There are some famous people who claim to be Christian. Many of these are “Woke” promoters, strenuous advocates and supporters of issues and laws that are clearly contrary to Judeo-Christian practices, principles and Scripture. LBGTQ life styles are described clearly in the Bible as detestable practices. (Romans 1:24-32; Lev. 18:22-24, 20:13; I Cor. 6:9; 1 Tim. 1:8-11; Hebrews 13:4; Jude 1:6-8) It is also, evil to commit adultery or have sex outside of marriage and these have been condemned in society for generations. Today, sexual perversion is a topic of acceptance in society and law, extending even to sexual mutilation of young children. Abortion is unquestionably opposed to the teachings of Yeshua (Jesus’ Hebrew name), now to be determined by the States, as per the Constitution.
Politicians such as Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi claim to be devout Catholics, but the Pope and Catholic church is staunchly opposed to abortion, homosexual acts, same sex marriages, and sexual abuse of children. This conflict begs an answer, can these people claim Christian beliefs while opposing them publicly and forcefully. Can they excuse themselves as representatives of others and still be true to God?
Barack Obama claimed to be a Christian, but in an in-depth interview he described sin as “being out of alignment with his values”. Our values are meaningless and faulty in light of God’s commands. When questioned what is meant by being “born again”, he hedged on many references about God as stated in scripture. We can not judge a persons heart, but every jury weighs testimony as to a witnesses credibility and veracity. The Obama Administration secured same sex marriages and supported abortion and all things Woke.
Most recently, Oprah Winfrey was quoted as saying, ”I am a Christian, that is my faith. I’m not asking you to be a Christian,” she said, according to Christianity Today. “If you want to be one, I can show you how. But it is not required. I have respect for all faiths. All faiths. But what I’m talking about is not faith or religion. I’m talking about spirituality.”
Winfrey also described her definition of spirituality during an episode of “Spiritual Solutions” which featured new-age spiritual leader Deepak Chopra. “My definition [of spirituality] is living your life with an open heart, through love … allowing yourself to align with the values of tolerance, acceptance, of harmony, of cooperation and reverence for life,” Winfrey said. “There is a force energy consciousness divine thread, I believe, that connects spiritually to all of us, to something greater than ourselves.” Do Christians refer to the centrality of their faith as Jesus or “force energy consciousness”?
We don’t judge and condemn non-Christian’s to hell, but we must judge a person’s credibility, particularly with respect to those in leadership, against what their actions indicate. Satan disguises himself as an angel of light, Hitler claimed to be a Christian, is it any wonder these hypocrites are doing it also. There’s an old adage, “Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me.” When will the public stop falling for such obvious deception?
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I was reading early chapters in Isaiah tonight. Ignoring the word of the Lord and posturing otherwise is not a new malady. I am grateful Jesus gave us some advice to navigate this landscape in Matthew 7:16 and 10:16. None of us is able in himself to do right, we desperately need a Savior.
Your are right and your references appropriate, particularly regarding no one being righteous, except for Yeshua Messiah. When we speak out against the insanity and wickedness of our politicians and society, it is in the context of Scriptural standards many of which are also laws of nature validated throughout all human history. Yes, there is one Savior whom we all need, but speaking out for truth and referencing Yeshua who is the Truth may be ignored by many but could also shine light in dark places. Thanks for your comment.
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