The reason you should come clean before your dirt comes to light may shock you!
In arrogance the wicked hotly pursue the poor; let them be caught in the schemes that they have devised. Psalm 10:2
Unfortunately, the desire to cover-up undesirable acts has become more of a norm than not. Many who choose to get out in front of embarrassing, distasteful or potentially criminal exposure often do so under a veil of falsehoods or deception.
Remember this, “evil is committed consciously and of free will. And, the devil can only make you do it if you give him permission.”
While telling untruths is nothing new, doing so with such conviction, drama and shamelessness is. There used to be a time when the media cared about “truth.” Moreover, blatantly dispensing non-fact for fact to the public was intolerable.
“He says in his heart” (10:6, 11). Two words summarize these wicked oppressors: arrogant and aggressive. Their pride and violence spell disaster for anyone who stands in their way. bible study tools.com.
So, how did we get here, and more importantly, “where do we go from here?”
The population most effected by America selling it’s most valuable asset “moral values” are our young people. In error, many are entering adulthood with no sense of character, nor an ability to decipher the true meaning of “good character or virtue.”
Surprisingly, Christians seem to be less concerned by this disturbing, and disappointing phenomenon than non-believers. This fact is clearly evidenced by specific responses to behavior unacceptable to the Lord according to the Bible.
He says in his heart, “I shall not be moved;
throughout all generations I shall not meet adversity.” Psalm 10:6
Evangelicals, the largest religious sect in America have boldly demonstrated their support for a President who caged children, disrespects women, tells untruths almost ever time his mouth opens, has insurmountable legal troubles, and the worst of them all; been accused of sexual assaulting women.
The question for many Christians today is, “is Donald Trump worth losing my salvation?” No one in his or her honest but right mind can argue that if President Obama had done a fraction of what President Trump is accused of, he would have been hung, or doing life!
And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness. The tongue is set among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by hell. (James 3:6)
However, let’s be real, until Jesus returns there are certain wrongs that will never be made right on earth. Actually, the Bible tells us so, but the situation still infuriates me!