The “Prophet” Joseph Smith, Jr., was so miserable an interpreter of the Bible that his incredible blunders — three whopping examples of which are recorded in Mormon scriptures — should’ve been enough to discredit him, but weren’t.
Liberal pundits inform us on multiple cable channels that racism has deep roots in America’s bones. If the constant numbing barrage of accusations of racism hasn’t made you stop caring whether you’re racist, you’re wondering whether you’re racist. So what does it say about me that I have only one black friend whom I’ve known since sixth grade?
When evil occurs, you are either combating it or cooperating with it — defying it or deferring to it — stopping it or satisfying it. And taking the latter course can have consequences that reach far beyond your personal life. *Victims must speak up.*
In a democracy, votes are required to keep government functioning. So voting is a civic duty Christians ought to fulfill, same as paying taxes. Moreover, government should be influenced by believers’ opinions as much as pagans’ opinions.
We human beings are simply not angels, as some would like to believe. And the more power we aggregate to a government run by human beings — the more we put government in control of our lives by making us more and more reliant upon it, even for basic necessities — the more we find ourselves in danger of seeing a very human devil take control of all that power.