Man may ordain another in the teaching of religion, but there is a ministry the people are called into and ordained by God through His holy spirit! Paul firmly stood for such a ministry, and tells us if any man preach any other gospel than the one we have received let him be accursed. The ministry Paul is speaking of is the only one given by revelation of Jesus Christ. The message of truth found only in Christ (Galatians 1:1,9-12). Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;) 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 accursed. 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 man. For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.
We see the decline of the truth in many churches today, as the God is love message is stretched and has become twisted to accommodate the sins of the flesh otherwise known as the homosexuality agenda. This way of believing is not from above, but is earthly, sensual, and devilish! There is strife when trying to incorporate what is not of God into a holy setting (James 3:3-18). Behold, we put bits in the horses’ mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body. Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth. Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth! And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell. For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind: But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God. Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be. Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter? Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh. Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom. But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish. For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work. But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.
God’s way is pure, peaceful and gentle without strife or conflict of His message. These types of churches are what scripture calls built on another foundation and is a place where He is named but not worshipped. The true foundation of Christ keeps with the bibles truth of keeping the commandments and abides by the holy and moral lifestyles placed in the earth from the very beginning. Paul’s message : (Romans 15:15-20).
The ministry we are called to without compromise. (2 Timothy 4:1-5)
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