Homosexuality is not a lifestyle, but a sin directly against God, flouting God's creation of male and female, and perverting the natural use of the human body.
Jesus says the end times will be like the days of Lot in Sodom, meaning that rampant homosexuality is a sign of the end. This worldwide trend is upon us.
If the definition of marriage is opened up to combinations of people other than one man and one woman, we can mark it as the death-knell of the nation.
The U.S. political landscape has emboldened liberals to label traditional and conservative views as far out of the American mainstream, particularly on the subject of gay marriage. However, Richard Ritenbaugh provides examples of recent scientific studies that overwhelmingly find that children raised in "gay households" are …
Over the past five decades, Christians have regarded the religious landscape of America with dismay, seeing their freedom to worship as their consciences dictate steadily decline. Richard Ritenbaugh cites numerous recent examples of First Amendment infringements, many of which are driven by the culture's drive for sexual freedom.
Not only is homosexuality out of the closet in America, it is entirely out in the open and militantly demanding its recognition and acceptance.
The Bible contains several reasons why the practice of homosexuality in any form is unlawful and wrong. Simply put, it is sin, and sin is the breaking of God's law.
The LGBT movement has experienced a banner year. It has dominated the major headlines with the legalization of same-sex "marriage" and the widespread praise of Bruce Jenner's courage in "coming out" as a transgender person. Joseph Baity chronicles the path this movement has taken to get to this point.
What an individual does affects the lives of others as well. Regardless of who commits it, there is no such thing as a victimless crime or a private sin.
The media bears responsibility for our downward spiral through marginalizing the conservative majority. It presents a warped reality, and gradually makes it stick.
What is the biblical penalty for pedophilia? It is not found in the Bible, but the instructions concerning fornication and homosexuality give us guidance.
News, events, and trends in light of Bible prophecy for September-October 2003: "Southern Christianity in Motion"; "Roman Catholicism and Homosexuality"; and "AIDS Devastation."
A look at medicine, politics and religion shows that America has lost its moral and ethical foundation, unable to distinguish between right and wrong.
Does the public truly care about this death knell—the fact that a civilization cannot survive if the basic building block, the family, is destroyed?
Secular progressive propagandists began spreading the rumor that young women were dying in make-shift abortion clinics in an effort to force legislation.
Hollywood moguls, executives, producers, directors, writers and actors have committed themselves not only to approving sexual perversion, but to promoting it.
During Amos' day, people were busy making money, being entertained, and practicing their religion. But God was also busy—sending famines, droughts, and epidemics.
HIV/AIDS and all its ramifications on society impacts the church too. Here is how Jesus Christ's sacrifice applies in this situation.
Progressive legislation is destroying the family, making sodomy the law of the land. Now pedophilia will be declared normal, and hence legal.
Sex and marriage are God-given experiences that Christians need a proper perspective of. Thus, God gives us His seventh commandment: You shall not commit adultery.
John Ritenbaugh reiterates the hideous findings of the Atlantic Monthly that 'gay is the new normal' and 'same sex marriage is now acceptable.' Modern Israel has attained equivalency with Sodom and Gomorrah. The television program Pretty Little Liars glorifies lesbianism. Recently a Methodist church pageant in Iowa portrayed …
Gravity is but one of the many natural laws. These cause-and-effect principles operate continuously in our lives. We either comply, or we suffer the consequences.
David Maas, in this concluding segment of "Hollywood Propaganda, the Insidious LGBT Agenda," after acknowledging that advertising, like media or wealth is relatively neutral, stresses that in the wrong hands it is a deadly, destructive force. One author has described Satan as the first unscrupulous salesman; as the …
As the end draws near, those who are married seem to have the deck stacked against them. Even in good times, marriage has its difficulties!
Scripture holds the divinely ordained institution of marriage in high regard. Here is why God considers marriage to be so important to us, society, and His purpose.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on a recent conversation between family members, has come to the conclusion that many individuals in the world, informed only by the state-controlled networks ABC, NBC, CNN and CBS, know absolutely nothing concerning the truth about Barack Obama's lying, deceit, and chicanery. Today, every large media …
The seventh commandment protects family relationships from a sexual standpoint. Sexual sins are highly destructive, and God wants His children to be pure.
The Disney company was an American cultural icon which formerly was synonymous with wholesomeness and family values. Now it advances perversion and immorality.
Catholic clergy have been the target of the media, yet Protestant ministers actually have a higher rate of sexual abuse. The rate is even higher among teachers.
Moral legislation over the years has steadily eroded because antinomian liberal leaders, claiming that morality cannot be legislated, have rejected biblical standards of morality in favor of personal choice or private morality. Ironically, they, like many mainstream Christian denominations, have endorsed Satanic abominable …
Lot's wife is best known for locking back and becoming a pillar of salt. What was so important that she yearned for Sodom? The same pull can draw us away.
'Righteous' Lot represents those who become accustomed to the sin around them, progressively searing their consciences, similar to spiritual neuropathy.
When pastors abandon their responsibility to uphold God's Law, government steps in to fill the gap, basing its decisions on humanism rather than true morality.
Teachers of higher education choose to ignore proofs of the existence and sovereignty of God, instead embracing and promoting unsubstantiated assertions.
Have you ever been in a verbal squabble in which your opponent brought the conversation to a screeching halt with the accusation, "You're using semantics!"?
The absence of any outright scriptural condemnation of homosexuality from the lips of Jesus has been a mainstay of so-called Christian, pro-gay rhetoric.
To be deviant is to be abnormal. But that is not deterring the gay community from its logic-defying campaign to convince us that deviant behavior is normal.
Any given doctrine must be built layer by layer, combining and comparing scriptures rather than allowing a single scripture to determine the doctrine. When we understand that porneia includes all the hideous perverted sexual sins that go beyond ordinary adultery- including bestiality, pedophilia, homosexuality, incest, and every …
News, events, and trends from the perspective of biblical prophecy for July 2004. "Now Playing: Religious Persecution in Canada"
For over two decades, Hollywood studios have been working feverishly to humanize and celebrate perverted lifestyles, putting them on pedestals as special.
The Seventh Commandment—prohibiting adultery—covers the subject of faithfulness. Unfaithfulness devastates many aspects of family and society life.
Some basic tenets of mainstream Christian churches in the United States are markedly different from what they were just a few decades ago in critical areas.
Kim Myers, observing the worsening moral, economic, political, and cultural climate in America, speculates that the time when the offspring of Jacob are going to pay the piper is rapidly closing in. With a national debt of 23 trillion dollars, far larger than the combined GDP of a dozen developed nations, America is on the cusp …
John Ritenbaugh, reminding us that, although previously co-habiting, homosexual, lesbian, and same-sex marriage relationships were viewed with repulsion by society, political correctness has coerced society to look upon these decrepit liaisons as normal. The movers and shakers of public opinion have steadily been working on …
What is pornography? Is nudity wrong? Discover the attitudes behind pornography and why Christians must strive for purity.
Joe Baity suggests that the media seems to be creating major identification dysphoria among the populace by destroying age-old cultural norms such as work ethic, family, and liberty, replacing these norms by family-wrecking agendas. The government-controlled media, under the sway of Satanic influence, has succeeded in promoting …
Family values has become an important topic in America today. Whose family values should we hold and follow? Is there any indication that we will return to good and right values?
John Ritenbaugh, in his keynote "Handwriting on the Wall" message, based on Daniel 5:1-5, issues a stark warning of dire events to befall the Israelitish nations, predicting a truly menacing time when the leftist, 'progressive' powers that currently control the judiciary and the executive branches of government will …
John Ritenbaugh, commenting upon the phenomenon of dystopian novels (the antithesis of Utopian novels), suggests that we have crossed the border into the dystopian society, a society in which the Creator is disrespected, booed out of the convention of a major political party, a society in which Satan's standards (abortion, …
Common wisdom posits that given enough time, water runoff can reduce even the tallest mountain to countless grains of sand scattered over the ocean floor. ...
"Abomination" is a word that is quickly becoming archaic in modern usage because so few things are considered abominable anymore. Martin Collins provides both secular and religious meanings for the term, as well as a survey of biblical Hebrew and Greek words that convey a similar idea.
What is occurring to the English language recalls the prophet's cry: 'Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who put darkness for light...!'
The immodesty of current fashion exposes the nakedness of our children as though they were prostitutes. Swimsuits have evolved into 'legalized' nakedness.
John Ritenbaugh cautions that most religious-professing people (including many members of the greater church of God) have not used the Word of God as their standard of morality and conduct, but instead are allowing society and culture to shape their attitudes, tolerating the disgusting incremental escalating perversion of moral …
What would have to happen for us to wake up and, instead of rolling over and going back to sleep, actually turn back to God with the entirety of our being?
Under the best of conditions, marriage takes work to make it succeed. Next to baptism, marriage is the most important decision we could ever make.
A major key to our spiritual survival is the control, regulation, and re-direction of our appetites from what is not good for us to what is good for us.
The 'Nones' have risen to prominence in society, ideologically committed to abortion, radical feminism, homosexuality, strict gun control, and socialism.
Richard Ritenbaugh, comparing the New Testament city of Corinth, the Old Testament city of Sodom, and the Church, finds some disturbing parallels and similarities. The focus of I Corinthians is practical advice on how to live a Christian life in an ungodly venue. Secular progressivism has successfully pushed God out of the …
The media portrays conservatives as 'science deniers,' yet proclaims that gender is not a matter of observable, testable biology. Who is denying science?
God considered His law so important that He sent His Son to pay for the penalties we have accrued against it, giving us also a model as to how to keep the Law.
Focusing upon II Corinthians 13:5, John Ritenbaugh cautions us of the futility of assenting to a code of standards we do not intend to apply. Belief without conduct equals a dead faith leading to death. Works give evidence that we really do believe and have the Holy Spirit in us. What we believe (correctly or incorrectly) will …
The world's political, religious, economic, and cultural systems pose a danger to God's people, but God wants us to work out His plan within the Babylonian system.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on Mike Adam's blog post "I miss America," warning that 34 precious freedoms have disappeared over the past 40 years which will never come back, marvels that this frightening erosion of freedom has taken place seemingly within a nanosecond. Though we are living in the terrifying climax of a …
John Ritenbaugh, focusing upon Proverbs 15:23 and Proverbs 25:11, referring to the timing and purpose of words, suggests that the principles could also be applied to evil communications. Satan's few lying words motivated Adam and Eve to sin, acts which have impacted all of humanity until now (except for Jesus Christ). The …
In Amos' prophecy, faithlessness and sexual immorality loom large, like a a prostitute chasing after lovers. Faithlessness extends into not keeping one's word.
The apostle John warns us to be vigilant about the world, not loving its attitudes, mindsets, and frame of mind. We cannot both love the world and love God.
Richard Ritenbaugh, reminding us that we have a perennial mandate to examine ourselves, warns that the cesspool of this world's culture is deep and getting deeper. Even though the world is waxing progressively worse, many of us live in a comparatively safe, free, and prosperous country, with incredible material abundance, …
Wisdom counsels God's people not to rely on worldly conservatives to fight their battles for them. True Christians will find themselves using untempered mortar.
In 'The Liberal Media Industrial Complex', Mark Dice exposes the media moguls' plans to commandeer the narrative of every branch of the media.
John Ritenbaugh, examining an article by Guy Benson, the political editor for Townhall.com who sees no conflict between his homosexual orientation and his conservative views, suggests that his defense of his uncloseted perversity is emblematic of the weakness of nominal Christianity. The mainstream Christian churches have lost …
John Ritenbaugh, reiterating that, although Transcendentalism never achieved a major following in American religious practice, Emerson's teachings were highly influential in the Ivy League universities—Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. His teachings were said to provide a jolt to Christianity as practiced in New England …
Psalm 75 reveals that God both promotes and removes individuals from positions of power and He has the final say as to how power will be administrated.
Richard Ritenbaugh, reiterating that the end time will resemble the pre-Flood world of Noah, a time of depravity, immorality, spiritual ignorance, and apathy, cautions that people will be oblivious to the ominous signs of the times. Sadly the pre-Flood society mirrors our own society, indicating an imminent return of Jesus …
Martin Collins, reflecting on a recent trip to the Creation Museum, contrasts the glory of God with the perversity of man's educational system, engaging us in a deceptive war of words, corrupting and distorting them with 'political correctness", praising homosexuality and other perversity, attempting to impeach God in the …
Richard Ritenbaugh maintains that interpersonal and family relationships in Corinth could be characterized as highly dysfunctional. God's way regarding marital and family relationships was so drastically different from the Greek and Roman philosophical approaches that Paul had to start from scratch to build a godly family …
As a nation, we have rejected wisdom in favor of foolishness, bringing about major calamities: famines, pestilence, earthquakes, cosmic disturbances.
With the hubris that comes from money, power, and boredom, Americans are trying to outdo the ancient Romans for spectacle and perversion.
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.
With mankind as the pinnacle and the undisputed authority, and one's Identity unassailable, we are left with a whole planet of little sovereigns.
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.
Babylon's way is the culture of the Western world, having the same religious, economic, and political systems, enslaving people to the state.
John Reid, reflecting upon the plethora of stresses in today's society, observes that the saints are being incrementally worn down by evil societal pressures. Perversions are looked upon as the norm and morality as the perversion. The Feast of Tabernacles gives us hope that all of this filthy perversion will be destroyed, making …
John Ritenbaugh focuses on a deadly enemy within our borders, every bit as dangerous as the radical Islamic fundamentalists from without- an enemy composed of amoral radical agnostic multi-cultural, anti-Christ, anti-God secular humanistic educators in our universities and schools. Political correctness, sponsored largely by the …