If people don’t see they are sinners, then they will never see their need to repent of their sin and come to Christ. That is something every Bible-believing church ought to believe in. Actually, some churches and Christians are just plain afraid and have been intimidated by the voices designed to silence the right of free speech. They think it is their battle instead of God’s.
In my short career as a nursery worker, I have learned there is an ebb and flow to this childcare stuff. The parents come in the door with smiling, happy children. Only when they hand them over to the nursery staff does the weeping and wailing begin. And there is nothing you can do about it while the parents are standing there. Once they depart, you begin the job of trying to get the flock to stop crying.
Many of us have gone through similar insecurities in dating relationships. We know how we feel about that significant other, but we are not quite sure how they feel about us. What has to happen? The “DTR!” The “Defining of the Relationship.”
The attack on religious liberty has begun and will not let up. We have seen it rear its head with politicians who would dare let religious people exercise their conscience in matters of morality.
Our inability as humans to get along with each other on the issue of Calvinism, no matter what one believes, is apparent. Although, God’s Word does point out to us that we should be able to get along with each other no matter what one may believe about this issue…