American Wisdom Series
are seeking an anchor in a storm tossed society
threatens to overwhelm them.
feel inadequate and yearn to be a part
something bigger than themselves.
where do they turn?
most mainline churches,
even many evangelical churches,
than demanding objective truth
the world around them,
many people are willing to believe
seems to agree with their preconceived attitudes.
popular 21st.century church
to adhere to the truth,
quietly undermines it.
the Word of God
its basis of faith.
time we make emotional
various signs and wonders the criterion of our faith,
thereby open the floodgates to every sort of delusion.
they might not consciously recognize it,
same people know
is transcendent truth
they can't seem to find in church,
church becomes irrelevant to them spiritually
they attend much like going to the country club.
Church being largely absent
turned them to alternative beliefs,
gangs, violence, promiscuity and suicide.
the climate of permissiveness,
and moral relativity in today's culture,
should come as no surprise
young people lack judgment and direction.
at nearly all levels has been lost.
know they have been lied to by their parents,
teachers, their school counselors,
pastors, the police, and their government leaders.
kids no longer know what to believe or who to believe.
can tell them that drugs are bad for them,
they've been lied to so often
likely see this warning to be a lie.
tell them that guns are dangerous,
they don't believe.
know that a gun, in and of itself, is not evil.
not surprising to some of us
these senseless acts of brutality occur.
as this country continues
the slippery slope of rejection of the Truth,
kinds of tragedies will only increase.
of the signs of the demise of our culture
with us today:
of the family,
view of life,
and crime, and
coupled with an federal government
the brink of insolvency,
leaders are living off of society's moral decay
to the loss of leadership and moral will.
the days of Noah,
warned a faithless,
and violent civilization
the imminent catastrophe that was about to take place,
civilization is at the crossroads,
few are noticing the signs that are before us.
is time to take notice,
pray for spiritual awakening in this country,
the light of our civilization goes out.
people throughout the world,
experiencing spiritual enslavement and oppression.
people are crying out for answers
God's people must address them.
must always remember
we are not warring with flesh and blood,
we are actually fighting the forces
deceive and bind them.
Revelations 6:1-8 -The
Four Horses of the Apocalypse
of how deceived someone may be,
are the very ones our Savior gave His life to save.
decades the Church (The Rider on the
compromised its beliefs
appease the offenders.
tack will only make the ultimate cost
the inevitable changes much greater.
longer we compromise with them
more costly their ultimate removal will be.
The answer is simple:
religion and not some church organization,
"I am the way and the truth and the life." (John
You need look no further for the way to go,
Jesus said He is the way.
You must hold on to the Truth
and you must diligently tell others
and you need to pray for the wisdom,
strength and power to continue to fight the good
You should also do all that you can
to strengthen the essential truths of our faith,
and any to whom we are called to serve by leading.
There is life in Jesus,
"I have come that they may have life,
and have it to the full." (John
We are called to overcome evil with good.
We cast out darkness with the light.
Allow the Lord to search your heart
for any way you might be deceived.
Let us now judge ourselves,
lest we be judged.
If we will humble ourselves now,
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