Friday, December 11, 2009
Mixing Their Religion
ARTICLE IN USA TODAY on Thursday, December 10, 2009
22% of Christians surveyed believe that people will be reborn in this world again and again (reincarnation)
17% of Christians surveyed believe that people with an "evil eye" can cast curses or harmful spells
15% of Christians surveyed admitted they attend services of at least one other faith.
What does all this mean? Synchretism by definition means blending together of different religions. People are taking one thing from Christianity, one thing from Islam, one from New Age Thought, and another from their own experience.
What drives your belief system? If it's emotions, they will fail and change often. If it's a new age movement, give it time it will fade. If it's God's Word, it will always remain.
Psalm 33:4--For the word of the LORD is right and true; he is faithful in all he does.
1 Peter 1:24-25--"All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field;
the grass withers and the flowers fall, 25but the word of the Lord stands forever.
God's Word is truth and stands the test of time. Many people have tried to get rid of the Bible and make it extinct but they always failed.
Let's seek truth. Let's continue to pursue God's Word and see what He says above all else.