CHRISTIANITY IN CRISIS 2020: THE CANCEL CULTURE IS COMING FOR YOU
A crisis always reveals concealed reality…
An attack reveals one’s preparedness or lack thereof…
The great emerging attack upon Christianity in America proves Christians in general are still blissfully unaware of it.
If you read my first book, which this site is named after, you would have been aware of this trend and prepared for the present. Those following this blog over the last nine years would be largely up to date on current happenings and would not be surprised at how ruthless things have gotten most recently because they would have known it was coming.
My book was so far ahead of its time the majority of the small percentage of Christians made aware of it in the beginning rejected it almost immediately. This caused most Christians to have never heard of it. I did my best at the time to remedy this. I fought long and hard. There was an incredible amount of spiritual warfare going on, praying, and fasting. I did my best under the circumstances to publicize it but the fight was such that the Christian Pharisees won. This made it difficult and essentially impossible for all those Christians who needed the message to receive it.
One must understand that Christians must reach out for assistance regarding the elements they need which they don’t possess in order to do the will of God. He created a Community of which each member is only a part. But when one happens to be someone raised up by God for the purposes of Christian reform, then one must be careful who he deals with, because reform is anathema to those in control or those who kowtow to those in control. In other words, if everything is perfect the way it is, why are you trying to change it for the better?
Ordinarily, Christians often never consider that some Christians may be something different than what they project. We can be naïve based on taking positive aspects of the Lord’s teachings to heart without considering other aspects of His teachings which tell us to be careful with whom we associate.
As new Christians, freshly born again, we love everybody. We especially love those fellow believers close to us. In our great and wonderful joy we are absolutely unaware of lurking Judas. It never enters our minds that another believer might be someone out to get you. And for those of you who may think I just drifted off into la-la land, you might want to read up on all the times the Lord Jesus reiterated this very fact. If one doesn’t believe He faced incredible opposition then one obviously does not know the Word or the nature of spiritual reality.
By the way, on the morning of November 22, 1963 in Fort Worth, Texas, while about to walk out into the open before a large crowd under gray drizzling skies, President John F. Kennedy had this very much on his mind. Only a short time before, among the many preparations of that day in his hotel suite, he had already broached the subject of assassination. He had told aides of the ease of which someone could do the dirty deed if so inclined, if someone truly wanted to “get you.”
All that morning, based on the inclement weather, the Secret Service agents were yet to decide on whether the limousine bubble top would need to be installed. For purely political reasons, and it was obviously a political trip to several Texas cities to shore up Democrat support for the 1964 election, it would be best to have an open convertible. It would be best for the electorate to see the relatively young and vibrant President and the attractive First Lady. When the time came to leave the hotel for the airport in Fort Worth, from which they would make the short flight to Dallas, a strange phenomenon following this president’s official trips happened yet again. The rain had largely stopped and skies began clearing. The decision was made to have an open car and leave the top behind. It was a risk John F. Kennedy was not only willing to take but felt he must take.
HE STEADFASTLY SET HIS FACE TO GO TO JERUSALEM
Then He took the twelve aside and said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and all things which are written through the prophets about the Son of Man will be accomplished. For He will be handed over to the Gentiles, and will be mocked and mistreated and spit upon, and after they have scourged Him, they will kill Him; and the third day He will rise again.” But the disciples understood none of these things, and the meaning of this statement was hidden from them, and they did not comprehend the things that were said. [Luke 18:31-34]
Every single thing the Lord would have to suffer was typed into His Master Plan before He ever created the heavens and earth. He would create free will human beings in the likeness of God. The majority of these would use their free will to grossly violate God’s commandments and holiness and would be lost. A relatively small minority, however, would be made up of individuals who would instead choose to honor God and strive for righteousness and truth. This latter Remnant of humanity was, in God’s considerable estimation, absolutely worth dying for. They were worth the price of redemption.
One of the common denominators of the Remnant is possessing a never-say-die attitude. Regardless of personal stumbles, learning curves, bad circumstances, spiritual attacks, rejection, and even bodily persecution, its members are determined to never quit the path. They signed up for the long haul. They love the Lord Jesus with all their heart. They too set their face as a flint to do the will of God come hell or high water. They all essentially die for Him as He did for them. This is the spiritual dynamic. This is what God created before the beginning of creation. He determined to have a free will people who love Him for who He is and love each other likewise. The only way to allow for this to happen is recorded in the annals of mankind.
Keep this is mind when they tell you once again you must close your churches on false pretenses. Ponder it when they demand that you surrender to the culture and obey immoral anti-Christian regulations and strictures. Think about it when they insist that you not only believe in false agenda-based narratives but make them the very fabric of your lives.
Consider it when the current cancel culture comes calling for the eradication of real Christianity.
© 2020 by R.J. Dawson. All Rights Reserved.
 Unless otherwise noted all Scriptures are taken from the New American Standard Bible, © 1960, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.
Posted on June 27, 2020, in Current Events and tagged American Culture, Christian Persecution, Christian Pharisees, Discipleship, Judas, Lord Jesus, Real Christianity The Nature of the Church, Spiritual Warfare, The Great Awakening, The Sacrifice Lamb. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.
So true, we have to be wise as serpents and gentle as doves because the enemies of the Cross are out to get us!! Thank you.
Thanks. Blessings to you.
Too many Americans have long believed that for some strange reason, America would escape persecution. The truth? It’s already here, and being openly declared. We are just too comfortable and self-satisfied to hear it, see it, understand it’s the real thing. Excellent article, RJ.
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Thank you Linda. I appreciate it. Blessings to you.
One of the sad things regarding this is that, though an excellent warning went out, and though that warning was rejected, that wasn’t enough for the Christian rejecters. They also had to turn against and reject the warner. It’s like being led by God to see a major problem with a large earthen dam above a downstream city in which a break will occur in the not too distant future if something isn’t done to repair it. The city leaders are alerted but they either fail to investigate, can never see the problem for themselves or believe the warning to be overblown, or they do see it in part but fail to act because it would upset present circumstances and divert funds being used for comparatively frivolous purposes.
As I warned about a quarter century ago, Christian persecution has certainly arrived in America, but the worst form of this is included and must be noted: Christian on Christian persecution. This has always existed but usually manifested as inflamed majorities attacking individuals or small parties possessing little or no means or recourse.
What’s going on in America at present and so far in 2020 is purely agenda-based with unseen and unknown major perpetrators acting as puppet masters. The majority can only see the actions of the puppets. The majority can’t see who’s orchestrating it and have no capacity to understand it or see the motives. They are unaware of the major agenda. This majority includes the majority of Christians including the majority of Christian leaders. Their actions prove they are not real spiritual leaders under the Lord’s authority, but the majority insist on following them anyway.
The stress upon the dam increases…
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The Lord’s words to Peter come to mind. “Watch and pray.”
Yes. Thanks Donna. I’m currently doing a brief review of the seven churches of Revelation. The Lord was very strong and direct in His pronouncements to them. One might even say threatening. It reveals once again the conditional aspect of His dealings with us, as predominantly revealed through Moses regarding blesses and curses, in that individuals doing His will brings a blessed outcome and rebelling against it brings the opposite.
I must assume this dynamic is even more pronounced for churches and denominations, since these deal with large groups of people who are effected by church polity and doctrines, either positively or negatively depending on their purity toward the Lord’s original teachings. One would think it would not be too difficult to ascertain internal drifting and spiritual decline, assuming vitality was there to begin with, but this, of course, depends on the chosen comparative, most of which are man-made or hybridic by nature.
The Revelation accounts speak strongly to the Lord Jesus, His teachings, and His commands, as the only accepted comparative. Hence, “Watch and pray.” 24 hours a day.
Blessings to you. Keep up the good work.
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