Saturday, June 16, 2007

DOES THE WORLD HATE YOU?


The world hates John MacArthur…
Keith Olbermann from a show called Countdown called John MacArthur the second
“Worst Person of the World” on his June 8th show. Why? Because he said God would be just for destroying an entire city in America. Olbermann’s response? “Just let God speak for himself, pal.”

OLBERMANN
said “Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, whose sermon, broadcast by those fine, tolerant folks who work for the Father Coughlin of the 21st century, James Dobson, says that because America has, quote, “illicit sex, adultery, every form or immorality”, and, quote, “you know a society has been abandoned by God when it celebrates lesbian sex,” therefore, quote, “God would be just in any calamity that he brought on us”, including, quote, “the destruction of an entire city.”


"Then you have Rick Warren, from the book "The Purpose Driven Life" The world loves Rick warren….He is so popular in the world and in the church. He preaches a message that draws the seeker friendly folks. In The Purpose-Driven Life book He writes, "We obey God, not out of duty or fear or compulsion, but because we love him and trust that he knows what is best for us. "So we do not fear God?
Who, in the days of His flesh, when He had offered up prayers and supplications, with vehement cries and tears to Him who was able to save Him from death, and was heard because of His godly fear. (Hebrews 5:7)
Let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear. For our God is a consuming fire. (Hebrews 12:28-29)
Rick Warren makes the gospel look like everything is so simple. Everyone that enjoys his books lift him up high, that includes the lost and the saved. They love what he represents.
So you have a man like Mr. MacAruthur that the world hates, and you have man like Mr. Warren who the world seem to love, whowould you say was following the Word of God?
Jesus said, John 15:18, "If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you."
" Mt 28:19 , "If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you."
Mr. MacArthur is not a perfect man, but he is a man that will preach all of the gospel even if it offends people because he know truth offends.
Mr Warren does not preach the true gospel at all, at least not according to the Bible. He preaches what folks want to hear, "Seeker friendly" messages. He knows that the truth offends, so he thinks, why offend people? Hmmmmm

5 comments:

Jungle Mom said...

The truth hurts! It offends, but it must be said.

luvvom said...

This is what Christ promised us. It hated Him before it hated us!

mark pierson said...

They that live godly shall suffer persecution. Woe unto us if the world loves us.

Great post, Cristina!

Julie's Jewels said...

Yep!!! You are very right on this one Sis!! But then people today don't want to hear about their sin. They want to hear how good they are and that its okay if we sin. That we aren't bad people at all. I see it this way....a person who is a friend of the world is at enmity with God. We are told to love not the world and that if we do the love of the Father is not in us.

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