As Paul says,
Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.
2 Timothy 4:2
As it happened with the early church, so too we’ll find subsequent generations trying to pass along an empty, hollow shell of Christianity absent of the Holy Spirit. You can pass along your knowledge of Chemistry or Psychology without the Holy Spirit. Not so with our faith. There is a reality and a purity which is unalterable and dogmatic:
But even if we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you a gospel contrary to what we have preached to you, he is to be accursed! Gal. 1:8
The gospel is merely a hodge-podge of collective religious ideas: that was the gist of the Judiazers of Paul’s day. Today, it’s similar: "You can’t really be sure what it says, it’s not a clear book…" Christianity is becoming merged with the New World Religion of Postmodernism, and it’s called the Emergent Church.
We live in a post-Christian era because we have decided that God’s Word does not deserve the treatment Paul gave it in Gal.1:8 and 2 Tim. 4:2. Upon these issues rest our spiritual lives and that of our families.
- Paul’s Loneliness
- The Relaxed Parent