Dear treasured visitors,
I received this book, a gift from a friend of mine, and I have read it several times. I found more and more disagreements with what have been said in this book. I pray to God directly and He reveals the Truth to me, far different from the truth written in the book. I am very convinced that my disagreements are inspired by God.
As such, I can't think of any better option, than to publish such revelation at this blog.
The Holy Spirit reveals to me that only His grace can set me free from the slavery of sin, I can only be born again this manner (baptism through the spirit) and not the way advocated in the book "The Purpose Driven Life" by Mr Rick Warren.
Initially, I read this book and found some disagreements. However, recently I read again and most assuredly convinced and convicted that the truth advocated by him ( Mr Rick Warren), is far different from the Truth.
I do strongly believe that the Truth revealed to me is purely from His grace and not from the understanding of my flesh (carnal mind – which may deceive me to have Righteous understanding of the Truth). I say so because the Truth, shall prevail no matter or whatsoever we, human beings, suppressed or oppressed it. It shows that the Divine power is far greater than our power, even thought we put our forces together.
I am most certain that God does not even have to use His slightest force because of His nature as God. He knows that our own action (disobedience of His word) will bring destruction to us ( without His slightest efforts and force)
I found this entire book does not speak along the spirit of Truth , i.e. according to the God’s perspective. He is more incline of using human wisdom to explain the truth; which not occasionally undermine the Divine power; but is fundamentally wrong. We pray to God to reveal the Truth to him.
I do understand that God knows what have been transmitted. Otherwise, such Truth will not prevail to me and many others (whom I do not know). He, who came after John the baptism, is far greater than him (John, the Baptist), who will baptism you with the Holy Spirit. It is affirmed the Truth that Jesus is far greater John. Do you recall the thief who hung next to Christ who believed Christ at the very last minute. He was saved despite not being baptised by water.That's consistent to what John the baptist tried to say.
Therefore, you can see that what is more important is not the act (baptism), but whether the individual is born again through the Holy Spirit – Fundamental starting point must be right. The Righteousness enable the individual to see the kingdom of God. The Law cannot make you perfect. If it can, then Christ died on the cross in vain.
May I take you through John 3: 3 Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”
Do not be surprised the fact that the author made such mistake. If we pay close attention to the Scripture, we will know why. The verses, below extracted from the book of John illustrated my point.
John 3:1 There was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
John 3:2 This man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, “Rabbi, we know that You are a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that You do unless God is with him.”
John 3:4 Nicodemus said to Him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born?”
From the above, God knows that even the teacher of Jews did not understand this fundamental point. Such crucial point well recorded in the Scripture that it should not be ignored and neglected.
See you on line again to discuss further how the above book was far departed from the Truth,
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