Fundamental Tests of Genuine Christianity Part 2


The Fundamental Tests of Morals

by Mike Ratliff

And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments. (1 John 2:3 ESV)

It should not surprise us that the secular is worldly. However, it should grieve us deeply that the Church has become worldly. The Apostle Paul made it very clear in his epistles that those of the world we are to avoid being yoked with are not the lost secularists. No, those we are to rebuke and discipline are professing Christians who are apostate or heretical. We must be in the world, but not part of it. We have friends, co-workers, bosses, even spouses and children who do not know Jesus as Lord and Saviour. Our job is to live lives of repentance before them so God can use us to save His from among them.  Continue reading