Is Christianity Utopic?

Galatians 5:16 KJV
[16] This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

Ray Boltz, Katy Perry, get the picture? These people were once Christians, but decided they “couldn’t do it anymore.” Listen to the the radio, you hear pastors who fornicate with church members, who steal, etc. and one wonders: What is Christianity really about? Is it some sort of a joke? Or some kind of game? We know it’s not, but we live as if it is. We sometimes use our humanity as an excuse, as to why we do certain things, but sometimes I wonder how much more God is going to take.
The Old Testament Era II?
In the old Testament era, people did things that God actually overlooked. For example, the priests were “forgiven” for working on the Sabbath, or for entering the Most Holy Place. Also, a good example is King David who had more than one wife, who fornicated, and though he was not allowed to build a temple for God, was still a man after God’s own heart.
The strength of Samson did not leave him after he slept with a prostitute. Judah slept with his own daughter-in-law without (seemingly) any repercussions. 
We hear of pastors and gospel musicians having affairs among themselves and writing songs and sermons as a way of apology to those whom they “may have offended”. I’m writing this because I myself  wonder if I can’t do these things as they do and still be okay. Afterall, they are still alive, and most have their marriages intact after everything.
What’s The Big Deal?
If the so-called big-shot Christians are making bigtime mistakes, what about me? I am not expected to be any better than these talented and experienced Christians, can I?
Unfortunately, no. 
Because inasmuch as God loves the world so much as to send His Son, insomuch as He is not going to pretend wrong is right after sending Jesus to do what  He did and go through what we He went through.

Jesus Christ did not die in order to give us a license and good conscience to sin.
In short, it’s not about the pastors, the gospel musicians and whatnot. In the end, it’s all about Jesus and what He did on the cross for us, and how we allow ourselves to be changed by it. It’s not about self, because the Bible already warns us to die to our flesh. It’s not about our humanity because the Bible admonishes us to walk in the Spirit so that we will not gratify the desires of the flesh. In the end there is no excuse.
Also, every action has consequences even here on earth. Though we are forgiven our daily sins, the results of our actions can never be wished away. For example, fornication can be forgiven, the guilt taken away, but God is not going to remove an unwanted baby miraculously.

Galatians 6:7 KJV

[7] Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s