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Q: Who’s to blame for the loss of Christian morality in our nation?
A: Some say it started when prayer and the Bible were taken out of schools or when abortion was legalized. Not surprisingly, these relate to moral issues. We suggest that these are really symptoms of something far more troubling. And the church, not the world, is ultimately responsible.
We believe Satan is still using the same tactics he used in the Garden of Eden. He asked Eve, “Did God really say that?” (Genesis 3:1). He knew that if he could get her to question the authority of Godís Word, sin would follow.
Today, he’s doing exactly the same thing. For 200 years, he’s been convincing many in the church to reject the Bible’s clear teaching about the history in Genesis. Consequently this generation no longer listens to the Bible’s message about morality because it is based in that history.
To restore morality, we need to restore the foundation that the Bible’s history, beginning in Genesis, is true. All Christian morality and all Christian doctrine are, ultimately, based in that history. Once people know they can believe the history in the Bible, they will be more willing to listen to the message of the gospel and adhere to Christian morality.
Learn more about the creation basis for morality at Get Answers: Morality.
Media quote of the week
“All Abortions 25% Off: In January, a Denver General Hospital clinic began a program to attract reluctant inner-city pregnant women to get prenatal care by offering them free lottery tickets. And in May, a fee-charging family planning clinic in Wilmington, Del., began offering abortions at a 25 percent discount to women under age 18.”
– Chuck Shepherd, News of the Weird, The Salt Lake Tribune, July 25, 1993, p. A-17.
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June 12: Ending the school year with a bang
June 13: Biblical blueprints for the marriage covenant
June 14: The root of our ecological crisis
June 15: Answers Magazine: Creation Road Trip
June 15: Creation: Facts of Life, part 7: Think about it!
June 16: A shocking movie list?
June 16: Feedback: Why we proclaim the Bible as the Truth
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Dr. John Whitcomb
Ken Ham and Mike Riddle
June 28 – July 2
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Creation College 2
Cary, North Carolina
New Carlisle, Ohio
Home Educators Conference
Dr. Tommy Mitchell
Forum (various speakers)
Carl Kerby and Bill Jack
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