Thoughts of the Heart

BY PGF
1 month, 3 weeks ago

Why do you not desire to kill the innocent, but some do? Is it because that’s just normal or natural? That not wishing to kill the innocent is right isn’t the question. Neither is it a question of who is right and who is wrong. Nobody would do it if it were merely wrong to kill the innocent; every man claims knowledge of right and wrong. Of course, there’s some basis in the questions, for God has declared it from the beginning.

“22 And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever: 23 Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken. 24 So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.” – Genesis 3:22-24

That’s the same sword which the Almighty baths in the baptism of blood as He exacts vengeance upon the wicked that have made war on Him and His people. Folks strive for a lifetime, trying to return to the garden of primordial days upon the earth. Please stop, look to the future, look to the new heavens and the new earth; Jesus Christ has made the way to the purity of good that you crave.

So today, starting from the earliest man, we know good and evil, but this hasn’t answered the question as to why the heart of some accepts that the taking of innocent life is corrupt, but others take life.

“And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.” – Genesis 6:5

The heart of a man is wicked; you may be able to hide it from the rest of the world, but it’s true. All of us have not only the capacity for evil, but in the recesses of the thoughts of our heart lurks a grave evil, one every man is born with. This evil that lives in all men is not an intellectual thing; it’s not a learned behavior. It’s innate and inborn to all; it’s a man’s heart condition. But you admit that some are gifted with particular abilities; you’re about to prove a part of the point here.

Look, it’s not lost on us why many won’t go to Church; they have replaced God’s Law with the State. If it’s legal, it must be moral, is their creed. This is idolatry by Statism which is the worship of the State as a god. Some men can’t be taught not to kill, nor can they be forced by legal code. The falseness of this State as God in the American Church is a fact. Government can no more legislate good and evil than it can take the guns. Both are something that requires your cooperation.

Those who don’t kill the innocent are right —those who do good and not evil and are just.

“(For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.” – Romans 2:13.

You know in that same heart of yours that the doers of this law of good and evil are justified; else, you would kill with impunity. Are you shocked by that statement? If you had no moral conscience written on your heart, bearing upon your actions, what wouldn’t you do?

Hearing of right and wrong, this knowing good and evil, is not enough to keep you from thinking the most horrifying thoughts in the vanity of your imaginations, and it didn’t stop you from acting upon some of them. Nor does it stop people from killing those who have committed no offense. It’s why murder is such a fascination to many; they’re blind to God, groping in the dark for the cause of such wickedness.

And there’s the failure of eastern mysticism; that both good and evil reside in the same container, and you can choose the good. This can’t be so; do some simply decide to kill the innocent? “Should I have fries with that or kill a guy?” This is hardly a reasonable hypothesis. Evil is genuine, and you know it.

The modern ‘doctors’ of psychiatry will tell you that some cannot control themselves and are pathological, but that makes no sense either. Where did their desire to kill come from, and why did they act upon it? Pathology is not an explanation; if adequately defined, it would be the study of the vector of evil that already exists in the mind of all men.

It appears to take only a generation to whip up the minds of whole groups to kill tens of millions. So no amount of convincing nor law can stop killing, and no amount of religion either. Mass killing takes only a “proper” coxing of the evil that exists in every heart bringing those souls to bulldoze millions into open trenches out of manufactured hatred. Why are they so easily led; because evil resides in the heart. What of their yin, or is it yang? The very civilization that supposedly follows that mysticism turned to follow Moa.

“13 (For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified. 14 For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: 15 Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another)” – Romans 2:13-15

That’s a parenthetical statement in the Word of God meant to teach you this very thing: God wrote this law on your heart, that your conscience would bear witness of God by the knowledge of good and evil. Your own conscience is telling you that God exists. God wrote this law on your inward parts, upon your heart, that you might know He cares, that you’re not an animal operating only in the realm of instinct. By His grace alone, both choice and reason may have a say. Still, the law of grace is there primarily that love would rule and reign in your heart, overtaking the evil of baser desires as God remakes you into His child. You can be a child of God.

The man who wrote those verses by the Holy Spirit of God was trained in the fully enjoined law’s depth, breadth, and magnitude: “Though shalt not kill.” He was immersed in the statutes from birth and lived by the strictest letter. We suppose, having been chiefly isolated from non-Jews all his life, when he encountered Greeks and Romans (Gentiles) now with the desire to show them about God, he wondered at their capacity for good and evil without going by the book of the Law of God. He was raised in the Old Testament law; very few Europeans or Africans cared even to read it in passing, if they could obtain a copy, or read at all.

When the Gospel of Jesus Christ came to all men, these verses were written showing the light and love of God to your ancient kinsmen. So he’s teaching a point that is apt today; he’s explaining how that God has made way for you to know Him by writing His Law upon your heart even though you are not an Old Testament Israelite.

And as for me, having heard the good news of the mercy of God by Jesus Christ, accepting Him in salvation, and asking Him to take the pen of His New Testament writing it upon my heart; as a witness and a messenger of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, I’m teaching you.

The Creator has placed the first snippet of His moral code in you, like a clue, or a primer, that you might seek to know Him, having the entirety thereby completed upon your heart through faith in Jesus Christ.

That parenthetical aside in Romans 2:13-15 above appears just after these verses:

“11 For there is no respect of persons with God. 12 For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law” – Romans 2:11-12

God is no respecter of persons. All have broken the law, perhaps not by murder, but His rule is violated nonetheless. There’s no excuse with God, not riches, not just doing your job, not I didn’t mean to, not anything. Sin is a matter of the heart before God; all are aware of right and wrong, yet none have withheld themselves from sin. Nor could they, and neither could you; we are sinners. Not that we’re sinners because we sin, we sin because we are sinners from the start. That’s why God is no respecter of persons. All have sinned; there is no fear of God before their eyes; the thoughts of men are evil continually. But God can save the murderer, and He has; God can save you.

God is holy, perfect is the standard, and none may attain. But God gave His only Son, and He did overcome the world to make that way to the new heaven and new earth for you. Christ was the Law made flesh. Stop trying to make things right; get right with the Almighty; it’s His Law. He is the Judge, serve Him, and rebuild a civilization worth having under the banner of Christ Jesus.

Now is the day when God will judge the secrets of men by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. How you act upon the knowledge in your heart that Christ died to forgive you of this very evil called sin is paramount to the full realization of being justified. Being religious in the morality of your own mind is not good enough; the covenant you need is by the faith of God to blot out your sins in the blood of Jesus.

“16 This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them; 17 And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.” – Hebrews 10:16-17

By faith in Jesus Christ, God will remember your sins and iniquities no more. By this is life today and life everlasting; Christ has defeated sin and death, rising from the grave again on the third day. Amen. Out of a genuine desire for God to cover your sin, ask Him to fill your heart with His love, to overwhelm your evil thoughts and deeds, to make you a new creation where good wins and right is the Holiness of God Almighty as He completes the record of His Law upon the heart of your desire toward Him; do it now. It’s Christ that paid to justify, and God that justifies by His grace that you might live in the New Covenant He is writing on your heart. God showed you His Law and gave you a choice. It’s God that wins; the Lord our God is life and life everlasting, for He is the author thereof. By faith in Jesus Christ, today is that day.


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  1. On August 9, 2022 at 1:26 pm, J said:

    Pisslousley does. She is traveling across the FUSA telling everyone that we should kill babies. I firmly believe that some people need killing, but it’s not babies.

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