The Counterfeit Jesus
There is a fraudulent and counterfeit “Jesus” sold to the masses within the corrupt church system. Those who are disciples of Christ must be vigilant in contending for the true faith by imitating him and the apostles. Most people throughout the world believe in a counterfeit “Jesus.” The “Jesus” that most people think about in society is not Christ found in Scripture, but a malleable “Jesus” that conforms to the carnal desires of people’s hearts.
For FALSE CHRISTS and FALSE PROPHETS will arise and perform great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the elect. – Matthew 24:24
Most people in the church system believe that the false Christ is someone who outrightly denies Christ, or is an antichrist. This is a false assumption. The deception today is that many affirm "Jesus," but distort him to their own carnal desires. A distorted Christ is the same thing as out rightly denying Christ.
True disciples of Christ are to worship God in spirit and in truth. The Gospel message has been distorted and perverted by hirelings who stand upon their man-made pulpits. They do not know and serve Christ as he is portrayed in the Scripture because the truth and fear of our Father in heaven is not in them.
A true disciple of Christ will imitate him. They do not follow after religious hirelings who create false converts practicing their own version of Christianity as many follow them down the wide road that leads to destruction.
The Two Principles of Counterfeit Christianity
The profitable profession of preaching a counterfeit “gospel” markets a “Jesus” that is drastically different than Christ of the Bible. This “Jesus” is accepted and professed by those who desire to remain in their sinful ways. Counterfeit Christianity is loved dearly as the masses among the thousands of harlot denominations flock in through the doors of their named buildings to have their ears tickled and their wallets empties through the sophistry and entertainment that is provided for them.
Counterfeit Christianity rests on two principles for it to function. First, there are the hirelings. There is no way around it, a hireling must pervert the Gospel message and person of Christ to maintain their status among men. Second, there are the ignorant pew warmers who give attention to what they say. This is how you will know when you are under the banner of a counterfeit “Jesus” that leads to spiritual death.
God has given us His word so that we may read, study and have understanding of it through His Spirit. Many don’t know the word of God because they have not allowed the Holy Spirit to lead them to the truth, but rather have allowed hirelings to teach their version of “truth” to them.
If you Google “Jesus” in the images category on the Internet, you will find a false representation, or image of "Jesus." Scripture states that he did not attract people by his physical appearance. He was not a blonde European with blonde hair and blue eyes who died on a cross with muscles and a six-pack. This is a false rendering of Christ from an artist’s misconception of the true Savior. In similar fashion, the “Jesus” of church must be marketed as attractive and palatable to an audience that wants and desires to see him that way.
In the same way, but in a spiritual sense, the pulpit hirelings have their versions of “Jesus” who is presented quite differently than in the Scripture. Christ was not a pretty rose who was born on a bed of roses, but rather came as an exposed root.
For he grew up before him like a young plant, and LIKE A ROOT OUT OF DRY GROUND; he had no form or majesty that we should look at him, and NO BEAUTY that we should desire him. – Isaiah 53:2
The distortion of Christ in the physical and spiritual is quite disturbing if one was to take off their indoctrinated lenses. The “Jesus” within the church system has been made up to be compatible with a sinful world.
How many times do you hear, “Do not judge, my Jesus does not judge anyone?”
For we must all appear before the JUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRIST, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil. – 2 Corinthians 5:10
But they will give account to him who is ready to JUDGE the living and the dead. – 1 Peter 4:5
I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to JUDGE the living and the dead – 2 Timothy 4:1
Where do people come up with these false concepts of Christ?
If you are not already in there, you will find these fantasies within the church system.
I don’t know about you, but the Saviour I believe in will judge all mankind, the living and the dead. Christ judges everyone.
Those among the ekklesia’s message is Christ our Savior. If our message is about him, then we must have the Scriptural understanding of who he is; otherwise, we would be falling for the latest parlour tricks of hired pulpiteers.
And he COMMANDED us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one appointed by God to be JUDGE of the living and the dead. – Acts 10:42
Many preach Christ as Saviour and King of Kings, but also Scripture states that we are to preach him as Judge.
How many have heard Christ preached as Judge within the church system?
He isn’t. He is a blonde-haired blue-eyed European with a six-pack who is friends with the world. The clergy gets gitty with him while the pew warmers eyes gloss over as money flows into their coffers. Their “Jesus” entertains them. They will always invite you to come into one of their denominational buildings for this reason.
Did you know that Christ commanded us to preach that he will judge the living and the dead?
This is part of the Gospel message, yet the indoctrinated have absolutely no concept of the most judgemental man in history. The religious elite despise this type of man as attested in Scripture. Their “Jesus” is their “homeboy” who accepts who they are without judgement and his “grace” allows them to continue in their sinful ways blinded to the appointed day when the KIng of kings and Lord of lords will judge them for their idolatry of worshipping their man-made superficial “Jesus” invented from their carnal minds.
The politically correct “Jesus” found within the church system does not offend anybody.
The people love their tree-hugger “Jesus,” but Christ of Scripture cursed the fig tree.
Read Mark 11:12-25 to get a clearer picture. Christ did not come to hug everyone and judge no one.
Christ would offend more people today than he did in his day on earth. They would call for his death with even greater fervor.
Christ was a man who did not compromise, or apologize.
WOE TO YOU PHARISEES! For you love the best seat in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces. Woe to you! For you are like unmarked graves, and people walk over them without knowing it.” One of the lawyers answered him, “Teacher, in saying these things you INSULT US ALSO.” – Luke 11:43-45
Christ lashed out at the temple going hypocrites, then another group said that he was also offending them too. With no compromise, or apology rebuked all of them. Christ knew that they would be offended, but continued to preach anyways. He was not there to present ear candy and entertainment to gain followers.
The Christ of the Bible confronted sin. The sinners were offended because they were deliberately confronted by him.
When the crowds were increasing, he began to say, “This generation is an EVIL GENERATION. It seeks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah. – Luke 11:29
How do you think the crowds would respond to Christ saying this?
How do you think this would be taken today?
Do you think he would stand up and say what a wonderful generation you are by zealously going to church each week when I abolished the temple system long ago?
The plain fact is when the truth of sin is confronted to a sinful world, it is offensive to them, especially among the religious church crowds. Truth by nature will offend the deceived who falsely believe they’re good enough for the Kingdom of God in man-made traditions and idolatry. They come to church in their sin and there they remain in their sin. Their nature offends the holiness of God.
The Biblical Christ and his disciples should offend the world. They shouldn’t seek to avoid being offensive like the church hirelings do because Christ sure didn’t.
Christ stated to the religious elite, “Have you never read in the Scriptures.” He treated them like foolish children when they were the ones who were expected to have memorized all the books of Moses. It would be like asking a mathematician, “Do you not know how to count?” Christ was deliberately being condescending for a reason.
Would you ask a lifeguard, “Do you not know how to swim?
It is offensive to the pompous, isn’t it?
Christ was not afraid to lash out at these types of people with the word of God. He wanted to push their buttons being relentless to upholding the principles of the Kingdom of God.
The “Jesus” in the church system is not offensive, or holy. A holy Christwill be offensive to a sinful world.
You may say, “Jesus only rebuked the Pharisees, not sinners.”
Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and REPENT. – Revelation 3:19
Christ was offensive and condescending by rebuking those who he loved. He preached to them out of love for them, but many did not see it that way.
The hypocrites appeared outwardly righteous, but inwardly they were full of sin. This is the same manifestation of the “church” system today.
How many say I am a “Christian,” which equates to a good tithing member of a denominational church who do “good” works and give to a charitable (501c3) business.
Christsays they are “wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked” spitting them out of his mouth (Revelation 3:15-17).
It’s offensive isn’t it?
The churchy “Jesus” is not the same Christ who said, “it hates me because I testify about it that its works are evil” (John7:7).
Then he began to DENOUNCE THE CITIES where most of his mighty works had been done, because they did NOT REPENT. – Matthew 11:20
Yes, Christ rebuked entire cities because they would not repent of their sin, yet in the church system the word repent is treated the same way the salaried pastor treats those who would oppose his ways.
Church people want the fish, bread and healing of Christ, but don’t want to repent, or hear about repentance; therefore, he will rebuke them for it.
As disciples of Christ, we should be using the same terminology that he used and call what he called sin, not to pretty it up as not to offend anyone.
What the world calls a “gentleman’s club” is actually a club for perverts. What the religious call church is a club that perverts the Gospel. The deception is that they use positive words to mask what is really going on behind the scenes to ease the conscience of willful sinners rather than convict them.
We must call sin by how Scripture defines sin, and call sinners by how Scripture defines sinners.
Christ degraded people to animals such as dogs, snakes and pigs for their rebellion.
Do you think “gentle Jesus meek and mild” when he told a whole city this?
And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? You shall be BROUGHT DOWN TO HADES. – Luke 10:15
Is this the "Jesus" you hear about in church, Sunday school and youth groups?
Is your version of “Jesus” marketed to the masses in the latest best-selling books and DVD’s?
Any preacher who does not follow the example of Christ is not a follower of him. Read your Bible, look at the preacher, look at Christ, read your Bible, look at the preacher, look at Christ.
Is he a preacher of Christ, or is he a church hireling?
Do the math, does 1+1=2?
Do you know how to read Scripture?
The Good News is only good to those who repent and follow the ways of Christ who is living water and the bread of life. The “good news” in church is pop and potato chips. It is the wide and easy road.
Many believe in the “Jesus” that is marketed to them who does not get angry, bring offence, hate, or judge.
You have loved righteousness and HATED wickedness – Hebrews 1:9
O you who love the LORD, HATE evil! He preserves the lives of his saints; he delivers them from the hand of the wicked. – Psalm 97:10
If you love one, then you will hate the other. If you love sin, then you will hate righteousness. If you love holiness, then you will hate iniquity.
Christ attacked sin and gave no excuses, justifications, or accommodations for it and left sinners without an excuse.
If your “Jesus” does not hate sin, then your “Jesus” does not love you.
Why do you think it states,
After this many of his disciples TURNED BACK and no longer walked with him. – John 6:66
They were offended. They didn’t like the hard sayings.
Those in the church system do not like the hard sayings. They hire someone to give them the easy sayings instead. It doesn’t end there, Christ then goes on to say to the twelve disciples that remained with him, “Do you want to go away as well?” and then calls one of them the devil.
The hippy “Jesus” that goes around getting along and hanging out with everyone and doesn’t turn everybody off, or turn anyone away is found within the walls of Churchianity.
The genuine Christ is repulsive and offensive to the church masses.
Does your pastor fear turning anyone off for truth, or is he the puppeteer of the people hired to gloss over their eyes by making them feel welcome and comfortable in their sin?
Have you not read that Christ brought division among his family, synagogue and the Jews?
He is still bringing division today.
Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather DIVISION. – Luke 12:51
Do you believe in a passive non-aggressive “Jesus?”
And MAKING A WHIP OF CORDS, he drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and oxen. – John 2:15
The fact is that Christ interfered with the business of church by today’s standards, and will be coming back in flaming fire with even more aggression than his first visit. He will overturn every table, city, ruler and country smiting the nations and bringing destruction to the things that are not of his Father. It says in Scripture, “In righteousness he will judge and make war.”
The soft sissy, hippy “Jesus” found in the churches of men is not the King of kings and Lord of lords!
Are you getting the picture yet?
Does your "Jesus" have flaming eyes who will bring a sword?
You had better wake up soon because he is coming for the harlot church system with a vengeance and will put them in the winepress of God's wrath.
Have you ever seen grapes go through a winepress?
We all need to do a heart check and figure out whose side we are on because the blood of the wicked will flow like wine when Christ returns.
How many times have you heard the church member say, “Jesus hung out with sinners and was friends with them?”
You see, their false “gospel” trains people to go out in the world and become friends with them and try to get them to come to church for indoctrination into their version of “Jesus” that they have created for themselves from their vain imaginations. They conform to the world to appeal to the world.
You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a FRIEND OF THE WORLD makes himself an ENEMY OF GOD. – James 4:4
- Is Jesus the Friend of Sinners?
You cannot be called an evangelist unless your purpose is to bring the Gospel to the world; it is not about becoming friends with the world.
Christ didn’t come to hang out with the world, but to called sinners to repentance.
The pew warmer will say that their "Jesus" is a “friend of sinners” by appealing to the lies of the Pharisees who also falsely accused Christ of being a glutton and a wine bibber.
For it was indeed fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, unstained, SEPARATED FROM SINNERS, and exalted above the heavens. – Hebrews 7:26
Do not love the world or the things in the world. IF ANYONE LOVES THE WORLD, the love of the Father is not in him. – 1 John 2:15-17
Sinners put Christ to death because he was no friend of sin. The false “Jesus” in the church system is an enemy of God. Christ was angered at the religious hypocrites.
And he looked around at them with ANGER, grieved at their hardness of heart – Mark 3:5
A disciple of Christ should have righteous anger towards the worldly corruption of the religious system today. The deception, selfishness and wickedness are so rampant in the world it should make you angry. The blue-eyed European hippy “Jesus” with long blonde hair who gets along with everyone does not get angry, judge, or bring offence. This "Jesus" will not create discerning disciples, but mindless passive pew-warming indoctrinated church members who are spoon fed man-made politically correct doctrine from hired peacocks who prance upon their platforms pandering their false “gospel” to make a buck for themselves.
How many times have you heard, “You are preaching fear, not love?”
Christ came with a message of Good News from this Father, but also with a terrifying message as well. It is life, or death. You must choose.
Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and GODLY FEAR – Hebrews 12:28
The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will gather out of his kingdom ALL causes of sin and ALL law-breakers, and throw them into the fiery furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. – Matthew 13:41-42
The message of Christis wonderful and terrifying. The message of “Jesus” in the church system is “Jesus is the reason for the season,” as they entertain themselves and follow their worldly traditions in their man driven agendas.
Time is running short.
Do you want to be bound hand and foot and be cast into outer darkness?
That will depend on the “Jesus” whom you serve.
Scripture has some terrifying words if you believe and have faith in them to be the truth.
His winnowing fork is in his hand, to clear his threshing floor and to gather the wheat into his barn, but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire.” So with many other EXHORTATIONS HE PREACHED GOOD NEWS to the people. – Luke 3:17-18
John the Baptist came preaching Christ and the Good News. This was his motivational message to the people.
Is this the motivation you are hearing from the likes of Joel Osteen and the many other money grabbers?
Therefore, knowing the FEAR OF THE LORD, we persuade others. – 2 Corinthians 5:11
The officers answered, “NO ONE EVER SPOKE LIKE THIS MAN!” – John 7:46
It’s ironic isn’t it?
You will never find anyone who would speak like Christin the church system. He is not allowed in their buildings. He was cast out long ago. You will not find any disciples of Christ there either because they are part of the Kingdom of God, not within the religious kingdoms of men.
The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and DOES NOT LIVE IN TEMPLES BUILT BY HUMAN HANDS. – Acts 17:24
To be like Christ, you will expect hatred from the world. If you preach like him, you will be rejected in the same way.
Consider him who endured from sinners such HOSTILITY against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. – Hebrews 12:3
And when his family heard it, they went out to seize him, for they were saying, “HE IS OUT OF HIS MIND.” – Mark 3:21
A biblical Christ is not a popular, and any disciple who follows him will not be popular either. Yes, your family members will believe you are out of your mind too.
They cried out, “Away with him, away with him, crucify him!” Pilate said to them, “Shall I crucify your King?” The chief priests answered, “WE HAVE NO KING BUT CAESAR.” – John 19:15
The religious system’s king is a hired man called “pastor” who heads a government controlled religious charitable business called church. Christ of the Bible will not be found in their midst.
Is your "Jesus" biblical, or a church smiling happy-hippy “Jesus” created from the carnal minds of religious men?
The modern church system does not recognize the true Christ. They soon will when he comes to burn their idolatrous buildings to the ground.
From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “REPENT, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him DENY HIMSELF and take up his cross daily and FOLLOW ME. – Luke 9:23
We need to preach the Biblical Christ, not a watered down version created from liberal modern philosophy. It is a perversion and a fraud to suite the sinful ways of the world by peddling a false “gospel” for gain.
May we follow after Christ who is attested in in the word of God. May we follow his example of being bold, confrontational and aggressive being unapologetic and uncompromising for speaking the truth.
A true disciple of Christ will preach and imitate him.
We don’t create a “Jesus” to conform to us, but we are to conform to Christ.
Christ is our Savior, Lord and Judge and will be the most terrifying man in all of history to those who oppose him.
He is not watered down prettied “Jesus” in church who does not bring offense, but to the contrary.
If you are part of the church system, I would think long and hard about the “Jesus” you believe in.
Then I heard another voice from heaven saying, “COME OUT OF HER, my people, lest you take part in her sins, lest you share in her plagues – Revelation 18:4
When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. - John 16:13
- Conversion to Jesus Christ, or to the Church System
Unfortunately, many have a false understanding that becoming a Christian does not equate to being a disciple. This is a false ideology and it is of utmost importance to discern the distinction.
- The Pastor and the Moses Complex
Most people falsely assume that hierarchical structure in Church is of God where they look up to and are led by a prominent salaried official.
- God does not like Men with Professional Titles in Churches
The modern “church” is full of men with titles, but these professional titles that are pinned upon these men do not come from God, but men themselves.
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