By Lisa Cherry
This is Richard Dawkins, British evolutionary biologist, strident critic of creationism and the most famous atheist of our time. (Perhaps you remember Richard Dawkins from Ben Stein’s popular movie Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed.)
In a recent interview with The Times magazine, Dawkins disclosed that he was sexually abused by a teacher. He also knew of classmates who were abused by the same man.
Then he made this outlandish statement:
“I don’t think he did any of us lasting harm.”
Further he said that he could not condemn the “mild pedophilia” that he experienced.
His remarks line up with a growing trend to normalize the practice of adults having sex with children.
Are you as concerned about this as I am? Even while our families are standing firm with Jesus, we are witnessing a culture sliding further and faster toward secularism, perversion and atheism.
The sexual exploitation of our young children is potentially the coming new threat. Consider this quote from an “expert” in Canada (which as a culture is running a few years ahead of us in the moral/sexual slide.)
“True pedophiles have an exclusive preference for children, which is the same as having a sexual orientation. You cannot change this person’s sexual orientation.”
--Dr. Hubert Van Gijseghem, retired psychologist, University of Montreal
In his article “Pedophiles want same rights as homosexuals,” Jack Minor writes:
Using the same tactics used by “gay” rights activists, pedophiles have begun to seek similar status arguing their desire for children is a sexual orientation no different than heterosexual or homosexuals.
God help us!!
We will need courage and wisdom like never before, parents. We will need to be prepared to strongly resist this mindset as it infects not only our culture "out there" but also our culture "up close."
God made His will and ways abundantly clear in His word. Even as He wrote out the laws for His people in the book of Leviticus, He knew what was in the perverted unrestrained heart of man.
I encourage you to look soberly at this disturbing new trend of thinking “a little sex with our kids is okay.” I, for one, would prefer to stick my head in the sand and wish it away.
But, many are proposing that is what the body of Christ did to the homosexual issue a decade ago. I think we can all see where that plan got us!
We must face this new threat in the power of the Holy Spirit. What do we "do?" Well, I am not sure!!! But resisting in the name of Jesus is a dandy place to start!
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