Of course, American pop culture does not literally say “Cursed is he who comes in the name of the Lord,” but that is the only reasonable inference one could make.
Try to say anything in the name of the Lord Jesus in a public forum, or even in an ordinary social situation with two or three neighbors.
This is not a reason for you to condemn society. It is a reason for you not to go along with it.
“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.” Psalm 118:26
Redemption comes not as the world conforms to our image, but as we conform to Christ’s image and thus become lights to the world.
Therefore, if we decry a sin it is not that we might condemn others for committing it, but rather that we might search our hearts for any trace of its seeds or tentacles in us.
As he apostle Peter said, “Be saved from this perverse generation!” (Acts 2:40)
Perhaps the documentary described in this article will help people to better understand just how awful divorce is, and that it does not deserve to be called a solution.
What divorce really does to children – in their own shattering words: If you’re divorced, or thinking about it, their testimony will shake you to the core | Mail Online.
How often have we heard “It’s better for the children that we divorce than that we continue to argue in front of them” – as if those were the only two possible courses of action?
“The Bible tells us to flee from sin,” she said. “I don’t think making a cake for it helps.”
via TODD’S AMERICAN DISPATCH: Christian bakery closes after LGBT threats, protests | Fox News.
“Feed your faith and starve your doubts.” – Unknown (sometimes attributed to Kenneth E. Hagin Sr., Lester Sumrall, or perhaps others)
“Prayer is not overcoming God’s reluctance, but laying hold of His willingness.” – Martin Luther
“Faith talks in the language of God. Doubt talks in the language of man.” – E. W. Kenyon
“Belief is a moral decision.” – Pastor Mirek Hufton
“The world says, ‘Seeing is believing’ – Faith says, ‘Believing is seeing’.” – Pastor Tim Hall
“Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted…in spite of your changing moods” – C. S. Lewis
Source for these quotes: Faith Quotes
How Steve Jobs and Apple turned technology into a religion – latimes.com.
This is but one example of how secular man fills his religious vacuum. That is, we’re made to worship God, and when we don’t, we simply worship other things.
Yet nothing else will truly satisfy us, and this is why Augustine said:
“You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you.”