Tuesday, April 21, 2009


(2 Tim 3:1-4) But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God...

I read with unbelief of two lawless acts now happening in two places, making me feeling disgusted.

First, the place is Gulf of Aden where ships from all across the world sail in its waters doing business. It is so important for the world's economy to counter the downturn. But the pirates are taken advantage of this and would risk their lives to hijack ships for ransom. They have weapons like machine guns, grenades and launchers and they will not hesitant to kill and maim crews on board if they are being challenged.

United States and many other countries have sent navies to that area to protect and stop these Somali pirates but they are not even afraid. When US navy killed some pirates and rescue a hostage, they said they would revenge the killings. I have never heard of such blatant lawless people who think that the world owe them everything. They believe it is the right thing to do. May God have mercy on them!

Second, the place is Mexico's border with US. It is a complete chaotic place where drug dealers are fighting a running battles with police and the army of Mexico. Curbing drug violence is a top concern for the government in Mexico, where rival cartels murdered 6,300 people last year as they battled the authorities and each other for control of lucrative smuggling corridors to the United States. Even in Tucson, US, just next to the borders of Mexico, drug dealers are terrorising the neighbourhood. What is happening to people today? Outright rebellion against good! Greed has overtaken the minds of people that no one cares for the dignity of life anymore!

These two places have already made my blood boiling in disgust, not mentioning those suicide bombers who blew up innocent people for nothing in so many places!

I remember a wise saying from an evangelist, "It is better to reach out to kids now before we repair men later." Preaching the gospel must never be an option! The Word of God must be spread throughout the world as the water covers the sea. If you want to see a better world, you must dispel darkess with the light God shines on you!

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