A Response To The SCOTUS Leak On Roe v. Wade
I speak to Christian men all the time about our apathy to God's will. Because it's our apathy that led to the first sin and that resulted in every sin thereafter. Today, we live in a sinful world because men have been apathetic to God. Yet God designed us for action. Adam, the first man, was given authority, voice, and a single moral rule by God. Yet, at the moment his leadership was needed the most, he said nothing and did nothing in the face of injustice and sin. He said nothing and did nothing when temptation was upon him and his family. Therefore over many years, I have tried to help men speak and live differently — in obedience to God.
But the place obedience must begin is with us. We must speak and act against our own propensity to sin. We do this by submitting our desires to the leading of the Spirit and keeping in step with God's will, not our own. Secondly, we must address sin by teaching biblical truth within our family. If men did both of these regularly, we would have a very different world. Just think about it. If Adam had done this, he might have significantly impacted that dreaded moment in Genesis 3. But he, like every man, was apathetic to God, and we get broken men, broken families, and a broken world.
And hear me in this, this law is not legislated by SCOTUS. The Supreme Court of the United States does not determine what is right and wrong for me as a Christian man. God does. I follow him and his law. So while I might be elated about some of the wording in a recently leaked draft document, what it might mean for state's rights and for the rights of the unborn because I believe abortion is an atrocity, I am not going to put my faith in SCOTUS, or the men and women of that court, or their rulings in the coming months. I still believe heaven has a divine court, a more just judge, and a holy government led by a man in whom I put my faith — that man's name is Jesus.
So fellas, here are a few things you could do to speak up and act out as God's man:
First, in the coming days, don't let the media blizzard sway you toward putting your faith in a human government, human judges, or humanism. Put your faith only in Jesus. He is our only judge.
Second, start speaking up and acting out for righteousness in your own life and lead your family to do the same. The impact of this action done over a lifetime is significant.
Third, maybe it's time for you to find a reasonable, sound, and biblical answer to the injustice of abortion. If you don't have one, you should. And I would ensure that you find a way to talk about this with others in a way that could potentially lead another person to know Jesus Christ.
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