2020 has been an incredibly difficult year. Western society, usually, when our backs have been up against the wall roll up their sleeves and get stuck in and solve overwhelming hardships. The WWI and WWII generations come to mind. Or the people who lived through the great depression. We are, probably, heading to another great depression and sadly, maybe WWIII. How this generation will handle the terrifying consequences of 2020, which are surely coming, is frightening.
The greatest power in the world, the United States of America has become a bickering nest of vipers, far from becoming great again it is crippled with hatred, ugliness, viciousness and nastiness, fuelled by a political quagmire of backbiting, lying, corruption, disloyalty and cheating, the left is as bad, if not worse than the right. The country is riddled with racism, crime, inequality and poverty. A recent poll shows 7 in 10 Americans agree 2020 is the lowest point in the country’s history that they’ve witnessed. Two-thirds say that the government’s response to the coronavirus is a source of daily stress for them. Full Story In another pole nearly 3 out of 4 DC police officers are ready to leave the force after the Black Lives Matter protests. Full Story. More crucially, Americans are the unhappiest they have been in 50 years, according to Time
Thursday's 150,000 new cases of Covid-19 were the highest so far in a single day and nearly half of them are in the Americas, yet the economy appears to be more important the human lives, as citizens, not only in America but all of the Western world, are being ushered by governments back to work and back to play yet the virus is increasing. Not only are peoples lives in danger but can you imagine what the second wave of Covid-19 do to morality, confidence and the economy?
Our enemies can sense weakness, a soft underbelly, they are beginning to see a shift in world power, China, Russia, Iran and North Korea, the usual suspects, some would say the axes of evil are itching for a fight, they believe the time is right as tensions rise around the globe.
The weekend is upon us once again and the major cities in America and Europe are preparing for the next round of Black Lives Matter, protests, demonstrations and full-blown riots. I ask you to please read a poignant passage from the Bible which so accurately describes our generation today and will maybe, give you an insight how this generation would have handled WWI and WWII or the people who lived through the great depression.
The second of Timothy 3:1-4. But know this, that in the last days critical times hard to deal with will be here. 2 For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, haughty, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, disloyal, 3 having no natural affection, not open to any agreement, slanderers, without self-control, fierce, without the love of goodness, 4 betrayers, headstrong, puffed up with pride, lovers of pleasures rather than lovers of God.