Thursday, November 13, 2008

A Call To Arms

We are human, but we don’t wage war as humans do. We use God’s mighty weapons, not worldly weapons, to knock down the strongholds of human reasoning and to destroy false arguments.
I Corinthians 10:4-5 (NLT)

This time last week I was still processing through the election and what it meant for America. The immediate positive that I saw was that the race issue in America was dealt a deathblow. God in His sovereignty used the election of a black man to the highest office of the land, to remove the stigma of Jim Crow as a national policy. Jim Crow has been relegated, permanently, to the corridors of history. Hurray!

But this awesome move of God does not mean that the vestiges of racism and bigoted mindsets are completely blown away. There are some who would have us operate as if this were still 1950’s America where decisions were made based on ethnicity. We are still fighting a bigoted mindset from the likes of groups like Planned Parenthood, an organization that has the purpose of eliminating the black race from the earth while masking their diabolical agenda under the umbrella of women’s rights.
We also must fight the bigoted mindsets of those promoting same sex marriages. Time and again across this nation, the people have expressed their belief that marriage is between one man and one woman. Despite the overwhelmingly united voice of the people, the homosexual activists have taken to the streets and have taken to violence in their attempt to force America to bow at the altar of their bedroom behavior.

While they proclaim themselves advocates of tolerance, their tolerance extends only to us tolerating them. If we reject their call to join them in their bedrooms by providing them rights on the basis of what they are doing in that bedroom, we are cast as bigoted and intolerant. In a news story out of Palm Springs about California's Proposition 8 (Prop 8 Rally turns violent –, we saw large homosexual men surround an older woman, snatch a cross from her hands, stomp it and then scream at her while blocking the camera's view of her and the reporter. One of those large men had the audacity to scream that blacks fought for their rights and he was fighting for his.

The comparison of his bedroom behavior to the equal rights fight blacks had is an outrage. Millions of lives, both black and white, were destroyed in and on the way to this country as blacks were treated as cattle. I for one choose to fight against the claim of some homosexuals that their experience is in any way related to the fight of blacks before, during and after the heinous practices of slavery and Jim Crow in America. I choose to stand for the standard that the Cross of Jesus Christ (that some choose to trample) represents.

For too long those who hate life, such as Planned Parenthood, and those who hate Truth, such as the homosexual activist, have laid claim to ground that is not theirs to take. It is time that Christians across this nation lay down the idols of political party, and pick up the banners of righteousness while taking back our land. It is time we stop fighting each other on the basis of whose political ideology is best, and begin to fight the common enemy that is seeking to destroy America from within. Too many of us want to compromise the standards of righteousness in favor of political expediency. Too many of us pick up the weapons of the enemy rather than using those provided by Almighty God.

The false arguments of those who hate life and Truth must be destroyed. Not by us yelling and screaming at them and them yelling and screaming at us, but by picking up and using God’s mighty weapons to knock down the strongholds of human reasoning. Let us unite in our actions, our conversation and our deeds by proclaiming Truth and protecting life. Let us lay aside political expediency and raise a victory banner in the name of our God.