This article will help you see how easy it is to compromise your faith in
your daily activities. God holds those accountable who produce bad fruit
and you will be held responsible for the choices you make. Let's take a
You see a movie poster at the theater and you
notice the producer, director or actor is obviously anti-Christian in his views
in the media. Perhaps the actor is a lesbian or homosexual and this actor
also is condemning the Christian faith and God's laws. Perhaps the
producer is an active supporter of a hate group of some sort promoting violence
against Jews. These are just examples. However, knowing this, you
buy your movie ticket and now have cast your vote to financially support the
above activities. You have compromised. Go see another film or stop
supporting pagan Hollywood altogether. In any case, be wise and be more
selective of the movies you watch and financially support.
A Christian is a faithful churchgoer and
appears very righteous indeed. When you enter his home you find idols of
all sorts everywhere. Pictures and statues of saints and the virgin Mary,
crucifixes, pictures of Jesus, porcelain angels. This compromise violates
God's Ten Commandments #2 "Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven images..."
God is so serious about this he commanded you not to do it, but you still do it?
That is compromise. Gather all the idols and break them with a hammer and
toss them into the trash. The Bible says that there is a demon behind
every idol (even if it is a New Testament related idol). Jesus never
commanded or asked us to make an exception in His case. Get rid of the
idols. If you don't, expect the demons to remain welcome inside your home
to create havoc. That is why God commands you to have no idols in your
home. Think about it, then destroy the idols. Do not give them away
so others will be infected. What you can do to replace the idols is to buy
plaques that just have the Word of God Bible verse on them. Demons can't
infest the Word of God but they can infest images. Notice the power of the
idols; they are difficult to get them out of your house! They already have
grasped you by the throat. Follow God's commandments. Do not
compromise your faith. Just because other Christians do it does not void
God's law. God's first commandment is "I am the Lord your God thou shalt have no
other gods before me. So, by installing one idol into your home you
violate the first and second commandment of God. He will hold you
accountable for that!
If Jesus came to your home today what would
He find disturbing? Will he find idols? Will he hear filthy music by
pagan demon-worshipping musicians? If you examined your video movie
collection would He be impressed to see movies filled with filth, violence,
hatred, taking God's name in vain, cussing, nudity, etc.? What kind of
magazines would He see? Will He wipe a thick layer of dust off your Bible
asking you why you put all these other things ahead of His Word and commands?
Will He see a religious candle burning with an idolatrous image on it?
Will Jesus be surprised to see that one of His own has betrayed Him like this?
Is it time you cleaned out your home of these things? Compromise is easy
to do. It is time to clean house! Do not expect God's blessings when filth
and idols reside inside your home. If it is in your home; it is also
within your heart. There are many religious pagans heading straight to
hell. Don't be one of them.
You discover a business is owned by people
who are known to hate Jews or Christians. They are likely to be indirectly
donating money to terrorist to buy bombs, rockets and bullets to support
their beliefs. It may even be a gasoline station or a restaurant these
people own. Yet, as a Christian, you continue to support these people by
buying their product. You have now compromised your faith and put a
powerful tool of money into the enemies hands to kill and maim more innocent
people. In effect, you have joined the terrorist by financing them.
Open your eyes. There are many businesses run by foreigners who are
dedicated to wiping out the Jews and Christians. It is a fact these
businessmen do give money support to their religion that then sends the money to
terrorist. Wake up! When in doubt? Simply do your shopping
elsewhere even if you have to pay more money to do so. You will be held
accountable for being gullible. Stop supporting people who have religious
agendas to destroy out country, the Jews and your fellow Christians. This
principle can also apply to those whom you know are of a religious faith that is
a known cult. Every time you support them you also support that cult
because they support the cult with your money given to them. Shop as if
you were casting a vote for Jesus because in reality you are.
A Christian sees an immoral television
commercial and does not stand up to it. He fails to write a letter of
objection to the television station producer and the Federal Communication
Commission voicing his concern. That Christian compromises by remaining
silent. Evil spreads when the allowed. Speak up!
You walk into a supermarket or other business
and notice a bunch of X-rated magazines or movies being sold. The
Christian does not complain to the manager about it and decides to "ignore it"
and shop at that business anyway. The Christian should voice his concern
and shop elsewhere. Do not compromise. If every Christian did this
you would see those filthy magazines and movies being removed. The devil
says silence is golden. Should you obey the devil's wishes? Speak
out! Get a petition going and present it to managers. Get Christians
to picket the store. Boycott it if need be, but do something!
Silence is compromising your faith. It prevents you from performing good
works and in this case gives your permission for these magazines and movies to
A product is made by avowed homosexuals and
lesbians, but you buy the product anyway. You have compromised your faith
using your wallet to cast your vote for an evil lifestyle. These
homosexual businesspeople do finance gay rights organizations to push their gay
reforms agenda upon society. The Bible says this homosexual lifestyle is
sinful and an abomination. That is what God says. Christians did not
make it up out of thin air. Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed due to this
sin. For that reason alone you should not purchase or financially support
homosexuals. It may even be a little coffee shop they own. Buy your
coffee and pastries elsewhere. Stop compromising your faith! Find a
Christian coffee shop if you can. Just become more aware of what is going
on around you and be wise in your shopping. At least when you do discover
that something is not right, you take corrective action and not just ignore the
problem. In this case, simply shop elsewhere.
You compromise when you do not obey the
commands of Jesus. You compromise when you choose not to proclaim the
Gospel to the lost. Christians often say, "I don't feel led to do it"
because they are led by the devil. If they were led by Jesus they would do
it. Most who don't are not truly born again Christians but have a false
conversion whom become a withered root. If you compromise on this, you
will compromise in just about everything else.
Are you cussing and telling dirty jokes or
gossiping or lying? We have all compromised at one time or another.
But at least we can make strong attempts to forsake this activity and eventually
succeed. The problem of taking God's name in vain is very serious.
God gives a death sentence to those who do so. He will throw people into
hell for blasphemy. Read the entire sentence: "Thou shalt not
take the Name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him
guiltless that taketh His Name in vain." - Exodus 20:7. By the
way, gossip violates the 9th Commandment; "Thou shalt not bear false witness
against they neighbor." Let's get right with God's law. Time to
start is right now.
Are you supporting satellite and cable TV
movie channel program packages that promote filthy movies that also blaspheme
the name of God? Get rid of that program package. There are other
programs you can watch. Do not think you can support such filth and God
will take no offense. Don't expect miracles in your life as long as you
keep compromising God's Word and His commands. Jesus said you are either
for Him or against Him. If you are lukewarm He will spew you out of His
mouth. That is what He said He will do. Read the Bible for yourself
and understand what He is saying to you.
Christians are taught they are no longer
under the law, but that is not true. You still can't kill, take God's name
in vain, commit adultery, bear false witness, make and keep idols, etc.
The law still exists and we are still to keep the law. We are saved by
grace, but the law still exists and must be adhered to. Jesus said those
who are lawless shall be thrown into hell. So, don't believe for a minute
that you can void the law of God and get away with it. The Bible is full
of commands and Jesus also made commands. Are you obey them? If not,
you will discover that you are compromising. The law is good that it is
the ideal and a light to help you walk. Yes, the law is a curse, but it
still exists and must be respected. A born-again Christian is not going to
violate God's laws even when saved. Don't compromise on God's
Commandments. Jesus said we will all be judged according to His Words.
Jesus spoke those Ten Commandments and we will be judged by them and other Words
of God. Do not be mistaken thinking the law still does not apply to you.
Some of the biggest compromisers on planet
earth is the Christian businessperson. Most all faithfully go to church
each week and even serve position in the church. Take a walk inside their
business and you will not see any evidence whatsoever that this business is
owned by a Christian. Customers, whom many are lost and doomed to spend
eternity in hell, are not reached for Christ. You won't even find a Gospel
tract on the counter or in the waiting area. You will find secular
magazines with sinful headlines and stories, but you won't see a Christian
magazine or Christian books. These businesspeople think they can
compromise and fool God into taking them into heaven for living a
double-standard life. They don't care about the lost entering their
business except to take their money and send them to hell. That is how God
sees it. The businessperson is in an ideal position to reach the lost as
they come to the business. Many Christian businesspersons are ashamed of
the Gospel and are denying Christ by keeping Christ out of their business.
God will not forget to punish those who deny Him. How come the pastors are
not preaching to the businesspersons in their congregation how to reach the
lost? Because if the pastor does not care the businessman will also follow
the pastor's lead and do nothing to save the lost.
Shopping at pawn shops supports criminals who
steal. It is a fact that thieves sell their stolen goods to these shops.
Certainly you can get a "good deal" but often the merchandise is stolen from
another city or state. When you patronize pawn shops you are making profits for
thieves and that stirs them on to steam even more creating career criminals.
Christians patronize these shops and they should cease.
When you offer exclusive loyalty to your
earthly employer or church or religion you have broken the first of the ten
commandments, "Thou shall have no other gods before me." You may
believe wrongly that serving your employer is God's will or serving your church
is serving God. You need to directly serve the Lord, not your employer or
your church or your pastor or your priest. Who are you putting first in
your life? Who are you obeying? Who speaks and you jump? Have
you performed any of Jesus' commands last week? Have you tried to
save a lost person from hell's fire? Were you merciful to an undeserving
and unknown person? Don't be deceived, Jesus never commanded you to religiously
go to church on Sunday. Go find that instruction in the Bible, it does not
exist. You are likely compromising the truth and you did not even know it.
You may have other idols like these in your life, so then you break the second
Commandment; "Thou shall not make unto thee any graven image." Anything
that displaces God's #1 position in your life is an idol. Your pastor or
priest should be teaching you these things, but he won't. Read Matthew
Do not compromise church obedience for God's
commands or you risk compromising your true faith. It is being taught that
church attendance and church membership is the path to heaven. It is not a
path to heaven, but a highway to hell. Many apostate churches exist today
taking millions to hell. People are being duped by false shepherds.
God's commands must always come first, over and above every church requirement.
Read the Bible and "do" what Jesus said to do. Ignore your church if you
must, but do what Jesus said for you to do. Jesus Apostles all had to
leave their church to follow Jesus. You may need to do the same thing.
To be a churchgoer and not bear much good fruit is a compromise that can send
you to hell. The Gospels repeatedly warn that many of God's servants will
be shocked and surprised on judgment day as they are rejected and turned into
hell fire. Don't be one of them. Read the Bible and obey God's Word.
Do not believe what the pastors are telling you. Believe Jesus' Words.
This compromise can cost you your soul for all eternity. It is not to be
taken lightly. Examine yourself to see if you are in the faith, or to see
if you are just in some church or denomination's faith. Click
here to read more
about the apostate church.
Christian bookstore owners need to clean out
the idols from their stores. There are way too many selling what appear to
be harmless "gifts" but are outright idols. You will see the virgin and
child idol, statues, spoons, plates and sculptures depicting angels and of other
beings in heaven above. You see hat and tie pins, jewelry and medals of
so-called saints being sold. All of which are graven images and idols.
Even statues and engravings of Jesus is prohibited by His own Word. These
things may appear harmless but they are not. To bring these idols into you
home is an act of disobedience to God and invites death, disease and disaster
upon you and your family. Why? Because behind every idol is a demon!
Do not be deceived that by grace you can do all these things that offend God and
not be held accountable. Christians need to stop buying these idols and to
ask the bookstore owner to stop selling them. Christians also need to take
a steel hammer to these items that are found inside their homes and destroy
them. Do not give them away to wreck havoc upon others. Smash them
to pieces. Clean your house then God will hear your plea and answer you!
"Oh, my God. Oh, my God. Oh,
my God." You have heard young Christian girls repeating this as an
expression of awe in normal conversations. Tell them it must stop.
It is taking the name of the Lord in vain and He will not hold them guiltless
for doing so. It is called blasphemy. God is so angry when people
violate His Ten Commandments that he demands the death sentence! Yes, God
will toss you into hell for taking His name in vain. Use your own name to
express your feelings of emotion, but keep God's name out of it. How would
you like to hear other people speak your name in a meaningless, flippant and
There are pastors and church members
associating inside lodges of secret societies like the Masonic Lodge. This
is a pagan group of men that honor all Gods of all sorts, but they specifically
will not allow the name of Jesus Christ to be preached inside the lodge.
You can't say a prayer in the lodge and ask it, "In Jesus' Name" or you will be
reprimanded for doing so. So, what business does a pastor have to do with
this darkness? They claim their purpose is to save the Masons, but that is
not true. They are in it for personal influence, honor, respect and
privileges. This is like saying, "I have joined the mafia, so I can save
them." or "I belong with an outlaw motorcycle gang so they can see
my witness of how a real Christian behaves." Pastors that belong to lodges are not saving the members,
because if they were, they would be severely reprimanded and instructed to leave
the lodge! Do not believe a lying pastor who attends lodge meetings!
Good people do belong to secret societies, but they are not Christians and they
do not pretend to be. A Christian has no business being a Mason and
support an organization that denies the deity of Jesus Christ. Get out of
it today or you will end up being judged by Jesus for denying Him before men and
partaking in darkness. Masonry will not save you, it will bring
condemnation from Jesus Christ on the day of judgment. The top degrees
serve a deity whose name is Baphomet, a known demon. Jesus said He is the
light of the World, but Masonry say's not to listen to Jesus because they are
the light. You can't serve two lights that grossly conflict with each
other. Jesus said you can't serve two masters, you will hate one or love
the other. So, a lodge-loving pastor loves the Masons more than Jesus.
That is the truth. There is no place for compromise. Serve the Lord
or the Masons. Take your pick, but do not dare mix the two together.
Stop giving money to the apostate church.
They thrive on God's tithe money. God will hold you fully accountable for
giving away God's tithe to the false church system. The large
denominations are apostate. They have all the signs and warnings of being
apostate, so they are apostate. It does not matter if you do not believe
it to be so, the fact remains that they are. Most small churches in
America are apostate, they have followed the ways, customs, mannerisms and
deliver the same bad fruit of the larger apostate churches. They copy each
other. God says to come out of these false counterfeit churches in II
Corinthians 6:14-18. If you don't, then you disobey God's command and you
will face His wrath on the day of judgment. Some say they will stay
in the church to be watchmen and to speak against the wrongs they see in the
church, but they are bold-face liars. Because they keep sending their
money to the church to support the apostate system. God said to come out
of that church system. He did not say to stay and try to conform them.
When you see gross sin in the church, get out. If you see rotten fruit,
get out. If it disobeys God's commands, get out. God will not
tolerate compromise. He demands your complete loyalty to Him... not to a
church. Read II Corinthians 11:13-15.
Speeding. That's right, exceeding the
speed limit on roads and highways is violating the law of man and the Lord
commands us to obey man's law. It does not matter if everybody else is
breaking the law by speeding, a Christian is not to disobey any laws.
Jesus said those who are lawless will not enter the kingdom of heaven.
When you speed you make it miserable for everybody else on the road.
Vehicles and pedestrians can't cross intersections safely because you are coming
toward them too fast. You may even one day kill yourself or some innocent
person or child due to your reckless and lawless activity. If you can't
obey simple laws here on earth, you will not keep God's law in heaven. God
will not have you in His kingdom if you are a habitual and dedicated outlaw at
heart and in deed. Obey the speed limits.
Those who deem speeding is just fine will
also discover they don't use their turn signals, they run yellow and even red
lights, do not stop at stop signs, will park illegally and the list goes on.
Speeding opens the door for other motor vehicle violations to enter into your
life that causes you to compromise on multiple accounts. And from this
point it will expand into every area of your life such as cheating on taxes,
lying, stealing, dishonesty, adultery, hating other people, etc. Once you
plant a tiny seed of sin in your life it grows into a mighty tree of misery.
Compromising is taking sin lightly.
There are dozens of ways to compromise
your faith. It is hoped by reading this article you will get an idea of
some of the major compromising taking place today and change your course.
God will have no mercy on those who compromise Him. God does not take
lightly being betrayed and that is what compromise is; it betrays God
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