The USA mid-term elections take place in six days. For a number of decades, a growing cultural civil war has escalated in America between the proponents of atheism/secularism in America and our Judeo-Christian heritage.
A vast array of words have been written during the 6,000 years of recorded history. Most are of little value–and for thousands of years, contained primarily the exploits of ego-centric kings.
Other works have inspired civilizations or offered valuable instruction or amusement.
But three stand out above all: The Bible, the Declaration of Independence, and the United States Constitution.
Let’s celebrate them this 4th of July week.
I mentioned last week that the first leg of the three-legged “Who Can I Trust” stool is the great cloud of witnesses that confirm there is salvation in Jesus Christ alone.
This mirrors our daily experience.
Last year I went to Lowe’s to buy a lawnmower. I asked the sales person which one was their number one seller–and bought it because most people preferred it. Same with the cloud of witnesses. Truth is often found in numbers (confirming something to be true).
But there’s an even greater confirmation than people’s choices.
It’s found in the most incredible book ever written.
Here’s why I trust the Bible.