Most of us have probably heard the expression – a frog in boiling water. According to the internet, a frog in boiling water is a fable which tells that if a frog is thrown into boiling water, it’ll immediately jump out. But, if the frog is thrown into lukewarm water which is slowly increased in temperature, the frog will unknowingly be boiled to death.

Whether this fable is grounded in reality (please don’t test it), there’s still a lesson for us.

As a culture, you could describe us as frogs in boiling water. Over the past 50 years, the temperature as slowly been increasing. We’ve become accustomed to evil and sin. Things that were once unthinkable are now commonplace.

This happens when we evil goes unnoticed and uncondemned. Little compromises are made, and the line in the sand is moved just a few inches, but over years and years, those inches add up.

In the here and now, we must call sin out for what it is. In our culture, but especially in our own lives. Judge our hearts now and repent, before we are judged on the last day.

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

 

Be the Men,

 

Mark

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