Authors of Confusion Pt. 7 – Tim Keller

The New Calvinists – “Here the comments of a former member of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York, Jonathan Cousar, who attended Keller’s church for nearly 20 years, are relevant, for he has heard hundreds of Keller sermons. Cousar writes: “I went to Tim Keller’s church for nearly 20 years and in fact I left just last year because of my growing concern that the church and Tim were far more liberal, theologically and ideologically than I had ever imagined.” Cousar continues: “To sum up Keller’s theology most succinctly, Keller says ‘the primary purpose of salvation is – cultural renewal – to make this world a better place’.  That statement should alarm any true evangelical or conservative Christian.  And it must be understood that this one statement is central to all of Keller’s teachings.” For more information on Tim Keller, click on the provided link entitled “Tim Keller’s false gospel“.

Tim Keller presents himself as a Reformed Calvinist, yet he clearly endorses a different gospel. It is the social gospel. The social gospel is the opposite of the gospel of Jesus Christ, since its goal is not to call sinners to repentance and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, but to bring a cultural, social, and economic reform to the world. In other words, its goal is to make a better world. For this doctrine and agenda to come under the label of Christian, and for Tim Keller to present himself as a teacher and pastor in Christ’ church, is to bring confusion into the church. The outcome will be a “new Christianity“; one that is earth-based & works-based.

Keller’s gospel is rooted in the secular humanistic philosophies of this world. It does not teach Christ’ church to put their focus on things above, but on the things of this world. His approach is both intellectual and philosophical, but it is not Scriptural, nor are his teachings true. Instead, his teachings appeal to those who have an unhealthy appetite for an intellectual, philosophical, articulation of theology. This distracting approach to teaching Christian doctrine draws people away from the true Jesus presented in the Bible, and it draws them away from the true gospel, and into another gospel that is just a counterfeit. Therefore, this author of confusion is a seducing spirit within Christ’ church that must be exposed and avoided.

Colossians 3

1    If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.
2    Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
3    For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.
4    When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.

Colossians 2

4    And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words.
5    For though I be absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order, and the stedfastness of your faith in Christ.
6    As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him:
7    Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.
8    Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
9    For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.
10    And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power

Changing Laws Pt. 5 – Martial Law

“President Obama’s National Defense Resources Preparedness Executive Order of March 16 does to the country as a whole what the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act did to the Constitution in particular” — for more information, click on the link entitled “Martial Law by Executive Order“.

Many Americans may wonder, why is this happening to our country. However, America is no different from the rest of the countries of this world. They are all under the curse of God’s law, because of their refusal to repent and believe in the one whom God has sent, which is Jesus Christ. He is the propitiation for the sins of the whole world. Yet, the world does not want him. Therefore, God sends them his curse. It is the curse of tyranny.

Revelation 6

2    And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.

Resistance to the tyrant is futile, because it is resistance to God himself, who sends the tyrants. What God requires of us is repentance from our sins, and to believe the gospel of his Son, Jesus Christ, whom God gave as a ransom for everyone, so that they would be saved from the oppression of sin, and from the penalty for their sins. This is all that matters.

Therefore, do not love your life, or this world. This world is passing away; but he who loves God will endure forever, and reign with Christ forever. So follow him while there is still time.

John 3

14    And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:
15    That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
16    For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
17    For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
18    He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
19    And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
20    For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
21    But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

Romans 10

9    That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
10    For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
11    For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
13    For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

Related links are listed below:

  1. Changing Laws Pt. 4 – The United Nations

  2. Changing Laws Pt. 3 – Overruled

Authors of Confusion Pt. 6 – The Tragic State of Christian Hip-Hop

The provided link entitled “Reformed Hip Hop rapper Lecrae joins hands with “Word of Faith” starlet Canton Jones” is an article that discusses the recent change in the standards of mainstream Christian Hip-Hop. No longer is Christian Hip-Hop about Jesus Christ and his gospel, since it is now including the partnership with those whose message is the very opposite of the gospel – the love of money, fame, power, and materialism.

This is not the time to contend for Christian Hip-Hop; but the gospel and Jesus Christ. If mainstream Hip-Hop refuses to repent, then we who belong to Christ must turn away from it, since it is now worse than secular music by becoming a false light to the world.

Matthew 6

22    The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.
23    But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!

Related Links are listed below:

  1. The Development of the Emergent Church

  2. The Universal Doctrine

  3. Can Christians Live the ‘American Dream’?

For Your Health Pt. 9 – Pepsi

Human embryonic tissue is being used in the production of beverages, such as Pepsi. For more information, click on the provided link entitled “Biotech’s Fear Factor“.

Related links are listed below:

  1. Planned Parenthood Banned at a High Cost

  2. For Your Health Pt. 8 – Vaccination: The Hidden Truth

  3. For Your Health Pt. 5 – The Future of Food