Closing Time for Planet Earth
We search for the cause; yet it is obvious to those willing to consider it: Men and women have forgotten God. They no longer acknowledge Him as supreme in their lives. Many do not even believe there is a God. They have swallowed the lie of evo- lution.
Even many Christians who love God are taught that they do not need to keep the Ten Command- ments! Little wonder that the moral fabric of soci- ety is unraveling. Men are told that the only laws they need obey are man’s laws! God, they are told—doesn’t have any, any more!
The basic problem is that the greater part of mankind today is in rebellion against their Cre- ator. Men refuse to submit to His authority.
We may try to excuse it any way we want; but this is the reason mankind is hurtling toward moral extinction.
Our planet has a disease. That disease is sin. In order to solve the problem, we must first iden- tify sin. What is it?
The Bible says sin is the breaking of God’s law.
“Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.”— 1 John 3:4.
Men refuse to obey God’s moral Ten Com- mandment law. It is as simple as that. And we all know it. They lie, they steal, they cheat, they kill, they covet. They reject God’s authority and take His name in vain. They violate His holy Sabbath.
If we kept the Ten Commandments, all the other evils plaguing our civilization would be solved. Yet, oddly enough, although we are expected