Facebook can be a great tool for spreading a message, preaching the gospel or staying in contact with your loved ones, but is it really a reliable source of growth? Can it really change your heart?
Let’s take the time to discuss another key characteristic of Hellenism that – historically and presently – has deeply affected the faith for the worse. Not only does Hellenism fog concrete and absolute truth with abstraction, it also militantly promotes and enforces it by employing tactics such as infiltration, subversion and – if necessary – murder.
“I am saved by grace through faith” seems to be the “go to” verse in any discussion involving the subjects of grace and salvation, but are these subjects really understood? Do we realize the depth of what this means, or are we just parroting what we’ve been told by the pulpit masters?
The influence of Python in the Greco-Roman world was greatly enhanced by the expansion of Hellenism (Greek philosophy, culture, values). This worldview stands diametrically opposed to the concrete truth of YHWH’s commands and greatly affects not only the way we see the world, but also our view of worship.
When the Father promised that He would never leave us or forsake us, was that a blanket statement for anyone willing to acknowledge His existence? Will there ever be a situation where this promise (or any promise) no longer applies?