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deltadom
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Hemel Hempstead

 When every church does what is right in its own eyes

If you look at christian booksellers such as eden and then on amazon to see what christian books are selling at the moment it is scary.

http://www.eden.co.uk/
https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=lp_277266_nr_n_22?fst=as%3Aoff&rh=n%3A266239%2Cn%3A%211025612%2Cn%3A58%2Cn%3A277266%2Cn%3A277365&bbn=277266&ie=UTF8&qid=1520497715&rnid=277266

It is scary to see what christian books are bestsellers are at the moment and then if you checkout what people are listening to on podcast via Itunes, and then on Youtube.

If we look at what is selling in the christian world, how far away it has strayed from the bible

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/genre/podcasts-religion-spirituality-christianity/id1439?mt=2

There are people like Mark Driscoll, Bethel and others.

Judges 21
25In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes

Why do people put mens word above gods word, why do people cherry pick the scriptures on love but do not like the scriptures on judgement.

Where are the Jeremiahs of today!

It so saddens me to see a more and more apostate church!


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Dominic Shiells

 2018/3/8 3:43Profile
ravenmolehil
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 Re: When every church does what is right in its own eyes

The ECPA has put together this list which shows sales in the Christian publishing world by volume, (link below)
I frequent it from time-to-time to get an idea of were the culture is going.

This list is always populated with Quasi-Christian celebrity authors and popculture psychology with a Christian spin and other self help books that are only fit for the fire.

Scary thing... i think back in 2014-OR 2015 it had 4 or 5 in top 50 that were Christian coloring books (aka the Hindu meditation Mandala) & A Christian joke book....

RESULTS FOR 2017
http://christianbookexpo.com/bestseller/nonfiction.php?id=BO17

CURRENT MOVERS CURRENTLY IN 2018
http://christianbookexpo.com/bestseller/all.php?id=0318

& CHECKOUT THE 10mill Sales Awards;
http://christianbookexpo.com/salesawards/

2 Peter 2:1-3
But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of.
And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.

 2018/3/8 11:35Profile
Gloryandgrace
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I totally get what you're saying, but be careful of broad brushing all those authors under the 2nd peter text. If we condemn for lack of discernment, let us not commit the same error and speak without knowledge.


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Marvin

 2018/3/8 18:57Profile
deltadom
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Hemel Hempstead

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I have read them ! I used to read and review books for the Christian bookshop.


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