Skip to main content

You Can Never Love Jesus and Hate Studying the Bible at the Same Time

It's stupid how how some people who say, "I love Jesus." but when I ask them about Bible studies they're so indifferent. That kind of attitude is a problem today in the modern "church". We have people who have an Easy "Christianity". They adhere to the heresy that you can get saved without resulting to any necessary changes. There's nothing in Scriptures to suggest that one could get saved and never be delivered from a life of sin. Worse, such people think they can get saved and have no interest in reading the Bible. Worse, when I tell them that they could be false converts they start accusing me of teaching works salvation.

I remembered somebody tried to argue from Romans 7:15 to justify carnal Christianity. I admit that person is always taking verses out of context. It's amazing how he claims to be a Christian but hates personal holiness one way or another. He also hates expository preaching and accused preachers like Charles H. Spurgeon and John Gill as "Jesuits". He's also called a lot of expository preachers as "Jesuits" in his quest to promote his Antinomian Christianity. I wonder has he read the rest of the context especially Romans 7;22 which says Paul delights after the Law of God? He was citing from the King James Version but I wonder did he use a black marker to delete certain verses that point to sanctification?

If you love Jesus then the natural reaction is that you want to know Him more. It's stupid to say you have Jesus but you hate His Word. If you get saved then your desires will start to differ. Nobody can be saved and still love the world. No, the Christian will start growing in grace to reject the world. It will be a cold day in Hell before there will ever be a Christian who loves Jesus but not the Scriptures.
Psalm 1:2 
But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
Psalm 40:8 
I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, Thy Law is within my heart.
Psalm 119:70
Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in Thy Law.
Psalm 119:77 
Let Thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for Thy Law is my delight.
Psalm 119:92 
Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction. 
Psalm 119:174 
I have longed for Thy salvation, O LORD; and Thy Law is my delight. 

David expressed how much the Law of God is his delight. The Christian's desire for the Word of God is not only an ought but it should result to delighting in the Word of God. Becoming a Christian means you seek to love the Word of God. You want to learn more from the Word and God and take it into context and not out of context.
John 17:17  
Sanctify them through Thy truth: Thy Word is truth.

If you hate sanctification and holiness then the Bible isn't the book for you. If you hate sanctification then the Bible will disagree with you 100%. I don't read it anywhere that you can get saved and still remain the same. If you love Jesus then you will love His Word and you will desire to know Him more. In turn, you want to be more like him in the pursuit of Christian holiness.

See also:

Popular posts from this blog

Sorry Homosexuals, God Owns the Rainbow, Not You!

I found this absolutely funny picture and the maker got it right about homosexual activists getting mad at the rainbow light in the Noah's Park exhibit. Who could forget the time when homosexual marriage was made legal that those who are for it used the rainbow on their pictures on Facebook profiles or in other social networks. They claimed the rainbow as their color. I don't apologize for speaking the truth. The Bible is God's covenant with man and not homosexuality's banner of success. Genesis 9:14-17 - "And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud: and I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh. And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth. And God said …

Politically Correct Organizations Need to Take the Beam Out of Their Own Eye First

Politically correct organizations meddling in worldwide affairs is not anything new. Whether it's the Vatican, the European Union, the United Nations, Human Rights Watch and any organization driven by political correctness (and not all of them are Illuminati or Jesuit ran but they're all still dupes of Satan and most of them don't even know it) it's always a problem that they are indeed meddling. While meddling isn't inherently wrong but here's some problems with politically correct organizations:
They only meddle when it's convenient for them as they are guilty of both selective outrage and selective justice.They meddle in the affairs of others without considering their own yard first.They meddle like as if they own the world.
It's stupid how political correctness demands Christians not to judge others but they end up failing to judge themselves. They are always taking "Judge not and you will not be judged." out of context without knowing wha…

The Error of Comparing Protestantism to New Atheism

The amazing blindness of is too amazing isn't it? I just read an article written yesterday which compares Protestantism to New Atheism. As much as the article is written as professionally as possible in contrast to some self-proclaimed apologists I've had a lot of useless arguments with but I'd like to give a friendly rebuke to the writer Karlo Broussard. It's my sincere prayer that Broussard will see the truth from the pages of the Scripture. 
The writer commits the fallacy of categorical error. He compares Sola Scriptura with Richard Dawkins' views on science. Here's one of the statements that really should be considered a categorical error:
Just as science is the only tool Dawkins and company are willing to use to arrive at knowledge of the natural truth, Protestants use only the Bible for determining what is revealed truth. And as many modern atheists reject anything that science cannot detect, so too do Protestants reject any teaching that is…

The Quest For "Unlimited Human Progress" is Really Destroying the Environment

Every time I read from the news of nature's decline due to pollution, how food supply can soon drop anytime, how plant and animal deaths are massively happening I can't help but blame it on one factor: SIN. Yes, sin and most people think it's a fantasy word. It wasn't just a fantasy word that kicked Adam and Eve out of Eden and cursed the Earth with all its imperfections. Sin brought disease and destruction to mankind. Unfortunately, man is to blame for the wanton destruction of the environment all in the name of "unlimited human progress".

You can't divorce science from the Creator and that's a fact. Yet you have people who want to benefit from science without considering the Creator. Christian scientists were conservative because they were aware of one truth that science without ethics is meaningless. I'd like to expand it to say that studying creation without the Creator is absolutely stupid. People can claim that removing God is the key to &qu…

What Does Pisseth Against the Wall Mean?

It's really getting bad for some of my Independent Fundamental Baptist brethren to actually even take the words "pisseth against the wall" which appears at least six times in 1 Samuel 23:22, 1 Samuel 25:34, 1 Kings 14:10, 1 Kings 16:11, 1 Kings 21:21 and 2 Kings 9:8 where the King James actually has the words "pisseth against the wall".  Now I am a King James only-ist but I do not support the stupid interpretation of "pisseth against the wall" by some IFB preachers who have become in some way similar to the Catholic Faith Defenders that they argue against when they should spend their time soulwinning.  Actually I even heard that rather outrageous "pisseth against the wall" sermon by Steven Anderson that was so taken out of context.
So what does pisseth against the wall mean? Let us take a look at these six verses and take it on a exegetic view NOT an eisegetic (out of context) view:
1 Samuel 23:22- "And so more also do God unto the ene…

What's Wrong with the Ang Dating Daan Movement?

The Ang Dating Daan movement is by the Members Church of God International spearheaded by its pastor (and so-called "prophet") Eliseo Soriano.  While claiming to be an expositor of the Scriptures with his "Itanong Mo Kay Soriano" or "Ask Soriano" In English, this religious group actually isn't Christian as some of the ignorant would want to believe.  Though the group claims the Bible is their only authority (as some cults do) but the problem is that they believe only Eli Soriano may interpret the Scriptures.  This is utter heresy!  Not even a great man in the Scriptures, Charles Spurgeon ever made such a preposterous claim!  This is no better than the "true church" movement by Darwin Fish which is exposed by Pastor Phil Johnson as a heretical movement.  In fact, I'm not going to waste my time debating with ADD members, they are a total waste of my time as every other debate.
Unlike John F. Macarthur of Grace to You that actually encoura…

Testimony of Former Iglesia Ni Cristo Member, Now a Born Again Christian

Editor's note: 
First and foremost, I would like to thank the Bereans for this wonderful story of a former Iglesia ni Cristo minister (or pastor), now he has become a Baptist Christian.  It's a sad story that some people have just jumped from one cult to another.  Some members of the Watchtower Society, Charismatic Movement or the Iglesia ni Cristo have left Roman Catholicism but they have never truly come to know the truth of salvation is by faith in Christ alone and that any good works after Christian life is but the grace of God at work in the believer.  Now for this brave testimony that I can really share after many years of searching for one testimony which I hope will further bring more INC members to Jesus Christ.

May I begin with a word of prayer that in the midst of all these trouble, I call upon Jesus Christ the Son of God who the Iglesia ni Cristo deny is indeed God, the only way to salvation, that they trust upon their works and church membership than Him alone.  I…