Jelly-Fish Christianity

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January 16, 2017 by directorfsm

More and more in America and Europe we find people wanting a whats in it for me religious experience. They care not for theological doctrine but for as Paul put it in 2 Tim 4:3 (AMP) “For the time will come when people will not tolerate sound doctrine and accurate instruction [that challenges them with God’s truth]; but wanting to have their ears tickled [with something pleasing], they will accumulate for themselves [many] teachers [one after another, chosen] to satisfy their own desires and to support the errors they hold,”

Jelly-Fish Christianity 

(J.C. Ryle)

The consequences of this widespread dislike to distinct biblical doctrine are very serious. Whether we like it or not, it is an epidemic which is doing great harm, and especially among young people. It creates, fosters, and keeps up an immense amount of instability in religion. It produces what I must venture to call, if I may coin the phrase, a ‘jelly-fish’ Christianity in the land — that is, a Christianity without bone, or muscle, or power…

Re-blogged from and continued at: https://steverebus.com/2017/01/09/jelly-fish-christianity/

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