Modern Life: A Few Thoughts

modern life

[A few thoughts jotted down from a recently-overheard conversation between six or seven people which took place in public.]

  • Who could have imagined, only 25-30 years ago, the things moderns find important enough to discuss in public?
  • In the same vein, who could have imagined (only 25-30 years ago) this assortment of madcap events which have become an important part of many daily modern lives?
  •  Apparently, based on the overheard conversation, a number of modern concerns are more discussed than family or church-related happenings. The state of (usually) disrepair of one’s car or truck probably was the number one topic.  VERY close behind one’s vehicle were those men/women we supposedly choose as our political leaders and the antics in which they engage.
  • The discussion about family and family-related happenings or relatives was very limited.  One or two mentions made up the entire reference to the families of the people involved in the discussion.
  • A surprisingly-popular topic (every person in the discussion contributed to this subject) was what previous generations referred to as “tips.” Moderns use other terms, such as life hacks, shortcutsand or tricks–and the terms have become so commonplace, a number of older persons use these words as well.
  • Another surprising topic was revealing something most others did not know.  One person, in particular, seemed to offer nothing but “startling facts” and “little-known” information.
  • Fashion was NOT discussed AT ALL, though a few comments on various aspects of “dressing warm” and effective cold-weather gear were touched upon.
  • Those taking part in this conversation were men and two women.  These men and women were middle-aged and older.
  • One interesting feature-which touched ALL of the topics discussed–was the absolute faith most people have in the stories they are told by the newspapers, TV, magazines and other of the world’s authorities. The closest this generally congenial gathering got to an argument was between two people who supported two differing stories of the world.  Oddly enough, these stories centered around the best time to buy a new car or truck.
  • Apparently–from the remarks made–this group meets regularly for coffee and a gabfest at the public forum where they were overheard.

What was impressed upon the hearer of this confab?

  1. The things that moderns find important enough to discuss in public.
  2. The seemingly-unbelievable stories which moderns (not only) believe, but which important decisions in their lives are made based on these stories.
  3. How so many base the decisions of modern life on stories which are known to be false (at least some part of the story is questioned by the one believing it).
  4. And yet, the only source of truth in the world is generally (not only) disbelieved, it is disbelieved to the extent that these truths are not discussed in polite conversation in public.

It is not YET too late: there is still time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

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THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

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[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: November 22-24, 2019.]

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