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CLARITY – 10-2-18 More to Come


A Biblical Response to Current Events – 10-2-18

More to Come


What’s Happening: “Strikes over Israel celebrating its new Nation-State Law, passed by the Knesset in July of this year, are not the last of a reaction to a wave of religious nationalism that is sweeping across the world. ( Its counterpart, religious syncretism, the belief that all religions hold a piece of the truth – that no religion or faith has a corner on the truth-market (, is a popularly held feeling and a great contributor to a secular pluralism that may be the product of today’s political correctness. This may be just the First Act in a great play.”


Knee-Jerk Response:  “Those are just big words for ‘let’s all get along.’”


Biblical Response:  “Religious syncretism and secular pluralism may be big words, but they describe a pervasive sentiment sweeping this world of partisanship. People may get so weary of fights between the left and the right that they welcome a peace that accepts all views as equally valid – you can believe anything as long as you sincerely believe it. This tolerance may sound good on its face – it’s just unbiblical. Soon, some may find that believing in everything is really believing in nothing.”


“Christians? We have a very dogmatic religion. To think that you have the ONLY truth (John 14:6; Acts 4:12) may seem arrogant…but it’s true. I understand Trump’s attitude of American superiority (America first), though it may be a faith statement. Christianity is definitely a superior faith, may be true…but it’s unpopular…it’s just too intolerant for many.”


Here’s a Prayer You Can Pray:  “Heavenly Father, help us ‘condescend to men of low estate’ (Rom. 12:16)…even when no one wants to think they are of ‘low estate;’ in Jesus’ Name, amen.”


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