When did “being” politically correct control our minds, viewpoints, media, communication, relationships and entire lives? Probably since our latest leadership began to control everything. Just before he arrived, we hear words to soften our feelings. No more black and white, no more rich and poor, no more gay and straight; we are all the same and need to treated as such. Everyone has the right to marry anyone they love. I’m all for love, but the kind of love established by the Creator of all things. God made man for a woman. The Bible talks about unnatural relationships. This is where the gray-area dominates our culture. “Gray area” tells us we are all alike, all made by God, all God’s children, everyone has feelings and are good at heart. Jesus tells the crowd, “what comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come – sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly” (Mark 7: 21-22). God tells us right from wrong and good from bad is clear. If we ever wonder what to think or do, we only need to look in the Bible.
So why is there so much gray? Satan is the great deceiver. He began with Eve in the Garden. He actually pointed out one particular tree in the Garden that was forbidden. Had Eve ever wondered about it? Had she talked to Adam and discussed the reasons why God told them not to eat from it? There is no record of such thought. She spent all her time admiring her new home and being with her new husband, not to mention walking and learning from God the meaning of life. Satan pointed out the one rule God established and told Eve to question it. That’s what the world does to us. Satan is the Ruler of the World “We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world is under the control of the evil one” (1 John 5:19). He constantly tells people to question the rules, to avoid authority, to do what you want to do. Could it be that we are so deceived by the ruler of the world that we construct prisons, rehabs, detention centers and hospitals to treat those directly affected or inflicted? We have wars over land, power, freedom, money, diversity, and control. The world is in turmoil because of its ruler. We fight against it every day. This world along with its ruler will be destroyed. Hang on to the One who can rescue you.