In ancient Israel there was the faith of Yahweh found in scripture and there was popular religion. Popular religion was the teachings of God diluted by the practices of the surrounding cultures.
Today we have Pop Christianity. It’s on television, in print, and even in the church. Pop Christianity has words, symbols and themes that sound and look like they are the real deal but if you listen closely you will hear confusion, doubt, and hopelessness. Does that sound like the work of God who deeply loves you?
What’s the cure for Pop Christianity?
The Bible states that it is the clearest revelation of God, his plans, his truth. It makes sense to read it, understand it, and apply it.
My next few posts will be about how to get the most out of the Bible and discover the One who has loved you all along.