May God Guide You on Your Journey!

A House Divided Cannot Stand

“Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them, ‘Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand. If Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then can his kingdom stand? And if I drive out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your people drive them out? So then, they will be your judges. But if it is by the Spirit of God that I drive out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.” (Matthew 12: 25-28)

Our current day is filled with division. This division is apparent on every front but the most recent division that has engulfed our beliefs is the separation between the children of God. Christians today should have a common goal and a common front, but our belief system has become shattered with the rise of extreme ideology.

We have so many individual sects of Christianity that trying to understand all the different belief systems will make your head spin. We are constantly being told that this denomination has the correct interpretation or this one is dividing the word correctly, or this one is telling us the correct way to live and this conflict has caused many to alienate their fellow Christians. We are even being separated according political lines as one extreme view is trying to trump any other Christian views on how we should respect our fellow man.

This division is only going to cause the extreme views to rise within our Church. This is what history has shown us, that when extreme division occurs, the most radical views tend to gain strength while the less radical become engulfed within this change in society.

We are seeing this become stronger as the day grows long. We are seeing the political arena become the voice of the Christian Church. We are seeing this extreme view take over the Christian narrative and with it the rise of the radical belief system with it.

There is a reason that the era when the Church was also the political leader is called the Dark Ages. We must have this separation between Church and State as history has proven that when they merge, the moral wellbeing of many is compromised for those left in power. Many believe that they are completing God’s work but, in the end, death and pain always follows.

We as Christians must stand up for the example Jesus gave us, through his life. We must show compassion to all those around us and we must remain strong and unified against any force that may arise. We cannot allow political leaders to manipulate our moral being to justify their power and reelection campaigns. We must hold true to what we know is right, regardless as to who says they have our wellbeing in heart.

“When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. ‘Do you understand what I have done for you?’ he asked them. ‘You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord’, and rightly so, for that is what I am. Now that I, your Lord and Teacher have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. Very truly I tell you, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him. Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.’” (John 13: 13-17)

 

Clinton Kowach

12/27/2019

 

Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

72 Responses »

  1. Hello there! Would you mind if I share your blog with my twitter group?
    There’s a lott of people that I think would really appreciate your content.Please let
    me know. Thanks!

    Like

  2. Hello there! Would you mind if I share your blog with my twitter group?
    There’s a lot of people that I think would reazlly appreciate your content.Please
    let me know. Thanks!

    Like

  3. I do not even know how I ended up here, but I thought
    this post was great. I don’t know who youu are but certainly you are going to a famous blogger if you aree not already
    🙂 Cheers!

    Like

  4. Hello, I enjoy reading all of your article.
    I like too write a little comment to support you.

    Like

  5. Very nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted tto say that I’ve truly enjoyed surfing
    around your blog posts. In any case I will be subscribing
    to your feed and I hope you write again very soon!

    Like

  6. I do not even know how I ended up here, but I thought
    this post was great. I don’t know who you are but certainly you are going to a
    famous blogger if you are not already 🙂 Cheers!

    Like

  7. Hey! This iis my first comment here so I just wanted to give a
    quick shout out and say I truly enjoy reading through your articles.

    Appreciate it!

    Like

  8. Well composed articles like yours renews my faith iin today’s writers.You’ve written information I can finally agree on and also use.Manny thanks for sharing.

    Like

  9. I think this is one oof the most important information for me.
    And i am glad reading your article. But wanna remark on few general things, The web
    site style is perfect, the articles is really great!

    Like

  10. Its lke yߋu read my mind! Youu seem to know so much
    about this, like you wrote the book in it or something.
    I think that youu caan do with some pics to drive the mеssage home a little bit, but other than that, this is wonderful blog.

    A grеat read. I’ll definitely be back. https://qwertty.net/

    Like

  11. Its like you reɑd my mind! You sewem tօ know so mucһ abouut this, like you wrote
    thee bopk in it or something. I think that you can do with some
    pics to drive the message home ɑ lіttle bit, but other than that, this is wonderful blog.
    A great read. I’lⅼ definitely bе back. https://qwertty.net/

    Like

  12. Quality content is the secret to attract the users to pay a visit the
    web page, that’s what this web page is providing.

    Like

  13. When I originally commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added”
    checkbox and now each time a comment is added
    I get three emails with the same comment. Is there any way you can remove me from that service?
    Thanks a lot!

    Like

  14. I’m extremely impressed with your writing skills and also
    with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did
    you modify it yourself? Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it’s rare to see a nice blog like this
    one these days.

    Like

  15. Its like you read my mind! You appear to know so much about
    this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think
    that you could do with a few pics tto ddrive the message home
    a bit, but other than that,this is magnificent blog.

    An excellent read. I’ll certainly be back.

    Like

  16. I’ve been surfing online more than 4 hours today, yet I never
    found any interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth enough for
    me. In my view, if all site owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the web
    will be much more useful than ever before.

    Like

  17. Its like you read my thoughts! You appear to know
    so much about this, like you wrote the guide in it or something.

    I think that you could do with some p.c. to pressure the message house a
    little bit, but other than that, that is great blog.

    An excellent read. I will definitely be back.

    Like

  18. Hi there, I read your blog like every week. Your humoristic style is witty, keep doing what
    you’re doing! I’ll right away seize your
    rss feed as I can’t find your e-mail subscription hyperlink or e-newsletter service.
    Do you’ve any? Please permit me recognise in order that
    I could subscribe. Thanks. It’s the best time to make some plans for the long run and it’s time to be happy.
    I’ve learn this publish and if I may just I desire to counsel you
    some interesting things or advice. Maybe you could write next articles referring to
    this article. I desire to learn even more issues about it!
    http://Www.Cspan.net/

    Here is my blog … Jane

    Like

  19. I was suggested this blog by my cousin. I’m not sure whether this post is written by him as nobody else know such
    detailed about my problem. You’re wonderful! Thanks!

    Like

  20. What’s up, all is going sound here and ofcourse every one is sharing data,
    that’s really fine, keep up writing.

    Like

  21. I want to to thank you for this fantastic read!! I definitely enjoyed every bit of it. I have you book-marked to look at new things you post…

    Like

‹ Older Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: