Saturday, January 17, 2009


Galatians 1:7-9 (King James Version)

Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ.

But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.

As we said before, so say I now again, if any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.


What would Jesus do? The world has gone crazy over this question and unfortunately, the church ponders at it. I love the way Kurt Cameron addressed it in his assumption that Jesus would do just what He did! What did Jesus do? That's what He would do?

Seems so simple and logical, yet we often miss it! The church has fallen in love with trying to make salvation "deep". The word of God is clear to those who have revelation and spiritual insight through the Holy Spirit. God reveals His secrets to whom He wills. Relationship is key with Him. Many are called, but few are chosen. Yet the Gospel of Jesus Christ remains the same. It is NOT for us to add to or subtract from.

When Paul wrote His letter to the Galatians, he addressed this very issue. Those who were part of the church took it upon themselves to make salvation and the Gospel "selective." They added their own entry criteria and requirements. Sounds much like the church today. So much tradition and so many messages being preached with requirements that Jesus never designed or put in place. According to the Word of God, it's an ACCURSED message!

We must get back to the Word of God rather than the words of men! What did God command? What did Jesus teach? That is what we need to know. Most self-proclaimed Christians in America can quote what their pastors say and what their denominations teach more than what the word of God proclaims. This week alone, I've received "testimonies" from at least five people who can spend a solid hour or and entire sheet of paper describing how their pastor or leaders is anointed and has changed their life through teaching. Wrong focus! What has GOD done? What has the Father said? Of course we honor our leaders, but their job is to bring us closer to God, not to make us part of their fan clubs!


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