Scrolls Filled Under: Modern America
I love America. I love the body of Christ. I also love the beautiful combination of the two that appear in the United States. The history of the US exemplifies the struggle between sin and righteousness. Our ancestors fought for liberties–both religious and political–and at the same time endorsed slavery. Therefore, denying many people their natural rights as human beings. America’s history tells a beautiful story of devotion to belief, love of God, struggles to maintain order, the power of Enlightenment thinking, and the ugliness of sin. Our history bares it all–both glorious and grotesque.
Well, maybe, but I have no proof of it. George MacDonald published The Princess and Curdie in 18831, so I doubt he was referencing America; however, it astounded me to see the relevance of this excerpt for our modern society. It will suffice for the reader to know that Curdie is a young teenager who [...]
In America, the individual takes precedence in almost every aspect of our lives. It dominates how we spend our time and money, with whom we associate and why, who we marry, what church we attend, how we vote, etcetera, etcetera. The link to a fallen human nature and its selfishness becomes undeniable here, but I [...]