Holding on to the gospel is an antidote to today’s spiritual disaster

Posted on June 10, 2018 
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“Here’s an imaginary scenario – the story of a local church over a hundred-year period.

At the start of this time, the church is made up of real born-again Christians, people who have genuinely believed God’s saving good news, his gospel of eternal salvation from sin and death through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. And the evidence that they are real born-again Christians is that they are godly people. They’re not perfect but they are leading God-pleasing lives which marks them out from the non-Christian world around them.

But as this generation grows old and dies off, a new generation takes over the church…”

– Julian Mann, Vicar of Oughtibridge in South Yorkshire, tells a familiar story  – and shares the antidote to spiritual diasater.