The sons of Eli, as described in the book of 2 Samuel, typify all too many Pastors in today’s church. Getting fat off the people’s tithes, committing sexual sins that cause the Lord’s name to be spoken in vain, they could have stepped directly out of many of today’s pulpits.
Many of the teachings in the church and in society today are blatantly contradictory, but we often fail to see the contradictions. That is because we have become conditioned to accept that which is wrong as somehow acceptable, even when it contradicts what we know to be right.
Today more than ever, we are seeing behavior in the public square that in any other age would be considered “monsterous”, and yet it is being accepted more and more as normal behavior. Even in the “Christian” community, behavior that would rarely be seen in the world, has now not
The key today is to understand WHY things have gotten so much more complicated today, and WHAT you as an individual can do about it. And more information won’t help us. Between Facebook, You Tube, Instagram, Twitter, Google, etc., etc, we are facing INFORMATION GLUT.