"The statistics for divorce, materialism, sexual promiscuity, racism, physical abuse in marriage, and neglect of a biblical worldview are devastating. Not only is the divorce rate about the same for born-again Christians and the general population, but 90 percent of all divorced born-again folk divorced after they accepted Christ."
The above abstraction is came from the book "The Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience By Ron Sider". Some people might argue, and refuse to accept the conclusion of this book. No matter how, this book would be a warning to Christian community if the author has no bias in explaining these statistical data. Since the hypocrisy is so popular in the modern Evangelical Christianity, how to recognize both the cheap grace and the Gospel constructed as self-fulfillment has became a critical topic to people who want every corner of their life to be submitted to biblical truth. How come there is no big difference between disciples and their secular neighbors. If all faithful life is only connected to happiness in God's love, please answer the following two questions?
- If the pathway of heaven without hell judgement first, is it still the heaven given by God?
- If the love of God without justice, is it still the love given by God?
Compasson doesn't mean that acceptance of one's sin. Faith is absolutely not merely a feeling of charity. Don't forget the priority of commandments. Love the Lord your God is the first and greatest one.
"'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments."