Sheriff John Brown.......
In Bob Marley's "I Shot the Sheriff", he mentions, "Sheriff John Brown always hated me. For what, I don't know. Every time I plant a seed, he said kill it before it grow." Now, I posted the following words to my Facebook page on May 22nd: "John Brown, we will not kill them before they grow!! And when we elevate to higher places, out of this town, you best call off sick and stay home that day......."
My seeds are my words. In my life as a "Christian", I have suffered more alienation, rejection, and ostracization at the hand of "Christians" than I have Atheists, Muslims, Hindus, and Buddhists. It is what it is. The drama comes when you bring up the fact that the modern day church resembles nothing of Jesus Christ or the movement which followed His death and resurrection. What Jesus and His Apostles began, was hijacked and corrupted by Rome, and the pooh emoji has been rolling downhill ever since.
If you truly are representative of Jesus Christ, destroy denomination and burn your million and billion dollar industries that you claim are blessings from your representation of your Savior. If you truly believe in the Word of God and ALL that is teaches, then you are willingly living, leading, and teaching in hypocrisy. You are not different from the Pharisees whom we love to hate.
Today's church is John Brown to me, telling me to kill my words before they grow. I'm calling out the mold in your ministries, termites in your teachings, rot in your rhetoric, parasites in your preaching, and holes in your holy. It is sad that the multitudes refuse to question their religion as Martin Luther did, back in the day. It is sad that the multitudes inflict the bit and bridle on themselves, forfeiting their rights to educate themselves beyond what "they say."
If you "Christians" believe that Jesus is the Way and His life is the prime example by which we are to live, WHY are we divided into denominations? Do you know the history and origins of your denominations? Why the differences? How is it that a pastor can have millions in the bank, with a member in his congregation who needs his lights turned back on?
As a ministry leader, in a "Christ-centered" church, do you HONESTLY feel Jesus is okay with you having more than you could ever need, while you refuse to help the man standing next to you? What riches did your Lord and Savior store up for Himself on Earth?
Priests, raping boys. Pastors, guilting members into giving what they really don't have to give, in order that they can buy bigger houses, nicer clothes, cars, or even a jets. Pastors who say, "I shouldn't be taking care of y'all! Y'all are supposed to be taking care of me." If you want to truly see where a pastor's loyalty lies, question his money and threaten to upset it. Money itself is not an issue. Love of it, is. Those who pimp Jesus out for personal gain: the entire religious & denominational (non-denominational is an actual denomination at this point in time) system.
Ziggy Marley said it best, "Love is my religion." If a religion were a must, for me to choose, Love would be it. No fluff, no shows, no performances, no requests or demands of money, and no cooning or buffooning.
"You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.......You shall love your neighbor as yourself."
It's been corrupt so long, folk don't even know it's corrupt.......
Those who have ears to hear, let them hear.......