Archive for April 15th, 2012

It would be good for Joel Osteen to take heed to this quote from Pastor John MacArthur:

Churching the unchurched is an absolute fallacy – it is like purposing to let the tares in. It is absolutely bizarre to want to make unsaved people feel comfortable in a church. The church is not a building – the church is a group of worshiping, redeemed, and sanctified people among whom an unbeliever should feel either miserable, convicted and drawn to Christ, or else alienated and isolated. Only if the church hides its message and ceases to be what God designed the church to be, can it make an unbeliever comfortable.”

I wonder if Oprah would show up at a church that would convict her of her sins.  Because I care for both Oprah and Joel, I pray for them to come to repentance.  May the biblical Gospel light-up their conscience one day.

With that said, let me leave you off with 2 Corinthians 4:3-4,

And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, 4 in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.”

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