Jeremiah 28:12-13 The Danger of Religion

Jeremiah 28:12-13 (KJV)
Then the word of the LORD came unto Jeremiah the prophet, after that Hananiah the prophet had broken the yoke from off the neck of the prophet Jeremiah, saying,
Go and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus saith the LORD; Thou hast broken the yokes of wood; but thou shalt make for them yokes of iron.

This is the great danger of religion.

  • It looks good and sounds appealing.
  • It promises liberty and frees people of expectation.
  • It claims to break bondage and set captives free.

In reality it does only the opposite.

The trouble with religion, as with all systems that disavow or pay mere lip service to God’s Word, is that they are focused only on the present. They operate on the modern religious premise “Your Best Life Now. ” Their failure to view eternal things seriously condemns those who accept them into bondage far worse than anything this earth can imagine; hell and the Lake of Fire.

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Author: marvinmck

Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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