Judges 21:25 (KJV)
In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.
How many times do we read this sentence throughout the Book of Judges? Dozen? Or more? Throughout the Book of Judges, we see that God provided leaders to guide and to take care of His people, yet Israel kept turning against God after the judge disappeared. Instead, they liked doing things in their eyes. There is nothing wrong with doing things with our own desires, but when we'd turn away from God, our lives would be in dangerous situation.
Currently, our nation has become like the Book of Judges. We would decide to turn to God when the tragedy occurs; but we'd let God go when things are getting better. Just like the 9/11/2001 tragedy. As a result, over thousands of American people decided to covert to Islam. It was so sad day, not because of the tragedy, but we lost souls to lead them to eternal life with God. Look around our nation today. It's totally in a mess situation. Our nation has become the Days of Sodom and Gomorrah. There are more people who rely on government than God, family and friends. It doesn't matter if they are liberals or conservatives.
During the Obama Administration, there were more damages on family and Christian values than any presidential era. LGBT activists have been coming out from their closets and Christians have been going back in. Christian students have hard time to express their faiths openly, but other religions don't.
Also, there are more Christismatic of Christianity than traditional Christian values. If you have never been into Christismatic church or megachurch, you would be risking your relationship with God. I recently went to one of local megachurches for Christmas program. This church also had satellite to three to four locations at the same time. Do we need to have church empire? No! Jesus said that we need to go to the other parts of the world to preach the Gospel. He didn't say that we need to build the church empire to share the Gospel. That is lazy. If the man of God would have more than one church, why not he points his people to lead the other buildings?
We need to go back to the basic foundation of Christianity. Even though I liked to visit big church once a while, it's hard for me to meet the leaders due to crowd of people; and they might not able to feed spiritual food to the congregation properly.
If you’d like to know Jesus Christ as your personal Savior, I’d like to encourage you to do two simple things. First, confess your sins and invite Jesus Christ to your life. Paul said in Romans 10:9-11, “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” There is no sinner prayer formula. Instead, you just talk to God at where you are now. Secondly, I’d like to encourage you to find a good solid biblical teaching church and Christian friends. They can help you to build strong relationship with God.
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