This Sunday's message is about living a life of worship/devotion to God 24 hours a day rather than one hour a week.
Here's a snippet:
Paul Campos is a law professor at the University of Colorado. I don’t know if you happened to catch his editorial in Thursday’s Journal-Gazette. He was writing about how a person’s belief/religion plays into politics (voting for President):
I believe (that) genuine atheism, like genuine orthodox religious belief, is actually quite rare…How many people, at least among the social classes that produce presidential candidates, believe in the orthodox doctrines of Christianity with the same degree of confidence that they believe in, say, the existence of Antarctica?
It’s considered rude to press people on such matters, but in my experience, most supposedly orthodox religious belief, on closer examination, melts away into a vague sense of an ultimate moral order, supervised by an even more vaguely conceptualized divinity.
My initial response? “What a liberal nutburger!”
But upon further reflection, I realized that he’s right.
Why are American churches filled with nominal believers living tame lives, affecting virtually no impact upon a pagan culture that desperately needs God?
Because members of those churches, yes perhaps even some who are part of this church DO NOT BELIEVE IN GOD.
They would object vehemently to that assertion, “What? Of course I believe in God”
But it’s a god created in their own image, not the God of the Bible!
For too long friends, the acceptable level of devotion and commitment to Christ has been so sub-normal, that normal seems abnormal.