Title: Rick Warren Leading Evangelicals Into The Prophesied Global Ecumenical Religion!
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Only Christian Church leaders can open the door to Antichrist!
Are you aware of the prophecy?
"Let no one deceive or beguile you in any way, for that day will not come except the apostasy comes first, unless the predicted great falling away of those who have professed to be Christians has come, and the man of lawlessness (sin) is revealed, who is the son of doom (of perdition),.." (2 Thessalonians 2:3; Parallel Bible, KJV/Amplified Bible Commentary)
The Apostle Paul is literally saying here that Antichrist cannot arise until and unless the Christian Church at the time slides into complete apostasy. Since this is true, how does an entire church movement slide into doctrinal error and practices which are unbiblical?
The answer is both simple and obvious: the leadership of the church at that time leads the church astray, leads church followers directly into Hell.
Therefore, we can read Paul's prophecy like this: "Let no one deceive or beguile you in any way, for that day will not come except the leadership opens the door to Antichrist through error".
Rick Warren is doing his best to open that door wide!
The bottom line religious direction at the End of the Age is toward a Global Religion which encompasses all religions of the world; the New Age Movement calls this Ecumenism - the gathering together of all world's religions. Of course, this development means that all religions are going to have to compromise some of their beliefs if they are going to join other religions. The manner in which this joining together is done is to concentrate on what these religions can agree upon while ignoring those elements upon which they disagree.
Standing for Truth no matter what others may say is the Biblical Way.
Compromising in order to get along, in order to "Rebuild The Tower of Babel", is Satan's way.
Rick Warren is finally showing his true colors, his true inner heart of hearts, as he pushes his "Purpose Driven Church" into a top leadership position in the emerging global Ecumenical Church! In this following news story, notice how Rick Warren is engaging the support of the Ecumenical Movement!
NEWS BRIEF: "About Rick Warren’s Forum Playmates", The Reformed Pastor, August 3-7, 2008
"This Saturday, Rick Warren’s Saddleback Community Church, America’s largest, will be holding a forum for the two presumptive presidential nominees. Barack Obama and John McCain won’t be appearing together, but will answer questions separately that will be put to them by Warren. According to the New York Times, he’ll have help in putting those questions together:
'Mr. Warren’s event will have as a co-sponsor Faith in Public Life, the multidenominational religious group ... Mr. Warren said he would devise his questions with input from the Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders associated with the group.'
Do not be deceived at this point: Rick Warren's group is an Ecumenical collection of churches as revealed in the quote above, as he cooperates with Jesus-deniers in the Muslim and Jewish groups, along with Liberal compromisers within the "christian" community of churches!
"Henry Brinton, pastor of Fairfax Presbyterian Church here in northern Virginia, put it a little differently in a column at USA Today:
'Co-sponsoring this event is a multidenominational religious group called Faith in Public Life, whose Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders will be helping Warren devise his questions to the candidates."
At this point, the Reformed Pastor zeroed in on the nebulous title, "Faith in Public Life". The definition given to this term in the very next sentence told him that this organization was an ecumenical group, but he was still shocked by what his research revealed. His research began with their stated vision.
"Faith in Public Life envisions a country in which diverse religious voices for justice and the common good consistently impact public policy; and those who use religion as a tool of division and exclusion do not dominate public discourse."
Wow! Whenever I see the code words, "division" and "exclusion", I know that I am looking at an anti-Christian organization which has set out to join together apostate christian and non-christian groups while excluding those who are fundamental to the Christian Faith! In other words, this group will reject Biblically sound principles and the groups founded on those principles, while extending a hand of fellowship to Liberal Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, and other non-christian groups.
So, Rick Warren is cooperating with a widely diverse Ecumenical group, led by men who are obviously at great odds with Fundamental Christianity! Does this fact tell you something about Rick Warren's inner heart of hearts?
"And further down the same page, here is it’s mission:
'Faith in Public Life strengthens the effectiveness, collaboration, and reach of faith movements that share a call to pursue justice and the common good'."
Naturally, this Fundamental Pastor caught all the buzzwords!
"After reading only two sentences I’m already suffering from buzzword overload. Oh, and that reference to 'those who use religion as a tool of division and exclusion' is, of course, a neon sign that they stand opposed to religious conservatives ... then I took a look at the statement regarding how FPL came to be founded:
'The 2004 elections brought a resurgence in religious advocacy for social and economic justice. Yet the Religious Right continued to dominate public discourse on issues of faith — primarily targeting issues of abortion and homosexuality — and virtually ignoring issues of justice and the common good. In December 2004, national religious leaders –- including Jim Wallis, Rabbi David Saperstein, Rev. Jim Forbes, Rev. Bob Edgar, Sr. Catherine Pinkerton, Rev. C. Welton Gaddy, and Rev. Timothy McDonald — gathered in Washington, DC to confront the challenges facing the burgeoning social justice faith movement. They recognized the critical need for increased and effective collaboration, coordination, and communication on the national, state and local level. The meeting resulted in the creation of Faith in Public Life — a permanent organization providing critical organizing and communications resources to strengthen diverse faith movements that share a call to pursue justice and the common good'."
During this entire Mission Statement, I do not see the word, "Bible" or "Fundamental"; but I do see that this statement is concerned that the Religious Right is not to get their way on the issues of Abortion or Homosexuality. Instead, FPL is concerned that the Religious Right be thwarted so that "justice" and the "common good" can be advanced.
Of course, this wording is simply "double-speak" so typical of the Liberal church groups in the world today. Therefore, I was not surprised to learn of the backgrounds of the people mentioned in this above statement.
* "Jim Wallis is America’s foremost spokesman for the Religious Left"
* "Bob Edgar .... is the former head of the National Council of Churches"
* "Catherine Pinkerton sits on the Obama campaign’s Catholic Advisory Council"
* "Meg Rlley (sic), Director of Advocacy and Witness for the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship"
* "Elizabeth Letzler, member of the PCUSA’s Mission Responsibility Through Investment committee and the Israel-Palestine Network (i.e., an Israel divestment proponent). She’s also been 'deeply involved' with FaithAmerica.org, an NCC outfit."
* "Nazir Khaja, a Muslim leader who also sits on the board of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Rights."
* "Susan Thistlethwaite, president of the UCC’s Chicago Seminary..."
* "Jim Winkler, General Secretary of the United Methodist Church’s General Board of Church and Society, who also sits on the board (with Communist Party USA leader Judith LeBlanc) of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation."
Now, you have to admit that Rick Warren has gotten himself mixed up with quite a diverse group of religious apostates, people who have dramatically drifted far from the Biblical mandate! These are the type of people whom Rick Warren is associating, through the group, "Faith in Public Life".
"Faith In Public Life" is clearly a Liberal christian group diametrically opposed to Fundamental Christianity, but that does not keep Rick Warren from including them in the leadership of this forum between Obama and McCain! The Saddleback write-up for this event makes it quite clear that he is including "Faith In Public Life" in this political forum, as a co-sponsor! Take careful note the word, "co-sponsor"!
"Saddleback Church has invited Faith in Public Life, which hosted a Compassion Forum at Messiah College in Pennsylvania last April, to co-sponsor this special Saddleback Civil Forum on Leadership and Compassion."
I find it interesting to see that these apostate christian leaders are cloaking their unbiblical viewpoint under the mantle of "compassion"!
"Older-guard evangelical leaders who oppose broadening the agenda have been leaning on Warren. In a stream of statements in the days leading up to the forum, they implored him to press the candidates about their positions on abortion. Larry Ross, who represents Warren, said the pastor has been consulting with other clergy and with experts in different fields to develop questions for the candidates about leadership, the Constitution, human rights and 'sin and righteousness issues'.
“ 'The more liberal camp just assumes that Pastor Warren is going to make this a Christian litmus test of the presidency. Others, who are more conservative, fear he is going to wimp out on some of the issues' ..."
This next news story demonstrates the Ecumenical, global religion emphasis of Rick Warren and his Saddleback Church.
NEWS BRIEF: "RICK WARREN STILL DOESN'T GET IT?", by Paul Proctor, News With Views, July 30, 2008
"California mega-church pastor Rick Warren says Christians should not be reticent to work with Mormons, Muslims, Buddhists, and even atheists to cure societal problems. In conjunction with the presidential forum he is hosting next month at Saddleback Church, Pastor Rick Warren will convene an interfaith meeting for 30 Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders 'to discuss cooperation for the common good of all Americans'."
Over the past few years, Rick Warren has more clearly and more boldly stepped out to reveal himself as the Liberal, apostate church leader he truly is.
In this next segment, Paul Proctor reveals the true apostasy afflicting Rick Warren today.
"... the church was not established by Jesus Christ to partner with other world religions and beliefs to share God's glory with Allah, Joseph Smith, Buddha or Madeline Murray O'Hare. Neither were we called by Christ to bring their followers into the ministry with us. Those who have truly been redeemed by the blood of the Lamb ought to know better than this."
Yet, this kind of broadly based Ecumenical emphasis is exactly what Rick Warren is emphasizing these days!
Do not be deceived.
Rick Warren is slipping people a spiritual placebo!
We have reported the truth, that the Purpose Driven Church is an organization built according to the precepts and the money of Illuminist Peter Drucker. This church teaches a "salvation" through Jesus which does not save -- it does not recognize sin, nor the repentance of sin, nor the sacrificial sacrifice of Jesus on the cross, nor the critical role which His shedding of blood plays in the salvation of a person's soul. Therefore, people who get "saved" according to Rick Warren are not saved at all, because they have just been slipped a spiritual placebo!
I think that Warren is traveling the globe in an effort to unite the world's religions into one "big universal umbrella". Of course, this type of activity is setting up the world's religion as a One-World Religion, in fulfillment of the Book of Revelation. Those with the discerning eye of faith in God's Word will see the outline of the formation of the New World Order Religion, that worldwide religion which Antichrist and the False Prophet will lead, and that false religion which shall require all people to take the Mark of the Beast -- or die!
This is the direction the Bible says mankind will follow during the End of the Age.
And, Rick Warren with his Purpose Driven Life is helping millions of people down this eternally fatal path! Do not be deceived! These events prove that the End of the Age is roaring down upon us with the force and speed of a freight train. Spiritual deception is the order of the day.
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