I WILL BUILD MY CHURCH
MATTHEW 16: 13 - 19
JESUS CHRIST said, "I will build my church and the gates of hell
shall not prevail against Me."
The "gates of hell" is a reference to the counsel of hell. Thus,
He was saying, "Let the devil get together with all the demons
of hell and counsel as to how to stop me from building my church
and they can't. The collective wisdom of hell can't prevent it."
They have conferred and are trying. Some efforts are:
I. THE COUNSEL OF HELL
A. DILUTE THEIR MORALS
A survey of unchurched and churched young people revealed:
88% of unchurched youth drinking beer.
80% of the church youth drink beer.
14% of unchurched use cocaine.
11% of churched use it.
38% of unchurched youth use marijuana.
47% of the churched youth use it.
As a nation we have become so morally decadent that 1,000,000
children a year are abused or misused by someone they want to
love and look to for food and shelter.
This in large part is stimulated by a half-billion dollar a year
child porno business.
88% of all sex depicted on TV is outside marriage.
B. DECEIVE THEIR MINDS
The New Age movement in America is offering the ultimate
deception. Most Christians remain ignorant of what it is. It
is an Americanization of Hinduism. The ultimate basis of it is
that you are god.
Advocates say the day will come when they will have to eradicate
all persons of a lower astral plane. That is code language for
killing all Christians.
Gloria Steinem, a New Ager said, "By the year 2000 we will, I
hope, raise our children to believe in the human potential, not
A decadent culture that has turn ...
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