Monday, December 31, 2007

Why can't mormons send flowers?

Before you watch this clip, let me tell you a little bit about it first. It is a scene from the old TV series, Cheers. I know, the setting is in a bar. The "d" word is spoken once. I want you to listen to how the conversation that Sam engages in. The final line is cut off a little bit, but you can tell what he is about to say. That is the line I want you to listen to.

I have visted some other blogs and have viewed some pretty scary conversation between people. The Christian would present the Word of God and the Atheist, or the Mormon, or the Agnostic or the Emergent would completely ignore the Bible and say that the Christian person is either hateful, bigotted or lying. Even when it is obvious that the Christian is writing with the love of God guiding him, the other people just do not want to hear it. We just have to remember that it is not us that does the saving. If it was, we would get very discouraged and would give up. But praise be to God, that He promises that His Word will not return void. Our job as Christians, is to get God's Word out there. So, get out of your pew at church, and go reach the lost the way Jesus did. Hand out tracts or even leave them where they can be found. Some people will argue that tracts are not effective. We don't know. We might never know how it affects someone. But it is better than doing absolutely nothing. On the side bar of my blog is the one that shows 150,000 people die each and every day. Take a look at it right now. How many have died since you got on this site? Now, in the past week, what have you done to reach the lost? you have seen how Mormons will argue that they are Christians (when we show them that they do not follow the Jesus of the Bible, they say we are liars. You have heard how atheist do not believe there is a God. If you are a person who claims to be saved and claims to be a follower of Jesus -- let me ask you a question.

How often do you go out and attempt to reach the lost?
Do you understand that the Great Commission is meant for each one of us? Not just for your pastor and not just for your missions board.
Do you understand that when Jesus said, he who keeps my commands, is he who loves me, that He is talking to you and me? How much love do you really have for Jesus if you are not willing to do what He wants you to do? Go into all the world preaching the gospel to every creature.
Are you comfortable with your religion? Has Satan been actively attacking you? If not, maybe you are not actively preaching the gospel to the lost. The last thing Satan wants is for you to be a God-fearing, God-walking, God-proclaiming repentant follower of Christ. Are you willing to step out for Christ? Are you ready to reach the lost? Want help? Write me and I will be happy to give you some help.

Are you a Mormon and are willing to dialogue with a Christian?
Are you an atheist and are willing to dialogue with a Christian?
Are you a Christian that is not living a life fully devoted to Christ and you want to dialogue with a Christian?
then write to me...
if not, then I guess there are
Some people you just can't discuss religion with.


michelle said...

good one Brian...

pastorbrianculver said...

thank you Michelle. I trust you had a safe and enjoyable New Years Eve celebration. I was in bed by 10pm! It was 2008 somewhere on the east coast by then!!