A religion can and at time will forget or not believe its own doctrine. This has nothing to do with a religion changing or being able to change doctrine. The doctrine and the religions identity go together.  If Christianity differs from the core teachings of Jesus then it is not Christianity any more.

Christianity boasts that the true faith, or at least enough of it to keep salvation possible, will always exist on the earth. This is a boast for they have a Bible that accuses everybody of hating God’s ways (Romans 3) and people of being experts at looking as if they are true disciples of the God they loathe. They all agree that loving God and believing what he has revealed is so unnatural to us because we were born fallen beings as a result of the rebellion of Adam and Eve that God has to give us his grace, that is his supernatural help, so that we might please him. Clearly then we should not be too surprised if we find the whole world is apostate from divine truth. The Bible says that Christians will corrupt and apostatise from the true faith of Jesus - if it doesn't say all will do this then it certainly says most will! That alone should disturb the Churches.

If it is true that there will always be true believers on earth, it does not follow that Church administrations or government can be considered truly Christian.

Texts that say the faith is once for all given and the gates of Hell will never prevail over the Church are not evidence that total apostasy cannot happen. Perhaps as the Mormons say, the truth needed to be rediscovered and the Church needs to be restored.  Jesus supposedly told the Mormon founder Smith that Christendom was apostate.

My object in going to inquire of the Lord was to know which of all the sects was right, that I might know which to join. No sooner, therefore, did I get possession of myself, so as to be able to speak, than I asked the Personages who stood above me in the light, which of all the sects was right (for at this time it had never entered into my heart that all were wrong)—and which I should join.  I was answered that I must join none of them, for they were all wrong; and the Personage who addressed me said that all their creeds were an abomination in his sight; that those professors were all corrupt; that: “they draw near to me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me, they teach for doctrines the commandments of men, having a form of godliness, but they deny the power thereof.”  He again forbade me to join with any of them; and many other things did he say unto me, which I cannot write at this time.

Ezekiel 7:26 speaks of a time when prophetic visions will be desired and when the law will perish from the priest meaning that the priest ignores it. Context in verse 21 shows the prophecy has not been fulfilled. It says the wicked of the earth will take the spoil of Israel. This never happened. Christians will have to believe the time for this is yet to come. It speaks of apostasy.

Amos 8:11,12 has God saying that he will send a famine on the land, not a famine of food but of hearing the word of God and that the people will be scattered and search all over the world for the word of God and not find it. Catholics say these verses simply say that because Israel at the time was disobedient God was making this vow to them. But it predicts complete apostasy and the way it starts off saying that these days will come. Both these show that it cannot be proved to refer to Amos generation. The Jews were never accused of apostasy before the time of Christ. It is saying that one day that truth will be so corrupted than even the Jews won’t be able to get any of it. It predicts complete apostasy for the world.
Micah 3 also predicts that nobody will get an answer from God one day. It refers to the prophets of those days who were leading the people astray but can be read as referring to all the false prophets throughout all time as well. The prophets who will cover their lips for shame for God is not speaking to them and they have no way of hearing from him meaning there are no true prophets are in the future. This could only be fulfilled after the time of Jesus Christ.
Isaiah 24:5-9 says that the people of the earth have changed the ordinances of God which means a change of religion. God strikes the earth with a curse for all have gone astray and the curse devours the earth and punishes the world with fire leaving only a few left. Those that are left are said to have no joy. The true faith gives joy so they don’t have it or anything like it. This section predicts total apostasy.
Isaiah 7 has the prophet asking King Ahaz what sign God will give him. He says he will not tempt God. So the prophet says he will get a sign where a girl conceives and bears a son and calls him Emmanuel and warns that after the birth Israel will experience such desolation and poverty that it will barely have anything. Matthew says the prophecy is about the birth of Jesus. But it is not for it is a sign for Ahaz and the events predicted did not occur after Jesus but before. The Christians say that Matthew would not made made a mistake or lied for people could check him out and see the prophecy in context. So they argue that Matthew spiritualised the text. He was taking a figurative meaning from it for the purpose of his argument rather than the literal meaning. If so then the poverty and desolation of Israel it predicts must refer to the spiritual desolation and utter poverty of the Church the new Israel. It is predicting apostasy if you accept this stuff about figurative or spiritual meaning.

If God can let Judaism wander from him like that then why not the Christian Church?

Even believing historians struggle with how the New Testament reshapes the story of Jesus to suit the agenda of apostles and scripture-mongers.  For example, Christ means a real political king - one who is going to authorise executions and wars and taxes.  Jesus never did any of that but in fairness scripture says he will when he returns to earth.  The evidence is that if he existed he did not claim to be Christ which explains why he would not tell anybody in the Gospel of Mark that he was the Christ.  Christianity turns him into a spiritual king but even Moses was that and it makes Jesus nothing special. Christianity is not really Christianity.  The word Christ has been redefined so much that clearly this religion is in danger in the light of the Bible.  The First Letter of John says that there is no salvation or holiness in anybody who does not accept Jesus as the Christ.  Irony.


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