disturbing news

I read an article today which unnerved me. According to the Barna group there are an increasing number of people, including many who claim to be Christians, who don’t believe in absolute morality which is taught in God’s Word. I know that many people don’t like what is taught from the Bible or even how it is taught. But when a Christian says that they don’t believe in absolute Truth or Morality it is the same as saying that they don’t believe what God says in the Bible. If you are questioning God or His rules about morality or truth or anything else in God’s Word then you are questioning the validity…the Truth of what God says. If that is how you feel about God then why do you go to church? God is our Creator and the Creator of everything. He cannot lie, so why would you question anything in His Word? If you don’t believe in Him that is your prerogative and if you don’t believe in Him then His Word is suspect too I suppose.

But…what if you are wrong?

God has brought the nation of Israel back to its homeland after nearly two thousand years with their language intact. This is a miracle in itself. All of the prophecies in the Bible have come to pass except for the return of Jesus and that will happen soon. Likely much sooner than many people think.

Is God’s Word, the Bible, true and trustworthy? If it isn’t we might as well be using a book about a wizard or a dragon as our “guide for life”. God and His Word is true and it is absolutely Truth and absolute about the way we should live. The laws of most civilized countries have their foundation in His Word and the laws found there so if we throw the Bible away as untrustworthy then all of the laws should be nullified as well. Then what kind of moral compass will we live by? I don’t think I would want to live in a world like that.

Consider this: God Word is Truth and it is completely true. Jesus died for your sins and everyone else’s sins in the world. Your salvation only depends upon your conviction about being a sinner and knowing that you need Jesus and your belief in Him as your Savior has to be complete and not “maybe so”. One day Jesus will send His angels to gather the church, all believers, to be with Him in Heaven. If you are not part of that gathering and you see it happen, it will prove that the Bible is true and you just missed out on being taken to Heaven before all hell breaks loose on Earth.

God’s Word is True and absolute.

One thought on “disturbing news

  1. I was going to comment that I don’t fully agree on the “going to church” thing, but then I realized you were not speaking of going to A church, but to THE church. Church, as it’s used very casually today usually refers more to the denomination rather than what is supposed to be done at the church instead of at a church.
    I do think it is completely normal, and almost even healthy, for everyone in their Christian life and relationship with God to question things, even the Bible, or God himself. Why? God uses these things for examples. They say Love is a Verb, an action. We see actions, we do not hear them, taste them, feel them, smell them. It can be observed by yourself and others. God uses us in times we are in the most doubt. Because in the midst of chaos….. But God! And let me tell you – that shows LOVE more than anything else. And after that, trust me, you will never doubt His love or existence again!!
    And if you do, well, you’re only lying to and cheating yourself.

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