Lies Disguised as 'Truth' in the False Church System
There a two groups of people that are manifest today that claim to follow Christ. One is called 'church' that is a religious system that incorporates the ways of the world and the other group are a scattered people called the ekklesia who are led by the Holy Spirit. The distinction can be made on who or what is their authority.
Are we to cast our votes concerning the issues of God or is there already a standard and guideline for the the followers of Christ already?
Why is it that what most people call 'church' is a religion of lip service that compromises the true faith in practice and behaviour?
The modern church system promotes a cesspool of false doctrines. It is not a spiritually safe place to attend religious buildings of business where man is in control instead of Christ.
Preachers shout from the pulpits that we can receive whatever we ask for if we have enough faith that essentially means sowing the monetary into their offering plates or buying the religious wares they are selling. We are told that we can take over the world for Christ before he returns and can attain great power and do even greater miracles than Christ and the apostles.
When people come to the realization that they have been duped with false teaching, they come out of the religious system more confused than when they went in. No one ever pointed them to simplicity and purity of what it means to be in Christ.
For I feel a divine jealousy for you, since I betrothed you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ. But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your thoughts will be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ. – 2 Corinthians 11:2-3
Satan does not want people to know that Christ is our headship and covering. He wants you to believe that it is your Pastor. Those in the church system focus solely on the words of the their esteemed hirelings instead of abiding in God's word. The people’s affections lean more towards their clergy as their loyalty, allegiance and passions do not point to God through His Son. This is an epidemic within the church system today.
When we love man and their traditions more than we love Christ, then the genuine faith has been compromised. True love (agape) is about standing up for what is right without the fear of man. The world wants everyone to tolerate each other and not offend one another in the name of 'love.'
Unfortunately, this concept of love is counterfeit as it accepts blatant lies over the truth.
True love (agape) for God and for our brethren is being willing to rebuke falsehood. Many times this will bring rejection from others as pointing to the true Gospel will be foolishness to those who desire to justify their sinful behaviours. People don't want their sin exposed for what it is and will persecute you and others to maintain their rebellion against God.
Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth. – 2 Timothy 2:15
The purpose of the religion of attending a religious institutional building is to substitute Christ for their own advancement of their worldly kingdoms on earth. They try to amass for themselves members who are used as merchandise for their different versions of Christ and seeker friendly doctrines. The things of this world are their reward where the people at the top make a lavish living off the backs of their members. All one has to do is to take a step back and look at what they do inside of their doors. Unfortunately, many are too blind to seeing what is happening right in front of their eyes.
The ekklesia are the genuine followers of Christ do not partake in the the religious carnality of the institutional church system. They have seen the thorns and thistles that the fake substitute produces and are often persecuted by others for standing against it. They understand that the Gospel is not a product of commerce where wolves in sheep’s clothing abuse the word of God for their own advancement by pandering and marketing their wares for personal gain.
“‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false. – Revelation 2:2
You can bet 99.9% have never heard this above verse taught from the pulpit in the modern church system.
Has anyone told you that displays of power done in Christ's name does not guarantee that it is the work of the Holy Spirit?
It is only through the precepts of God’s word via the Holy Spirit that we can gain understanding of the false ways of the world. His word is the lamp unto our feet and a light to our path. Chasing after the false signs and wonders and miracles is the wide road that leads to idolatry. Having the mind of Christ does not equate with pulpit peacocks who boast of their good works with the latest fashionable spirituality as a means to attaining God.
Some indeed preach Christ from envy and rivalry, but others from good will. The latter do it out of love, knowing that I am put here for the defence of the gospel. The former proclaim Christ out of rivalry, not sincerely but thinking to afflict me in my imprisonment. – Philippians 1:15-17
It should be noted that Paul is speaking of two parties in these verses. One speaks truth with good intentions and the other speaks truth with evil intentions. It is imperative to understand that people might teach right doctrine, but with wrong motives. In contrast, there are those who have right motives, but teach wrong doctrine. There are those that may preach the Gospel correctly, but fail in discipleship. They can create great numbers in membership, but fail in pointing others to learn the ways and being obedient to Christ. The true Gospel is about preaching the genuine Christ and what he has done and making disciples.
I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel— not that there is another one, but there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.
But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed. As we have said before, so now I say again: If anyone is preaching to you a gospel contrary to the one you received, let him be accursed. For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. – Galatians 1:6-10
The additives of the traditions of man appeals to everyone, but distorts the Gospel. Many do not realize that those who consistently practice a lifestyle that is not in alignment with the way of Christ are children of Satan. It should not be a question of not knowing whether it is or isn't of God. The truth should be ingrained within us to know what the leaven is. To be a leader within the church system requires laying down the sword of truth. Negligence and compromise is the standard to keep the monetary rolling. Acceptance and the accolades of man take precedence over the truth.
A genuine leader will speak up and stand on truth no matter what the cost. The standard of Scripture can address any issue; therefore, no one should submit to the bullying tactics, peer pressure, nor appeal to the relative opinions of man. All thing should be filtered through God's word.
Many commit spiritual suicide by walking through the doors of the harlot church system. If people are not taught to test everything and hold fast to what is good, there will always be deception.
Although something may work, it does not necessitate being the truth. It must be tested first on God’s standard. The many false revivals that are promoted today are advertised based on people’s own personal experiences rather than the testament of the words of Christ and the apostles found in Scripture.
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. Or do you suppose it is to no purpose that the Scripture says, “He yearns jealously over the spirit that he has made to dwell in us”? – James 4:4-5
The harlot church commits spiritual adultery. Their gnostic doctrines bilk people of money by promoting that you can discover the great secrets and mysteries of God. If you buy their books and attend their seminars with their special anointed speakers, you will be able to attain the higher echelons of God.
Many fail to understand that there are no new revelations and the purpose of God through His Son has already been given to us.
Behold, I will throw her onto a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her I will throw into great tribulation, unless they repent of her works – Revelation 3:22
One of the evilest forces seducing those within the church system today is the Jezebel spirit that is led the masses into spiritual adultery. Pastors have become spiritual eunuchs who are controlled by her power and seductive ways.
If more people had the attitude to examine Scriptures and filter all their questions, feelings and opinions through it, they would not be swayed or captivated by seducing spirits and every wind of doctrine.
Unfortunately, not many have the fear of God within them to contend for the truth no matter what the cost. The eternal destiny of many are at stake. People must be willing to reject and disregard people who teach falsehood and do not hold onto the precedence of the teachings of Christ and the apostles. We are called to persevere to the end. If you are not persevering in the faith, then it is not the genuine faith.
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