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// Today my thoughts center around “Cultural Christians” who profess Jesus with their lips but do not know Him in their hearts. They are: Christians in name only who are not indwelled by God’s Holy Spirit; Christians who do not believe the Bible is the Word of God and who are ignorant of the power of the Written Word; Christians who have no witness or testimony; Christians who are as worldly, some even more so, than non-Christians; Christians who do not believe that Jesus Christ is the only pathway to heaven; Christians who believe good works and good works only will get you to heaven; Christians who are condemned to the Lake of Fire and do not realize it.
I will use the “Christian” name, below, in various ways while trying to make the point that True Biblical Christians—those saved by faith in the shed blood of Jesus Christ and indwelled by the Holy Spirit—, not Cultural Christians, as defined above, are the only ones who have the fruit of the Spirit—“Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness and Self-control” —are the true righteous that are the Bride of Christ (Let the true follower of Jesus Christ understand). //
Let me begin by asking this, “What morality standard is required of the Christian in today’s world?” Is it a man-made standard that has evolved over time to meet the ever changing norms of society (Cultural Christianity) or is it the unalterable standard God established in His Word, the Holy Bible, some two thousand years ago (Biblical Christianity).
I believe most “Cultural Christians,” even those who vote the Democratic Party Platform (I am guessing there are quite a number of “raised eye brows and neck hairs about now, HA! HA!),” a platform that condones murder (abortion), sexual immorality (the new morality) and godlessness (there is no God), and believe they live by a moral code that is humanly derived to meet the morality code of today’s generation. A code, however, that is not God ordained. They may or may not believe in life after death. If they do their view of having a life after death is obtainable by doing more good deeds than bad deeds. Cultural Christians believe this, Muslims believe this, as do other faiths; however, Biblical Christians do not believe this. Cultural Christianity is the spirit of the natural, rational man.
Of course, a person’s world view is formed by many factors: personal morality standards, religious convictions, political views, tolerance for the intolerable, and so forth. Each person battles every day to survive in whatever circumstances they find themselves. How one views their circumstance is primarily governed by their learned attitude (I believe some are just born bad), be it good, bad or indifferent. Mainly, though, is whether or not they truly believe there is a Creator God.
For the American Christian, either Biblical (In righteous standing before God) or Cultural (In unrighteous standing before God), your time is fast approaching when you too will be tested to determine your standing in God’s eyes. As you witness the horrific plight of Christians in the Middle East and other parts of the world who are being murdered, crucified, raped, burned alive, decapitated, enslaved and tortured by numerous other forms of depravity by the followers of apocalyptic Islam (the true Islam), rest assured your time is coming.
American’s Government and her people are complicit in this present evil darkness by their refusal to acknowledge evil and call evil what it is, EVIL. Yes, America’s Judeo-Christian heritage has fast eroded since 1950. God is quickly being removed from man’s sight and hearing. It is even being taught that America was not founded by God fearing men. Yet, there is no outcry from the Christian Community. Christians have remained silent, huddled in their “TOMBS,” called Houses of Worship. Many manmade church structures are now simply buildings of apostasy (the worldly way) where a religion of good works and deeds is taught as a way to eternal life.
Soon Christian, your own government will be coming for you. Will you stand your ground as children of the Most-High God or will you continue to remain silent condoning immorality and unrighteousness as acceptable by today’s worldly standards?
Christian, do you believe Jesus Christ is the Son of God? Do you believe Jesus is the only pathway to eternal life? If not, you have been deceived by the dark forces now at work in today’s houses of worship and in today’s worldly society?
You must decide today, not tomorrow but today, to repent and return or turn, whatever your case may be, to the Light of Jesus. Jesus, in His sermon on the Mount, said, “For I say unto you, that except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven,” Matthew 5:20. The Pharisees of their time, just as the religious pious of today’s world, were just “white washed tombs” on their way to hell and not to heaven. Jesus said this to the Jews, but I feel it has application to today’s Churches.
Now, on your own you cannot be righteous. If you accepted the Gospel Message—Christ was born of a virgin, died on a cross for your sins, and rose from death on the third day according to the scriptures—you will receive the indwelling of God’s Holy Spirit; that is, if you truly believed you are saved by God’s Grace and not by human works.
The Holy Spirit enables you to do the work that God has planned for you as a believer. If you are indeed indwelled by the Spirit, you will testify and serve the Creator God. Are you indwelled by the Holy Spirit? Do you have His Testimony?
So, my friends, if you claim Christianity will you or do you allow the Holy Spirit to work in your life? Have you surrendered your self-will to God’s will, or will you remain a cultural Christian and surrender to the ways of the world? The choice is yours to make.
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