Green Bay Packers fans—yes, they were robbed Monday night in Seattle.
Those that know me know I have officiated all major sports on the High School level for two decades. They also know I am continually defending sports officials as they have a very difficult job. I have even asked for patience and understanding on the replacement officials. But no doubt, the touchdown awarded to Seattle was probably the single worst call in the history of professional football. So yes, Packer fans, we have a right to be angry.
However as Christians ask yourself this: Are you as angry about the Word of God being lied about and distorted? Are you equally angry about Jesus being lied about and relegated to a “good teacher” instead of the only Son of God? When Red Letter Christians teach that God endorses homosexual marriage are you angry?
When Brian McLaren officiates his own son’s homosexual marriage—yet Christian book stores continue to sell his books and pastors bring him in to speak—are you equally enraged?
When Rick Warren, Bill Hybels, Jim Wallis, Tony Campolo and Stuart Briscoe sign on to the Muslim deception of a “A Common Word Between Us and You”—are you equally outraged?
If we are so angry over a bad call in a football game costing our team a game, how angry do you think YHWH is when we lie about Him and His Son? When pastors bring in heretics and anti-christs to teach Christians?
Look, I am a huge Packers fan. The packers were robbed! But if your and my anger over a Packer loss exceeds our righteous anger over the lies and distortions against our God and His Word, I suggest we examine our hearts—or better yet ask God to examine them. Let’s get our priorities straight as Christians and be as vocal about proclaiming the truth of God as we are worrying about a football game.
- Who are the Red Letter Christians? (standupforthetruth.com)
- Brian McLaren officiates son’s gay wedding (standupforthetruth.com)
- Golden Tate end of-game play vs Packers on MNF? Catch or Not? Let’s go to the video (blogs.vancouversun.com)
- Influential Evangelicals Withdraw from Christian-Muslim Statement
- Letter to the Editor: Is Compassion International Going Emergent? (lighthousetrailsresearch.com)