July 29, 2004

by Reb Yudel
Parrots, monkeys and christ

Christ-life Fellowship
Religious Christianity can never be reconciled to the true Gospel. It will always stand in opposition because to operate it needs the shadows and gray areas. It affords a refuge for the double-minded. The dear brethren involved in it are not motivated from who they are in Christ, but rather by the gospel of go and do, acting more like trained parrots and monkeys than as true sons of the Father who know who they are.

The flesh would have us divide up the world as saints and sinners. This is much like the old division of Jews and Gentiles. Our heavenly Father has provided reconciliation for all people in our present world through the death, burial and resurrection of His Son, Jesus Christ. The only division that now exists is between those who have responded to the truth of this reconciliation (after the Holy Spirit has brought them to conviction of their need of salvation) and those who have not yet so responded.