Sounds like a silly question, but many folk
stay with a church that they know is teaching doctrine that is not of God. Why?
There are many reasons: spiritual laziness, isolation, the cuppa afterwards,
etc., but the main reason seems to be that we all have a longing to belong, to
be part of the tribe. It’s scary out there alone, with no one else to fellowship
with, and so many trade truth for fellowship and stay with a group that could
lead them to destruction.
"But seek ye first the
kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto
you." (Matthew 6:33)
Make no mistake, there
is fellowship among all manner of religions and organisations around the world,
but the most precious is the fellowship of those who have sought out truth and
"Behold, how good and
how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!" (Psalm
Of course, in the
process of leaving a church, there can be a lonely time while you seek for the
truth. Yet this need not be the case, through it often is.
If, for example, you
were to quietly read through the information we have made available to you, and
still keep attending your church, you will either find our material incorrect in
your eyes, or you will see that it is true. You will then act
Do not be afraid to look
and learn, for if anything is not of God, you will know, but how will you find
truth, if you don’t look?
Never forget God’s
people survive every age, for the Church of the Lord cannot be destroyed. The
problem is, the Devil has, through his craftiness, built counterfeit
churches to deceive if possible [which it is] even the elect if they
are not careful.
Many will enter in through the
Broad Gate, believing it to be the Narrow Gate. Many will believe in fanciful
man-made traditions and fables marketed as "the gospel". beware. Read the
following Scriptures warning us of the perilous dangers of false
"For such are false
apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of
"And no marvel; for
Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.
"Therefore it is no
great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of
righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works."
"And many false
prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.
iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold." (Matthew
"Woe unto them that call evil good,
and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put
bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!" (Isaiah 5:20)
"For the mystery of
iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken
out of the way.
"And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall
consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of
"Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all
power and signs and lying wonders,
"And with all deceivableness of
unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love
of the truth, that they might be saved.
"And for this cause God shall
send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in
unrighteousness." (2nd Thessalonians 2:7–12)
Most of the so-called
Christians who believe in God have become friends with the world’s ways, and
have made themselves an enemy of God — most without even knowing
"Ye ask, and receive
not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is
enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the
enemy of God." (James 4:3–4)
If your church does not
therefore teach truth as the Bible states it, both the holy word of God
and Christ agreeing — then you are enduring error. Please do not — you are in
the wrong church. We have all become far too slack.
Our families are being
destroyed because the preachers have forgotten to fear God’s word. It’s time to
stop putting up with the wrong gospel.
"I marvel that ye are so
soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another
"Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and
would pervert the gospel of Christ.
"But though we, or an angel
from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached
unto you, let him be accursed.
"As we said before, so say I now again, If
any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be
"For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for
if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
"But I certify
you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after
"For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the
revelation of Jesus Christ." (Galatians 1:6–12)
For Christ revealed the
truth of God to His people who believed in a mixture of both law and
"For I am jealous over
you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may
present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
"But I fear, lest by any means,
as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be
corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.
"For if he that cometh
preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another
spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not
accepted, ye might well bear with him." (2nd Corinthians
Christ told the
Pharisees that they did not have the "love of God in them," therefore,
surely the love of God is the thing we should most dearly want to know,
and here it is:
"For this is the love of God, that
we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous." (1st
"To the law and
to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because
there is no light in them." (Isaiah 8:20)
And what is
"For the commandment
is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction
are the way of life:" (Proverbs 6:23)
The more a church has
its doctrine based on God’s law, the more the light of truth shall shine from
The more liberal the
church, the more unpleasant are its fruit, and the dimmer is the light, many
even to darkness.
How much light is
shining in your church? Are the ways of the church grounded in the laws and
commandments of God?
If not, why are you staying with the