WORLD VIEW STUDIES
A CONDENSATION OF
LECTURES BY THE
TEACHERS AT SUMMIT
MINISTRIES
TEACHERS AT SUMMIT MINISTRIES,
MANITOU SPGS, CO.
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Dr. Jeff Meyers
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Dr. Del Tacket
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Dr. Jobe Martin
1 CHRONICLES 12:32
“... the children of Issachar, which
were men that had understanding
of the times, to know what Israel
ought to do; the heads of them
were 200; and all their brethren
were at their commandment.”
KJV
COLOSSIANS 2:8
“BEWARE LEST ANY MAN SPOIL YOU
THROUGH PHILOSOPHY AND VAIN
DECEIT, AFTER THE TRADITION OF
MEN, AFTER THE RUDIMENTS OF THE
WORLD, AND NOT AFTER CHRIST.”
KJV
2 CORINTHIANS 10:5
“CASTING DOWN IMAGINATIONS, AND
EVERY HIGH THING THAT EXALTETH
ITSELF AGAINST THE KNOWLEDGE
OF GOD, AND BRINGING INTO
CAPTIVITY EVERY THOUGHT TO THE
OBEDIENCE OF CHRIST.”
KJV
2 Timothy 2:25b-26 KJV
“If God peradventure will give them repentence to the acknowledging of the
truth and that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who
are taken captive by him at his will.”
“And they may come to their senses
and escape from the snare of the devil,
having been held captive by him to do
his will.”
KJV
NAS
GENESIS 18:19
GOD REFERS TO ABRAHAM:
“FOR I KNOW HIM, THAT HE WILL
COMMAND HIS CHILDREN AND HIS
HOUSEHOLD AFTER HIM, AND THEY
SHALL KEEP THE WAY OF THE LORD,
TO DO JUSTICE AND JUDGMENT….”
KJV
IDEAS HAVE CONSEQUENCES
IN THE BATTLE OF IDEAS WE:
“REJOICE ALWAYS”
“Rejoice evermore. Pray
without ceasing. In everything
give thanks: for this is the will
of God in Christ Jesus
concerning you. 1 THESS 5:16-18
COLOSSIANS 4:2
“Continue in prayer, and watch in the
same with thanksgiving.”
KJV
“Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping
alert in it with an attitude of
thanksgiving.”
NAS
“Continue in prayer, and watch in the
same with thanksgiving.”
KJV
CHRISTIANS PRAY:
“Oh God, show me your will
*so that I can
consider it!”
LUKE 22:42
Jesus prays saying: “Father, if
thou be willing, remove this cup
from me:
nevertheless not my
will, but thine, be
done.”
BIBLICAL FAITH
I obey God’s Word no matter
what the cost, the
circumstance, or the
consequence!!!!!
I do what God’s Word says!!
AS THE BATTLE OF IDEAS
INTENSIFIES - - - WE PRAY!
“But the end of all things is at hand: be
ye therefore sober, and watch unto
prayer.”
1 Peter 4:7
“Praying always with all prayer and
supplication in the Spirit, and watching
thereunto with all perseverance and
supplication for all saints.” Eph. 6:18
HABAKKUK 3:17ff
“Although the fig tree shall not blossom,
neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labor
of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall
yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from
the fold, and there shall be no herd in the
stalls: Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy
in the God of my salvation.
WHEN TIMES ARE DIFFICULT = REJOICE!
WHEN WORLDVIEWS CLASH
REJOICE!!!!!
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall
into divers temptations; knowing this,
that the trying of your faith worketh
patience. But let patience have her
perfect work, that ye may be perfect
and entire, wanting nothing.”
James 1:2-4
MY SITUATION IS BAD, BUT I WILL
REJOICE IN THE LORD JESUS!!!!
JOHN 16:22
“And ye now therefore have sorrow:
but I will see you again, and your heart
shall rejoice, and your joy no man
taketh from you.”
“ . . .for this day is holy unto our Lord:
neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the
Lord is your strength.”
Nehemiah 8:10b
WHAT IS A WORLDVIEW?
Your worldview is your basic belief system.
Your worldview is the position you take regarding
the answers to the major questions in life such
as:
Does God exist and is He Good?
What can be known for sure?
Who am I; why am I here; where am I going?
What do I value; what is important to me?
Is there purpose and direction to life?
WHAT IS A WORLDVIEW?
Our worldview is the position we take on the
basic building blocks of:
Theology, Philosophy, Ethics, Biology,
Psychology, Law, Sociology, Politics,
Economics, and History.
Our Art, Music and Culture flow out of the
above 10 categories.
Each category has its own system of Math.
WHAT IS A WORLDVIEW?
The position we take and what we believe
about the 10 basic building blocks forms
our worldview.
Our worldview establishes our value
system: what is important to us.
Our worldview and value system are
publicly displayed by our behavior.
Behavior, then, is the outward display of our
worldview.
IN THE MARKETPLACE OF IDEAS
WORLDVIEWS CLASH:
The Right clashes with the Left.
Conservatives clash with Liberals.
Theists clash with Atheists (now the “Brights”).
Pro-Life clashes with Pro-Death (abortion,
infanticide, euthanasia, embryonic stem cell
research, suicide, etc..
WHEN WORLDVIEWS CLASH
Concerning the senate democrats’ block of
a vote for conservative, Hispanic judge
Miguel Estrada, (He removed his name
after 28 months of waiting for the vote),
Judge Clarence Thomas’ wife, Virginia,
said on Friday, Sept. 5, 2003: “A familiar
stench is coming from the liberals in the
Senate when it comes to Judicial confirmation battles. A process that only a few
years ago used any charge—true or un-
true—to take down an ideological
opponent or nominee now needs no such
proxy. Instead, U.S. senators, who happen
to be democrats, audaciously mimic the
rhetoric of far left groups by claiming that
‘ideology can be a disqualifier’ from public
service. There is a strict orthodoxy that
doesn’t tolerate dissent, especially from
minorities. Law is rarely ideological. Concern for rule of law, victim’s rights, due
process, privacy, freedom of religion or
even statutory construction is overruled by
their orthodoxy….The U.S. Senate has a
cadre of actors—some who act honorably
and most who don’t really care. But some
people, many who are nameless and
faceless, care very much and want to use
your nomination for their agenda, their
power, and their interests. You’ve never
met them and even if you did, they
wouldn’t really care about your integrity or
experience. They have their agenda….”
RELIGIOUS WORLDVIEWS ARE
CLASHING IN U.S. SENATE
If you are a brilliant Pro-life (against
abortion), Catholic, Conservative Hispanic
you are not fit to serve your country as a
federal judge! WHY??
Because you do not hold to the liberal,
socialist, religious worldview agenda of
senators Ted Kennedy, Chuck Schummer,
Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, etc.
1 KINGS 18:19ff CLASH!!!
Elijah on Mount Carmel versus 450 prophets
of Baal and 400 prophets of the Asherah
(groves) = a major clash of two opposing
worldviews!
Elijah: “If the LORD be God, follow Him: but if
Baal, then follow him.” And the people
answered him not a word.
But later: “The
(x2)
LORD, He is God!”
MATTHEW 16:13ff CLASH!!
The Lord Jesus is at Caesarea Philippi,
Mt Herman, and He asks His disciples
“Whom say ye that I am?”
(identification)
Peter answers: “Thou art the Christ, the
Son of the living God.”
Mt. Herman was headquarters for Pan
worship (Pantheism) and Caesar
worship.
Trinitarianism vs polytheism and monotheism
ACT 17:16ff CLASH!!!
Paul on Mt. Mars (Mars Hill in Athens,
the intellectual and spiritual capital of
the world) confronts two of the major
worldviews of the Greco-Roman world:
Epicureans (Atheists, Humanists) and
Stoics (Pantheists, New Age).
Paul presents the Creator, Resurrected
Lord and Judge at headquarters. CLASH
CLASH AT HEADQUARTERS
Elijah, the Lord Jesus, and Paul went
right to the headquarters of the
opposing worldview and took on the
enemies of the one true God and
Savior.
Mt Carmel = Baal
Mt Herman = Pan and Caesar
Mt Mars = Atheists and Pantheists
IN THE BATTLE OF IDEAS
“PERSEVERE”
“Persevere” in Chinese is a
combination of two words: “knife” and
“heart.”
What is pictured is a knife in the heart,
but you keep on going!!!!
God’s people must be 98% pure,
biblical backbone and the rest pure,
biblical gristle, tempered with godly
gentleness and reverence. 1 Peter 3:15
IDEAS HAVE CONSEQUENCES
Do not be taken captive by the
erroneous ideas of unbiblical
worldviews!!!
Col. 2:8
We must identify the enemy….and the
enemy is always attractively
disguised!!!!
“For such are false apostles, deceitful
workers, transforming themselves into
the apostles of Christ. And no marvel;
for Satan himself is transformed into an
angel of light.” (II Cor. 11:13,14)
The world runs on ideas, and these
ideas have godly or ungodly
consequences.
“In the end, the sword is
always conquered by the
mind.” Napolean Bonaparte
THE CYCLES WHEREIN
CIVILIZATIONS RISE AND FALL
“From bondage, comes spiritual faith.
From spiritual faith, comes courage.
From courage, comes liberty.
From liberty, comes abundance.
From abundance, comes complacency.
From complacency, comes apathy.
From apathy, comes dependency.
From dependency, comes bondage.”
A CIVILIZATION IS ROOTED IN A
WORLDVIEW
A worldview is the sum total of the
ideas (assumptions) which function as
its base.
The ideas (assumptions) which make
up a worldview reach into every area of
life: Theology, Philosophy, Ethics,
Science, Psychology, Sociology, Law,
Politics, Economics, History, Art and
Music.
WORLDVIEW = A SYSTEM OF
BELIEFS
Your worldview is your system of
beliefs.
Your worldview (beliefs) establishes
your values.
Your values determine your behavior.
“For as he thinketh in his heart, so is
he.”
Proverbs 23:7a KJV
EXAMPLE: ETHICS OF HUMANISTS IS
MORAL RELATIVISM
“Moral Relativism” is the idea of the
Humanists that there are NO ABSOLUTES
If a professor teaches that there are no
absolutes, a pertinent question is: “Are
you sure there are no absolutes,
Prof.?”
Prof.: “Yes, there is no such thing as an
absolute.”
Student: “Are you absolutely sure,
Prof.?”
Prof.: “Well aren’t you a clever student!
I will admit that there is one absolute
and that is that there are no absolutes.”
Student: “Could there be two
absolutes?”
Prof.: “NO!” Student: “Are you
sure?”
Prof.: “Yes, of this I am sure!”
Student: “Are you absolutely sure?”
MORAL RELATIVISM
“Is it a moral absolute that it is wrong
for a student to murder their
professor?”
“Is it a moral absolute that the mass
killings of Hitler were wrong?” [911]
“Is it a moral absolute that we should
not torture babies for fun?”
“Is it a moral absolute that the murder
of young at T. Sq., in China was
wrong?”
MORAL RELATIVISM: HOMOSEXUAL ITY
IS AN ALTERNATIVE LIFESTYLE
WHAT DOES THE GOD OF THE BIBLE
SAY?
Genesis 13:13, Homosexuality is sin
and wickedness!
Genesis 18:20, Homosexuality is
grievous sin!
Genesis 19:7, Homosexuality is wicked!
• Leviticus 18:22, Homosexuality is an
abomination.
Deuteronomy 23:17-18, Homosexuality
is an abomination to the Lord of Hosts.
1 Kings 14:24, Homosexuality(sodomy)
is an abomination.
Romans 1:24, Homosexuality
dishonors your own body.
Romans1:26, Lesbianism is a “vile
affection.
• Lesbianism “...is against nature.”
Romans 1:27, Homosexuality is
unseemly
Romans 1:28, Homosexuality is the
fruit of a “reprobate mind.”
1 Cor. 6:9, Effeminate (“male
prostitutes” NIV) and abusers of themselves with mankind (homosexuals
NAS) “shall not inherit the kingdom of
God”
FOUR FORBIDDEN SENTENCES!
EVERYTHING IS RELATIVE!
The authorial intent of this
sentence is that it is an absolute
statement. If everything is relative,
then this sentence is part of
everything and is itself relative.
Then it negates itself.
FOUR FORBIDDEN SENTENCES!
THERE ARE NO ABSOLUTES!
This sentence is intended to be
an absolute statement. If there
are no absolutes, then this
sentence is not absolute and it
negates itself and means
nothing!
FOUR FORBIDDEN SENTENCES!
THERE IS NO RIGHT OR WRONG!
The major assumption behind this
sentence is that the person saying it
is claiming he or she is right in
saying that there is no right or
wrong! Again, we have a statement
that negates itself.
FOUR FORBIDDEN SENTENCES!
WHO’S TO SAY?
This sentence intends to silence
someone who is taking a position. In
other words, “You have no right to say
that!” This negates itself, if no one has
a right to take a position, then no one
has a right to say “Who’s to say?”
because that is taking a position!
THE FOUR DEADLY QUESTIONS
1. What do you mean by that?
2. How do you know that is true?
3. Where do you get your information?
4. What happens if you are wrong &
die?
Example: “You say you do not believe
in God? What do you mean by God?
What do you mean by believe?
IDEAS HAVE CONSEQUENCES AND
ASSUMPTIONS DETERMINE CONCLUSIONS
You interpret what you see based on
what you already believe (assume).
- - Age of moon rocks - “BELIEVING IS SEEING”
“I am an atheist and an evolutionist.”
(since I believe, assume, God does not
exist I also believe, assume, Evolution
is true.)
ASSUMPTIONS DETERMINE
CONCLUSIONS
When talking with an atheist, don’t tell
him/her how stupid they are for not
acknowledging the existence of God, but
ask him/her “Why do you believe in
Atheism?”
What evidence did you find that convinced
you that God does not exist?
Is there any kind of evidence about the
reality of God that I might share with you
that you might consider?
You do not claim to know everything about
everything, so could God possibly exist in
the sphere of things that you do not know?
This same Atheist may tell you that
language has no inherent meaning.
This is called POSTMODERN
DECONSTRUCTIONISM.
DECONSTRUCTIONISM
Simple Def. = Language means what it
means to you=no absolute meaning.
Ask a Deconstructionist: “Well, if
language has no inherent meaning then
do your statements mean anything?”
“Prof., if words have no inherent meaning, then why should I buy your
textbook or listen to your lectures?
Does a red stop sign have any meaning
for you?”
DECONSTRUCTIONISM IS A PART
OF POSTMODERNISM
Postmodernism is a worldview.
Postmodernists believe that truth is
created by the life story of the individual.
A Postmodernist might say, “I have my
truth and you have your truth.”
In other words in a certain sense you
create your own reality. No absolute truth.
Quite similar to New Age in this respect.
Humanists, Marxists, etc., say: “God is dead,”
or “Man is God.”
Postmodernists agree with Humanists and
Marxists that God is “dead,” but go one step
farther and say of any piece of literature, art or
music “The author is dead!”
If the author is a product of his/her time, culture,
language, etc., and he/she is dead—then it is
impossible for the reader of their text to get into
their head and understand their intentions.
There is then no authoritative interpretation
of any text. The meaning is determined by
the reader of the text!
Bill Honsberger, [email protected] says:
“What then replaces the author’s intent,
unknowable to us all? Well what is left is
different versions of what is called “reader”
response theory. What this means is that
the reader of the text brings to the text
their community’s values, language
games, experiences, ethical concerns or
lack thereof….
Bill Honsberger, [email protected] says:
The question then for example is not “What was
the Apostle Paul trying to say when he speaks
about propitiation in Romans 3?”, but rather
“What do I/we think Paul was saying based on
our community’s values and concerns. So one
might answer (and they have) that as a lesbian,
feminist community our understanding of the
Bible is based on our values and understanding
and we say that Paul is a homophobic, sexist,
patriarchal evil white man, who was seeking
power over us with his claims to ‘truth’.”
Bill Honsberger, [email protected] says:
I think there is a direct connection between
Nietzsche’s death of God and the Pomo writers
death of the author. In both cases there is a
denial of any authority (no truth giver) which or
who sits above that of the autonomous human
(the singular man in Existentialism and the
community of humans in PostModern circles)
and therefore all we are left with is the much
tamer opinion or perspective. This is easily dismissed since all have perspectives and no perspective is any closer to an alleged “truth” than
any other.
THE BIBLE IS OBJECTIVE,
CERTAIN TRUE TRUTH!
Postmodernists claim that there is no
objective, certain, clear, authoritative truth.
Notice that they must use words that are
clearly understood and objective and
authoritative to make their claim.
Postmodernists disconnect from reality.
The ultimate end of postmodern thought is
that the Bible has no meaning of its own.
POSTMODERNISM PENETRATES
CHRISTIANITY VIA: THE
“EMERGING CHURCH.”
The “Emerging Church” movement claims to be
exiting “Modernism.”
Modernism is seen as a synonym for the
Enlightenment thought of 17th -19th century
Europe.
Enlightenment, now called “Modernism” has
been an “obstacle to church growth,” so says
the “evangelists” of the Emerging church
The Emerging Church claims that Modernism
(European Enlightenment Thought) was
concerned with:
– Truth
– Certainty
– Individualism
– Colonialism
– Objectivity
– Ethical absolutes
– And a host of other “evils.”
Postmodernism rejects all of the above!
The cure for the problems in The Church
(of historical Christianity), according to
prominent “Emerging Church” writers, is to
adapt to and accept the worldview and
values of the predominant postmodern
culture.
In other words, to minister to the
postmodern culture we Christians must, to
a great extent, live out the postmodern
value system ourselves. We must become
“…all things to all people.”
HANG ON A MINUTE….
1 Corinthians 9:22
“To the weak became I as weak, that I might
gain the weak: I am made all things to all men,
that I might by all means save some.”
Is the Apostle Paul saying in this verse that he
would live out the Postmodern lifestyle to win
postmodernists to the Gospel?
I am made all things to all men,
Is Paul saying, “I will become an alcoholic to
minister to alcoholics?”
“I will become a drug addict to minister to drug
addicts.”
“I will become a fornicator to minister to
fornicators.”
“I will become a heretic to minister to heretics.”
“I will deny the absolute Truth of the Bible to
minister to Postmodernists.”
It is unfortunate that the phrase “all things to all
men” (1 Cor. 9:22) has been used and abused
by the world and made to mean what Paul did
not intend for it to mean. Paul was not a
chameleon who changed his message and
methods with each new situation. Nor was Paul
a compromiser who adjusted his message to
please his audience. He was an ambassador,
not a politician! Wiersbe, W. W. 1996, c1989.
The Bible Exposition Commentary. "An
exposition of the New Testament comprising the
entire 'BE' series"--Jkt. Victor Books: Wheaton,
Ill.
1 Corinthians 8:8-13
But meat commendeth us not to God: for neither, if we
eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the
worse. 9 But take heed lest by any means this liberty
of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are
weak. 10 For if any man see thee which hast
knowledge sit at meat in the idol’s temple, shall not the
conscience of him which is weak be emboldened to
eat those things which are offered to idols; 11 And
through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish,
for whom Christ died? 12 But when ye sin so against
the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, ye sin
against Christ. 13 Wherefore, if meat make my brother
to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth,
lest I make my brother to offend.
The primary purpose of Paul’s not taking full
advantage of his Christian liberty was that [he]
might win the more. He deeply believed that
“he who is wise wins souls” (Prov. 11:30) and
was willing to do anything and to sacrifice
anything to win people to Jesus Christ. As far
as his rights were concerned he was free from
all men, but because of his love for all men he
would gladly limit those rights for their sakes.
He had, figuratively, become a slave to all. He
would modify his habits, his preferences, his
entire life–style if any of those things caused
someone to stumble, to be offended, or to be
hindered from faith in the Lord. MacArthur, J. 1996,
c1984. 1 Corinthians. Includes indexes. Moody Press: Chicago
“I am made all things to all men,”
What Paul means by this statement is that he
will voluntarily restrain himself from certain
freedoms he has in Christ so as to not offend a
weaker brother!
He is not saying that he would become a
Postmodernist in order to witness to a
Postmodernist!
Paul would not support the Emerging Church.
POSTMODERNISTS CLAIM:
There are no “truths” which apply to all of us.
There are no absolute moral standards.
There are no absolute ethical concerns.
There is no God.
There are personal opinions.
There are personal perspectives.
See the writings of Nietzsche, Derrida, Lyotard,
Ricouer, Foucault, Rorty, Baudrillard, etc.
Most Postmodernist thinkers are/were
disillusioned Marxists.
Disillusioned Marxists became PostModernists
and now gain strength through Multiculturalism
and its stepchild, Political Correctness, which is
rightly labeled, “Cultural Marxism”.
Marx and Lenin taught that, given the chance,
European workers would overthrow capitalist
governments and replace them with
communism.
But after the Russian revolution of 1917 the
Western European workers did not support the
Communist revolution or ideas.
Why not?
Christianity and its moral and ethical absolutes
was the roadblock to the expansion of Marxism.
This roadblock was noticed by two Marxist
theorists in 1919: Italian, Antonio Gramsci and
Hungarian, Georg Lukacs.
These two men decided that the spread of
Communism could only be accomplished if
Western Christian culture was destroyed.
So Lukacs introduced sex education into the
public schools of Hungary,1919, believing that if
children knew more about sex their lust for it
would overpower their Christian morals!
So Gramsci and Lukacs laid the groundwork to
change communism from economic terms
(ownership of private property is evil) into
cultural terms. (tolerance, sex ed, drug ed, etc.)
Then in 1923 at Frankfurt University in
Germany the Institute for Social Research was
established=The Frankfurt School.
The Frankfurt School moved to New York City
in 1933 when Hitler came to power.
Theorists like Wilhelm Reich, Eric Fromm, Max
Horkheimer, Herbert Marcuse, etc.
The Frankfurt School invented “Critical Theory”
which had the goal of demonizing all traditional
institutions such as family, fatherhood,
patriotism, Bible-believing churches, etc.
The Frankfurt School published “Studies in
Prejudice” which taught that anyone who
believes in traditional Western Christian culture
is prejudiced, a “racist” or “sexist” or “fascist” or
is mentally unstable.
Mixing Freud with Marx, they perfected the
technique of psychological conditioning—thus,
for example, TV shows Homosexuals=normal.
TV=Christians are crazy, intolerant fools
For example see: The Humanist magazine,
Nov/Dec 1987
Featured cover article: “Christianity and Mental
Health: A Psychotherapist looks at how
Christianity may harm mental health,” by Dr.
Wendell Watters.
The picture on the cover is of a church with a
person on the psychiatrist’s couch and an allwise-looking psychiatrist doing the counselling.
Herbert Marcuse, working with Hollywood
friends, became a leading “evangelist” of
Cultural Marxism (Political Correctness)
especially on the university campuses of USA.
“In his book Eros and Civilization, he argued
that by freeing sex from any restraints, we could
elevate the pleasure principle over the reality
principle and create a society with no work, only
play (Marcuse coined the phrase, “Make love,
not war”). Marcuse also argued for what he
called “liberating tolerance,” which he defined
as tolerance for all ideas coming from the Left
and intolerance for any ideas coming from the
Right. In the late 1960’s Marcuse became the
chief “guru” of the New Left, and he injected the
cultural Marxism of the Frankfurt School into the
baby boom generation, to the point where it is
now America’s state ideology.
The next conservatism should unmask multiculturalism and Political Correctness and tell the
American people what they really are: cultural
Marxism. Its goal remains that Lukacs and
Gramsci set in 1919: destroying Western
culture and the Christian religion. [see: Wm.
Lind, “Cultural Marxism” The Schwarz Report,
vol. 46, No. 4, p 4. www.schwarzreport.org]
PSALM 19:7-9
The law of the Lord is perfect, converting
the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure,
making wise the simple.
The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing
the heart; the commandment of the Lord is
pure enlightening the eyes.
The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring
forever; the judgments of the Lord are true
and righteous altogether.
HOW DID WE GET TO NOW?
Acts 17 to 1636 read Faith and Freedom
by Ben Hart and Understanding the
Times, by Dr. David Noebel
1636: John Harvard and Thomas
Sheppherd founded Harvard University
as an Evangelical Christian College
1691: John Locke, Essay on Human
Understanding (Root of French Revolution)
• 1805: Harvard goes Unitarian (Jesus is
not God = denial of the Trinity)
1839: Horace Mann (a Unitarian)
establishes government-sponsored
education (Public Education) in Mass.
1848: Karl Marx publishes the Political
Economy. Main idea is Socialism and
Private Property is Evil.
1859: Charles Darwin, Origin of
Species by Means of Natural Selection
or the Preservation of Favored Races
• in the Struggle for Life =
(EVOLUTION = 1859!)
1859: Marx and Engels, Das Capitol =
(Socialism and abolition of private property)
1859: Richard Wagner, Tristan and
Isolde = (Immorality and Materialism)
1860-1900: Nietzche, (God is Dead,
Nihilism: no meaning to life)
IDEAS HAVE CONSEQUENCES!
•1929: First Humanist Church of N. Y. City
Established by Charles Francis Potter
1930: John Dewey = Atheist, Humanist,
Pres. of The League for Industrial
Demo., Public Education = Secular
Humanism
1933: Humanist Manifesto I
1934: A Common Faith, John Dewey,
Pub. by Yale U. Press = Humanism
is a RELIGIOUS FAITH
THE 1960’S
Mad Magazine and Johnny Carson:
There is nothing sacred!!!!
Frank Sinatra: “I did it my way.”
Debbie Boone: “How can it be wrong
when it feels so right?”
Invictus: “I am the master of my fate, I
am the captain of my soul.”
1961: (Torcaso vs Watkins) Humanism a
religion protected by 1st amendment (501c
3)
1962: (Engel vs Vitale) Prayer banned
1963: (Abington vs Schempp) Bible reading forbidden in schools.
1968: (Epperson vs Arkansas) Laws
against teaching Evolution now
unconstitutional
1973: Humanist Manifesto 2 +Roe v Wade
1980: (Stone vs Graham) 10
commandments out of schools
1982: (McLean vs Arkansas) Law
mandating creation and evolution banned
1987: (Aguillard vs Edwards)
God is out of USA!
2003:TX law against sodomy overturned
Homosexuality is in!!
2005:Euthanasia is in (Florida-Terri Schiavo).
FAMILIES OF AMERICA:
WE MUST REPENT OF OUR
SINFUL AND REBELLIOUS WAYS
(ABORTION AND
HOMOSEXUALITY TO NAME TWO)
or our country will be destroyed by
the Holy and Righteous Lord Jesus
Christ who gave up His life to
cleanse us of all sin.
ROMANS 5:8
“But God commendeth His
love toward us, in that while
we were yet sinners, Christ
died for us.”
ROMANS 10:9
“That if thou shalt confess
with thy mouth the Lord
Jesus, and shalt believe in
thine heart that God hath
raised Him from the dead,
thou shalt be saved.”
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