Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
When Will We Take Action?
“If we abide by the principles taught in the Bible, our country will go on prospering and to prosper; but if we and our posterity neglect its instructions and authority, no man can tell how sudden a catastrophe may overwhelm us and bury all our glory in profound obscurity” —Daniel Webster, 1821.
Our founding fathers objected to a tea tax of one-half of one percent, and gave their lives in return. Will we object if our children are routinely indoctrinated in homosexual ideology in our public schools? The homosexual community has come out of the closet; why hasn’t the church done the same? Will we take a stand if imperfect babies are being killed in hospitals after they are born? Will we protest if the state tells our pastor what he can and cannot say from the pulpit? What if the state assumes “ownership” of our children and tells parents how they must raise them—under penalty of losing custody? Will you take action then?
Will we argue if Christian businesses are required to satisfy a quota of gay and lesbian employees? Will the Church cry out if universities refuse to grant degrees to outspoken Christian students? Will we let our voices be heard in defense of our beliefs when every tenet of our faith is legislated against in Congress?
Listen to the echo coming form Valley Forge. Look at the American patriot—stained with blood, hungry, barefoot, standing in the snow with his musket firmly grasped. He fought in those conditions and now we are armed with the right to vote, yet we sit at home on Election Day because the weather is bad. That patriot left his family alone and destitute to allow us freedom of speech, yet we remain silent to avoid political incorrectness or repercussion. He orphaned his
crying children in order for us to have a representative government, but through neglect we have allowed that government to become the master of our children and the murderer of the unborn.
All of the aforementioned are now in process in America. At what point will we have had enough? To make any compromise with the world is to be guilty of treason against God. James states, “A friend of the world is an enemy of God.” When will we take action?
Devotion taken from Pastor Hagee’s book Bible Position on Political Issues