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Call To Discernment

Calling Christians to Biblical Christianity. Christians must have discernment in all areas of life in this end time of deception, realizing also that American leadership of both political parties are leading us into the New World Order of the coming antichrist. Do not be conformed to this world. Rom. 12:2. Expose the deeds of darkness. Eph. 5:11. "He that is not zealous against error, is not likely to be zealous for truth." J.C. Ryle ----- [NEW AND IMPROVED BLOG UNDER CONSTRUCTION] 

April 08, 2014

9:35 AM - Distinguishing Real Christians From Imposters

I don't know how many times I have heard it said in one way or another but how true it is that not only has the western Church completely failed to influence society for Christ but our society has thoroughly transformed the Church into the same impotent, dead, culture of our world. Dress is the same, music is the same, entertainment is the same, etc. The only thing different is lip service. The devil has won, in the short term, while deceived multitudes rush headlong toward hell.

For everyone born of God overcomes the world...
! John 5:4

You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.
James 4:4

A Worldly Christian is an Oxymoron
by Pastor Justin Deeter
http://www.justindeeter.com/archives/1129

The World
by Richard Anthony
http://www.ecclesia.org/truth/world.html

Worldly Christians or Unsaved Churchgoers?

by Jeremy Wallace

I love to have my thinking challenged. A number of weeks ago I was reading an excerpt from John Piper’s book entitled Finally Alive, which did just that.

Here is the question I have been pondering: ‘Are born again people in our churches permeated with worldliness, or is the church permeated by people who are not really born again?’

I in no way ascribe to the idea of perfectionism.  As Christians, we will always struggle with sin and we will always need to fight the desires of our sin nature. But is the reason why so many church members appear to imitate the world due to the fact that they were never really born again to begin with?

I acknowledge that it is possible for both statements to be true, but which is more likely to be the real issue? I think we all realize that there are people who like the church’s activities, but do not really know Christ. They hold to religion, but know nothing of a relationship. They know the truth in their head, but have never embraced the truth with their hearts. They go through the motions of Christianity, but know nothing of the reality of a changed life.

If we look at Scripture and see the changes that salvation brings to a life as well as the warnings concerning those who claim to believe in Christ but have really never been born again, I think we would have to conclude that perhaps the real issue is that our churches are permeated with people who have never really been saved!

http://www.jeremywallace.net/worldly-christians-or-unsaved-churchgoers/

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