In addition to the below, read the rest. Breathtaking clarity of thought, cutting through the intellectual and moral clutter that is today’s all-accepting society. All-accepting, that is, except for all the old, solid, well-known truths:
Spare the twisted rationale about oaths requiring us to violate conscience. Your prosperous, secure, rights affirming country was founded by people who ran screaming from Europe so they could obey God and conscience without incurring the wrath of the state. Do not attempt to fall back on subtlety and “nuance,” the rebel’s code word for “actually, we can do whatever the hell we want.” “Nuance” got us slavery supported by Bible-ignorant church people. Moral clarity and fidelity to God’s word got us emancipation and blood-soaked abolition.
Sides. They’re real and they matter. Choose you this day whom you will serve. When Jesus Christ, who you confess as Lord over your life confirms his Father’s ancient definition of marriage…
Do yourself a big service and read the rest, then do yourself the most important service and think honestly about it.
But Peter and the apostles replied, “We must obey God rather than any human authority…”
The ink was barely dry on U.S. District Judge David Bunning’s order sending Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis to jail for following in the apostles’ footsteps, obeying God rather than man before the Minutemen of the “me too! I’m good just like you!” faction of Christ’s Holy Church took to the interwebs to declare their solidarity with the pitchfork waving mob. It is not my purpose to go down any of the gazillions of rabbit trails, logical and otherwise that sprout like toadstools across the manure-rich landscape of social media after the rain of such schadenfreude laden storms. Lots of people have all the time in the world to enjoy their ideologically drunken bar fights, thump their chests in worldwide anonymity and go to bed more convinced than ever of their extreme righteousness. God bless…
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