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In John 17: 20-21 Jesus prayed, "My prayer for all of them is that they will be one, just as you and I are one, Father--that just as you are in me and I am in you, so they will be in us, and the world will believe you sent me." (NLT) The Christian church continues to find points of contingency by which they justify their divisions. Many do not realize that it is not the Spirit of God under which they operate, but a subtle counterfeit named Religion. The Spirit of Religion has been the greatest opposition of the Christian Church since its inception. It was the "religious" leaders of Jesus' day who were influenced by this spirit and continually sought to discredit Christ and his teachings. Those who were bound by this spirit sought to silence Christ, and eventually found cause to kill Him. This same spirit at work today continues to cause division, among Christians as well as between Christians and non-Christians. This book has been written to expose the evil influence that Satan has had upon the Christian church under the guise of religion and to release those who have been bound by religions chains by establishing a true relationship with God. Issues addressed in this book include: What is the Spirit of Religion? What is the difference between church doctrine and sin? Why do Christians judge? What does it mean to "be ye separate?" What does the Bible say about those who are Tattooed or Pierced? What is the difference between having a religion and experiencing a relationship with God? ..and much more.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.27" Weight: 0.39 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2005
ISBN 1420839055 ISBN13 9781420839050
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More About Aaron D. Davis
Aaron Davis, also known as the Tattooed Preacher, is an ordained minister of twenty+ years and the Online Campus Pastor at OasisChurch.Tv. This is his third book, following The Spirit of Religion and Love Thy Neighbor. Pastor Aaron has served in ministry as a youth pastor, an associate pastor, a traveling evangelist, a street evangelist, a church elder, and a worship leader, and served on the board of trustees in one of the most respected ministries in the US. He has worked with and ministered to the homeless, inner-city youth, gang members, and drug addicts. He's preached in other countries and is currently pursuing an evangelistic ministry both stateside and abroad. Aaron was a law enforcement officer from 1999 until 2008, serving as a DARE Officer, School Resource Officer, Detective Sergeant (criminal investigations), and SWAT team member, and was awarded Officer of the Year in 2002. An attempt was made on his life in the line of duty, forcing a medical retirement. Pastor Aaron is originally from Detroit, Michigan, and lives with his wife of nineteen years, Lisa, and his son, Rocky, in Nashville, Tennessee. When he's not researching, writing, or serving others, Aaron enjoys riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, scuba diving, skateboarding, and riding dirt bikes with Rocky.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Spirit of Religion?
new wineskins Jun 25, 2006
It sometimes seems there are 'christians' and then there are actual followers of the 'way' of Jesus. Mr. Davis is both. This book is a call to shake off the bonds of religiousity and truly embrace the teaching of Jesus.
Great reading Jun 24, 2006
The book was one of those that you can't put down. This book helped me threw a very rough time in my life. Aaron breaks things down for you and you can undertsnad it so much better.