- II Chronicles 7:14
Political correctness and rampant religious secularism do not have the power to aid our nation. An obstinate refusal to recognize Christ in the public square because someone might be offended has crippled our nation. We arrogantly assume we have the ability to fix anything by way of government without divine interference. Yet, even the wisest of men, Solomon, could not stop national conflict when he wandered from a faithful relationship with God (I Kings 11:6-14).
Truth is that which corresponds to reality. Turning away from the Creator is cosmic rebellion. Rebellion brings judgment. The judgment is not halted simply because we don't believe in God anymore. The desire to run our lives and our governments without respect to honoring God does not mean we can do it effectively. "It is not in man to direct his steps" (Jeremiah 17:5). Our best and brightest, our intellectual elite, can only bring us to ruin.
Psalm 2 pictures the Trinity watching as kings strategize against Their authority, trying to throw off the chains of sovereign providence. God laughs at the attempt. "Kiss the Son" is the only reasonable response. Otherwise, the whole ship slips underwater.
How should people who wish to restore the rightful place of God in society respond? Prayer. Public Prayer. In the face of Disapproval. It is time to bring God back. Let's not blind ourselves to our precarious condition. Either God intervenes...