Elementary schools forced by the government to allow “Satan Clubs” on school grounds. Statues of Baphomet are erected in major American cities. And a national headquarters for the “Satanic Temple” in Salem, Massachusetts, famous for its “witch trials” during colonial times.
Has America gone to the devil? Christian leaders are speaking out – and they are reluctantly saying it has.
Karl Payne, pastor of leadership development at Antioch Bible Church and the former chaplain of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, said the rise of devil worship is an ominous development.
“Historian Arnold Toynbee famously declared countries crumble from within,” he said. “I believe we are nearing the end of that same course in our country that once represented a light of hope and freedom to the world.”….. [read more]
Opinion By Bible Prophecy Tracker: The purpose according to Finn Rezz, one of the heads of the Satan club website in Portland Oregon, is meant to counter “the Good News Club,” an after-school club put on by the Child Evangelism Fellowship, “a Bible-centered organization.
“Across the nation, parents are concerned about encroachments by proselytizing evangelicals in their public schools, and are eager to establish the presence of a contrasting voice that helps children to understand that one doesn’t need to submit to superstition in order to be a good person,” the After School Satan Clubs (ASSC) says on its website.”
So the goal is to place a Satan club in every school where the Good News Clubs, or religious groups, have established a presence.
In John 8:44 Jesus warned the Jews that the father of lies is a destroyer and a murderer and Paul warns in Ephesians 4:27 to not let Satan gain a foothold.
It is painful to imagine that there are parents in America willing to sign their children up for the presence of evil. The slow and steady slide away from God is accelerating and with it God’s protection and blessing.
Time to go.