Christianity Letter

Decent Essays
Many Christians in this age have a wrong view about what Christianity is and what it should be. I am writing this letter as a response to some wrong beliefs of some people. I am not writing this as a hypocrite, but to show other Christians all the correct truths of gospel. There are many different truths in the Bible that people have a different perspective on, such as love, doctrinal differences, negativity, and judging whether someone is a true Christian or not. The first letter that I would like to respond to is by Phyllis. She believes that true Christianity should always be happy and that no Christian should talk with a negative tone. A part of Christianity is helping those who are sinning to stop sinning. Revelation 3:19 states, “As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.” That passage is proof that true Christian love is sometimes shown by harsh rebuke. Accordingly, when we love someone, we wish for them to go to heaven. If…show more content…
He believes that circumcision is just a “secondary issue.” My word to him is that circumcision one of the most major doctrinal issues that must be dealt with. Romans 4 :11 states, “And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had.” Circumcision was a sign of the faith that is in us. That sign was not required in the New Testament because Christ had already fulfilled God’s judgement and now the gospel was being spread to the Gentiles. The judaizers in the Church at that time believed that circumcision was necessary for salvation, so salvation was by works. That is not a “petty doctrinal matter,” that is what all of Christianity rests upon. Galatians 5:6 says, “For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.” That passage tells us that for a person in the New Testament to be saved, they did not have to be
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