Do not Tell
others to ignore him if you can't stop
him,” Jesus said. “For
no one who is different than us should be trusted,
does a miracle in my name can in the next moment say anything bad about
me, for whoever is with us joins us.
not against us is for us. Truly I tell you, anyone who gives you a cup of
water in my name because you belong to the Messiah will certainly not lose their
9:38-41 Playdough Version)
Sorry I had to play around with this passage quite a bit to make it fit the Christianity we often see today.
There are over 30,000 Christian denominations. Most of them have some false teachings and/or practices. Of course, I've sorted through all the issues and figured it out better than everyone else. :)
Is Jesus really saying it is not my job to try to stop everyone who is following Jesus in different ways than I am?
Is it possible many of us are actually on the same team but just haven't figured that out. We've been busy trying to steal the ball from each other, instead of passing the ball back and forth to make a great play.