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Perverted Gospel

  • I marvel that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ to a different 'good news', but there isn't another 'good news.' Only there are some who trouble you and want to pervert the Good News of Christ. But even though we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you any 'good news' other than that which we preached to you, let him be cursed. Galatians 1:6 WEB

    There was an uproar amongst the Galatians. Though they had begun in the spirit, they were seduced back into keeping religious laws. Gentiles, people who were not Jews, were told that they needed to be circumcised and obey the law of Moses like they were Jews in order to be saved. Paul made it very clear that we are saved through faith in the Lord Jesus alone, and not by legalism. In Galatians 3:3 Paul wrote 'Are you so foolish? After beginning by means of the Spirit, are you now trying to finish by means of the flesh?'

    We need to stay in tune with the Holy Spirit. When we start to become stale, our Christian walk is reduced to keeping a set of rules. Then that becomes our measurement of faith, and we will spread it to those following us. The close relationship gradually fades into the background. Yes we still pray, we still go through the motions, but it is mostly legalism. Rule keeping by rote.

    Our heart and our eyes begin to stray and wander after other things. The grass seems to become greener over there. At that point, we have left our first love and our gospel has become perverted. It has been reduced to rules, and what was once a hot relationship, is now cold legalism. You can visit cold, dead churches all across the world where Jesus is only a distant memory, but He longs to speak to each of us today.

    Stay in tune with the Lord daily. When you are walking close to Him, you will fulfill His requirements and be pleasing in His sight without all of the religious rules. I found that many of the things that I was brought up to believe as 'God Pleasing' were not even in the Bible. They were merely the teachings of men. Check behind your leaders and be sure to read it for yourself. Rekindle that relationship with Jesus. Speak to Him as the friend that sticks closer than a brother (Proverbs 18:24).

    Prayer: Heavenly Father please pour fresh fire on me and give me a zeal to shake off the water. Draw my heart to You and give me an extreme spiritual makeover. Fire me up God, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Happy Monday! For those who didn't see the announcement, we did not bring a Bible Study this week because of Dion's wisdom tooth surgery. Thank you all for your prayers on that! You are more than welcome to catch up with the previous studies here: RHM Bible Study


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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson Amen!
September 10, 2018
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord

September 10, 2018
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Kevin Moore
Kevin Moore

Thanks pastor,   Amen

September 10, 2018
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen, amen, amen!

September 10, 2018
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Father, allow Your Holy Spirit to be our only guid!

September 10, 2018
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen

September 10, 2018
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Please God I want a strong faith. Help me not to doubt. Don’t let the thoughts of failure enter my mind. Show me what to do for these children to progress. In the name of Jesus. Amen. 

September 10, 2018
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Hallelujah praises to God!!!

September 10, 2018
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Yes an extreme spiritual makeover! Amen.

September 10, 2018
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!

September 10, 2018
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

Amen,keep us strong and faithful.

September 10, 2018
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

Amen! Hope you are feeling better. Looking forward to church on Sunday. God bless and have a good day.

 

September 10, 2018
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father, keep us strong in the faith. Keep our ears closed to the things men say and give us the power of a relationship with You. In Jesus name I pray, Amen .

September 10, 2018
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen 

September 10, 2018
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

September 10, 2018
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Roseanne Braverman
Roseanne Braverman

Hello Pastor Dion and Sylvia, please stay safe this week-sending prayers.

September 10, 2018
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Bill Digiglio
Bill Digiglio

Amen!!!

September 10, 2018
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen and Amen!!!

September 10, 2018
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

September 11, 2018
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Tabatha Murray
Tabatha Murray

Amen.. Fire me up God!!! Have a Blessed Good Morning Church..

September 11, 2018
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father please pour fresh fire on me and give me a zeal to shake off the water. Draw my heart to You and give me an extreme spiritual makeover. Fire me up God, in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

September 11, 2018
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Tammie Sadler
Tammie Sadler

I love this page

September 11, 2018