Lies and exaggerations and distortions flow through the web and media and harm our society. They must be countered. If not, America will decline–at first slowly, and now rapidly–by moral rot. I also offer some biblical truths. You may certainly copy the images and post them in social media.
At first glance, these jpeg images will soon seem outdated, but they still express universal themes and yearly patterns that repeat themselves.
1.. This image puts things in perspective, so people must stop believing there’s a generic white-cop war against generic black men.
It could be said that blacks make up 13% of the general population, and the percentage of them who were fatally shot exceeds 13%. That’s true, but what is the cause or correlation of this discrepancy? The Left says it is vague notions, like a “racist power structure” or a “racist system.” Of course, those are ill defined, standard left-wing buzz words that provide no solution that can be identified or measured. I am not qualified to answer the question about causes, but surely two big factors have to be accounted for: high levels of black single-parent households and out-of-wedlock births relative to other communities. (See the disproportionate numbers here and here.) These deep social dysfunctions must be addressed. If the Left generally and the black Left specifically keep denying there’s a problem, then no solution will be found.
2.. Police officers are getting hit badly with false accusations around the web, and now the numbers are already higher with the “defund the police” demands.
3.. The informal fallacy of equivocation muddies the waters, but clarity can prevail:
4.. Here is the informal fallacy explained more clearly. Don’t confuse the statement and the movement:
5.. Let’s use discernment and compare MLK’s peaceful protests contrasted with BLM’s violent protests. The Constitution allows for people to peaceably assemble, implying that they may not assemble violently.
6.. Let’s now exercise biblical discernment to figure out why we need to denounce violent, destructive protests. Any Christian who engages in it is wrong.
7.. Let’s go a little deeper into the spirit world. Never doubt that it exists and is populated by evil spirit beings. The verses also offer a solution for all believers:
Here are the verses in context: Ephesians 6:10-18.
So how do you rescue America with those images? Copy and paste them in your own social media world. I have no ego invested in them. I simply want to help. Truth is the only way to defeat lies.
The devil is on the side of lies. Truth must counter lies.
You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies. (John 8:44, NIV)
Believing in the truth that is found in Jesus is the path to true liberty. Anarchy ≠ Liberty.
31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:31-32)
Follow Jesus. He’s the only answer for renewing America and the entire world.
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