Which Jesus do you serve?


Received the following post from the http://www.revivalschool.com/ email list and thought it would be worth posting here.

WHICH JESUS Do YOU SERVE??
-Posted by Brendon Powell.

There seems to be more than one Jesus to choose from these days.
Which one is the  true Jesus and who am I following?

·    There’s a ‘seeker friendly’ Jesus, he’s the one who will not
offend anyone in anyway. He loves everyone no mater what they do.
·    There’s a ‘sow and reap’ Jesus, he made a covenant with man
so that man could sow his seed and reap wealth and happiness on
earth and then go to heaven when he dies.
·    There’s a ‘blend in with the world’ Jesus, he wants us to look
like, act like, and be like the world in order to reach the lost.
·    There’s a ‘neverending grace’ Jesus, his ‘grace’ covers us no
matter what we do or how we live.
·    There’s a ‘just believe’ Jesus.  As long as you truly believe
in your heart, you’re saved.
·    There’s a ‘name it claim it’ Jesus.  You name it; anything and
it’s yours!  If you don’t get it, it’s because you lack faith. It’s your fault.
·    There’s a ‘carnal’ Jesus.  He doesn’t expect you to overcome
sin, he understands you’re just carnal.
·     There’s a ‘heart dwelling’ Jesus.  All you have to do is ask
him into your heart and voilà, he’s there.  You’re going to heaven!

Truth:

·    There’s the Jesus who said “Repent and believe the gospel,
the kingdom of God is at hand.” -Mark 1:15
He said, “Deny yourself, take up your cross and follow Him.” -Lk 9:23-25
 He said without Him you are already condemned.  -John 3:18
 He said He came to save the world -John 3:16
  He said unless you forsake all you have, you cannot be His disciple.
  -Luke 14:33
He said if we love anyone more than Him we are not worthy of Him.
 -Matt 10:37-39
  He said if you love this life you’ll lose it. -John 12:25-26
    He said you cannot serve God and money. -Matt 6:24
He said fear God who can destroy both body and soul in hell. -Mt 10:28
 He said be extreme in your war against sin. -Matt 18:8-9
    He said love God with all your heart, soul and mind and your
    neighbour as yourself. -Matt 22:37-39
      He said He is the light of the world. –John 8:12
He said the gate is narrow and the way is difficult and few find it.
 -Matt 7:13-14
    He said those who believe in Him but work iniquity will be
      cast out. -Matt 7:21-23
He said you’ll be hated for His name’s sake, but if you endure to
 the end, you’ll be saved. -Matt 10:22
  He said I am the way, the truth and the life.  No one comes to
   the Father but by Me. –John 14:6

Which Jesus do you serve?

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2 Responses

  1. Wow.
    Wow.
    It’s all I can say. You have hit the nail on the HEAD with this post. People want to take Jesus and corrupt Him and turn Him into their vision of who He should be. Isn’t that Idolatry? Sure sounds like it to me. Thank you for this VERY controversial post, and giving me some food for thought today.
    God bless,
    Michie D.

  2. Please note, I am not the author of post. It came from an email sent by http://www.revivalschool.com and used with permission. I agree it is an important article, which is why I reprinted it here.e I hope you found other articles here interesting and challenging. I am working on posting on a more consistent basis.

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