FOLLOW THIS WE WILL BECAUSE CHRIST THE LORD YOU HAIL! EXCELLENT LESSON HERE ON WHAT IS HOLLOW AND WHAT REAL AND FULL OF SUBSTANCE!
“So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ” (Colossians 2:6-8).
We live in a time of tolerance. Of course, I’m referring to tolerance as in the movement of don’t offend me, and this hollow and deceptive philosophy has crept its way into the church and taken root. But I am glad Jesus spoke up, that Peter and Paul spoke up, that Stephen spoke up, among others. They caused civil unrest, were thrown in prison and even killed, and most undoubtedly, offended people; lots of people. I am glad people like Mother Teresa…
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