Letter to the editor: America’s culture hates God

“Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, And prudent in their own sight!” Isaiah 5:20-21

The Hebrew reads, “Woe to those who say concerning evil, ‘It is good’, to those who say concerning good, ‘It is evil.’”

This calling good evil and evil good is an abomination to God:

“He who justifies the wicked, and he who condemns the just, Both of them alike are an abomination to the Lord.” Proverbs 17:15 (New King James Version)

“You have wearied the Lord with your words; Yet you say, ‘In what way have we wearied Him?’ In that you say, ‘Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of the Lord, And He delights in them,’ or, ‘Where is the God of justice?’” Malachi 2:17 (NKJV)

This is an innate problem in the heart:

“But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!” Matthew 6:23 (NKJV)

This is an inherent problem of discernment:

“The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore, when your eye is good, your whole body also is full of light. But when your eye is bad, your body also is full of darkness.

“Therefore take heed that the light which is in you is not darkness.” Luke 11:34-35 (NKJV)

Our Social Media and its devotees and the evildoers are rejoicing in the evil and are joyfully exalting perversion, which as it was true of those who hated Him during His day among us, Jesus judged:

“And He said to them, ‘You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is highly esteemed among men is an abomination in the sight of God.’”

Luke 16:15 (NKJV)

These above Scriptures describe what the Apostle named as a debased mind (reprobate mind KJV), which is our country’s present mindset, especially its Congress, governmental agencies, presidential administration, social media, and an ever growing general culture:

“And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting.” Romans 1:28

The present growing wickedness in our country is itself the judgment of God for our continued evil – murdering babies, delaying executions, excusing murderers and rapists, allowing pornography and exalting homosexuality – i.e. hating God, His Word and His Holiness.

In a grieving sincerity…