TWO CHRISTIANITIES: ONE REAL AND ONE FAKE
Christians who should know better continue to state blatant untruths as if they were real. One of the most egregious of these is lumping all “Christians” together into one “Church.”
Christians, including many ministers, continue to perceive the “Church” as all Christians worldwide regardless of denomination or grouping. This is not true and never has been true. It should be obvious. The Lord teaches that there are actually two groups, not one. The first group is composed of all real Christians who have bowed the knee to the Lord Jesus and confess His Name, the Name above every name. The members of this group comprise His Community on the planet. This has always been the case from the beginning and has never changed.
The other group is comprised of Christians in name only. These are largely cultural Christians who have never surrendered to the Lord Jesus. They have never repented properly of their sins. They have never been born again as the Lord Jesus said all believers must be. They have never been filled with the Holy Spirit. Their hearts have never been circumcised unto God. They continue to live in the flesh and honor human leaders and human institutions rather than honor the Lord Jesus and His one Community or Kingdom.
There is only one King. There is only one Lord and Savior. Only one Man went to the cross and paid for our sins with His one and only perfect sacrifice. After He rose from the dead He said He possessed all authority in both heaven and earth. Those who follow Him are completely distinct from the people of this world. Those who do not follow Him but refer to themselves as Christians or are perceived as some form of Christian do not qualify. There is only one door into this Community and the Lord Jesus is that Door.
Thus, Christians should stop referring to the “Church” as a universal monolith made up of all “Christians.” The real Church, His Community, is the one in which each member follows Him and obeys Him. It is in great shape and is doing great things in the earth. Massive progress has been made in this Community since the first century AD and great progress continues onward. The Lord is getting it done!
Therefore, there is Real Christianity and there is Unreal Christianity. There is the real Church and there is the fake church. The fake church is multi-denominational and is beset with multitudinous non-relatable factions. The real Church follows and obeys to the best of its ability the full curriculum of the Lord Jesus. The members thereof believe in all of His teachings. They do not pick and choose. They do not put one teaching above another or form a denomination based on particular teachings to the detriment of others.
The fake church or Unreal Christianity is actually the enemy of the Lord’s real Community. It insists on putting itself forth as legitimate when it is actually completely illegitimate. People must understand this. They must choose correctly. The Lord taught this from the very beginning:
“Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it. Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits. Grapes are not gathered from thorn bushes nor figs from thistles, are they? So every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit. A good tree cannot produce bad fruit, nor can a bad tree produce good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. So then, you will know them by their fruits.” [Matthew 7:13-20] 
© 2018 by RJ Dawson. All Rights Reserved.
 Unless otherwise noted all Scriptures are taken from the New American Standard Bible, © 1960, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.
LINK: Exactly eight years ago, in late August of 2010, the Lord spoke to me very clearly: “WE ARE IN THE EARLY STAGES OF A NATIONAL GREAT AWAKENING.”
Posted on September 23, 2018, in Current Events and tagged America, Book of Acts, Christianity, Church, Deception, Hidden Agenda, Lord Jesus, Real Christianity, The Great Awakening, Unreal Christianity. Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.
Amen!! The Bible says there are to be no divisions! I believe that to mean that not all denominations are Christian! Please correct me if that perception is wrong! Great post!!!
Thanks for the comment! There were no divisions in the very beginning nor should there have been. One way to look at this is to see that once one fully submitted to the Lord Jesus and joined others who were fully submitted to the Lord Jesus there could not possibly be any division. The apostle Paul used this exact argument when he wrote 1 Corinthians. He told those probably sincere though immature believers that we are all united in the Lord Jesus:
Now I exhort you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all agree and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be made complete in the same mind and in the same judgment. For I have been informed concerning you, my brethren, by Chloe’s people, that there are quarrels among you. Now I mean this, that each one of you is saying, “I am of Paul,” and “I of Apollos,” and “I of Cephas,” and “I of Christ.” Has Christ been divided? Paul was not crucified for you, was he? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul? [1 Corinthians 1:10-13]
Of course, Paul knew that all believers were baptized in the Name of Jesus and only the Lord Jesus was crucified for us. He goes on to explain, as he did often in other letters, that each of us are saved by grace and no one is to be above another. If the Corinthian believers understood this at that time they would have known that Paul, Apollos, and Cephas (Peter) were each ministers of the Lord and were no different from any other believer except that they were more spiritually mature. Paul explained that here:
For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s descendants, heirs according to promise. [Galatians 3:26-29]
Blessings to you.
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Amen! Thank you for that!
The parable about the weeds sown among the grain by the devil… We who truly believe can already see the holy angels remove the weeds from the harvest fields. And we know where they end up. True honesty glows with Heaven’s Light. Thank you.
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Thanks Gary. Here’s a post I wrote several years ago explaining what you state: Beware the Tare: False Messiahs, False Apostles, False Prophets, and False Teachers
There will be separation between the real and the look-alikes, whether sheep and goats or real wheat and wild wheat. The Lord knows those who are His own.
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I have a question I hope you can solve, I see here on your older posts there is not a share or reblog button. Is there any way you can go in and put one on the older articles? Thank you in advance. I wanted to reblog this one but cannot. Blessings.
Thank you Julia, and thank you for your interest in my articles and the reblogs you have made. I have tried to fix this in the past but nothing I do works. I just went through it all again and it shows that the reblog button is activated but it still doesn’t show up. It must be due to the dated theme I am using and recent changes by WordPress.
Regarding your reblogs, while I appreciate it, it is rare that any of your readers actually visit my site and read the full articles you reblog if judging by the Like button. They are apparently only reading the abbreviated part on your site.
On future reblogs, I ask that you would include the following header above my articles you reblog so there is no confusion, that my authorship is clearly stated, and that it might assist your readers in coming to my site:
This excerpt is taken from the site Real Christianity by RJ Dawson © 2021 All Rights Reserved. Please visit site for complete article. Thank you.
Make sure you install the applicable year the article was written.
Thank you Julia. Blessings to you
I’m sorry to hear that people are not visiting your site. I had no idea they were only reading the small excerpt and not click for the full article. I will from now on add what you have asked. Stay strong in the faith RJ.
Hey no problem. I am blessed by what you are doing and appreciate your support. Thanks again. By the way, you keep finding articles I’ve written that I’ve forgotten about. I like going through them again and am glad you are blessed by them. Blessings to you and ditto
Yes Rj just as the bible are words that we are Blessed by from generations ago and are ageless, I find your divine inspired writings the same. Blessings.
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