The Number One Reason Jesus Would Be Kicked Out Of Your Church

July 18, 2014
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There will be people who try to discredit you and there will be people who are immensely blessed by you. The goal is to be faithful to Jesus, to His gospel and to the ministry that Jesus has graciously allowed you to fulfill in your sphere of influence.

Jesus had his fair share of advisors who begged him to become or to do something that He was not there to do and in the end, He was betrayed by His closest friends and murdered by the fiercest of critics – yet He did not stray away from sensitive subjects and cultural taboos.

Jesus would most assuredly be kicked out of many cliques and churches by such standards which are often imposed by other people.

Jesus came not to warm hearts but rather to shatter categories.

So if you are a person who comments on sensitive issues that do not fit into a world-view of other people, then consider yourself in good company.

Be concerned with pleasing God and not people for the former has been done by Jesus and the latter most assuredly won’t be accomplished by you in this lifetime, no matter how exhaustive your efforts (Prov. 29:25).

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Question: What other reasons do you think that Jesus would not be allowed in our churches? 

Bogdan Kipko

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Founder & Pastor of Forward Church In Irvine, CA & host of the Fuel For Life Podcast which is listened to in 50 states & 118 countries. Join the FFL nation!