This is so RIGHT ON! I hope everyone will read what Gordon has written! Many Christians today are deceived and deceiving others because they do not know the Word of God as they should. Error can only be recognized if one knows the truth as revealed by the Holy Spirit of God.
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. (2 Timothy 2:15)
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works. (2Timothy 3:16-17)
WHAT DOES GOD REQUIRE OF US?
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? (Micah 6:8)
Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. (James 1:27)
LOVE GOD AND LOVE ONE ANOTHER
“. . .Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. (Mt 22:37-39)
BE JOYFUL AND THANKFUL
Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance. (Psalm 33:12)
The blessings of God are withheld and replaced with curses and judgment upon the nation and people who are disobedient and reject God-
Because thou servedst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart for the abundance of all things; (Deut 28:47)