Luther is a film that I have on my list of films to watch. I saw the clip below and in a sense, Martin Luther’s life mirrors my own when I made this statement on my previous post:

My only motive for doing this is to speak truth and that is the truth of the scripture. It is not out of maliciousness. I have had to go through this personal ‘stripping’ if you want to call it that and also deprogram my mind from the many years of accepting false teaching from various preachers who at that time I esteemed highly. It was not easy because it sometimes left me confused not knowing what to believe. But now that I have a better understanding of how to rightly divide Gods word, hopefully it will challenge your thinking also. Does that mean I know everything? Far from it but I know when scripture is blatantly being twisted (some out of ignorance and some purposely) and when people are being manipulated. God hates manipulation especially of those who are desperate and vulnerable.

We are seeing a lot of eisegesis where people are smashing their own interpretation into a text and making scripture say something that it is not meant to say. They are not aware of some basic rules for biblical interpretation.

I have to stand up for truth. Not my truth but God’s truth. The truth of the scripture

All I am asking people to do is not swallow everything that you are fed and be dilligent students of Gods word and be like the Bereans who even had to check Paul’s teachings against scripture

Acts 17:11 These were more fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so

That is where the fruit comes. From studying, meditating and acting on God’s word and speaking and preaching truth. If my postings gets people to search the scriptures for themselves and apply it rightly, then fruit will come as a result.

Always defend scripture first and not your favorite preacher and ask yourself the important question, is what is being taught true? Please check out the post ‘How Important is doctrine?’. This will explain a lot of where I am coming from. Nobody is beyond reproach.

So if Bishop John Francis says something contrary to scripture – REJECT IT

If TD Jakes says something contrary to scripture – REJECT IT

If Benny Hinn says something contrary to scripture – REJECT IT

If Paula White says something contrary to scripture – REJECT IT

If Creflo Dollar says something contrary to scripture – REJECT IT

If I say something contrary to scripture – REJECT IT

Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. (1 Tim 2:15)

Anyway, here’s the video

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Comments
  1. djdesignz says:

    I think Luther is an excellent movie!

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