Tuesday, April 29, 2008
RICK WARREN PLURALISTIC RELIGION ON VIDEO
Rick Warren's humanistic and philisophical ramblings, interwoven into his purpose driven church teachings has led the masses around the world right into New Age religious pluralism or all and/or many paths will lead to God, and the Emergent Church that is taking over the planet; and like Oprah, still believe one can be a Christian. Certainly, people who promote this deception cannot believe the Word of God to be the truth.
In fact, in this post modern world that we live in, it is promoted by New Agers such as Oprah, Rick Warren, Robert Schuller, Rob Bell, Doug Pagitt and others who are deceiving an entire generation of young people into following this wide road, that the true Gospel message of Salvation by God's grace through repentence of sin, faith and forgiveness of sins through the blood of Jesus Christ is not relevant. According to this New Age teaching, there are no absolutes, and God's Holy Word, the Bible, is not the ultimate truth.
According to New Agers, the crucified and risen Saviour, for the sins of the human race, Jesus is just one of many paths to God, which is in direct conflict with the Holy Spirit inspired Word of God:
Jesus said in Matthew's Gospel, Chapter 7
"Enter ye at the straight gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat.
Because strait is the gate, and narrow, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it."vs. 13,14
"I am the way, the truth and the life: no man cometh unto the Father but by me." Jesus Christ--John's Gospel 14:6
Jesus gave his followers many signs to watch for in Matthew's Gospel Chapter 24 before He returns to earth to set up His Millenneal Kingdom, on David's Throne, out of Jerusalem, Israel. Before the Jewish people returned to their ancient homeland, and the State of Israel was reborn as a nation in 1948, many of these signs that Jesus gave us were waiting to be fulfilled. They are now being fulfilled at an accelerating rate in our generation.
One of the major signs Jesus warned of is deception in the last days, and He said:
"And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many." vs. 11 And in Matthew's Gospel Chapter 7, Jesus again warns "Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep'sclothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits." vs. 15,16
The New Age Gospel and religious pluralism is one of the big deceptions in the last days. It is a different gospel, of which Paul warns against in Galatians Chapter 1.
Much of what Jesus spoke about in His Olivet Discourse has been fulfilled, or is all coming together or in the making now in our generation. Jesus warned in verse 34 of Matthew Chapter 24 that the generation that sees all these things taking place would not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.
Folks, we are living on borrowed time, by the grace of God.
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