There’s nothing more anti-Christ than to believe that the forgiveness of our sins came by any other means but the blood of Jesus Christ.
“In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.” (Ephesians 1:7)
There’s nothing more anti-Christ than to believe that the forgiveness of our sins came as a result of our confessions, our begging, our pleading, rather than the free gift of God.
“When you were dead in your sins and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins.” (Colossians 2:13)
There’s nothing more offensive to the Christian faith than to suggest that God is recording our sins somewhere and that he will hold us accountable for them in an attempt to somehow make us pay up for them when we leave this world.
“God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.” (2 Corinthians 5:19)
There’s nothing more anti-Christ than to fear and believe that God has in mind to punish you for your sins, when Christ himself has long taken such punishment in full measure over thousands of years ago.
“To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you” (1 Peter 2:21)
There’s nothing more anti-Christ than to believe that our salvation is due to our credit of having done nothing wrong and in accordance with our inability to do anything wrong, rather than by the grace of God through the free gift of faith.
“he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.” (Titus 3:5)
Wake up, Church, rejoice. Our testimony is not how many years we’ve been in existence. It’s not how many people had believed a diluted version of the gospel we had preached. Our testimony is what God has done for us, to us, in us through Christ by His Spirit dwelling in us. God loved us, and the whole world.
“He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.” (1 John 2:2)
There’s nothing more anti-Christ than praising Jesus because he was the son of Mary, or because he was the son of Joseph, or because he was a Jew, or because he was from Nazareth, and not because he is the Son of God.
“As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out, “Blessed is the mother who gave you birth and nursed you.” He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.”” (Luke 11:27-28)
Jesus, the word of God.
“So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer” (2 Corinthians 5:16)
“God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.” (John 4:24)