Wolves Who Wield
“These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.” Acts 17:11
What many today do is confuse unconditional love with God-given free will and they erroneously equate unconditional love with unconditional acceptance which is a lie. Even though He’s “not willing that any should perish,” God will love us all the way into hell (2 Peter 3:9). Any person who does not meet His conditions will spend eternity separated from Him in the lake of fire. It seems that His love is unconditional but not His acceptance. God will love someone all the way to hell if they don’t repent.
Now in contrast, those counterfeit tares who only want to selfishly use Jesus to miss hell, have concocted their image of “God” from God-less devils who pose as Christian leaders and teach men that they are not personally responsible to repent, literally obey God and live a holy life. Sound familiar?
—– “And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations.”
—- WHO shall be trust? Shall we follow the false evangelical, the OSAS and calvinist wolves … or shall we trust, believe, obey, and follow Jesus?
“Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy. 5 He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.” Revelation 3:4-5
Let’s face it, withholding essential biblical truths that bring conviction sells. You can build a good church or ministry business by making merchandise of your audience in deliberately choosing to dodge out such truths as sin, laying down your life, the necessity of repentance and personal holiness, judgment to come, eternal damnation – hell, the lake of fire, the daily cross, cleansing oneself of all sin, etc.
Here’s a good description of wolves and how they operate:
“That’s what the sociopaths, wolves, and devils do they ‘blend’ in pretending to be something they are not so they can destroy.” Sherry J.
The withholding of these and other essential biblical doctrines and the simple refusal to teach them straight from God’s Word, makes the wolves in Christian leadership positions today the one most deadly, dangerous, and daunting enemies of eternal souls.
Not only did Jesus’ apostle Paul not tell the new believers that they were “eternally secure” or “once in grace always in grace,” but rather he told them they must “continue (endure, abide) in the faith” and warned them of “much tribulation” to be endured as a follower of Jesus (Acts 14:22). Isn’t this exactly what Christ taught? (Matthew 10:22; 24:10-13) Paul taught us that we must “endure hardness as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.” (2 Timothy 2:3)
The Son of God warned us that because “iniquity (sin) shall abound” that “the love of many shall wax cold.” (Matthew 24:10-13) This simply means that like the five foolish virgins, “many” who once served the LORD will “fall away.” (Matthew 25:1-13; Luke 8:13; 1 Timothy 4:1, etc.)
This is a frightening warning and a reality in these final hours before our LORD’s return. In Timothy 3:1-7 Paul gives us a resume’ of characteristics that will be transpiring among those who have a mere “form of godliness” and yet reject the rule of Christ in their personal lives (2 Timothy 3:5).
Oh and …
“Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord: 15 Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled; 16 Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright. 17 For ye know how that afterward, when he would have inherited the blessing, he was rejected: for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears.” Hebrews 12:14-17
What does Ezekiel 3:12-13 tell us and also Hebrews 3:6, 12-14; 10:26-39?
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