Posts tagged ‘Christians’

November 1, 2011

His Name is Holy

I’m not sure when it became “OK” or in fashion BUT its NOT cool to take God’s name in vain. It’s very bothersome to me so much that I cringe inside every time I hear it out of somebodies mouth. I hear it on TV, Movies & yes sadly even other ‘Christians’. Yes I said ‘Christians’. I can’t believe that anyone that believes in Jesus can even say His Holy name in that context. I even believe that those who take His name in vain – I question their faith in God almighty. Exodus 20 gives us the Moral Law that transcends time – which means that of the 613 OT Laws, these 10 never “expire” as some of the 613 have. Guess what one of the ten state? Yep you guessed it “Do not take the Lord your Gods name in vain”.

Just in case you have said it before-remember what the Bible says about it & read the Bible more and educate yourself and get to know your God who loves you.

Blessings.

August 11, 2010

I’m a hypocrite

“When I am weak, then am I strong” 2 Corinthians 12:10

I will admit it, I’M A HYPOCRITE!

There is a comfort in being open and honest with yourself and others.  I want to say that I’m not perfect and share this fact with the whole world.

I think that the Christian Church today needs to come forward along with me and say the same.  The reason I say this is because for so long the Church has sold itself as a ‘Holier than Thou’ attitude and that you need to come to Jesus and the Church after you have fixed yourself and all your ‘issues'(I have heard this from many people before).  That is NOT the case at all.  Jesus himself said, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick…I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners” Matthew 9:12-13

So I say this in such a way that I want to admit my need for Jesus and if I was perfect, my need for Jesus wouldn’t be valid.

“For all have sinned and fall short of the Glory of God” Romans 3:23

Be sure to stop and look at yourself and admit to yourself that you’re not perfect like I have and admit those sins to God Almighty, who is quick to forgive and love.

The false pretense of Christians thinking they are perfect or always right is wrong and I am here to be first and admit that.

That’s really what I wanted to say here today and hope that the unbeliever and non-Christian can see this and know that, hey, it’s OK that you’re not perfect, Jesus loves you just the way you are and how He made you!

Blessings!

July 13, 2009

media/news

 

This was a must share in light of recent media coverage…

 

Did You Hear that Michael Jackson Died?

The 24/7 media coverage of the death of Michael Jackson really began to weigh on me. I must confess that I too watched some of it in morbid curiosity, intrigued by someone who would take 10 Xanax (anti-anxiety tranquilizers) every night, among other things, and had his own in-house anesthesiologist. I even had a LIFELINE written to unload my burden about our American idolatrous culture of celebrity. Then I let the Holy Spirit speak to me.  🙂

“What did you expect?” the Lord said to me. This same media, which was bringing us the wall-to-wall coverage, does not exist to speak into the lives of Christians, or to promote the agenda of the Kingdom of God. The majority do not know God, are hostile to anything He stands for, and would just as soon there be no Christians to stand in their way. When the media showed millions around the world mourning the death, and even worshipping one of their idols, it was because “That’s what they do”. What did you expect?

On the other hand, consider this…Every Sunday around the world,
2 billion Christians worship the Lord Jesus Christ. Some gather with hands lifted and voices raised, as they worship the Lord of Lords. Others are in prison for the sake of the Gospel. The media doesn’t show this. If they did, the world would hate it just like you became sickened with the coverage of a worldly idol. “It’s not what they do.”

There are some things we need to learn from all of this.

1) Perhaps the sinful part of the entertainment industry wouldn’t survive if Christians would quit entertaining themselves with it and supporting it with their money.

2) Identifying with a celebrity and conforming to them is a substitution for what we are supposed to do with Christ Jesus. He died for us that we might live in this world with His resurrection life. No celebrity cares that you are their biggest fan.

Now back to Michael Jackson and the others…
Don’t be surprised when the world acts like the world. Neither let it discourage you. Most of what happens in the Kingdom of God is hidden anyway, waiting to be revealed when He appears! Press on!

John 15:18  “If the world hates you, you know that it has
hated Me before it hated you. 19 “If you were of the world,
the world would love its own; but because you are not of
the world, but I chose you out of the world, because of this
the world hates you.

 

 

 

 
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