Tag: Christian

Just Walk

Greg Laurie 90x115 by Greg Laurie 

And Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him.
—Genesis 5:24

Again and again the Bible uses the picture of walking to describe the Christian life. Galatians 5:16 tells us, “Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.” Ephesians 5:2 says, “Walk in love.” And Colossians 2:6 says, “As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him.” In 1 John 1:7 we read, “But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.”

The Moral Deficit

Todd Strandberg 90x115 by Todd Strandberg 

Just as I was about to publish last week’s “Nearing Midnight” article, the International Monetary Fund released a project that showed deficit spending would push the U.S. national debt past the magic 100 percent of GDP by as early as 2012. This level is an important milestone because every single time a nation has amassed a debt equal to its total economic output, it has defaulted.

I didn’t stop the presses because the information in my article already made it perfectly clear that we face a very dark economic future. Another reason not to go back and add more evidence is that there is a greater shortfall at work here.