We are too eager to display our permissiveness in face of all we know to be against it, from traditional, biblical morality to plain old common sense.
John Ritenbaugh reiterates that, when people move into large urban areas, they tend to morph from conservative into liberal. The urban 'spirit' seems to convert people who had stalwart, independent, conservative values into dependent liberals. Large numbers of Hispanic immigrants coming from orthodox Roman Catholic countries …
Today, however, every kind of sexual perversion imaginable filters into our living-rooms through Hollywood productions, promoting evil and castigating good.
Jesus warns that our zeal must exceed that of the Pharisees. Zeal involves earnestness in advancing a cause, diligence, and plowing ahead with great fervor.