A Simple and Pure Faith

Inspiration MinistriesBy Inspiration Ministries2 Minutes

It has been a pattern throughout history. Motivated by their own ideas and interests, how God’s Word has been reinterpreted. How His truths have been explained away and watered down. How people have developed their own hybrid set of beliefs, rejecting His sovereignty and becoming like “gods.”

We see this pattern when the serpent encouraged Eve to question God (Genesis 3:1) and when Saul declared that he had “carried out the command of the Lord,” even though he actually had been disobedient (1 Samuel 15:13).

We see the same pattern in our time. As a recent study confirmed, most Americans acknowledge that “religion” is important, but it is more important to satisfy their personal interests, “no matter where that takes them.” Thirty-six percent said that “they have combined the teachings or philosophies from more than one religion into their own observances.”

Many simply reject the idea that any one “faith” could possibly be right.

Today, the world is filled with counterfeit philosophies. With ideas that sound spiritual and make sense to the minds of frail human beings. As a byproduct, many simply reject the authority of Scripture and deny the lordship of Jesus Christ, creating their own set of beliefs. As a result, millions are being “led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.”

Make sure you are on guard against these influences. Remember that Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me” (John 14:6). There is no other Gospel. There is no other God. There’s no other Way but Jesus!

Commit your life to Him without reservation, and do not allow anything to draw you away from the simplicity of your faith in Christ.