NT Wright and Richard Foster both nailed it long ago. Our three biggest gods are money, sex, and power.
Try to say something against those three behemoths, and see how quick you get knocked back. It’s not a cultural war.
It’s just war.
Planned Parenthood doesn’t represent the “rights of women.” They represent the power of greed and sex. The manipulation they can pull is astonishing.
A couple of years ago the Susan G. Kommen Foundation mentioned they wouldn’t give a grant to Planned Parenthood for cancer screenings. Within hours, 1. Planned Parenthood had double the money given to them than what the Kommen Foundation had promised in the grant, 2. Planned Parenthood had completely demonized the Kommen Foundation and sounded like this withholding would bankrupt this great work for women, and 3. the Kommen Foundation restored the grant.
Now, it’s the “revelation” of Planned Parenthood selling off body parts for profit. You would THINK that would be a tipping point moment, but my best guess is it’s not.
Here’s why: there isn’t ONE Democrat crying out for an investigation. And, quite honestly, I’m going to call out my liberal Christian friends on this one. I haven’t heard ONE of them… and I mean NOT ONE… decry this revelation. So much for “justice.”
When there is that much STUNNING silence in some major segments… you know something is truly up. We’re bowing to different gods.
There will be cries for defunding Planned Parenthood, etc. That is not really the battle. The battle is in repentance. There needs to be some tipping point where the horror of this action gets so overwhelming, so sickening, that people finally wake up to the atrocities of abortion and realize what is happening to human life.
I pray this may be that day. Quite honestly… I doubt it.
Kermit Gosnell couldn’t turn our stomachs as a nation. In a few days, this won’t raise an eyebrow.
We allow the allegiances of other gods blind us. And we offend the One we SHOULD be worried about the most.