Hypothetical speaking, churches has changed its morals, and biblical teachings, more churches today are running their churches as business or running their churches like they were in competition with one church to another. Hearing how some people acts towards other’s that attends other faiths attack one another because they are not the faith of their faith they believe in. As all Christians, we are all children and God and supposedly be family of God.
As long as we have the right perspective and purpose in mind, with a willingness to freely give from our hearts; then there is no reason why anyone should ever go without having their needs met. II Corinthians 8:15.
Even in a place so depraved, and where religion had so much declined, there were a few persons who had kept themselves free from the general contamination. Are you one of them in your locality?
When was the last time you took the time to pour your wealth of knowledge into someone else’s spirit? Feasting on the Word of God or your higher education and becoming overweight to the degree of gluttony is unacceptable with being a child of God. Are you actively serving in some capacity of ministry?
If you ran a cult how many followers would you want?
Believe the truth not extreme insinuations.
The IEMELIF was among those Churches who broke away from the hands of the American Methodist in the Philippines. It can be recalled that when “Uncle Sam” came here in 1898, they were mostly Methodists (an offshoot of the Anglican Church in Europe). Strong was their presence during the early 19th century that they were able to propagate their faith and erected many churches. That time, the Filipinos were still indignant to the presence of Catholic Churches because of their relentless abuse and this feeling sided them to the protestant faith of the “whites.”
Persistent prayer produce results that shows actions behind our faith. At a time when all else fails and you know deep down in your spirit change is necessary, don’t stop believing for change to come. Change may not come when you and I want it to, but in God’s timing a change is on the way.
We live in a body that wants to sin; but if we walk and talk in the Spirit deliberate acts of iniquities would be minimum. Not compromising and yielding to the lust of the flesh and walking in spirit is a good witness that when others see you they may be put to shame because you choose not to be influenced by their ungodly and worldly lifestyle.
Have you ever felt like an outcast in church, or been rejected by someone of faith? How about among other believers outside of church? Read more to gain a different perspective on Christianity.