This post points out that much of the professing Church is soft, out of touch with Christ’s reality, and has gods of materialism, sports, and a feel-good Christianity. God does not accept it as He requires us to have a genuine relationship with Him that is based on His truth, holiness as He sees it, and a life lived that touches the world with His love. We, for the most part, have forgotten what the fear of God is all about–and until we find it again, are going to fail in fulfilling His commission He gave us. Time has run out and we’d better get with His program–not ours. His definition of “success” is not the one we use. We must see the difference.
The book of Hebrews is avoided by more readers of the New Testament than most books, other than possibly the Book of Revelation. Many of the concepts reach back into the Old Testament, in order to tie the old sacrificial system together with the new. I was doing some reading in Hebrews however and was struck by a few things […]