Einstein is alleged to have said, “The definition of insanity is repeating the same behaviours and expecting a different outcome.” I think I heard that about various aspects of my life, but that’s another post for another day.
I suggest a similar, even more certain definition: “Insanity is to engage in any behaviour with absolutely certain and guaranteed results, and being surprised at those results.”
So it is, that I think that many Christians in the West are, therefore, insane. (By “the West,” I mean the nations of Europe and former colonies, that all shared a common Christian heritage, faulty as that may have been.)
Do we really believe that God will allow a people, of any tribe, lineage, or heritage, to remain in the land when that people continues to cause the deaths of millions of unborn? Do we not see that the feared Muslim (and in the US, Mexican) immigration is made up largely of people who do not kill their young for the sake of convenience and career advancement? Do we really think that the issues that face us today are those of “Islam vs. Christianity,” when Christianity has not been seriously believed and practised in the invaded lands for decades?
It is insanity to think God is not unleashing His wrath upon our lands. The people who will replace us do not kill their children. We do, and protestations to the contrary aside, for the most part elect leaders who support the carnage.
I know of no Western nation today that has had leadership, in decades who has encouraged sacrifices necessary for large families. Even so-called conservatives buy into the idea that financial gain supersedes the growth of the family. The leaders, in Western democracies, were placed there by the people, who were supposed to be Christians, but opted for wealth and comfort.
If you examine these passages, you will see that it is complete insanity to think that Western civilisation can be saved. We must reap what is sown [“ Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.” Galatians 6:7 (ESV)].
The West cannot be saved. The West has not the moral or spiritual foundations upon which to resist Isalm. The leaders see only future taxpayers and voters, and, having already dismissed the Triune God of Scripture, have set up the idol of human autonomy. In the face of a strong Islamic worldview, the West is foolish enough to believe that the answers lay in the next election cycle. The places in which we currently place our hope prove our foolish blindness.
The one action that can save civilisation is, however, repentance. But consider the following:
Acts 11:18 18 When they heard these things they fell silent. And they glorified God, saying, “Then to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance that leads to life.”
Acts 5:31 31 God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Saviour, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.
Hebrews 12:16–17 16 that no one is sexually immoral or unholy like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal. 17 For you know that afterward, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no chance to repent, though he sought it with tears.
Notice that repentance is not an option, but a gift? Esau, presumably, had time to repent, but did not have the opportunity. It was not given him, even though he desired it.
Consider also, that the kind of repentance necessary must be in a scale that matches the scope of the sin. That is, it must be national, from the top down. No leader can be exempt, nor any commoner. Think of Nineveh, in Jonah. Or, think of Nineveh in Nahum.
The repentance that will save Western civilisation will be nothing less than the total repudiation of the Sexual Revolution, of which abortion is a foundation. It must repudiate human autonomy. It must reject and destroy Cultural Marxism in its institutions. For a nation or a civilisation to repent to this degree calls for a gift of God. Some might call it a revolution, but a revolution is too small.
Unless God grants repentance (and I see no signs that He is, at the moment), our civilisation is lost and will be replaced by another.