Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Revolt Against Religion

Two thousand years ago God started a revolt against the religion He started. So don't ever put it past God to cause a groundswell movement against churches and Christian institutions that bear His name. If He was willing to turn Judaism upside down, don't think for a moment our institutions are safe from divine revolt. I am convinced that even now there are multitudes of followers of Jesus Christ who are sick and tired playing games and playing down the call of God. ~ Erwin McManus, The Barbarian Way, p. 114

1 comment:

middy1 said...

May the churches of America wake up and stop being the Church of Laodicea described in Revelation.
"I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth."Revelation 3:15-16(NIV)

Lukewarm and in danger of divine rejection,

Materially rich but blind in spirituality and inadequate to the call of Jesus,

In need of a divine character "gold" that can be obtained only through patient submission and tribulations,

In need of sanctity, "white clothes", the dressing of heaven,

In need of discernment "that you may see" the true state of the church,

In need of repentance,

In need to return to a serious association with Jesus that knocks at the door to dine together (have fellowship).

May the churches of America learn and discern what God's Holy word says and means.

"If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land."2Chronicles 7:14(NIV)

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