The current fad among hip-hop Christendom is “reaching the youth.” Maybe we should ask ourselves, “For what purpose are we trying to reaching them?” Are we trying to get them saved? Are we trying to get their lives changed for Christ’s sake?
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Is the world coming to an end in 2012?
Much ado is being made about the Mayan calendar forecasting that all human civilization dies December 21, 2012. Others have noted that the Aztec’s calendar ends in 2012. The Hindu calendar forecasts global changes in 2012 and China’s “Book of Changes” predicts the end in 2012. Lately we have some professing Christians jumping on the bandwagon and speaking of hidden prophecies in Revelation. You think maybe the motive for all of this folderol is book sales? Listen carefully. 2012 may mark the end of a lot of things, none of which will be the end of the world.
"He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love." 1 John 4:8
Have you ever thought about what this verse is really saying? Does God love everybody regardless of their actions or thoughts? Is God's love some kind of "catch all" for all the misfits, incorrigibles, law breakers and child abusers? Does this mean that regardless of the life of any person, God will love him in the end? Bible teachers encourage us to always get the context of any passage before interpreting it, so let's look at the context.
Those who believe God’s Bible are certainly not surprised that mankind is getting worse. God put it in writing for us:
“But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.” 2 Timothy 3:13
We live in extraordinary times. Many of us have witnessed good changes and bad changes in our lifetime. The Preacher said:
“The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.” Ecclesiastes 1:9
Who knows what the world was like in Noah’s day?