I am greatly concerned how people are now letting television preachers become their church of worship. In all honesty there are probably a few good ones out there, but the on the other hand there are a few bad ones. With this being sad I want to address this issue because if we aren’t careful one or two things are surely going to happen if not both.
Falling away side. Paul tells us in Hebrews 10:25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
- Falling false teachings, Timothy tells us in 2 Timothy 3:13 But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.
- Colossians 2:8 tells us. See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.
You might be saying to yourself that you have not made church television your church, but you might have without even knowing that you did.
Many folks today are swamp to their television awaiting to be entertained by these television preachers because they make you feel good, they don’t make you accountable, they only preach about happiness, joy and God’s grace. And all of those things are great. But there is much more to God then that. When you attend a local body church you should be taught discipline, long-suffering, sanctification and you are accountable.
Now let’s talk about what they will NOT do for you: While you being diligently watching them every week, they tell you to call in for prayer, right? But if you need financial assistant they aren’t going to help you. IF you are in the hospital they aren’t going to fly in to visit you there. If you are marriage or family is in need of counseling they aren’t coming to your house or have you come to them to counsel you. If a love one dies they aren’t going to speak at the funeral.
But yet many of you will give money to their organization so that they can stay on television, write more books and take care of their life’s pleasures. Let me ask you do you know where that money is going when you send it to them? No! You don’t. They can tell you anything, remember when you give money to any group or organization you legally have a right to know where the monies are going.
I hope you don’t think I am coming down hard on television preachers because I am not, the word of God compels us in Matthew 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. And if they are using television to bring souls into the Kingdom Of God then they are doing God’s Perfect Will.
For now I will concluded with this, I pray that if you are following them that you be very careful, for we all can be deceived, and please don’t think it can’t happen to you. Because it will, don’t play with the enemy be alert and vigilant be on guard.