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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 29, 2016

10:09 PM - Silly Putty Bible

by Alf Cengia

Silly putty Bible! No, I'm not being irreverent.

The thing about silly putty is that you can twist it any way you like. You are its master, not the other way around. The Bible is often treated in the same fashion - many professing Christians prefer to dictate to it. They don't want the Bible to intrude into their lives.

John MacArthur hits the bull's-eye in one sentence when commenting on the contemporary state of Christianity, the world and God's word. He writes:

"The Bible is treated like Silly Putty, pressed and reshaped to suit the shifting interests of popular culture." ~ The Inerrant Word (page 26)

MacArthur states that when he began his ministry nearly half a century ago, he fully expected to deal with assaults on Scripture by skeptics and unbelievers. It's natural for the unbelievers' carnal mind to reject the truth and the Bible's authority (Rom 8:7).

However, from the beginning of his ministry until the present time, MacArthur notes that the most dangerous attacks against God's word have come from the evangelical community. He lists: "seminary professors, megachurch pastors, charismatic charlatans on television, popular evangelical authors, Christian psychologists, and bloggers on the evangelical fringe."

I believe the last category is growing and exerting influence among young Christians. Young bloggers emerge from seminary and immediately begin questioning some of the fundamentals of the faith. The word evangelical is also losing its traditional meaning and is long due for revision.

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