Acts 11:26; Acts 26:28; 1 Peter 4:16  •  1 min. read  •  grade level: 10
It was not long, alas! before the outward profession of Christ became separated from true faith in Him in the great mass who were recognized as Christians in the world, and in practice they became anything but followers of Christ, as both scripture and history show. To learn what Christianity is according to God, we must turn, not to the great professing body, but to the scriptures, which testify clearly of the declension which was even then begun.