Mike well said, and a good complement to your recent 2 Timothy 3 post!
Churchianity also has its milder forms.These can include club like friendship and fellowship, Emphasis on family parenting, marriage and community service and helping those who have great needs, all good things in themselves but they can become the focus of the church. Many are desiring a vital atmosphere focusing on music and excitement often with great sincerity, but doctrinally light at best. Unfortunately all this is encouraged by the seemingly endless stream of authors, pastors, conference speakers, television and YouTube experts spinning the latest new way to do church and/or society better.
Btw, I’m not an End Times proponent, but reading all this in full context with Chapter 3 is as appropriate today as it was 2,000 years ago.
2Ti 3:1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
by Mike Ratliff
1 I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom: 2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction. 3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires, 4 and will turn away their ears from the truth and will turn aside to myths. (2 Timothy 4:1-4 NASB)
In the passage above (2 Timothy 4:1-4) the word “myths” translates the Greek noun μύθους (mythous), the Accusative, Plural of μῦθος (mythos). It is where we get the English words myth and mythology. In Classical Greek, this is a tale…
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