But the precipitous decline in attendance at liberal Episcopal parishes will not make them change their policies to be against abortion, fruitcakeness and every other liberal insane belief in order to reverse the decline in attendance because liberals love sin.
""The American Anglican church has lost nearly a fifth of its members in the last five years and continues to decline by around two per cent year on year.""
The Lord does not support apostate and heretic churches which serve Satan's evil purpose.
2Peter 2:4 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; 5 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly; 6 And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly; 7 And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked: 8 (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds 9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:"
Dr. Tim wrote: The word "episcopal" is actually a compound word made up of three Greek words: E--out of Pisco--pertaining to fishing Pal--a buddy The Episcopals have come out of fishing for men and become buddies with the world. No wonder they're going downhill.
The word "episcopal" is actually a compound word made up of three Greek words: E--out of Pisco--pertaining to fishing Pal--a buddy The Episcopals have come out of fishing for men and become buddies with the world. No wonder they're going downhill.
Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent. (Revelation 2:5). This is one candlestick whose light went out long ago.
Amos 9: 1 I saw the Lord standing upon the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head, all of them; and I will slay the last of them with the sword: he that fleeth of them shall not flee away, and he that escapeth of them shall not be delivered.
2 Though they dig into hell, thence shall mine hand take them; though they climb up to heaven, thence will I bring them down:
3 And though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out thence; and though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, thence will I command the serpent, and he shall bite them:
4 And though they go into captivity before their enemies, thence will I command the sword, and it shall slay them: and I will set mine eyes upon them for evil, and not for good.
5 And the Lord GOD of hosts is he that toucheth the land, and it shall melt, and all that dwell therein shall mourn: and it shall rise up wholly like a flood; and shall be drowned, as by the flood of Egypt.
6 It is he that buildeth his stories in the heaven, and hath founded his troop in the earth; he that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name. - Renovation plowing
Albert Mohler wrote: Donâ€™t expect the Diocese of Newark to look for an evangelical bishop to lead them out of their decline. According to the press release about their bishop search process, this diocese is determined boldly to go where no church body has gone before. Consider this statement: We encourage nominations of persons of both genders, all racial and ethnic backgrounds, and of all sexual orientations. All sexual orientations? This could get interesting.
Sounds up todate, Surprise it was written 2005. This golden-oldie article brings up a name from the past Bishop Spong, who helped the deterioration of the Episcopal Church. It's a short article so give it a read.