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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK:  In 2Thessalonians 2:15 Paul tells the brethren, “Therefore, brethren, stand fast and hold the traditions which you were taught, whether by word or our epistle”. Paul is exhorting them to stand fast and hold to sound doctrine. As Christians, we often have no trouble standing against abortion or unscriptural divorce or homosexuality; but when it comes to issues that are not quite as pronounced, we are willing to relegate them to “matters of judgment”. Is lying any less a sin than those mentioned? Are we as Christians willing to stand fast and hold to the teaching of scripture that says that lying is wrong, Colossians 3:9 and Ephesians 4:25 among a host of others? If a Christian lies, therefore, are we willing to stand fast and hold to the fact that he has sinned? What this comes down to is the question of whether or not we are willing to call sin sin. God does not see murder as worse than being unforgiving, and we should not either. If we are willing to call murder a sin, why are we not willing to call cheating on taxes or holding a grudge or being unloving sinful? As Christians, we are to be set apart to God. We are not to be like the world. First, that means we are not to do the things those of the world do, Romans 12:2; Ephesians 5:7. Second, it also means that we must stand against the deeds of those of the world who oppose God, Ephesians 5:11. We must be willing to call anything that transgresses against God a sin. God calls us to make a stand. After all, what good is standing fast and holding to the traditions if we do not actively support and promote them. In fact, if we do not stand for them, our faith is hollow. It may be that part of the reason that America is sinking in the proverbial quicksand is that Christians have become apathetic about taking stands against sin wherever it may be found.

If you are not a Christian (see the ABOUT YOU page), becoming a follower of Christ is the most important decision you will ever make. The Susquehanna church of Christ is a group of individuals who seek to worship God together according to His will, revealed to us in His word, the Bible. We believe that Bible study will lead us into greater understanding of what God wants of us. Though lots of denominations will tell you they teach the truth of God’s word, they cannot all be right when they teach doctrines that contradict each other. We invite you to consider the material you find here, and most importantly, weigh it against what is found in the scriptures. Our hope and prayer is that you will find the information here to be not only of benefit but also of truth. If we can be of help in any way in your search, please contact me.

One more thing. Susquehanna church of Christ is a non-denominational church. You will notice that the “c” in church is not capitalized. The reason is that it is a description not a title or proper name. We are simply members of the church which Jesus built, Matthew 16:18.

If you are a Christian, we hope the material here will be of benefit to you and will stimulate your thinking. If there is any way in which we may be of help, please contact me.

Sincerely,

Scott Long

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