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A recent Gallup poll reveals 74% of Americans think morals and ethics in society are getting worse. Not that we need another poll to announce what most of us already know, but it does make me wonder what the other 26% believe. A society’s moral decay and decline doesn’t just suddenly happen; it takes decades.

I’ll let you decide if America can be saved, but it is apparent many folks are either too busy or just don’t care. Apathy is killing us. If we were truly aware and concerned about the direction of the country, we’d be engaging in the battle. Instead, we’ve retreated. America’s founders knew it was vital for Christians to be the light leading the way and the salt preserving our society. As the church goes, so goes the nation.

This new poll is another cultural indicator proving we’ve become more tolerant of things we should not tolerate, such as sin. It is yet another reminder of how far we’ve declined and how we’ve chosen to look the other way. Moreover, progressives in America have taken things a step further. They’re not content with our growing acceptance of immorality; they’d like us to look at sin as normal and even good.

It’s no mistake as I was preparing to write this morning, I came across the same Scripture verse twice in five minutes. It is exactly what we see in America. Written as a warning sometime around 700 B.C., Isaiah 5:20 states:

Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness;
Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

We have gone from the acceptance of evil to approval, and now to accommodation. Americans tolerate more immorality today than anytime in our history.

It shouldn’t surprise us unbelievers in a secular culture would have an appetite for sin, whether by approval or participation, but we’re seeing professing believers jump on the bandwagon as well. When Christians are not strong enough to resist the lies and lures of this age, we’re in trouble.

The poll shows different levels of tolerance and acceptance of premarital sex, euthanasia, embryonic stem cell research, homosexuality, polygamy, divorce, and having a child out of wedlock. Naturally, people are pretty much divided along spiritual lines (Christians and non-Christians), but this poll asked people their political affiliation. The survey found:

• 78% of Democrats approve of divorce while 60% of Republicans approve
• 77% of Dems approve of premarital sex as do 54% of Republicans
• 72% of Democrats approve of having a baby outside of wedlock; Repubs, 40%
• 71% of Democrats approve of homosexuality; 39% of Republicans approve
• 63% of Democrats approve of doctor-assisted suicide while 40% of Republicans do

And though acceptance of abortion is generally much higher for Democrats, in this poll;
• 59% approve of abortion while 28% of Republicans approve

One comparison I found interesting is more Democrats (51%) oppose buying and wearing clothing made of animal fur than opposing the murder of a baby in a mother’s womb (41%).

Why mention the political aspect? We need to understand though our system is imperfect, there is a clear contrast between the two main parties in America and our vote is our voice. Placing either political party over God and the Bible is idolatry and we need to return to voting biblically and responsibly for godliness over godlessness, and for character over compromise. Politics and laws also affect free speech and our ability to publicly preach the gospel.

Since we no longer resemble a Christian nation, what influenced people to practically support every sin in the Book? Is it simply because they want to avoid being called names? Perhaps in some cases, yes; but I believe there’s more. Let’s look at homosexuality for example.

A Pew Forum survey on media coverage a few years ago exposed in their reporting the media supported same-sex marriage 5 to 1, hoping perhaps the public would soon think it inevitable. This is not accidental bias, but purposeful. Surveys reveal the majority of journalists favor changing marriage laws in America compared to only 28% of the general public. More citizens today do support gays, lesbians, and even same-sex unions, but not reversing laws and marriage amendments.

For over two decades Hollywood and the media have executed a very effective PR campaign resulting in Americans completely overestimating how many homosexuals there are in the country. In 2011, Gallup asked people to guess the percent of gays and lesbians in the U.S. population. Ready? Young adults and women think the gay population is 30%, and a quarter of all Americans guessed upwards of 25% of the population are gay. The truth is gays and lesbians make up approximately three percent (that’s 3%) of the population.

Finally, most disappointing is the fact only 6% of Americans said the moral decline in America is the country’s most important problem. This reveals we’re in denial, apathetic, or living for the moment and for selfish ambitions rather than eternal things. You and I must return to Jesus Christ and live our faith accordingly before we can ever hope to impact our culture. It’s ironic; people spending time storing up treasures on an earth that is deteriorating.

God is patient with us, but His judgment is approaching whether we believe it or not, and His patience won’t last much longer.

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up. Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be destroyed by burning, and the elements will melt with intense heat! But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells. (2 Peter 3:10-13)

David Fiorazo is the author of  ERADICATE: BLOTTING OUT GOD IN AMERICA

 

 

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katy perry grammys

The Grammy’s seem to be following the lead of other entertainment industry awards shows that push the envelope of decency in a desperate attempt draw ratings. Sadly, the Grammy’s are no longer just about music – and if we care about soul pollution, we better start making better choices about what we allow in our homes.

Christian friends, if we don’t teach our children to believe in and follow Jesus Christ, the world will teach them not to. Hollywood makes no apology for its promotion of the perverse, and they no longer care about offending traditional Americans and mocking Christians.

Some have taken this point a step further, suggesting Hollywood is openly rebelling against God and Christianity. Before I sum up the lowlights from the 2014 Grammy’s, I’d like to share some friends’ comments:

  • “It reeked heavily of demonic influence… People don’t even realize what they are inviting into their homes.
  • “Completely irrelevant to life. Humans praising humans over something that has zero eternal value. Meh. They can have it. Give me Jesus.
  • “The depravity of the culture has taken over. Music is a backdrop where it used to be in front. Even the level of professional decorum is gone. The culture has succeeded in transfixing the masses into believing that the pit of darkness is hip.
  • “I don’t care about who wins what. It’s says in the Bible we are to give glory and honor to God. I see the Grammy’s and all other types of secular awards as giving glory and honor to men.
  • “Song of the Year nominees were about rape & comparing Heaven to sex. The event has become perverted. It’s no longer ignoring Biblical values…it’s voicing that they’re AGAINST Biblical values.
  • “Katy Perry is like a lot of people starved for attention and wanting to jump on the ‘Lets offend God and shock the Christians’ band wagon; she is dangerous because people (especially young people) see what she does and that can become a gateway into the occult.
  • “[The Grammy’s] were like the scene Moses saw when he came down off the Mountain.

You might argue that Hollywood awards shows are only giving America’s culture what it wants. I’d tend to agree. If you’re a believer, God has saved us in Christ, but too many believers have conformed to the world rather than be transformed by the renewing of our minds. We cannot protect our minds by filling them with trash.

The Bible teaches that friendship with the world is hatred toward God and, “Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.” (James 4:4)

I’m not suggesting everything was bad, but I did watch Grammy performance clips, read some articles, and can hardly believe this stuff was broadcast on prime time. There is nothing new under the sun. It just seems shocking to those of us who still remember and understand how America began and the fact this once great nation was founded on Judeo-Christian morals and principles.

For obvious reasons, contemporary Christian artist, Natalie Grant (nominated for two Grammy’s) decided not to stay for the whole program. Here’s what she Tweeted that night:

We left the Grammy’s early. I’ve many thoughts, most of which are probably better left inside my head. But I’ll say this: I’ve never been more honored to sing about Jesus and for Jesus. And I’ve never been more sure of the path I’ve chosen.

After getting hammered by certain media and critics the next day, Grant further stated:

I’ve had many people throughout my career ask why I never tried to go in to mainstream music and last night was a beautiful reminder that I love singing about Jesus and FOR Jesus… And I can say that with all sincerity. My last thought: “I am not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus for it is the power of God who brings salvation to ALL who believe.” Romans 1:16

Do you really think more people will remember the Grammy winners – or the circus side shows?

The Grammy’s opened with Beyoncé and hubby Jay Z as she gyrated to her song “Drunk in Love” while some of the explicit lyrics had to be bleeped out. (Here is Good Fight Ministries expose on Beyoncé’s satanic influence)

As advertised in the days leading up to the program, the Grammy’s featured a “marriage” ceremony boasting 33 couples, gay and straight, while Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performed their gospel-tinged, gay-marriage affirming “Same Love.”

The festivities were introduced and “officiated” by Queen Latifa, who – get this – had been legally deputized to marry the couples by Los Angeles County. “This is not a song for some of us but for all of us,” she said at the outset. Wanting to be part of history, Madonna sang a version of “Open Your Heart” as cameras panned down the line of couples embracing and celebrating.

Ryan Lewis said,

“[The weddings] will be in our minds the ultimate statement of equality, that all couples are entitled to the same thing.”

Katy Perry (aka Illuminati Priestess) presented her offering, a witchcraft ceremony, to the show while singing, “Dark Horse” ending with her being burned at the stake. Her act included a Knights Templar cross emblazoned across her chest, a beast with Moloch horns, dark-robed dancers with devil horns protruding from their heads, a pole dance with a broom, and lots of fire.

Keep in mind, this all took place during prime time.

We cannot expect unbelievers to act like Christians nor should we judge them – they need God – but we can warn, inform, and encourage fellow believers to stay strong and avoid the garbage.

Finally, because of the media’s marketing of same-sex marriage and the fact that activist groups often attack people that oppose their agenda, we often think homosexuality is the worst sin in the world. It may be the most rapidly accepted sin in American culture, but have we been just as vocal about our opposition to abortion, adultery, sexual promiscuity, lying, profanity, drunkenness, the occult, and Satan worship?

The human heart is wicked and beyond cure. We’re all in need of a Savior and for those of us thankful enough to be forgiven and saved from eternal separation from God, we need to pray for the lost souls in Hollywood. If they don’t turn to Jesus, their rewards end in this life.

Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that nature will reap destruction; the one who sows to please the Spirit will reap eternal life.” — Galatians 6:7-8

David Fiorazo is the author of ERADICATE: BLOTTING OUT GOD IN AMERICA

alfred-kinsey

Due to recent events, I am compelled to expose more American citizens to individuals in our past history who have been both influential and detrimental to Christianity, culture, and morality in our great country. Right around the same time Planned Parenthood’s founder, Margaret Sanger was advancing her abortion agenda including eugenics and population control; and around the same time John Dewey was promoting his socialist agenda in public schools, evil was about to kick into hyper drive. Hollywood, academia, and the media has buried the truth that sexologist Alfred Kinsey and his associates had performed their “research” on young children, and were guilty not only of scientific fraud but of serious crimes.

The following is an excerpt from the book, ERADICATE: BLOTTING OUT GOD IN AMERICA, chapter 8 entitled, Normalizing Homosexuality:

The promotion of promiscuity is practically everywhere in our secular-progressive culture so who and what contributed to alter­ing traditional beliefs in America? We exposed Margaret Sanger and Planned Parenthood already. Who else helped progress the perversion?

Some refer to Alfred C. Kinsey as the Father of the “Sexual Revo­lution” in America, while others refer to him as the most influential bisexual pedophile and child molester in this nation’s history. In 1997, biographer James Jones called Kinsey a sadomasochistic homosexual.

One goal of Kinsey’s research was to prove that humans are sexual beings, and the earlier in life we start to experience sexual pleasure, the better. Kinsey fed his perverted sex drive by selling his theory that there was “widespread ignorance of sexual structure and physiology.” He believed waiting to have sex, especially until getting married, was psychologically harmful. This subject matter could be (and has been) expanded into an entire chapter or book of its own, but let’s look at Kinsey’s impact through the lens of gay activism in America.

Alfred Kinsey’s research was funded by the Rockefeller Foundation in the late 1930’s11. The Rockefellers also funded Margaret Sanger’s first birth control clinic in 1923 and continue to fund abortion and popula­tion control research today. Another of Kinsey’s influences was Dr. Herrmann Muller, one of his colleagues at IndianaUniversity. Muller was a member of the American Eugenics Society and had studied under Ernst Rudin. (Rudin became the head of the Nazi Racial Hygiene Society and contributed to Margaret Sanger’s Birth Control Review.)

Kinsey had a lack of respect for human life, morality, and religion. The Human Life Foundation published Rebecca Messall’s research “The Evolution of Genocide,” also confirming that “Kinsey was a self-avowed eugenicist.” Alfred Kinsey founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University in 1947, now known as the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.

Early on, Kinsey conducted most of his research in the attic of his Bloomington, Indiana home. If you consider this horror, he truly inspired the future trend of pornography. Most notably, Kinsey influ­enced Hugh Hefner to launch Playboy Magazine, the “soft” approach to porn, which in time would escalate the widespread use of pornog­raphy through magazines, cable TV, and the Internet. America would be changed forever by the pornography pandemic.

Dr. Judith A. Reisman is an author, researcher, historian, and teacher who declared “Kinsey’s fraudulent sex science research” led to the addicting of men, women, and children to pornography. According to Dr. Reisman, Kinsey said his mission was to remove the Christian influence in America and eliminate the sexually “repressive” legacy of Judeo Christianity. In her exhaustive study of Alfred Kinsey, Dr. Reis­man went on to conclude:

“In large measure, Dr. Kinsey’s mission has been accomplished, mostly posthumously, by his legion of true believers – elitists who have systematically brainwashed their fellow intellectual elites to adopt Kinsey’s pan-sexual secular worldview and jet­tison the Judeo Christian worldview upon which this country was founded and flourished.”

Dr. Reisman also noted one of Alfred Kinsey’s most ardent sup­porters is Dr. Carol Vance, a lesbian activist and Columbia University anthropologist. Vance spoke at a Kinsey symposium in 1998 to fellow sexologists at San Francisco State University:

“Biography is the battleground.” Should Kinsey be discredited, she warned, “200 years of sexual progress can be undone.”

From the time Kinsey’s first report was released, his godless work drove the depravity and decay of American culture to the point that even churches would become infected. Many historians have noted that shortly after his work was issued, the problems of abuse in Catholic churches began. Years later, many scandals would be exposed.

When Hollywood released Kinsey, starring Liam Neisen, writer and columnist Selwyn Duke published “The re-whitewashing of pedophile Alfred Kinsey.” Duke stated the movie portrayed Kinsey, not as the criminal he was but merely as a “conscientious but persecuted scien­tist whose only ambition was to push back the frontiers of ignorance.”

The film completely glossed over Kinsey’s perversion and damage he caused to America. In real life, he padded and skewed many of his sex survey results. Selwyn Duke accused those who conceal the truth about Kinsey as being complicit in “crimes against humanity” concluding:

“It is absolutely unconscionable that useful idiots, perverts and social-engineers would perpetuate one of the most pernicious lies ever foisted on the American public. To create any kind of work about the life of Alfred Kinsey and not place his deviance, criminality and wickedness front and center is akin to making a movie about Hitler and omitting mention of the Holocaust.”

Kinsey’s work soon catapulted the homosexual movement in Amer­ica. His reputation continues to be protected today by academia, Hol­lywood, and the elite media even though many critics insist he should have been convicted of child molestation, incest, and pedophilia. No one seems to care his earliest privately conducted studies were not monitored. Kinsey’s work was also blindly accepted as fact through the engineer­ing of a Model Penal Code that reduced penalties for sex offenses, thus putting women and children at increased risk of harm.

Kinsey’s research caused a warped formation of society’s beliefs about human sexuality. Possibly most disturbing is the fact that his seldom challenged data is somewhat of a guide used at almost every level of education causing the expansion of the “sex education” industry. Kinsey’s live sex surveys involved illegal experimentation on hundreds of children. In part of the description to her 1990 book, Kinsey Sex and Fraud: the Indoctrination of a People, Dr. Judith Reisman explained his surveys were done on (a non-representative group) hundreds of sex offenders, prostitutes, prison inmates, and exhibitionists.

“Because of this fraudulent research, Kinsey’s brand of social ‘science’ has led to one of the greatest hypocrisies of all time: the pretense of providing safe-sex instructions to children while in reality advancing Kinsey’s agenda, including indulgence in high-risk lifestyles and behaviors.”

A pioneer of perversion, the man who regarded humans as animals is well respected today in colleges and universities. If you hear his name in the future, you’ll now understand that tragically, there may be no bigger and more damaging influence on sexuality in America than Alfred Kinsey.

alfred-kinsey-1953-time-magazine-cover1953 Time Magazine cover featuring sexologist Alfred Kinsey

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