The Commercialization of a Holy Sacred God

Posted on March 21, 2016 at 8:25 PM


Was the gospel meant to be commercialized and used as vehicle by which people broaden their brands and expand their names instead of the name of God? The answer is a resounding NO!!! Jesus modeled the paradigm of ministry in the spirit of humility on many occasions in the Bible. For example, in John 6:15, when the people attempted to distract his true mission and make him an earthly king with a little "k", the Bible states that immediately He withdrew himself and got into a place of solitary presence with God. In like manner, Jesus also brings correction to the true nature of ecclesiastical operationalization of the house of God and turns over the tables of those that bought and sold in the temple, making merchandise of a sacred place meant to be used as a divine portal of prayer for ALL nations upon the face of the earth (Mark 11:17).

I can't help but to see the church going astray with all of the flyers, advertisement, television shows, books, costumes, and showbiz exterior that show the glamourous face of ministers with their long titles, airbrushed dispositions, and scripts to draw people to the show. While I am not an antagonist of marketing, there has to be a Holy way of doing things that only glorifies God and not flesh. Call me old fashion, but Jesus never had to entertain anybody to be effectual in His ministry. In fact, His gifts made room for themselves and His fame went about all of region because He demonstrated the power of healing and deliverance through compassion, genuineness, anointing, substance, and love. Let us get back to the essence of ministry as indicative of the anointing place upon our lives and do away with the projection of self in the face of vanity of which has only resulted in a depletion of the manifestation of God in many of our ecclesiastical functionalities.

L.T. Smith Sr.

Senior Pastor




Categories: None

Post a Comment


Oops, you forgot something.


The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.


Reply Leupoldsre
6:16 AM on September 30, 2021 
mostly in monasteries.
Reply Wirelessqkj
9:46 AM on September 30, 2021 
Duke de Montosier
Reply DrakJat
11:13 AM on September 30, 2021 
viagra information last post
ed in men
viagra without a doctor prescription usa
- viagra online about me - buy viagra online without prescription
viagra from canada no prescription last post
Reply Outlich
2:13 PM on September 30, 2021 - buy prednisone without rx
Reply PoemoSor
2:10 AM on October 1, 2021 
Blog sztromektol tabletta ivermectin stromectol
Reply Independentqbw
5:14 AM on October 1, 2021 
Since the era of Charlemagne
Reply Artisanjph
6:42 AM on October 1, 2021 
Many calligraphers have acquired
Reply CHIRPjlm
7:42 AM on October 1, 2021 
manuscripts significantly
Reply Beaterfhe
7:48 AM on October 1, 2021 
Duke de Montosier
Reply Viormacam
10:16 AM on October 1, 2021 
gabapentin 100 mg capsule
Reply Viormacam
5:14 PM on October 1, 2021 
Reply Viallykiz
6:13 PM on October 1, 2021 
is prednisone a steroid
Reply Viormacam
2:49 AM on October 2, 2021 
Reply Beaterujq
4:09 AM on October 2, 2021 
manuscripts underwent in the Middle
Reply Epiphonelms
5:08 AM on October 2, 2021 
At the same time, many antique
Reply Premiumtmu
5:57 AM on October 2, 2021 
manuscripts significantly
Reply Citycle
7:12 AM on October 2, 2021 
Reply Charles
1:30 PM on October 2, 2021 
?????? ???? 2021 ???????? ??????
Reply Citycle
9:29 PM on October 2, 2021 - gabapentin addiction
Reply Prednisone
12:20 AM on October 3, 2021 
cialis useage