“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” John Adams Oct. 11, 1798
More than 7 years ago  the Pew Forum on Religion published a Survey that indicated 57% of Evangelicals believed people who follow religions, other than their own, will enjoy Eternal Life.
It was so out of step with biblical doctrine and past results, they repeated the Survey, asking more specific questions. The Result was the same!… [Wayne Jackson christiancourier.com]
This is nothing less than the ancient heresy of Universalism. Imagine the implications: NO point to the preaching of The Gospel, NO requirement for repentance nor faith, NO internal / observable change in heart n
or behavior, NO commitment to The Word of God, nor even the God of the Word….. merely following whatever religious belief presents itself.
If this is what was believed [and surely being taught] in 2009, what is it today? We merely have to watch the various ‘Christian’ TV channels and listen to the Music ‘Contemporary Christians’ seem to enjoy. The sum total is spiritual ‘CHAOS!’
The doctrines are all over the map. The music is so close to the contemporary, secular sound and style as to be indistinguishable (note the number of ‘Contemporary Christian Artists’ who are featured at the various secular Award Ceremonies). The dress and manner of these musicians is completely disrespectful, and mirrored by those who regularly attend such churches.
Side-by-side, watching how they live, how they speak, how they dress, how they act, without knowing which is which, the average person could not tell them apart. ‘Christian Liberty’ (today) means something completely foreign to believers in the first 1900 years of Christianity!
Drinking of alcoholic beverages, gambling (lotteries), vulgar language, dedication to becoming wealthy, changing social roles, the way children are raised, entertainment forms [Did you know over 50% of men who identify as ‘conservative Christian’ admit to watching pornography more than 10 hours a week? Many of them are pastoring churches!!]
What’s Wrong With Us? Externally, a generation has grown up not knowing, nor experiencing the Life that protects, Supports, Enables and Stimulates moral and social progress.
All we [those born after 1960] know is the profane culture, presented in the various media, now available in the extreme, on their phones! Technology [TV, Cable, VCR, Internet] to which they have been exposed since they were born….in many/most? cases.
The world, in the last 50 years, has changed! From a society which is Patriotic, God-Fearing and Productive, to Humanistic, Atheistic, Socialistic and Anarchistic, who despises anything / everything Godly, Decent, Responsible, Productive and Traditionally American.
Young adults in America have (largely) NO idea what makes America different from any other nation of the world. In fact they’re not certain it is! They have grown up without Moral Boundaries. There are NO Control-Mechanisms in their life.
Our Founding Fathers understood that the System they devised….in the words of John Adams cannot survive a population that is immoral, having rejected (Christian) religion.
He was talking about an America which….”assumes the language of Justice and Moderation, while practicing Iniquity and Extravagance….”
He assured his audience that, in these circumstances “….this country will be the most miserable habitation in the World!” Why? “Because we have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, Ambition, Revenge or Gallantry would break the strongest cords of our Constitution, as a whale goes through a net.
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