoa Mizpah Grace Viyar Ochoa

    this is a great story!.. funny, but it is the reality… we sometimes condemn sinners which is not the right thing to do. we feel that we are more righteous than other people but in reality, we are all the same.. we all need a savior…

  • http://www.facebook.com/kevin.millard Kevin Millard

    haha thanks for sharing

  • Cathy O

    LOVE it!

  • Joshua

    I get and greatly appreciate the moral to the story, but has anyone else pointed out that Jesus actually was a Pharisee?

  • Jeff

    This “story” has horrible exegetical problems made from Scripture. It makes certain assumptions that are absolutely inconceivable. And moreover though it is supposed to make one think, it neither is funny nor helpful. What answers does it give? Nothing that author wants to even infer. It has expounded on two extremes without explanation. Sad really.

    • hope

      awwww Jeffy! eet otay (it’s okay).. lighten up a bit buddy. if you can’t see the humour in it, ask yourself WWJD? :)

      (ps – it’s not supposed to be an explanatory exposition on Christianity – the Bible should be where you go to for that, along with the Holy Spirit, who can give you all the answers you need)

      now smile, and focus on the JOY of the Lord in you and over you! :) the world is already full of grumpy christians… hehe

  • Abraham

    Hi,
    It is easy to criticize the way the church has been functioning. But are we not part of the church? Are we not members of the same body? If yes, have been salt and light in that place?

  • Cattie

    I love this so much. Posted it on facebook because I feel like the Church needs to hear it, and promptly got attacked by a whole bunch of Christian friends who berated me for “compromising on the truth.” My nonbeliever, “sinner” friends liked it. A friend of mine once told me that one of the huge indicators that you’re starting to live like Jesus will be that religious people are uncomfortable around you and sinners like you. Thanks for helping me look a little more like him with this post.

    • mickmooney

      Yeah, I think some people read this post and thought to themselves, “Man, I got to go get me one of those WWAPD? Wristbands, they really produce great results!”

      … strange days indeed

  • Eliza

    This is a great example of ” YOU THINK” you know GOD’S WORD
    but you don’t….
    we read God’ word but we didn’t really understand ….that

    we don’t really know what does it mean ? and How do I apply in my daily life….

    interpretation – application …

  • Puff the Magic Dragon

    Ah, one thing, he protected the woman caught in adultery from being stoned to death, but He also exhorted her to “Sin No More” Jesus Forgave the sinners, but the sinners were asked to repent. As for WWJD at an abortion clinic. Yes, he would forgive the women who had the abortion, but He would expect her not to go back and have another one. Every one talks about Christ forgiving, no one talks about his blatant and clear warning what happens to those who continue sinning.

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  • Fiona

    Haha.. this is great! Wow, I read through all the comments here… woah intense people. So happy I am not freaked out about stuff like this anymore. When I realised I died with Christ and also died to the law (yay!) I chucked my WWAPD wristband away and I would highly recommend it :)

  • Patricia Robinson

    I hate hypocracy too Mick. It really isn’t Jesus’ fault that people make everything about themselves. Have a good one.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=631538155 Ilene S. Pincus

    perfect

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Luke-Havard-Coaching/100002853088685 Luke Havard Coaching

    This is brilliant Mick, I’m so glad that I was browsing twitter and saw this! This is one of those posts thats so powerful its down right offensive to some people, the truth hurts. However this is totally biblical and totally Jesus, because the bible clearly says the gospel is offensive.

    The truth of the matter is, people who need the gospel aren’t coming looking for the church they’ll look for just about anything else because the reputation of christians has been judgement. So as followers we need to go to them, meeting them where they’re at. Jesus saved my life through people who weren’t offended by my sin. Most of the christians that I knew growing up were either to afraid to give me the time of day or to busy judging me. I praise GOD for those who practice the WWJD message.

    Thanks Mick for sharing,

    Luke

    • Mick

      right on Luke.

  • Darling

    Does anyone else notice how many of us grace folk leave out the miraculous aspects of the Christian life? We portray ourselves sometimes just as natural as religion or the world: a life full if things that don’t require God. Yes, our big brother was loving and forgiving, but we can come up with a real looking version of that without anyone being the wiser. But the bulk of the Gospels show him doing miracles and there’s no faking that. WWJD around a sick person? What do most others do-grace, law and sinner alike? Not trying to condemn but let’s not leave any of his life out. And we see him doing more miracles than even defending the condemned. On a different note, I like WWJD, What Wouldn’t Jesus Do? Makes me think of an adventurer.

  • george wynne

    Maybe if his parents were more of an example of living a spirit filled life dedicated to living for Christ and showing him how to apply Gods word to his daily life they wouldnt need to give him any wristband. Its not whats on the arm but what is in the Heart…
    Or maybe if they were in a Spirit filled church, they do exsist you know, I happen to get to go to one……. Be Blessed

  • Shane

    The fact that you suggest, even in jest, that our Lord Jesus Christ would buy beer for already drunken men is a slap in the face to our Saviour. The whole Bible (not just the old testament) is extremely expressive in its stance against drinking in general, let alone getting drunk. Drinking beyond intoxication can lead to alcohol poisoning and potential death. Would our Lord drown someone in their sin to death? That sounds like the opposite of my Jesus. Jesus spent time with sinners not to revel in their sin with them, but to help pull them up and bring them closer to Him. I will continue to pray for you and your followers that you will see that Jesus did not come so that we could sin freely, but so that we can live a life more abundantly for Him and the Father.

  • Jaydubb

    I always thought it meant “What Would Jackie Do” as in Jackie Kennedy Onassis who was always graceful under pressure, LOL. Only a law-minded, old covenant believing Christian would need a wristband to remind themselves of how they are supposed to act.

  • Gregg Sheehan

    Someone once lamented, in a forum that I was active in, that they wished we could get “Christ” back into “Christmas”. My immediate retort was that I wished we could get “Christ” back into “Christians”.