Come join us starting Wednesday September 4th at 6:15 pm as we begin our new series on understanding other religions. We will learn about Mormonism, Jehovah Witnesses, Islam, New Age and Eastern Religions. If time permits we may also discuss differences between Catholics and Protestants. We encourage questions and will try to answer any that you might have. As we learn about these other religions, we will also be better equipped to understand what we believe and why. If you don’t know why you are a Christian then you are in dangerous territory. What will you do when a Mormon missionary or Jehovah Witness comes to your door and presents a different understanding of God, Jesus and salvation? Do you know what you believe enough to be able to defend orthodox Christianity? Are you able to share with these individuals the true Jesus of the Bible? If not, then you need to come to this series. Even if you think you are equipped already, there is always more to learn and we will be going in depth so that we can adequately defend our faith. Sadly many Christians have no idea why they are not a member of another religion. This is not what God wants from us. He wants us to be informed and able to be used by Him to lead others who do not know Him to know Him. When we are equipped, God often times places people in our path to hear His gospel from us. So in other words, as we equip ourselves, God will use us in greater ways.
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to determine if they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.1 John 4:1 (HCSB)
3 Dear friends, although I was eager to write you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write and exhort you to contend for the faith that was delivered to the saints once for all. 4 For certain men, who were designated for this judgment long ago, have come in by stealth; they are ungodly, turning the grace of our God into promiscuity and denying our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ. Jude 1:3-4 (HCSB)
Blessings to you all!