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Acceptable or Authentic?
Friday, December 16, 2016 by Dr. Harlan Betz

            The church has been so busy making Christianity acceptable that we've failed to make it authentic!

            Entertaining has replaced educating.

                        Pleasing men has replaced pleasing God.

                                    Electricity has replaced authenticity.

                                                Tickling the ears has replaced preaching the Word.

                                                            The passing has replaced the permanent.

                                                                        Meology has replaced theology! 
 

            It is time to get back to:

                        the absolute truths of the Bible, 

                                    the authentic heart of worship,

                                                the agonizing need of the lost, and

                                                            the agape love for God that transforms lives!


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