Today, on Life with Lynnie (LwL), I'm going to address an issue that may not be acceptable to everyone.
Especially someone I knew years ago. When I was younger.
This fellow seems to dislike me. At least, that's the way it seem to me, even though he claims that isn't the case.
However, if you were in my shoes, you would probably believe that what he says to me, isn't the truth.
Why? Because the only time I ever hear from him, is when he wants to be nasty to me about something/anything I either post on Facebook (FB) (no, he's not a FB friend, because he refuses to be), or on LwL.
Never, have I heard from him, in a kind, or gentle manner.
Even when I was going through extreme troubles, he never told me he was praying for me. Not even when I truly needed prayer over the physical issues and many surgeries I've gone through.
Yet, he claims to be a loving Christian.
Truly, he should be. He works in paid ministry. Unlike many of us, who do God's work, without receiving any monetary compensation.
Please know I do not hate this person.
In fact, I pray for him, regularly. Included in my prayer, is the request that God will let the Holy Spirit convict him and others like him, and bring them to their knees in repentance.
Why? Not just due to his seemingly hateful attitude towards me. But also, because being in paid ministry, he is working for a church group who promotes sin, by allowing and promoting same sex marriage.
In my mind, by doing this, he is virtually promoting a false gospel. Even, if he is not preaching/teaching as such.
After all, anyone looking at what he does, and who he works for, would believe he is in agreement, and then would believe that this sinful way, is acceptable by God. When, it is NOT.
Thinking about this, is only one (1) issue that confirms to me that we are in end times.
Emoaf.org posted a video on YouTube entitled, Above all you need THIS one thing to make it in these last days. Here is a link for you to listen to it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5hqus1fhuo#t=41.
Hopefully, you watched/listened to that video. If you did, you heard Anita Fuentes talking about the love of God. About fear. About sin, including same-sex marriage, and more. All from God's Word, the Bible.
Thinking about this issue, brought to mind Galatians 1:6-12, "I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel:
7 Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ.
8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.
9 As we said before, so say I now again, if any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.
10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
11 But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man.
12 For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ."
In this age, there are many who pervert the gospel of Christ.
And, only believe that God is love. While God IS love, He is also God of wrath.
Many do not even speak of this, during their times of preaching/teaching.
So, I'll continue to pray in a loving way. For this fellow. Plus, each and every other person doing a similar thing.
Until next time...
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