Moral legislation over the years has steadily eroded because liberal leaders have rejected biblical standards of morality in favor of personal choice.
John Ritenbaugh reflects that this week's headlines indicate that America's leaders have lost their moral compass. God has replaced wise adults with foolish children mocking and scoffing at wisdom and moral standards (Isaiah 3). The Islam murderer was shielded by the national liberal media (including the New York Times and NPR) …
There are indicators that momentum is gaining against abortion. Recently, even the Washington Post admitted as much in its coverage of the annual March for Life.
The last three American generations have had their minds poisoned, such that they unquestioningly embrace socialism and deviant lifestyles as the norm.
While the politicians may be constantly in the public eye, and their indiscretions thus become front page news, they are not altogether unlike their constituents.
The 'Nones' have risen to prominence in society, ideologically committed to abortion, radical feminism, homosexuality, strict gun control, and socialism.
John Ritenbaugh, citing Abraham Lincoln's intention, as well as the Preamble of the Constitution stating that the people should govern the United States, suggests that the original intent has been turned on its head, and unscrupulous elite has taken up the reigns of rulership. Every democracy that has ever existed, according to …
The book of Judges show the depths to which that culture sank when no common standard—no home plate, if you will—guided its beliefs and decisions.
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.
John Ritenbaugh, comparing human behavior in the wake of natural disasters, such as tornadoes and hurricanes, to unnatural disasters, such as bombs and military attacks, suggests that in the latter devastations people become dispirited, listless, as though they had lost their reason for living. Sadly, what has happened to our …
Not too long ago, Americans could sneer across the Atlantic at the abysmal state of European morals. A good moral gauge was what was shown on television.
The nation cannot continue as it is. The questions that remain are: How long do we have? How bad is it going to get? What will our nation look like afterward?
Of the things God says He hates, including pride and hands that shed innocent blood, nothing seems to be more disgusting than the American abortion industry.
There is no doubt that America's culture is plunging to depths many of us never imagined. Here are five steps to mitigate its influence on our lives.
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?
A look at medicine, politics and religion shows that America has lost its moral and ethical foundation, unable to distinguish between right and wrong.
Despite the public's lack of support for loosening abortion laws, the medical profession is weakening standards to the point that human life means nothing.
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.
'Righteous' Lot represents those who become accustomed to the sin around them, progressively searing their consciences, similar to spiritual neuropathy.
Hollywood moguls, executives, producers, directors, writers and actors have committed themselves not only to approving sexual perversion, but to promoting it.
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.
Injustice in all its forms is a sign of the time. God will not let too much time slip by before He begins to require true justice—and it will come at His hand.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on an article in Christianity Today which suggests that American Christians are becoming increasingly confused about whether abortion is equivalent to murder, concludes that we live in a moral garbage dump, every bit as vile as Sodom and Gomorrah. America (and the other Israelitish nations), like …
No ethical issue since the Civil War has so disturbed the social fabric of this nation. People instinctively know that abortion is not morally neutral.
The Disney company was an American cultural icon which formerly was synonymous with wholesomeness and family values. Now it advances perversion and immorality.
Over the past six decades (from the Boomer Generation to the Millennial generation), individuals have grown more narcissistic, entitled and miserable.
Our culture places God on an equal plane with Allah, Brahma, Buddha, or any other deity, resulting in mass confusion over who or even what the true God is.
In all the shouting, one kind of voice is noticeably absent - or perhaps downed out. How many commentators have troubled to retain God in their thoughts?
Even as Hebrews prepared the first century church for persecution, so it is also relevant to today's church as it faces an increasing assault on God's law.
When Jesus said the end time would be like the days of Noah, did He mean that the last days would be violent and corrupt, or that they would come suddenly?
Black Friday stirs up greedy, materialistic, covetous attitudes. When a nation reaches a materialistic mindset, it is on its way to oblivion.
II Thessalonians 2:6-7 speaks of a force capable of restraining the emergence of the man of lawlessness. God's word and revelation is what restrains iniquity.
Modern education fails to teach children to look for and predict cause-and-effect relationships, opting for valueless teaching and moral equivalency.
Why do people subscribe to evolution with more blind faith than a Christian needs to believe in a Creator? And what has been its fruit in society?
Despite having served mankind well for millennia, marriage is crumbling under a three-pronged attack. Marriage is vital to understanding God's purpose.
Abraham Lincoln, in his 1838 Lyceum Address, warned that America's destruction could occur only from moral rot within, as exampled by the Roman Empire.
Post-abortion mothers experience guilt, anxiety, sexual dysfunction, and even suicide. The mental health of the immediate and extended family also degenerates.
Charles Whitaker, citing British philosopher Arnold Toynbee's warning that when a civilization responds to a challenge successfully, it survives, and when it does not, it commits suicide, proclaims that because America, over the last several decades, has not responded to the challenge, the die is cast for its destruction. …
This morning marked the eighth anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center buildings in New York City by Islamic fundamentalists. ...
God's people must learn to trust Him for their survival, remembering that the eating of Unleavened Bread is a reminder that only God has the power to rescue.
John Ritenbaugh quotes from a shocking letter from 91-year-old former President Jimmy Carter, who asserts that we no long have a true democratic republic in the United states, but instead we are being ruled by an unelected oligarchy (rule by a few elite). Today, we have a government glued together with special interests, …
Paul urges Euodia and Syntyche to follow the example of Christ rather than placing their desire to be right over unity. Godly leadership follows submission.
Submitting to a human government is a work that requires self-government. Paul thoroughly disciplined his body as he followed the example of Jesus Christ.
Modern Israel has a form of religion, but it is empty and unsatisfying because it refuses to obey God and substitutes the traditions of man in its place.
Charles Whitaker reiterates that Americans [and all of Israel], living well on credit, and enamored with the apparent blessings of technology , have deceived themselves thinking they have "advanced beyond [the ] consequences" of God's Law. Because morality has been left out of the economic equation, we are reaping the …
The disintegration of the Catholic Church and the greater church of God have eerie parallels. We must seek the wisdom of God rather than the wisdom of men.