“Without God, all things are permissible” Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
As a child of the 60’s I well remember the cultural upheaval that took place. When the attitude of “if it feels good do it” became the rallying cry of a generation hell-bent on throwing off any and all moral restraint along with relegating the God of their parents (and of the bible) to the shelf of irrelevance.
While it is plausible to assume that Dostoevsky didn’t intend his phrase to be prophetic, it has none-the-less turned out to hold validity. As our culture has increasingly turned from God and His revealed principals we have witnessed an opposite reaction in moral perversion, self-gratification, political corruption, economic downturns along with an increasing dependence upon the new god on the block…dysfunctional government!
Any builder knows that the key to a solid structure is in the integrity of the foundation. Revisionist history, along with its politically correct peddlers, has most certainly erased the historical facts, namely that this nation and society were built upon biblical principles. For instance, President Calvin Coolidge stated: “The foundations of our society and our government rest so much on the teachings of the Bible that it would be difficult to support them if faith in these teachings would cease to be practically universal in our county.”
This country was founded by a people seeking religious freedom and liberty from tyrannical overlords. How can we so easily forget our biblical underpinnings when our founding fathers evoked wisdom from the divine through prayer and scripture? Notice: [Read more...]