The devil is very clever, but not only to those who shun the armor of God in ignorance. I heard a preacher make a statement once, he said the largest congregation in the body of Christ are the ignorant. Ignorance is not an excuse it’s a choice, I’m ignorant of computers because I choose to be. In March of this year the Methodist leaders gathered together and voted to disavow same-sex marriage and the ordination of homosexual ministers. We have two Methodist churches in my city that came out publicly and opposed the decision of their leaders.
Like all compromisers they have become experts in the art of self-justification. They are affluent at defending their reason to defy God and His teachings. They deflect attention away from the sin with this statement: “what really matters is a loving, caring relationship”. In their way of thinking, sin is not a sin unless you call it sin. If they don’t think it is sin they don’t call it sin.
2 Timothy 4:3 For the time has come when they will not endure sound doctrine: but after their own lusts they shall heap to themselves teachers having itching ears.
A large contingent of people now attend a church that teaches them what they want to hear, not “thus saith the Lord”. No matter what sin or what perversion a person holds to, there is a church that will propagate their belief. The trend is for people to find a church that is easy on their lusts and flesh. God is not the main attraction, man’s doctrine garners all the attention. How bizarre is it that people go to the house of God to be taught the doctrine of devils?
1 Corinthians 5:1 It is commonly reported that there is fornication among you, such fornication that not even the Gentiles practice, that a man should have his father’s wife.
The Apostle Paul had a fit over a man sleeping with his stepmother, I wonder how he would react to same-sex marriage? Paul rebuked the church because they didn’t see a problem with it. Perhaps this man was a good tither! We can have God or we can have sin, but we can’t have both, every man must make a choice. I think that Paul is rolling over in his grave because some churches that are named after him are led by ordained homosexuals. The church of Jesus Christ is suppose to be holy, but it has become secular in its nature. I doubt very much that Paul would even be welcome in some of these churches.
Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God: but in works they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobates.
Saying the right things do not justify oneself, doing the right things are what draw the approval of God. People who skirt around the truth with their own production of truth only deceive themselves. The sad part of all this, they act like they are correct and some of God’s chosen. All compromise will one day be avenged better in this life than the next. A large number of Christians no longer demand the truth, they are willing to believe whatsoever those in authority are speaking. Don’t let yourself be judged for the heresy that others are teaching the gullible.
The devil is a thief,
he has come to kill, destroy, and steal.
The devil has a word,
but my Lord has the final Word.
I choose to ignore the devil,
I don’t believe what he says.
I love the Word of my Lord,
He speaks only the truth.
His Name is greater than the thief, so I will be blessed.
YEAR OF THE LOCAL CHURCH
PRAYERS FOR OUR NATION
Protection for: People who are innocently being lured to America with false promises from our leadership. Lord, protect those people especially the children. Protect them and our nation from the flood of drugs, cartels, terrorists, traffickers and all the diseases that now have access to our cities and citizens. Post angels along our southern border. Expose the evil. Praying for our law officials and National Guard on the front lines. Give them protection and wisdom.
We pray in agreement with your Word: Luke 8:17 “Nothing is secret that will not be revealed, nor anything hidden that will not be known and come to light”. Truth cannot be hidden. The truth sets us free. Jesus is the Way, Truth and Light! Give the Righteous leaders boldness, wisdom and strength as they fight on the front lines. Give them every tool they need to carry out your will Father. Every person who is in a place of authority that does not have a legal “God right” to be there will be transformed or removed.
ALL LEGAL MATTERS: We pray for those legally gathering up and exposing the enemy’s lies. Protection for them and their families. All cover-ups and deeds done in darkness against the United States of America will have complete exposure. God’s plans and purpose for America will prevail.