Towards the end of the age society is to decline in morals, values, etc. There will be a huge rise in immorality, hedonism, humanism, situation ethics, and more. Men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, brutal, disobedient to parents, etc. See Matthew 24, II Timothy 3, Jude 18, and II Peter 3. Love will grow cold. Family values will be mocked. Entertainment will be perverse even for children. It will be “as the days of Noah.” And that describes the 21st Century.
The world is changing fast.A massive shift from the guidance of a Bible-based conscience to a mindless pursuit of corrupt "thrills" has been fanning the flames of this transformation for years. The following news items let us glimpse the dark consequences:
I want to begin with is the increase in immorality. The Bible tells us in 2 Timothy 3:1-4 that this would be a mark of the last days.
Over the weekend, Rep. Anthony Weiner announced that he will seek a leave of absence from the House of Representatives in order to seek professional treatment in the aftermath of his sexting scandal on Twitter. In the words of his spokeswoman, Risa Heller, the congressman left last Saturday “to seek professional treatment to focus on becoming a better husband and healthier person.”
The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted. (Proverbs 12:8)
One of the pitfalls of our times, is the exaltation and even empowering of ‘evil men’. Just perusing the headlines, yields surreal evidence that this is true of our society.
One of the most rewarding experiences I have had since leaving the Speakership was becoming a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).
A new campaign by the Girl Scouts, with the help of Planned Parenthood, is offering girls ages 10 to 14 the inside details on how to be "hot."
During last month's MTV music video awards ceremony, actor Jack Black urged the audience join hands and pray to "dear dark lord Satan."
Two recent government actions, one legislative and one judicial, have called into question our society's willingness to protect its youngest and most vulnerable members.
A hate crimes bill (H.R. 1913 and S. 909), dubbed by critics the "Pedophile Protection Act," has already passed the House and is up for vote in the Senate. The bill earned its unofficial name when Democrats rejected an amendment to exclude pedophiles from legal protection. No doubt this legislation serves as a precursor to onerous hate speech legislation in the future.
The founder of the homosexual activist group GLSEN, which promotes homosexual clubs in high schools, middle schools and grade schools and is the driving force behind the annual "Day of Silence" celebration of homosexuality in many districts, has been handed a federal appointment where he will be responsible for overseeing "safety" in the nation's public schools.
Linda Harvey of Mission America, which educates people on anti-Christian trends in the nation, said it is nothing more than a "tragedy" for an open homosexual who has "had an enormously detrimental impact on the climate in our schools" to be in such a position.
A California committee passed a bill proclaiming that the state's public school children will take a break from learning every year to celebrate Harvey Milk - a homosexual icon considered by some to be "a martyr for gay rights."
The California State Senate Education Committee passed SB 572 today on a 7-2 vote. The bill encourages all California public schools to "conduct suitable commemorative exercises - remembering the life of Harvey Milk and recognizing his accomplishments as well as the contributions he made to this state."
It requires no parental consent for student participation.