Issue Date: March/April 2008
In this election year, it is essential that we remember that, "Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to any people." (Proverbs 14:34) In the middle of the 20th century, a move began to enshrine sinful behavior into the laws of the land. The first great victory came with the Roe v. Wade court case that made abortion legal in all 50 states. Later, human rights laws were hijacked to protect the sin of sodomy. Freedom of speech laws were turned on their heads to bless pornography and profanity.
Along with legalization, came the breakdown of cultural protections of modesty, respect for authority, family unity, honesty and decency in the media, and diligence in labor. Now we see rich and powerful forces rising up to protect the legal right to these sins.
One of these forces is the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Alarmed by a continual erosion of public approval for abortion, they are committing millions of dollars to electing officials who will continue protecting their sin. Using the internet, they and their pro-abortion allies such as EMILY`s List.org and NARAL Pro-Choice America (NARAL.org) intend to commit nearly $70 million to elect pro-abortion candidates.
The people are beginning to catch on to the horrors of abortion and the pro-aborts are on the run. However, there is another legal sin equally abominable in God`s eyes. That is sodomy. Claiming equal rights with race and ethnicity, the homosexuals have bulldozed their agenda into approval by legislatures and the high courts. This confusion has been legalized to invade our schools from kindergarten through universities. Hollywood is also gung-ho in cramming this abomination down our throats.
So what`s a soul winner to do? The founding fathers gave us the privilege of voting against these evils and we dare not ignore that right or we will soon lose it. In addition, they gave us the freedom to tell people about God`s opinion of these sinful laws. Voting is also essential to protecting the freedom to witness, or it will be taken away, too.
But our prime responsibility is to get as many people as possible thinking about God`s opinion. History records that almost every revival since the reformation was preceded by an intensive tract campaign. The tracts helped the people to think about their sins and God`s judgment.
Somehow, Americans must be jarred awake to the fact that God will not long tolerate our sin. Only dedicated soul winners can do the job. Chick Publications has several tracts that clearly state God`s impending judgment against sodomy and abortion. They include Who Murdered Clarice? and Baby Talk1 for abortion and Sin City, Doom Town, Birds and Bees1 and Gay Blade1 on sodomy.
We must salt these biblical truths into our communities to turn back these evils.
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