It’s Time to take a stand by Wylie Comp Faith Harvest Ministries

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    We are looking at the condition of our community, our role in it,and theposition taken
    by many followers of Christ and how their example should be a positive influence on our
    lives as believers today.
    Part 1 ~ Loose morals being the norm
    God hasn’t made usjudges overanything except what He has placed under our control.
    And, as believers we have an obligation to walk in the Spirit. So, when we see and hear
    things that are definitely not in keeping with the morality prescribed in and overseen by
    the Ten Commandments, and the Scriptures, it is our place to speak up orspeak out
    against it. Problem though is immorality, i.e., loose morals, is now considered the norm.
    Promiscuity is rampant in our society. Abusive and degrading language is passed off as a
    cultural thing. Respect for women or even adults, is no longer vogue in the eyes of those
    around us. Attire is no longer an example of personal pride. Everybody’s doing it seems
    to make it okay in the minds of those who would usually oppose these actions which are
    typical of today’s fast and loose crowd.
    You can’t turn on your TV without seeing and hearing things that are just outright
    disgusting. We know this because we do watch television and we know what is and is
    not acceptable, even if the networks and show producers do not. Even when we are
    viewing an acceptable program, the advertisements are so risqué we need to turn off the
    TV, or at least mute it when they appear. And the most irritating part of the process is
    we pay for the service.
    There is absolutely nothing prudish or religiously fanatic about caring enough for
    yourself and your loved ones, to make known exactly how you feel, or what you think,
    about any smut-laden programming or advertising.
    Paul didn’t beat around the bush in writing to the believers at Ephesus. He said to them,
    “… I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles
    do, in the futility of their thinking. They are darkened in their understanding and
    separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the
    hardening of their hearts. (Eph. 4.17-18 NIV) Having lost all sensitivity, they have given
    themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, with a continual
    lust for more. (Eph. 4. 19 NIV). There isliberty in Christ, but not a license to sin. Those
    who condone and participate in these types of activities have lost their perception of
    moral values.
  • With an inappropriate use of the word freedom, our current-day society has degraded
    itself to the mental, if not the psychological level of those who participated in the
    collapse of the Roman Empire (around 285 AD). This underscores the true understanding
    that civilizations must learn from the mistakes of their predecessors, or they are destined
    to repeat them.
    So, here we are in 2016 AD, (year of our Lord)ina country founded onJudeo-Christian
    principles, living in fear of what others may think or say about us, while our “leaders”
    mess around with and attempt to assign to us what they consider to be politically