Re: Flow of our faithful to Pentecostal Churches
- Respected Mr. Jose Kurian Puliyeril
From your message
I had mentioned about the flow of our faithful from both JSC and IOC
to the sectarian and Pentecostal Churches. Many of our youngsters,
who station outside Kerala, are becoming victims of such
opportunists. And even their parents are hooked up.
Dear sir, I wished to address this issue to in the last reply to you,
however I was not sure you were interested. Since I got your reply I
would like to take up the second part of your original message..
Sir, I agree with you that today the flow is at its peak ... But sir I
couldn't understand this outside kerala phenomenon. Are you speaking
about in India or outside India? I am asking a sincere question (I
dont know much about outside kerala phenomemnon... ). Well if it is
as you say, then the picture is pretty bad indeed for all orthodox
Now as to what is happening. Though it is sad this is happening, we
ought not to be too much distressed by this. For this is bound to
happen. Signs of the times tell us a lot (I am not saying on my own
but recently heard from several of clergy and even from H.B. when he
visited our church). If you look in the Bible Sir, somewhere it is
"For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but
according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they
will heap up for themselves teachers;"
So unless these new age teachers have many to follow they cannot be a
suceess , unless they (new age teachers)are a success they cannot
possibly be fore-runners of their master the evil one. (for just as
Jesus had a fore runner in him to announce his coming in John the
baptist, the evil one has let out his men before his coming.)
People with itching ears want to only hear of healings ie: promises
of good health , wealth etc... and for these things they heap up new
age teachers. They run to where these new age gurus who offer
healing are ... Dont you think so sir ???
The bible teaches not to despair about those who are being lost. Do
you want to know why the Church's Gospel cannot be understood by some?
Answer: 2 corinthians Ch4 verses 3-4
verse 3: But even if our gospel is veiled , it is veiled to those who
verse 4: whose minds the god of this age has blinded , who do not
believe, lest the light of the gospel of glory of the Christ , who
is in the image of God , should shine on them.
For those who wish to argue regarding this verse read 2Peter verses
18,19. It clears the air about who are blind and who are not ....
2Peter ch 2 verse 18,19
verse 18: For when they speak great swelling words of emptiness, they
allure through the lusts of the flesh , through licentiousness, the
ones who have actually escaped from those who live in error.
What are these lusts of the flesh ?? ( a few are listed below)
Ans:-------->Promise of Good Health.
-------->Promise of Good Wealth.
-------->Promises of fullfilment of all our ambitions and desires.
Now verse 19: While they Promise them liberty, they themselves are
slaves of corruption;...
Do you know why we should not despair about such that are being lost
to every wind of doctrine.
Answer: 2Peter 2:9
Then the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations and to reserve the unjust under punishment for the day of judgement.
But as you said praying for those being lost is certainly to be
undertaken in a very big way , to minimise the damage being done to
us and also for God to show mercy on the weak who are being tossed to
and fro in every wind of doctrine.
From your reply I also was able to gather that you are aware of what
your church has done to its mother church ...
Dear sir if God has given you his grace , I plead with you to leave
the church that follows divisive tatics and return to your mother
church, Among brethren unity is supreme says the Lord.
I end with Psalms 133 ( A song of Ascents, of David)
1.Behold ,how good and how pleasent it is
For brethren to dwell together in unity!
2.It is like the precious oil upon the head,
Running down on the beard ,
The beard of Aaron,
Running down on the edge of his
3.It is like dew of Hermon,
Descending upon the mountains of Zion;
For there the LORD commanded the
Ajay Abraham Kuriakose
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