Enticement to false teaching and conduct is a constant campaign of Satan directed at sound churches. Here are examples from past and present, together with the virtues of Christ, which are our goals as believers.
Timely Message! This strikes the church and modern Christians a good blow. It's time to wake up! For even as Jude has warned that false teachers who are subtle, " crept in unawares", who yet appear "orthodox" or "conservative", yet are "turning the grace of God (redefining 'grace' sentimentally) into lasciviousness".
The mark of modern "changing churches" is not so much reforming or improving, but being "tossed to and fro by every wind of doctrine", largely that of democratic and humanist philosophy, relabeled in Christian colors, which is evidence of heresies among us, even by popular leaders.
The church has adopted worldly example and doctrine as a Democratic Neo-Christianity has emerged. This is true of both so-called Evangelical Christianity and the "reformed" New Calvinism, both of which our historical forefathers would abhor as anti-Christian in truth.
There is a blindness to the new politically-correct "traditions of men", which Bible Christianity is not permitted to touch, because they are held by the majority in error, even the most "conservative".
Dr Peter Masters has been pastor of the Metropolitan Tabernacle in central London since 1970. These sermons have been preached to packed congregations including very many young people, and many have been aired on the Tabernacle's twice-weekly television programme seen throughout...