The Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch Organization sponsors an annual contest for the most ridiculous labels on products. Here is a sample of some of those labels.
A warning label on a baby stroller cautions the user to • “Remove child before folding”
A household iron warns users • “Never iron clothes while they are being worn”
A 13” wheel on a wheelbarrow warns, • “Not intended for highway use”
A warning on an electric router (intended for carpenters) cautions “This product not intended for dental drill”
What alarms me the most is that the manufacturer felt it was necessary to warn some people about this and the fact that some people may actually find these labels useful!
Christians carry labels too. In effect it says 'The life we live exposes the label we wear!'
What does your label say about you? Does your life reflect a label that reads, “You can’t tell the difference between me (a Christian) or anyone else” or does your label read, “I believe in a risen Christ that desires all people to know him”… If that describes your life then the best evidence for a risen Christ is a living Christian and the best evidence for a living Christian is one that’s serving. If you are serving, your label has tremendous value; people see it and want to read it. But if you’re not serving then your label can say anything… because I suspect that just like those ridiculous labels I listed… nobody’s reading it anyway… Pastor Mike