You’ve perhaps heard that movie line, “You Keep Using That Word, I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means.” It comes from the fictional character Inigo Montoya from the 1987 comedy film The Princess Bride.
Well, the term, “Spiritual Transformation” is one of those words that begs for definition. In the visible church, it has come to mean something very different from the transforming work of the Holy Spirit that Jesus speaks of.
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In these days, we are seeing this great falling away that Jesus spoke of. The Bible predicted it. We are witnessing it. BUT, what are Bible-believing Christians called to do in these last days?
Here are three things you can do right now, and it’s straight out of Scripture:
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If you say the “wrong thing” in America today, you could be penalized, fired or even taken to court. Political correctness is running rampant, and it is absolutely destroying this nation. In his novel 1984, George Orwell imagined a future world where speech was greatly restricted. He called that the language that the totalitarian state in his novel created “Newspeak”, and it bears a striking resemblance to the political correctness that we see in America right now. According to Wikipedia, Newspeak is “a reduced language created by the totalitarian state as a tool to limit free thought, and concepts that pose a threat to the regime such as freedom, self-expression, individuality, peace, etc. Any form of thought alternative to the party’s construct is classified as ‘thoughtcrime.’” Yes, people are not usually being hauled off to prison for what they are saying just yet, but we are heading down that path. Every single day, the mainstream media in the United States bombards us with subtle messages about what we should believe and what “appropriate speech” consists of. Most of the time, most Americans quietly fall in line with this unwritten speech code. In fact, most of the time we enforce this unwritten speech code among each other. Those that would dare to buck the system are finding out that the consequences can be rather severe. The following are 19 shocking examples of how political correctness is destroying America… (Read More…..)