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WHO’S AT FAULT FOR OUR COUNTRY’S MORAL STATE?

Heavenly Father, help find ways to express biblical standards in our everyday activities of life!

ANAHEIM, California — Redefining gender and sexual identity is the “greatest threat” to the moral fiber of America, said former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, and the fault lies with the Church.

“The biggest threat to biblical principles today is the failure to apply a biblical standard of maleness and femaleness,” Huckabee told The Christian Post during a sit-down interview last week in Anaheim, California. “We are creating this illusion that there is no gender, there is no identity, and I’m blaming the Christian Church.”

The 2008 and 2016 Republican presidential candidate explained that California’s introduction of “no-fault divorce” in 1970 created the mindset that marriage “wasn’t really that important” and that one “could go in and out of it without a second thought.” Prior to that time, some kind of marital fault had to be demonstrated before a divorce could be granted.

“That’s when we first started losing that sense of sacredness of what marriage meant,” he argued. “So I’m not really that surprised that same sex-marriage has become in vogue because the Christian Church were the ones who essentially abdicated a strict responsibility about what biblical marriage should look like.”

“Once you’ve destroyed that, why can’t you have any and everything?” he continued. “The gender dysphoria we’re seeing today is largely due to the fact that the Church has failed to present very clearly the words of Jesus and Genesis 5:2: ‘Male and female He created them.’”

Huckabee pointed out that society today celebrates single parenting and posits the idea that fathers “really aren’t necessary” when it comes to raising children.

“There are some people who are in single parenthood, not because they want to be, but because they were forced to be. And we ought to give [them] all the support,” he clarified. “But we should never pretend that it is as good as a loving mother and father in a home where a child sees both genders play out their norms because that’s the modeling of behavior that would be ideal for a child to grow up in.”

Huckabee, who served as a Southern Baptist pastor before entering politics, said that in order for things to change, the Church needs to clearly present a biblical view of gender and identity — even though it’s not considered “politically correct.”

“People are afraid that if they are really biblical, it will alienate people and I think that’s nonsense,” he contended. “Yes, it will alienate some people who are more interested in preserving the lifestyle they have chosen than a lifestyle that will be practical and will work. But it will also be a lifesaver for the people who are really looking for genuine truth.”

The younger generation, Huckabee said, is obsessed with saying: “Here’s what I feel, here’s what I believe, here’s what I think,” and “this is my truth.”… (Used with permission. By Leah MarieAnn Klett. Read more at Christian Post)

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4 Replies to “WHO’S AT FAULT FOR OUR COUNTRY’S MORAL STATE?”

  1. “CHARLES FINNEY” – “150 YEARS AGO”
    Charles Finney preached a message called: “THE PULPIT IS RESPONSIBLE.
    “Our preaching will bear its legitimate fruit. If immorality prevails on the land, it is our responsibility to a great degree. The decay of the pulpit is responsible. If the church is degenerate and worldly, the pulpit is responsible for it. If our nation loses its interest in religion, the pulpit is responsible for it. If our politics become so corrupt that the very foundations of our government are ready to fall away, the pulpit is responsible for it.”
    Finney wrote this message in December 1873. How fitting is it today?

  2. Thank you Governor Huckabee for your courageous and correct stand on the validity of scripture (the bible – God’s inspired word) as the only standard by which we will, not only inherit eternal life, but will be able to live a life in accordance with our Lord’s commandments. Until our presupposition, as the church, aligns with the Word of God regarding gender, marriage, life, salvation and death, we will follow the path of insignificance in our culture. We all have the gift of free choice given by Almighty God; we, however, do not have the choice of choosing the consequences of our choices . Those are established by our Lord and Saviour.

  3. Identity contrary to the teaching of Christ have been suggested and even celebrated for a long time. Characters blatantly created by wealthy producers have even received gold statues at prestigious ceremonies. Alfred Hitchcock’s movie Psycho concocted a man who cross dressed and committed influenced acts. Those characters have continued up to these times with Dustin Hoffman’s, Tootsie, Tyler Perry’s Madea and others. Yet America seems too have been in the dark about it.
    Christ warned that there must be repentance because his kingdom is at hand. His laws are higher than the variety of those of men upon the earth.
    His righteousness in revealed eternally, In the name of Jesus Christ

  4. You are so correct sir. If people don’t stand for something then they’ll fall for anything.

    I don’t know what the presidents motives are but I can trust God to answer our prayers. The Word of God will keep us from deciding what is right or wrong in our own eyes. Unfortunately, to some it takes a catastrophe to look to God for help then they’ll read the Word and pray.

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