Archive for September 27th, 2018

A Sad Division

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A sad division has been made between a court of law (innocent until proven guilty) and the court of public opinion (guilty until proven innocent), as if the former has no say on the latter. 

If this division becomes rigid and hard, then the court of public opinion will become an even worse wild west kangaroo court and the twitter mobs and cyber bullies will have further justification for breaking the 8th Commandment. It only takes the old Adam to have the slightest justification to use our tongues to spread falsehood, always under the guise of “helping”, about a friend, family member, co-worker or a fellow student. We are seeing that this is now the old Adam run amok and the playing out of this Psalm verse which is the Church’s prayer:  

3 May the Lord cut off all flattering lips,
    the tongue that makes great boasts,
4 those who say, “With our tongue we will prevail,
    our lips are with us; who is master over us?” (Ps. 12)

A Christian’s tongue’s master is Christ and at the very least not to participate in the mob mentality of our days.

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