Why not use the energy God gives you preaching Christ than giving Satan glory by wasting all your time protesting his evil works? If they are so evil, why not apply the solution – Christ!
BIBLICAL FACT: Acts 17 Mars Hill – Paul didn’t condone falsehood and neither did he waste his time going on a tirade against their paganism …. He preached Christ and called them to repent.
—- Protest or Preach? Did the earliest saints protest or preach Christ, His Word, and His Gospel? It’s sad to see that so many are identified by what they are against instead of being identified with Christ by preaching Christ and His glorious Gospel.
Is Jesus calling you to a more authentic, cross walk with Him?
WHEN is a human being forgiven? When were you forgiven? When you repented and put your faith in Christ, right? …. The LORD doesn’t expect sinners to stop sinning! NO, He expects HIS people to grow up and go preach so the lost sinners can be saved … let’s wake us saints, let’s grow up into Christ (Ephesians 4). … SAINTS, Let’s Stop Protesting and Start Preaching …. Repent.
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If we would receive a greater portion of God’s grace – His divine influence on our hearts – we would cease making an issue out of these type things and simply use this season and the occasions afforded to minister His Love and truth. As a born again New Testament believer we are “ambassadors for Christ” and celebrate the coming of Christ into the world – and also died on the cross, was buried, and rose again from the dead! (1 Corinthians 15:1-4; 2 Corinthians 5:17-20) … Matt 1-2, Lk 1-2, etc. 1 Tim 1:15….. Why not use this season as an opportunity to share the first coming of Christ and preach the second coming. Share the 10 Commandments to convict the sinner and then the saving Gospel (Good News) of Christ! It’s good to be aware of the pagan aspects of this season and avoid them and just use it as an opportunity to spread God’s love and truth by communicating His Word as we are brought together with friends and family. Preach! Use this as a springboard saints – YES, Jesus was born and YES He came to die to give us life! (John 3:16) Preach! Pray for open doors – open hearts to receive His Word! Ask the LORD and He will surely open up many opportunities for you to communicate His Word. Just watch. “Here I am LORD, send me!” (Isaiah 6) WHY DID JESUS COME? Let Holy Scripture answer this all important question! PREPARE: Memorize specific Bible versions and own them – until they just roll off your lips effortlessly! (Proverbs 22:17-21)
“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:” 1 Peter 3:15
Look, we are surrounded with pagan idolatry every single day of the year and yet, did God call us to make that the main issue or preaching His holy Law to convict and Blessed Gospel to save?
STOP PROTESTING AND START PREACHING! … Some who pretend to be spiritually mature seem to develop their identity around what they are against instead of taking EVERY opportunity to obey God by “preach(ing) the word” in and out of season! for which we shall all give account (2 Timothy 4:1-4). Please share.