Do you notice coldness in Christian circles or the warmth of Christ’s love? “And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold.” (Matt. 24:12) How we choose to love is a tell-tale sign of whether or not we are a real Christian. I have noticed that many of the cults teach on love and promote love as they hide behind Christianity. One such cult is the Sozo cult. Once someone crosses their path whom they do not like, they withdraw love. They choose hate instead. This makes them… Read More
In this new article from the San Francisco Chronicle, a former 50-year resident of Redding, California and licensed clinical social worker explains why she made the choice to leave Redding. This says a lot: “I recently chose to leave Redding after nearly 50 years in this community, where I raised my family and where many I love remain. I left almost entirely because of Bethel and the city’s passive complicity in the real factors that ail Redding. Did you wonder why Bethel gave $500,000 for law enforcement but not homeless shelters…did anyone… Read More
https://vimeo.com/158996319 CALVARY CHAPEL ALERT – THE RISING STORM and A CLARION CALL for HUMILITY, TRUTH and REPENTANCE: Observations for Calvary Chapel Leaders to Consider Please watch this very loving and truthful video on the Calvary Chapel movement. “…Mark those who cause divisions contrary to the doctrine you have received. Keep away from them.” Romans 16:17
The following was photographed from the Free Believers Network. It is perhaps the best description of the spiritual gift of discernment I have seen so far. I asked the author if I could use this and obtained his permission.
Did the pharisees get rebuked because they obeyed Christ’s teaching or because they disregarded it? Obedience vs. legalism in churches today
“But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.” (Titus 2:1) Mark 7 is just one of those chapters in the Bible that is simply fascinating. Jesus was (and is) so witty how He knew just what to say and how to say it. When He answers questions with questions, it is totally mind-boggling (Matthew 21:24). Jesus, being one with God, is truly and infinitely intelligent and knows just what to say to every single person given the situation. He speaks with mercy and compassion to His sheep (and potential sheep)… Read More