Monday, March 28, 2011

OMG – I trust in thee! Psalm 25:2

Jas 1:16 Do not err, my beloved brethren.

To err means to go astray, to roam, to be out of the way.

Social Media has been a very revealing source of people straying from the Path. Imagine, people who claim Christ as Savior and using thinly veiled vulgarity for all the world to see. Unconscionable!

Words mean things and just because they are veiled by an acronym, it does not lessen their ungodliness. No Christian ought to ever use filthy or blasphemous language in any fashion, especially before the world in social media. Pastor James asked, "Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?" (3:11) We are to use our tongues and our keyboards to bless and not to curse.

And while we are on the subject, we need to go back through all the pictures we have posted for the world to see and remove anything that gives any hint of impropriety. No believer should been seen pictured in a suggestive pose, clothed immodestly, promoting alcohol or in an ungodly environment.

All of these show that we have erred from the path and may cause others to do the same. Once a person is saved, the devil cannot steal their soul, but he can rob them of their testimony. What about yours?

LOL – He is Lord of Lords


Teresa said...

Amen, Pastor Gary! We should never leave anything on the internet we would be ashamed to see ten years from now. People are leaving mighty big cyber-footprints. We all better make sure they are footprints that match our Lord's. WWJD could be modified to WWJS--what would Jesus see--in us?

Karen said...

I sure do! I stand in agreement with you Pastor Gary and Teresa too!
I see things on these facebook pages and wonder why do they have to talk like that to say what they have to say? Really? Is it necessary to show the world you have a drinking problem? Oh I would rather not have known you sleep around or what your sex life is. Unfortunately many of those posters don't care. After trying to talk to them and tell them that it's wrong I give up. They just get more and more rude. Many even going out of their way to mock and persecute God and our Christian beliefs. Oh what wrath God will pour out on them when judgment day comes. And all I can ask is Lord please have mercy on them.
Loving in the Lord!