The Danger of Compromise: Moral Relativism

A Subtle Danger

One of the greatest temptations facing the church as she battles with the world is the desire to compromise. This danger is subtle and deadly, destroying the very foundation of what the church is meant to be one earth.

In this article we will examine the compromise of moral relativism. The term describes a philosophy that either outright denies absolute moral truth or instead makes concessions of absolute moral truth due to some outward cause.

The Danger of Compromise: Secularism

A Deadly Danger

One of the greatest temptations facing the church as she battles with the world is the desire to compromise. This danger is subtle and deadly, destroying the very foundation of what the church is meant to be on earth.

In this article we will examine the compromise of secularism. This term describes the involvement of secular or cultural ideas in the shaping of Christian doctrine, especially in the realms of worship and conversion.

The Danger of Compromise: Pantheism

A Very Real Danger

Of all the many dangers facing the church in the world, one of the most dangerous is the call to compromise. The reason this call is so dangerous is because of its subtlety. Compromise does not require turning away from all of God’s Word or even a majority, only to ignore certain portions or aspects.

In this article we will examine the compromise of pantheism. This term describes the acceptance of multiple theological truths and holding them as equal in value.

Real 'Feel Good' Christianity

‘Feeling’ Good

The term “feel good Christianity” is commonly used to describe church groups or organizations which tend to focus upon aspects of Christian doctrine which feel “good.” By feeling “good” we mean the aspects of Christianity which are solely positive, such as: the love of God, the mercy of God, fellowship and togetherness in the body of Christ, etc. While these things are important and true blessings, a focus on these things alone leaves out many aspects of the “whole purpose of God” (Acts 20:27, NASU).

Modern Prophecy?

A Claim of Authority

There are many modern religious groups who claim their authority for religious practices by the revelation of prophecy in the modern era. This authority takes on varied forms, from “latter day” gospels, to inspired “prophets” or leaders, to “speaking in tongues.”