7-12-2017 Man-Made Tradition: Corrupt Church

“For certain men have crept in unnoticed, who long ago were marked out for this condemnation, ungodly men, who turn the grace of our God into lewdness and deny the only Lord God and our Lord Jesus Christ” (Jude 4 NKJV). Churches of Christ are made up of members who have willingly obeyed Jesus Christ who said, “He who believes and is baptized will be saved” (Mark 16:16 NKJV). Members may be corrupted by “ungodly men” (acting without God’s approval); who have “crept in unnoticed” (like they were sneaking in a side door); abusing the liberties of God’s grace, by perverting it into lawlessness; and denying the Godhead. To avoid this, “contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints” (Jude 3 NKJV). That is, do not leave the plain, clear New Testament doctrine!
This is Johnny Polk, with “Words of Wisdom” brought to you by the Oneida church of Christ.