Tagged Politics

Political Pollution

Political pollution is spreading all around our society, no longer contained in election cycles. It has seeped into sports and now the weather reports are getting littered with political crud. What can we do about this uncontained refuse that spoils all it touches. It is like an oily substance covering areas and choking out life. Only strong detoxification can remove it, but the wildlife does not readily submit to the cleansing process. Some have said, “Everything is politics”, but the politics of division, victimization, and government tyranny are toxic, full of hatred, designed to make only captives. The various spheres…

Honor Everyone

I Peter 2:17 instructs us to “honor everyone”.  This includes honoring with our submission to the king and governors (our governmental leaders) – verse 13-14; our masters (employers) – verse 18; wifes to husbands – Ephesians 5:22; the church to Christ – Ephesians 5:24; to one another – Ephesians 5:21; and to our Father and Mother – Ephesians 6:1.  As slaves of God we are commanded to submit to our earthly masters and authority figures even if they are wicked – I Peter 2:18.  It brings God’s favor upon us  if we endure grief from suffering unjustly and God’s favor is…