If the IRS informed me that they were auditing me for the previous tax year, how would they respond if I told them ten days later that my hard drive crashed and erased all of my financial records for that particular year, but everything else was fine? I think not.
Carl Trueman, of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, made this comment about contemporary American society: It doesn’t seem to matter what you’ve done, if you say you’re sorry and cry about it, you can get away with it. Sad, but true.
Take time to read biographies of Christians. They’ll inspire you, encourage you, and challenge you. It’s also great to discover how God worked in the lives of other believers and how He used them for His kingdom.
R.C. Sproul is absolutely right with this quote: “Every sin, no matter how seemingly insignificant, is an act of rebellion against the sovereign God who reigns and rules over us and as such is an act of treason against the cosmic King.”
Getting rid of God doesn’t elevate a society. It causes that society to descend into meaninglessness, barbarism, and evil.