Sunday, March 15, 2009

The 7 Sins of the American Church

"The Church of America has become God's enemy
and He is preparing to come against it.  
The Bride of Christ has become a whore. 
The 'Age of Apostasy' is here, and the 'Great Falling Away' has begun."*
-pastor Brad Reiches, GodThoughtsWired!, March 16, 2009 
The United States of America is in a bad way...and God blames His Church!  His Bride has become a whore.  This very hour God is preparing His hand of judgment, not upon the country (not yet), but upon His Church!
"For it is time for judgment to begin
with the household of God; and if it
begins with us first, what will be the
outcome for those who do not obey
the gospel of God?"
1 Peter 4:17
"Judgment?" You say.  "Judgment from what?"  Judgment against the seven following sins that the Church of The United States of America is currently guilty of:
SIN #1.  The Perversion of Grace.  "Certain persons have crept in unnoticed...persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness..."(Jude 4).
SIN #2.  The Rejection of Truth.  "And with all the deception of wickedness for those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth so as to be saved" (2 Thessalonians 2:10).
SIN #3.  The Tolerance of Sin.  "I (Jesus) have this against you, that you tolerate the woman that they commit acts of immorality..."(Revelation 2:20).
SIN #4.  The Hypocrisy of Leadership.  "Woe to you...Hypocrites!  For you are like whitewashed tombs which on the outside appear beautiful, but inside they are full of dead men's bones and all uncleanness." (Matthew 23:27).
SIN #5.  The Love of Money.  "For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have fallen away from the faith..."(1 Timothy 6:10).
SIN #6.  The Proliferation of False Gospels.  "For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires, and will turn away their ears from the truth and will turn aside to myths" (2 Timothy 4:3-4). 
SIN #7.  The Multiplication of Counterfeit Churches.  "I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead"(Revelation 3:1).
Over the next several editions, I will address each of these sins in detail, and then conclude this series with an explanation of what God's ultimate purpose is for bringing such "judgment," and what God's true children can do about it.
*For those of you wondering, "Could this actually be true?"  Consider the following Bible verses:  James 4:4; 2 Thessalonians 2:10-15; 1 Peter 4:17; 1 John 2:15-17; Revelation, chapters 2-3.

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The GT Ministry is called to Evangelizing the "Church" in the "Age of Delusion." The era the Bible refers to as "the beginning of birth pangs," is here (see Mark 13:9). The age of "delusion" has begun! (see 2 Thessalonians 2:10-15). False teachers and false gospels are everywhere! The "angel of light" (see 2 Corinthians 11:14) has become so influential in the "visible church" that even "false bibles" have made their way into mainstream Christianity (see "The Message").

Tens of millions of sincere church-goers are being led astray by celebrity pastors and teachers presenting a "false gospel of grace" nowhere to be found in scripture. GodThoughtsWired! exists to make sure that when Jesus says, "Depart from Me, I never knew you"...He's not talking to you!

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