I was sitting here watching a re-run of the most recent republican presidential debates and I couldn’t help but wonder how much different America would be if we hadn’t let God be removed from everyday life. What if the Bible was still the guide for our law makers? What if the Bible was still used to educate our children? What if law schools like Harvard still taught the Biblical foundations of the Constitution? What if church was still the primary source for family and community activities?
Think about it. If human beings had obeyed God’s commands concerning sexual immorality, we wouldn’t have abortion, homosexuality, sexually transmitted diseases, incest, rape, or even out of wedlock pregnancies. That list is if we obeyed God in just one area of life. Just think if we had also obeyed concerning murder, hate, lying, honoring parents, and greed. We would be living in an almost perfect world.
Instead, we have gone out of our way to disobey every command of God. For example, not one of those candidates in the debate was 100 percent honest. The hatred for the democrats and Hilary Clinton was clearly evident. The bickering between some of them was a clear indication of their greed. I am picking on the candidates only because they triggered these thoughts. The problem is that all of us are just as guilty in our everyday living as these people were during the debates.
The solution to this country’s problems is simple. Look to God. Our country was built based upon the Bible because it is an immovable rock. It is time tested. It is true in every area it talks about. No science has proven anything to be untrue in the Bible. No archeological find has proven any of the history to be inaccurate. Even from a social behavior point of view, the Bible has never been proven to be wrong. So if we look to the Bible for solutions to our current problems, we will find the best option. Even economically the Bible is the best source. If we had followed the Biblical way of managing money, this country wouldn’t be trillions of dollars in debt.
So, looking at the Bible, the solution is to start with the family. One man and one woman married until one of them dies. The parents teaching their children right from wrong according to Biblical standards. Electing leaders that have demonstrated that same commitment to a Biblical family and educational model. Having a public school system that teaches children how to read, write and do math is fine. But it is the fathers’ responsibility to teach moral and spiritual values.
Human beings have rejected God and so they have also rejected his Word as written in the Bible. But, in the Bible, God gave us the blueprint to a happy and successful life. Until we return to the Bible for the solutions to our problems, both personally and societally, this country will continue to spiral out of control into a state of pure evil.
God’s commands are not burdensome. They make logical sense. They are designed to protect us and provide us with a foundation for a civil and fruitful society. The Bible is the best solution to this country’s ills.
KJ – A Willing Slave of Christ