Peace of mind and the tranquility of spirit that accompanies it are only available when we have true peace with God through the sacrifice of Christ on the cross in payment of our sins. Those who attempt to find peace in worldly pursuits will find themselves sadly deceived. For Christians, however, peace of mind is available through the intimate knowledge of, and complete trust in, the God who meets “all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19).
There is no debating it. We live in an ungodly, spiritually deteriorating age. The evidence is everywhere. Not only does the media mock and reject Christian morals, but governments are legislating against Christian beliefs. Immoral lifestyles are not only being flaunted, but they are also being pushed upon the Church with religious vigor. To embrace biblical standards is to invite being labeled a bigot or intolerant, cardinal sins in today’s enlightened age.
So what can Christians do? Some are wringing their hands and opting out of engaging society. Many are claiming they will not vote in the upcoming presidential election. Others retreat to their social media accounts and wistfully long for days gone by. Many are bewildered and have no idea what they should do.
In some countries, the oppression and persecution are direct and obvious. These people have no doubt that they live in an ungodly situation. One of the problems Western Christians face is the temptation to believe they live in godly nations when the exact opposite is
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