Children growing into adulthood encounter a seductive yet hostile world. They will enter a world which has written off the bible. And any God who would be connected with the Bible is immediately viewed as a hateful bigot. The Bible itself has been ruled irrelevant, largely because of its teaching on sexual activity and marriage.
Modern culture has unceremoniously moved on from the Bible and its views of morality. Three “modern” replacements have been found to succeed the supposed outdated structure of biblical Christianity. Here are the replacements:
Public opinion has assumed the role of Scripture and the Holy Spirit. The media has replaced the preacher / pastor as the one who interprets and then instructs us about how to live our lives. And finally our personal desires have replaced God as the ruler of our hearts.
This is how our modern world determines what is moral and who is worthy of punishment. Of course these views change with each new 24 hour news cycle. But anything is believed to be better than an absolute standard and a holy God.
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