First chapter, section on the Part Bible church, ‘Whole Bible Christianity’
The biblical body of Christ eats and drinks the whole of the Word with a soft heart of flesh full of the Law. In contrast, the modern church is fed a thin, part Bible gruel of empty, cracked dogma sold by a stone-hearted, failed power structure which routinely squashes calls for a return to the new covenant. It has kept some of God’s Word and assigned the parts it doesn’t like to the outer darkness of ‘old’ or ‘Jewish’ or outdated.
The part Bible churches are not that well versed in the Bible, but seem to be extremely well versed in anti-Law teachings using what I call the ‘favorite 16’ verses. These are the same few references used over and over again to justify lawless behavior. The church is okay with this because they can keep down “heretics,” meaning anyone who doesn’t agree with the governing leaders. The churches fail to properly equip the saints, and at the same time the system is geared to stop those people who offer healthy correction from the Word. Like whole Bible Christian thought.
Sitting in judgment on which parts of His Word we will follow and which parts we won’t robs it of effectiveness and starts us down a slippery slope to complete lawlessness. Even atheists know better than this. Ayn Rand for instance said (speaking of morality in general):
“The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. Whenever evil wins, it is only by default: by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles.”