Welcome to the world of the lukewarm


So let’s do a day by day of a possible average life of a person.
Sunday if they go to church at all, they do so. The get to church. Talk to this person or that person or even a group of people.
“Did you hear that this happened to so and so?”
“Oh my no. Really?”
Then this person goes into the service. They say a pray, they listen to the singing, the preaching and then pray again. They go home.
Once there they go about their usual day. Go to a beach, go to a park, or just sit at home and watch some television.
Monday, they go to work. They ponder how to get a raise or think of a way to sell the house they now have so that they can get into a “better” area. They hobnob with their co-workers and they may spend some time after work with them. Maybe even participate in some type of sport. Basketball, baseball, golf, whatever. They go home maybe talk with the wife or kids and may even dine at the same table with them. Then they go to bed.
The rest of the week is pretty much the same as Monday. Then Saturday arrives. If they own house and do their own yard work they do some. Then maybe head off for some more sports either with friends or on the television.
Rinse and repeat time and again hardly never changing. Maybe they get a better house, a better car, hobnob with people that are of their “class,” and that is their life.
Yet they say they are Christian.
Welcome to the world of the lukewarm. A world in which you are not welcome in heaven.
These words make them angry, their mind screams, NO!!
They say this is bull. This is not true. This is impossible.
I say where was God?
They reply, “We went to church!”
I say where was God?
They shout, “I JUST TOLD YOU, WE —— WENT——- TO—— CHRUCH!!!!!!! AREN’T YOU LISTENING??”
I once again say, where was God?
Dumbfounded they fix to leave this article.
Where was God when you gossiped? Not with you.
Where was God when you went to the beach? Not with you.
Where was God when you sought after a better place to live? Not with you for that is seeking after a reward upon this planet, this temporal plain of existence.
Where was God when you were hobnobbing? Were you sharing God to those with you? Were you giving your testimony?
When you woke up did you pray to God? Did you even think of God once?
Welcome to the world of the lukewarm. A world in which you are not welcome in heaven.
Revelations 3: 14 “Write this letter to the angel of the church in Laodicea. This is the message from the one who is the Amen—the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God’s new creation:
15 “I know all the things you do, that you are neither hot nor cold. I wish that you were one or the other! 16 But since you are like lukewarm water, neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth! 17 You say, ‘I am rich. I have everything I want. I don’t need a thing!’ And you don’t realize that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked. 18 So I advise you to buy gold from me—gold that has been purified by fire. Then you will be rich. Also buy white garments from me so you will not be shamed by your nakedness, and ointment for your eyes so you will be able to see. 19 I correct and discipline everyone I love. So be diligent and turn from your indifference.
20 “Look! I stand at the door and knock. If you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in, and we will share a meal together as friends. 21 Those who are victorious will sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat with my Father on his throne.
22 “Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches.”

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