Scripture: Galatians 1:3-10 (NIV)
3 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, 5 to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen. 6 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel– 7 which is really no gospel at all. Evidently some people are throwing you into confusion and are trying to pervert the gospel of Christ. 8 But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you, let him be eternally condemned! 9 As we have already said, so now I say again: If anybody is preaching to you a gospel other than what you accepted, let him be eternally condemned! 10 Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.
Jesus Christ is the one who gave Himself for us to save us from our sins. There is no other Gospel!! Over the years I have been shocked at the things people will run off after. I must confess I do not understand what some people are looking for. It seems that they will easily believe in and follow after a concoction of seemingly “spiritual stuff” rather than believe the simple Gospel of Jesus Christ and remain true to the Christ who gave His Life for US. I have seen people run off after every kind of “New Teaching” or “Fresh Revelation”.
There is a LOT of confusion among the people who call themselves believers today. But the Gospel of Jesus Christ the Good News remains unchanged.
There is only ONE GOSPEL, the Gospel of Forgiveness and Eternal Life through accepting the SACRIFICE made for us by Jesus Christ. His Blood cleanses us from sin, and He lives to demonstrate that we too shall live with Him. I must not be trying to win the approval of man through the ministry. I must remain true to God and remain a servant of Christ Jesus regardless of whatever wind is blowing. A perverted Gospel is NO Gospel.
Father I thank you for your love and mercy through Jesus Christ. I thank you for the Gospel of Salvation that was strong enough to bring me out of darkness and into your light. Lord, help me to remain a light that burns brightly pointing the way to Jesus Christ. Help me to always present the Gospel, the Good News, with power and with simplicity and truth so there will be no confusion that Christ is the source of Forgiveness and Salvation. Help me to walk the narrow path, Lord, and not be deceived by false teaching or false teachers.