Would you believe me if I told you that being called by God isn’t and won’t be a walk in the park? You’re going to be lied on! Talked about! Rejected and pushed aside!
And guess what this will be by the very hands of the ones that call themselves “Christians”. Clutch your pearls and let’s move along!!
Do you read your Bible? If you answered yes; then this comes as no surprise to you! Those that read God’s word found out that even our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and His disciples had to deal with this same type of treatment!
They were killed and persecuted and we think we be going through something!! Shoot some of us be fighting over titles and platforms and these men were out here losing their lives; we have to do better y’all!!
I for one don’t need or require a title or platform to preach or teach the word of God!! I pray that we all can get to this place!! Jesus and His disciples were preaching and teaching in the streets; yes they occasionally went into buildings but that wasn’t the norm for them!
Everybody wants to get dressed up and push that as a requirement to be a follower of God!! If you don’t have on your Sunday best; then you’re not welcome? Jesus wore sandals! Let that sink in..Are we really pushing the Bible or our own agenda?
So many have gotten away from the true meaning and purpose of gathering in the “church” building and it shows!! Many places that call themselves having services on Sunday mornings; have no power!!
They quench the Holy Spirit, they whoop, holler and dance more than; they call on the name of Jesus!! Folks have gotten to the point that they call on their Pastor more for their needs and wants more than they do God!!
No wonder folks are stuck and stagnant!!! The Bible says that God is our healer, deliverer; etc. Man nor woman was ever meant to take His place. Idolatry has crept in and nobody wants to show it the door!
Man has been given more power (by people) than God and it has went to many of their heads! They walk around like nobody can touch them! Nobody can’t say anything to them! They can’t be corrected or steered in the right direction!
Many Pastors are out of order simply due to the Biblical model and foundation that God laid out for us to follow!
Pastors were Never called or chosen to head God’s church!!! They were never to be the only ones making decisions in the house of God! Many don’t acknowledge Apostles or Prophets even still exist and you wonder why the “church” is operating and functioning as it is!!
“And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;
But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:
From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.”
Ephesians 4:11-16 KJV
And this is how many have been hurt, bruised and traumatized in the “church”; the very place they should be able to come for healing, deliverance and freedom!
God is continually raising up those that will follow His model and will follow His lead! Many are working to reverse the affects that have been done by these wayward “leaders” and get the focus back on God! The focus was never who can dress the best, whoop the best, shout the best, dance the best, fornicate the best; the focus was always suppose to be on God (The Father) Jesus (the son) and the Holy Spirit; never on man!!
We have work to do!!! Are you ready???
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Written by; Dr Tamara for The Pastor’s Corner
Dr Tamara McCarthy aka Dr Tamara Purpose-Driven is a Pastor, Self Published Christian Author of 27 books, Christian Blogger, Christian Podcaster, Certified Christian Life Coach, Single Mom and Kingdom Servant!
She has earned her Doctorate in Philosophy with the concentration in Christian Counseling; and it has always been her passion to uplift, motivate, encourage and inspire Kingdom believers; especially women to live their best life; while going through the journey of getting more of God and less of them!
This journey isn’t easy and we need those that have gone through those murky waters to guide others through!
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