Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Creation.com "Challenge to the churches" Tim Matthews #christian #pastor #jesustweeters

h/t Ross

A believer’s impassioned plea

by Tim Matthews

Published: 01 February 2011(GMT+10)

The following humorous conversation (with a serious point) was supposedly overheard at a Pastor’s conference:

1st Pastor: “What do you think is the biggest problem in the church today—ignorance or apathy?”

2nd Pastor: “I don’t know and I don’t care … would you pass another cream bun, please? “

Are you a pastor, elder or a member of a church?

Are you concerned that your church is not moving forward?

Are your church members motivated to reach out?

Is your church centred around faith in God and what He says and does?

Do you believe the Bible?

God said He created the Universe in six days! God said—indeed He wrote with his own finger on a tablet of stone—that He Created the Heavens and the Earth and everything in them in six days [Exodus 20:8–11]. Is it not true that if these days are not literal, real, 24hr days, then this Sabbath commandment is nonsense!?

Could you have unwittingly fallen for the devil’s great lie: “Has God said … ?”

Genesis 3 tells us that Satan, the father of lies, questioned God’s word. The result was that Eve was deceived and then Adam sinned with disastrous results (Genesis 3:14-19). Not only was the human race cursed and sentenced to death but the whole of Creation was cursed—only to be restored (Revelation 21:3–4) when our Lord returns in His glory

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