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The Show Must NOT Go On

January 1, 2016

Greetings,

Jesus said:

“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites!  You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when he becomes one, you make him twice as much a son of hell as you are.”  Matthew 23: 15

Jesus did not hesitate to call out and denounce the religious leaders of his time.  Because instead of being beneficial servants and guides they had actually become stumbling blocks to whoever sought to follow the faith they represented. Rather than helping others find and walk in the ways of God they ended up hindering those who followed after them.

Can we really say that most leadership in the modern “church” today is much different?  Are we really making disciples after Christ today?  It seems to me that most folks are being taught to follow a religious system instead of Jesus today.  The Laws of the false “church” system are…go to “church”, pay your tithe, and follow the Pastor.  None of which are true and necessary components of serving and following Jesus and His ways.

The western “church” in particular is in a sad state and its Leaders are not satisfied with the damage they have inflicted here.  No, they even send missionaries to inflict american greed and other damage to the natives of foreign countries.  I have been to Peru and witnessed first hand how “Christian” american’s have tried to bring western churchianity to the masses.  Just like McDonalds they seek to multiply their business and create franchises in other lands.  They preach something other than Jesus and attempt to build on a foundation other than Christ alone.  I have had friends go to Africa and see how sincere native “pastors” are turned into greedy traveling fund raisers instead of remaining true to the real call of God on their lives.  The American brand of Christianity is a poison to all who swallow their weak and watered down gospel.

Whenever money becomes a NEED of a church everything else gets tainted.  Everything!  When you come to the point of “needing” to pay a Pastor, build a building, or heat, cool and maintain an edifice..true ministry and servanthood are quickly thrown to the side in most cases.  True disciple making doesn’t have to cost a dime, it costs only your time and devotion to Christ and those who are seeking Him.

Wisdom cries out….Return to Jesus…your first love!  Throw off all the things that hinder and distract you from hearing His voice.  It is not about the Pastor, the buildings, the programs and the offerings.  It is simply about Christ and Him crucified.  It is time to follow Jesus and expose the hellish “church” system for what it is……When Jesus called the religious Leaders “hypocrites”…He was saying that they were ACTORS and not sincere about their call.  In the “church” today we lift up the actors because we want to be entertained.  Those who act best become Leaders and Pastors because they can appear to give a grand sermon, but is what they are acting out what we really need to hear and see?  I will say it one more time and then I am done…… Forget the actors and the show, and return to Jesus your first love!

Love and ….

Kirk Out !

P.s.  Please don’t get me wrong or misunderstand me?  I know there are sincere followers of Christ still in the religious system of Babylon. There are even some sincere pastors and leaders.  However the entire system is stacked against them and they will never be able to bear the true fruit there, that they could if they were totally free from religious bondage.  I pray everyday for the captives to be set free and I sincerely love my sisters and brothers still in that invisible prison.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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13 Comments
  1. Dan permalink

    Wow! Thanks for giving words to my thoughts and sentiments! Well said!

  2. Jewell Price permalink

    Hard but necessary words to say and hear. Thanks for the post.

  3. Rich Chamberlin permalink

    Remember story of vaudeville shows in early 20th century ? SO IT SHALL PASS for dying church system? Only question, now free, will we use – seek, accept, the sacred secret weapon to do far better?

  4. Zelos permalink

    Everything you said is true. Buckets of money, almost always leads to false motives and corruption. Men love power, and people cry out for human kings. Human reason and sensibility can only be trusted as far as it agrees and aligns with Gods Word, otherwise we will have anarchy in the free organic church.

  5. Happy new year, Chris.

  6. ATTENTION PLEASE: Someone hacked my blog site and left lewd vulgar comments..bypassing the need for me to approve all comments. wordpress has been notified and the comments have been removed. I apologize to anyone who saw those comments. Some people are sooo juvenile.

    • Nathan Lambshead permalink

      My comment disappeared. ?

    • Nathan Lambshead permalink

      Sorry Chris. Wrong one. Cancel or ignore previous question

  7. Reformed by the Spirit permalink

    test

  8. Janet Fowler permalink

    Great post Christopher. Can you get me the name of the person in Holland who wants to start a home-based church? I need some like minded connections.

  9. It’s true, I see the show now…..if you’re in the show, it’s not as easy to see I think…..but when one is part of the 80% that doesn’t get to use their gifting……it IS a show and is obvious if one has eyes to see and ears to hear……thank you, Chris.

  10. "BK" permalink

    I love the opening scripture reference and what it means to me. “Hell” was gehenna, the garbage dump outside of Jerusalem. So, when someone proselytes and gains a convert, they make them twofold more a ‘child of hell’ than themselves…..in other words, they fill them with their garbage and when you put their’s and the person’s together, you got twofold more! Sorry, couldn’t help it!
    “BK”

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