We don’t usually speak of how sin affects our moral character. Why? Our mass media is awash with people who have trouble admitting sin is real, and our pulpits are filled with too many fearful men. Yet when we accommodate sin, or worse, facilitate it, we too become corrupted.
A society that tolerates pornography is filled with broken homes. People who look away when others steal must put up with unjust rule. Those who do not revere the truth become the slaves of lies. Without the truth, grace and mercy just become demands for excusing sinful behavior.
If we wish to lead others to Christ, we must seek the courage to confront sin. To begin, we must pray for the wisdom to overcome our own sins.
The case against abortion rightly focuses on the harm to the unborn. But what does the abortion culture do to us?
It desensitizes us. I hardly need illustrate this point. A comedienne recently downright celebrated abortion via patriotic parody on Netflix. Basically nice people put on vagina hats, put vagina hats on their minor female kids, march them along to protest in the streets, join the tribe, then go back to work and school and friendly society sure of their moral superiority while nurturing a constant state of rage against their family and friends who believe that life is a right belonging to all human beings.
It dehumanizes us. We keep our human status, but we lose the context for what it is to be human. We lose the criteria for deciding what being human is. We lose that because we trash it. We must, if we decide to create…
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