- Everywhere we turn these days we are bombarded with messages and images that call evil good and good evil. And just as our Beloved LORD GOD told us in 2 Timothy 3:1-5, we are living in difficult times because of the state of ungodly men; men who are lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good, treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of GOD, holding to a form of godliness, although they have denied its power. And truly as our LORD JESUS spoke in Matthew 24:12 “because sin (lawlessness) is increased most people’s love has grown cold. The failure to obey The BIBLE (hereafter known as The WORD) is the evidence of a love that has grown cold (John 14:23-24). Disobedience to The WORD comes in many forms; they reject The WORD on certain issues; they question the timeliness and accuracy of The WORD; they are more concerned with what the world thinks of them if they obey The WORD. In fact this particular blog is about that last group. They are ashamed of JESUS and HIS WORDS. Many will quickly say “I am not ashamed, I let people know I am a Christian.” But it’s not just in what you are saying, it is how you are living: Do you live like those who do not know JESUS? Do you hold and follow the beliefs in The BIBLE? Are you willing to lose everything for those beliefs? Before you say no, yes and yes, ask our LORD to examine your heart and make it known to you as HE did with Peter. Peter declared he would not fall away because of our LORD, he insisted if he had to die with our Precious LORD JESUS, he would not deny HIM (Matthew 26:33-35). Yet Peter denied him 3 times, just as our LORD said he would (Luke 22:54-62).
“For whoever is ashamed of ME and MY WORDS in this adulterous and sinful generation
the SON of MAN will also be ashamed of him
when HE comes in the glory of HIS FATHER with the holy angels.”