Thursday, July 13, 2006

Test Everything Against The Word Of God

Concerning what is going on in the "emergent church", "ecumenical church" , "seeker friendly" church and the "purpose driven church", I urge everyone who reads this to ask God to open your eyes concerning these things. Also, churches that are ordaining homosexuals, condoning the homosexual lifestyle, and changing the Holy Trinity. Satan has creeped his way into the church because for so long the church has slept. Satan is attacking the Word of God from INSIDE the church itself. Satan is the father of all lies and the master of deceit. The Bible says that he disguises himself as an angel of light. Because so many professing Christians fail to read the Bible and study it for themselves they have been easily sucked in and seduced by these lies. Too many professing Christians are far too gullible. They are following the ways of man rather than the ways of God. Far too many of them would believe it just because their pastor said it.

It is a lie from the pit of hell that the church needs to change its message to attract the world. God is Truth and He has not changed! The cry from so many of these people is that we need to "unify the church". Unity can not come by compromisng the very Word of God. When Jesus prayed for unity, He prayed that the church would be one as He and the Father were one.

“My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in Me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as You are in Me and I am in You. May they also be in Us so that the world may believe that You have sent Me. I have given them the glory that You gave Me, that they may be one as We are one: I in them and You in Me. May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that You sent Me and have loved them even as You have loved Me. (John 17:20-23)

This means the Church must first be in unity with God Himself. Then, and only then will there be true unity. Peace that is obtained by compromising the truth is not real peace!
"from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge:

Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction. For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths." (2 Timothy 3:15-4:4)

This scripture Paul wrote to Timothy hits the nail right on the head. Some of the largest and so called successful churches in America are doing just what the scripture says..."They will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear"

The message coming from so many of these churches today is that God loves everyone. And He does. But they are teaching a love that does not stand for truth, in an effort to not offend anyone. "If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it has hated you.” (John 15:18)
Tolerance is another lie from the pits of Hell. I don't read anywhere in my Bible where it says that I have to be tolerant of opinions, teachings and lifestyles that are in direct conflict with the very Word of God. When you become a Christian you are enlisting in the army of the Lord. An army does not win a battle by rolling over and playing dead. It wins by fighting. As Christians we must fight for truth. An army always has guards watching for the enemy. We must test everything against the Word of God to keep the enemy from creeping in.

My Bible says that homosexuality is WRONG! My Bible says that God is the FATHER, SON and HOLY SPIRIT. I do not care if you think the very fact that this is masculine offends you. Jesus called God His Father, not His mother. So get over it. God did not leave us the option to change what we do not like about His Word. He did not leave it open for discussion. Marriage is between a man and a woman! PERIOD! In John 3, Jesus said, "you must be born again." Jesus said that He was ,"THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE", not, "a way. a truth and a life!" All roads do not lead to God. There is ONE WAY! Truth is not relative or changing. Truth is absolute. God is truth. If truth was different for everyone then there would really be no truth....Think about it! Many would say, that to say these things is being judgemental. I beg to differ. I did not make up these things, God did! I am merely telling the truth! God will do the judging on judgement day.

A Few Questions To Ponder:
  • How can you be openly gay, and claim to be a minister of the Gospel?
  • How can you claim to be a minister of the Gospel and not mention the word sin?
  • How can you claim to be a Christian church and want to change the Holy Trinity?
  • How can you claim to be a Christian church and condone the homosexual lifestyle?
I encourage everyone who is reading this to test everything against the Word of God. False doctrine is what usually cries out the loudest about unity. I urge you to listen carefully when you hear the cry for unity; because it may be the cover of false doctrine trying to creep in. "Test all things; hold fast what is good." (1Thessalonians 5:21)

"See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the traditions of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ." (Colossians 2:8)

The counsel of the LORD stands forever, The plans of His heart to all generations. (Psalm 33:11)

"For I am the LORD, I do not change;" (Malachi 3:6)

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