May 09, Author: With that is linked the word, "inhuman. Their brains have been so conditioned to accept it that they are immune to it. Matthew Henry Commentary 3: To say that we are unholy in our society today is a gross understatement. Those with empty religion are disobedient to parents.
Many churches today are aping the world by bringing comedians into the church to entertain the saints! With these infiltrative tactics new cults arise. The second tactic employed by the enemy is imitation, counterfeit faith. He makes four points: It does not mean traitors to their king or country, but generally betrayers of the persons who trust in them, and of the cause of the trust committed to them; perhaps specially, as Bishop Ellicott suggests, of their brethren in times of persecution.
A few parents are trying to raise their children with respect for their parents, but they are thrown in with children from problem homes in the schools to such an extent that many otherwise obedient children become disobedient because of association.
Those with empty religion are haters of good. The first factor is very startling indeed. The reason that unbeliever often complain about all the hypocrites in the church is that there are a lot of hypocrites in the church! What a description of our culture and, sadly, even of much of the evangelical church of our day!
They propagate empty religion by opposing the truth with counterfeit results. Men love to gratify their own lusts, more than to please God and do their duty. The only way to be smart enough not to fall for something appealing to your flesh is to know the Word of God and get your flesh under the control of the spirit.
Those with empty religion are conceited. We are commanded to pursue and maintain our greatest joy in God Himself. So you need to develop proper self-love or self-esteem. Then, as the children learn to obey your authority, you can back off on the rules as they mature.
The younger the child, the more you should enforce obedience to the rules. A form of godliness is very different from the power; from such as are found to be hypocrites, real Christians must withdraw.
They know how to use God-talk to sound spiritual, but they are putting on a front to cover a sinful life. Many were feeling that those were the last days, when we could expect the return of Christ.The Dangers of the Last DaysYou should know this, Timothy, that in the last days there will be very difficult times.
For people will love only themselves and their money. They will be boastful and pro. When every man is eager for what he can get, and anxious to keep what he has, this makes men dangerous to one another.
When men do not fear God, they will not regard man. When children are disobedient to their parents, that makes the times perilous. NT Letters: 2 Timothy Traitors headstrong conceited lovers of pleasure rather (2 Tim. New International Version treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God--New Living Translation They will betray their friends, be reckless, be puffed up with pride, and love pleasure rather than God.
Let's open our Bibles then to 2 Timothy chapter 3 2 Timothy chapter 3.
This is the third message in a series entitled 'Danger in the Church Danger in the Church.' We're looking at. 2 Timothy New Living Translation (NLT) The Dangers of the Last Days 3 You should know this, Timothy, that in the last days there will be very difficult times.
2 For people will love only themselves and their money. The Dangers of the Last Days.#The moral depravity and false teaching that will be rampant in the last days are already at work (2 Tm –5). The frivolous and superficial, too, devoid of th.Download