No More Spineless Christianity!
‘NO MORE SPINELESS CHRISTIANITY’
by J. Lee Brady of Charisma Magazine.
“This temptation to dilute the gospel has produced a new recipe for a trendy sermon. We start with some great motivational speaking (“Your past does not define your future!”), add a few quarts of cheap grace (“Don’t focus on your sin!”), pour in some prosperity gospel (“Run to this altar and grab your financial breakthrough!”), flavor it with some trendy pop psychology (“It’s all about you!”) and voila!—you end up with a goopy mess of pabulum that not even a baby Christian could survive on.”
“We’ve rewritten Paul’s words today. Our rule is, “Preach what the people want to hear! Avoid controversy! Stroke, soothe and pacify the people so they will come back next week!” Is it any wonder that this low-protein spiritual diet has produced an anemic church?”
Read about the 3 verbs that are needful in Biblical preaching- Reprove, Rebuke, and Exhort. . .
Posted on July 25, 2013, in Hearing From God And His Word and tagged America's weak churches, Apathy and lukewarmness in the church, Be followers of Christ and not man, Blind Leaders of the Blind, Compromising preachers, False gospels and false ministers, Many different gospels preached today, Preaching the whole counsel of God, Preaching to itching ears, Spineless Christianity, The true and false gospel, Wolves in Sheep Clothing. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.