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Skip to comments.Christian Churches To Go Underground in America?
Posted on 12/07/2011 7:49:52 AM PST by Lexluthor69
Back in 2009, I wrote a piece in which I asked if the Christian church in America was being forced to go underground. As I recently read the news that pastors were being sued for preaching that homosexuality is a sin, I saw clearly that yes, the real Christian church in America, in order to continue to stay true to their belief and to God, will be forced to do as the early Christians did go underground.
At the risk of being accused of being a wild-eyed, bible-thumping, Holy Roller, I need to explain what I mean when I say the REAL Christian Church in America.
In the past three decades, or so, many of the mainline Christian churches have slipped away from their foundation on the Holy Scriptures and adopted more and more secular tenents and leftist, politically correct, philosophy until they have become only a shadow of the true followers of Christ. In my opinion, those denominations can no longer claim to be Christian churches simply because they are not.
A few years ago, I left my own denomination, one of the mainline denominations in America, because it had chosen to forsake the tenents of the Bible and the Good News, the Gospel, as enunciated by the very person from whom the church had received its mission.
Allow me, please to state, flat out, that I do not hold myself to be a better Christian than any other follower of Christ. Nosiree! I am nothing more than a sinner saved by the grace of God no more, and no less. It was a gift from a loving God. There was nothing I could have done and nothing I can ever do, which would have either bought that grace or made me worthy
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Presently, there are no sermons on abortion or divorce. I can picture other topics.
“Presently, there are no sermons on abortion or divorce. I can picture other topics.”
There are in my church.
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