Precious Jesus

"Afresh, precious, precious Jesus, I resign this body to You, for doing or suffering, for living or dying. Will You accept it? Will You use me for Your glory more than heretofore, that You may have some little return for all the benefits You have done to me? Oh, do grant this request; my heart longs for it, my spirit pleads for it; and "if You will, You can." You know the hot temptation of which I am the subject. Bring Your glory out of it, and keep me from the evil, and it shall be well." - Ruth Bryan

Sunday, March 27, 2016

An affront, an act of treachery!

“The Bible is the grand repository ... It is the complete system of divine truth, to which nothing can be added, and from which nothing can be taken, with impunity. Every attempt to disguise or soften any branch of this truth, in order to accommodate it to the prevailing taste around us, either to avoid the displeasure, or to court the favour, of our fellow mortals, must be an affront to the majesty of God, and an act of treachery to men." - John Newton

4 comments:

Darrel said...

And yet the number grows daily of those who take it in hand to do violence to the Word. They sit atop their own self made pedestals of self-righteous infallibility and look down their noses at the masses with great disdain, all the while preaching about "love". There is no fear of God with these men who dictate changes to the Word in order to accommodate the traditions of evil men. Yet they have instilled a great fear of themselves in the minds of the duped who follow them, who turn on their every word and resort to any means at their disposal to silence the critics who would point the unknowing to the Way of Truth. Little do they know that their very breathe is a mockery to the One that created them, for their exhale is almost certain to contain another form of cursing toward the God who is yet merciful to them while they reside on earth. They demand that God change Himself to fit their fantasy god and set out to convince the gullible that they have induced the necessary changes to the god they worship so that he is a comfortable god to be around, never demanding, always supplying the fulfillment of their every lust. This god can be found in nearly every religious institution on earth, and in the heart & mind of every pretend "believer" who mock God with their pretend "faith".

"Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap."

lyn said...

Exactly Darrel, and the ears get tickled. This is why it's imperative we NOT follow or make allegiance to any man, denomination or non-denominational church. We follow Christ and Him alone, read His word for ourselves and seek the Spirit to teach us. God help those who play Christian and live in pretend land.

Susan said...

May God conform us to His will, and not what often otherwise happens (we conforming God to our will).... THY will be done Lord!

lyn said...

amen and amen!