societal change

The Cause of Societal Change

The Fall of Babylon LCCN2002706348

Babylon is fallen. There are going to be consequences and repercussions to those things which are not rooted in the kingdom of heaven. Babylon will be thrown down like a millstone.

Malachi 3:2 But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner’s fire, and like fullers’ soap:

 

Malachi 3:18 Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.

 

Psalm 1:1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful…

4 The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.

5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.

 

As much as possible, it is important to decouple from Babylon, from the woke system, in terms of business partnerships, shopping choices, and every way possible.

Exodus 23:32 Thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor with their gods.

33 They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me: for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto thee.

 

Granted, it is difficult to do since Babylon has invaded so much of the marketplace.  But, as God raises up his people in all areas of life … entertainment, music, commerce, banking, industry, education, health care and all other venues of life, there will be choices.  And as Babylon and wokeness is driven out, the kingdom of heaven and God’s people can rise to take their place in society.

Musicians, craftsment, education (light of a candle), marriage, merchants … all of these things will no longer exist in Babylon, but they will still exist in the kingdom of heaven.

Revelation 18:22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee;

23 And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.

 

Matthew 13:33 Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.

 

Daniel 2:44 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.

 

One of the things to consider is investments. Are those investments in corporations and entities that are building society or destroying the very foundations of western civilization?

James 2:6 6 But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?

 

Recognizing that this can be a challenge, because of the largess of Babylon, the goal is to extract from those things committed to wokeness. It is called “walking the talk.” It does no good to complain, and then give money to, partner with, purchase from, and aid those you are complaining about.

It requires a fundamental shift in societal thinking. Life is not “que sera, sera” “what will be, will be” “I guess it is the will of God.” Maybe it’s simply because there is no entrepreneur, craftsman, musician, teacher, writer, politician that is better than the current choice.  And why is that?

It is a process of societal change.

Exodus 23:29 I will not drive them out from before thee in one year; lest the land become desolate, and the beast of the field multiply against thee.

30 By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, until thou be increased, and inherit the land.

 

But where does the Lord dwell?  The Lord dwells within the midst of his people.  The Lord dwells in the hearts of those who believe in him.  The Lord dwells within the body of Christ.  Therefore, God’s people will be an intricate part, as they are led by the Spirit of the Living God, of driving out the forces of Babylon from the midst of society.

The danger of remaining connected to those who are committed to and serve Babylon, is that as God throws them down, things connected to them will crash as well.  This can be stocks.  This can be strikes that disrupt business.  This can be many things.

Again, recognizing that this is easier to say than accomplish, because of the immensity of the problem. there has to be a starting point somewhere.

Exodus 23:29 I will not drive them out from before thee in one year; lest the land become desolate, and the beast of the field multiply against thee.

30 By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, until thou be increased, and inherit the land.

 

The Gettysburg Address

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate — we can not consecrate — we can not hallow — this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion — that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain — that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

Abraham Lincoln
November 19, 1863

 


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Biblically-based worldview

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When you look at truth and consequences, scriptures and consequences, commandments and consequences, it is possible with a biblically-based worldview to understand what the study fails to understand.

Genesis 1:27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply,….

John 13:17 If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.

 

Jesus spoke it in context of just washing the disciples feet, in the context of service. Surely, changing diapers and feeding babies is a form of service.

Quote from the article on the study linked below:

“…scientific research has so far not provided a clear picture of why birth control pills cause poor mental health and depression and further studies are needed.”

https://sputnikglobe.com/20230615/link-between-birth-control-depression-established-in-massive-study-1111135160.html

If mankind thwarts God’s plan and objectives and commandments, it will lead to depression.  Scientists may need more studies, but it is apparent in the Word of God that there is a connection between obedience and blessings.

The Catholics figured out the connection between contraception, abortion, devaluing of life, and societal change.

 


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David Served God in His Generation

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Acts 13:36  For David, after he had in his own generation served the counsel of God, fell asleep, was laid with his fathers, and saw decay.

Judges 2:10  And also all that generation were gathered unto their fathers: and there arose another generation after them, which knew not the Lord, nor yet the works which he had done for Israel.

 

Generation after generation things change, “social mores” and customs change.  They are changed by progressives.  There is a saying in war, the victor rewrites history and our history books have been rewritten.

Societal change by the left, called “progressive” change, is based on the atheistic idea that man evolved from an ape.  If man evolved from an ape, then there is no God to answer to, and the thought is eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die.

I Corinthians 15:32  If I fought with animals at Ephesus for human purposes, what does it profit me? If the dead are not raised, then “let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.”

 

Why worry about an afterlife and heaven or hell if you are a mere animal?  It is not spelled out that way, but that is the undercurrent of an atheistic society and all that stems from it:  education, history, literature, advertising, “truth” in journalism|propaganda, GMO foods, medicine, science, bribery, blackmail, etc., … down to what day of the week sports games are played.

So much of what has been happening has to be viewed through the long range view of history.

This nation was founded as a Christian nation.  Like the nation of Israel, it has backslid.  Like the nation of Israel, when a nation leaves God, it is chastening that drives the nation back to God.

This is true of a prodigal son.  It is true of a prodigal nation.

The danger of losing sight of generational understanding  is that when a generation dies off and has not properly taught the younger generation, if it has not been properly taught history, the younger generation can be hoodwinked by sly freemasons and communists who infiltrate churches and theological seminaries, producing theological interpretations contrary to the Word of God, having a form of godliness but denying the power thereof, and in some cases, there is not even a form of godliness.

I was just listening to Ken Paxton, Attorney General in Texas.  He makes a bottom line point.  If a murderer won’t obey the law to not murder, the murderer is not going to obey the law to not own a gun.

I would add that if a murderer will shoot his own grandmother in defiance of “honor thy father and thy mother”, a murderer is not going to obey any gun laws.

The Founding Fathers understood that the freedoms offered in the Word of God sometimes had to be backed up with physical enforcement.  Otherwise, you are expecting wolves in government to act as sheep.

There has been a divide in the church as to the understanding of the necessity for and right to self defense.  Self defense is a doctrine in the Catholic church.  I don’t know that it has been encapsulated that way in other denomination.

If there is never a need for enforcement against criminals, why is there a military at all?  Why is there a police department at all?  Why was WW II fought?

At some point, there has to be a proactive, offensive (used in relation to the idea of offense/defense) on-this-earth dealing with criminals and murderers and thieves.

A theme that is revisited more than once on this blog is that the secular idea that “what will be, will be” is an ungodly idea.

It is not correct theology. 

To sit back and say “whatever”, is not Christian.

Parents have the obligation to train and take care of and protect their children.  If that means going to school boards and making sure that there is armed protection in the schools, if that means making sure that there is one secured opening to the school that is locked unless the person knocking is permitted entry after being vetted, if that means using school funds for high tech equipment that can sense weaponry entering the school, whatever the best and brightest minds in self defense can lay out as a suitable course of action, then that takes the engagement of parents and school boards and whatever it takes to make that happen.  And if all the individual in school boards and government are progressives who proclaim gun control while living behind privacy walled neighborhoods and having armed guards themselves, if they are the only people you have in local government, or school board, or Department of Education, then maybe if you want protection for your children you might have to run yourself.  Or find a worthy candidate.

It’s too easy, and slothful, which is another word for lazy or complacent, to say, “whatever the Lord wants” while ignoring our own responsibilities.

Do I think that ultimately the answer is people coming to the Lord and having a change of heart and being born again?  Yes, of course, that is the ultimate answer.

But until then, are you going to let criminals run rampart saying, “what will be, will be”?


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