4 Ways to Cure the Church’s Identity Crisis 

Our congregations are filled with worshippers on Sunday who were entertaining themselves just the night before with movies containing nudity, F-bombs and extreme violence; social drinking; and maybe even fornication.

Source: 4 Ways to Cure the Church’s Identity Crisis  Article

 

In addition to this article  Pastor Dr. Gail

I believe that the first step is to repent to God.  God listens when we repent!

John 9:31 ESV 

We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him.

Proverbs 28:9 ESV 

If one turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

1 Peter 3:12 ESV 

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”

Psalm 66:18 ESV 

If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.

Proverbs 15:29 ESV 

The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

James 5:16 ESV 

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Isaiah 59:2 ESV 

But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden his face from you so that he does not hear.

James 4:4 ESV 

You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

1 John 1:9 ESV 

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

James 4:3 ESV 

You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.

John 15:7 ESV 

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

James 1:6-7 ESV 

But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord;

James 4:8 ESV 

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

 

https://nuggets4u.wordpress.com/2011/11/08/what-is-defilement/    To cleanse our hands and purify our hearts we must know what defilement is!

https://nuggets4u.wordpress.com/2014/01/09/humanism-and-the-church/  Humanism the enemy that corrupts from within

Blessings

Gail  www.hope4u.ca

 

 

 

 

 

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Born Again Christian since 1977 / Insurance Business / Nurse Natural health since 1986 Roots of disease since 2008 / Pastor Dr Gail www.hope4u.ca Facebook: Hope Outreach Community Centre I post information pertaining to/ natural health, Spirit, Soul, Body, Relationships, Finance, and World Affairs.
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