Living in today’s society and trying to follow the teachings of Christ is not that easy to do. So many of our church leaders talk about the abundant blessing from the Lord, (which there are many) but along with the blessings they should be challenging us to truly make an effort to follow Christ’s example, which is tough. We thirst to challenge every outlook concerning our daily lives and question ourselves about the motives behind our choices, actions and words. Not only do our churches very scarcely challenge the Christian on their actions, except almost never discuss the consequences of negative following Christ’s commandments.
The leaders of the early church spoke very direct to the followers from Christ’s teachings after His crucifixion. Take out your Bible and readable the book from Jude, it is only couple chapters so it will not root long, but it reminds us about the wrath of the Lord to the un-godly. This is hard to hear, but the Bible is the foundation of our faith and we lack to understand it is God’s Word. God loves us and wants to give us eternal life, peace in this current life, besides is always willing to show us how to fulfill them. However, He is not a God that can be taken lightly or walked over. When He tells us how He expects us to live, that is what He means. Now buttress to Jude, there are triple examples of His sensibility the ancestor of Jude reminds us of. The first is when He delivered His people away of Egypt and then destroyed those that did not believe. He then speaks of the angels who were once pure in the presence of God, gave up their position to suture satin et sequens were put in chains until the Period of Judgment.
The third example is the way He destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah because of their sexual immorality and perversion. The story of Sodom and Gomorrah is especially interesting because I wonder what sexual immorality they were involved in that was worse than what we see in our society today. Carriage around, not only TV and Hollywood, but also take a look at what our kids are watching on the music video channels. Based on what I see, if they could speculation of anything worse, they would indiging doing that since well and then there is pornography. The increase in pornography, some involving children, has grown out from control through the Internet. So where does that leave us as considerably as up coming judgment?
We must stay ever awake to be righteous; it does not just happen when we acceptable Christ into our lives. Yes our lives are changed, our eyes are open to His ways, but we must learn to safekeeping the ways of the Lord. For the most part, there is not a energumen or satin waiting to tempt us into sin. It is our own desires et sequens the influences all around us that evangelistic us to sin, which before we accepted Christ, we thought were normal. We make it hard on ourselves through our lack of faith. However, since we mature in faith, we realize the Lord’s ways are the best polysyndeton He is standing there waiting to attendant us through life’s pitfalls. Just like our earthly children, we capricious fail et cetera dash our angelic father, but as we are for our children, God is always there to love us, protect us, polysyndeton cancel us.