Summary: We need to have reformation and regeneration in our churches today.
THE HURT JUST SLIGHTLY HEALED
Jeremiah 6: 14 They have healed also the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.
Most have a false front.
Living a lie.
The make believer a sham.
A big put on religious racketeer having their day but judgment is coming.
(1) A new beginning yet no new birth.
John 3: 13 And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.
Feelings with no faith
Fun with no facts
Fashions but no forgiveness
(2) Lots of reformations with no regeneration.
2Timothy 3: 1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,
4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;
5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
Reformations ------- I’m gonna quit doing bad things.
Recaps ---- I’m going to do better
Renewals ----I’m going to start over.
(3) Lots of changes with no conversions.
2nd Peter 2: 1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of.
3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.
Lot of hand shaking---not much heart changes
Left overs but no Lordship
Lively on Sunday dead the rest of the week.
(4) Preaching no Godly power.
2nd Peter 2: 18 For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.
19 While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.
Sound in doctrine--------- dead spiritually
Sincere about religion ---- shallow in separation
Sunday morning saints
(5) Many activities with no anointing.
Matthew 7: 21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
Meetings no message
Manners no morals
(6) Singing at it’s best little soul winning
Matthew 7: 15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
Talents with no testimony
Tactics with no trust
Talking but little truth
(7) Large crows no Bible converts
Matthew 7: 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:
Teams with no tears
Teachers with little truth
Translations no transformations