Monday, September 12, 2011

Tenth Anniversary of 9-11

– September 11th will always be a sober day in our lives because of the events our nation experienced 10 years ago. This week, and especially today, our nation has appropriately been patriotic, emotional, and reflective. Patriotism is good in its place, and weeping with those who weep is appropriate. But, ten years into this tragedy, the foundational issue by which this nation will ultimately stand or fall has yet to be addressed by our leaders. As a nation, we continue in our outright rebellion of God’s laws, and we continue to embrace the god of the people, demos, and his brother, relativism, to the exclusion of the only true King of kings and Lord of lords, even Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the Word made flesh. If we continue to do this, we will certainly reap what we sow.

If we continue to arbitrarily determine who deserves the right to life and who does not, refusing to submit to God’s Holy Law, how dare we point an accusing finger at holy-war Jihadists. They are simply doing what we are doing, making up their own rules. God is simply using them so that we might see how bloody we are, how callous we are, how wicked we are.

If we continue to arbitrarily determine what is true and what is false, what is ethical and what is not, using our so-called humanistic wisdom, then God will continue to send those to us who are simply living this out according to their own so-called wisdom. It is a glorious thing to die while trying to kill as many infidels (non-Muslims) as possible. What’s wrong with that for an ideology? Who says?

If we continue to say that all gods are equal, that there is no difference, as long as you don’t hurt other people, God will continue to challenge that back end “toleration” statement. “What do you mean, ‘as long as you don’t hurt other people”? Who gave you the right to set that standard? What if my god says it is a good thing to hurt other people? What if I find pleasure in hurting other people?

In my lifetime, Columbine High School and the brutal murders of 9/11, were the very same, absolutely, carefully measured, and yet pulled-punch message from God – and I mean the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, King of kings and Lord of lords upon this earth in time and space, Washington DC, Olympia, and your own home included. And that message is simple: Do not continue to demand that God be separated from your public affairs. Do not demand separation from God, something which is also called hell – for a day is coming that, if you do not repent, that is exactly what He will give you.