MORNINGTIME 2129

by Benjamin Munsell on July 27, 2016
MORNINGTIME 2129
 
Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come , EXCEPT THERE COME A FALLING AWAY FIRST, and (then) that man of sin, (the anti-Christ) (shall) be revealed, the son of perdition; 2Thessalonians 2:3.  "Apostasy: renunciation or abandonment of one's religious faith or of an object of one's previous loyalty". Let's get down to the bottom line. How many people in your church can you tap on the shoulder and ask them, "Hey Brother, would you sit down with me for 15 minutes and help me understand the Gospel"? DON'T make even one excuse for them. Either they say "Yes", or they say "No" to right then sitting down with you to explain the Gospel to you. No excuse, or every excuse will be offered, and most will actually sound legitimate. THAT'S STILL NO EXCUSE. How does your church handle questions about Salvation? Can anyone take an hour or two to go through the Gospel and its  Promises unto Salvation, RIGHT THEN? NO, Salvation is NOT a 5 minute quickie prayer to Jesus, with the announcement of, "Brothers and Sisters, we have 3 new Christians in our midst who have just given their hearts to Christ, keep them in your prayers, now let's go eat". THAT'S what happens when preachers have nothing else to say to the "new believers". They like to talk ABOUT the Gospel, but can't EXPLAIN the Gospel and what Salvation REALLY is. Which is worse, a church with absolutely no offer of "salvation" anytime during or after the service, OR a church that offers a 5 minute "offer of salvation" with the assurance, YOU'RE STILL GOING TO HELL. I vote for the "no offer" church, at least they haven't given a false assurance of phony "salvation", and the people walk away maybe still hungry for Gospel Truth.  Some hunger is still better than a false "I'm in, he said I'm a Christian", assurance. It's EASY to back away from the Gospel, (Apostasy), give an easy, safe word that will anger no one, and let them go to Hell, while you go to lunch, where you, AND they, will NOT, Be Blessed.
 
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