The Return of Molech

The sexually immoral Ammonites of Old Testament fame, lacking our modern medical and technical expertise, created an interesting way of dealing with the problem of the unwanted children such immorality would naturally conceive.  Their solution was to sacrifice their offspring to their demonic god Molech by burning them to death (2 Kings 23:10) on his altar.  They would simply heat the large, iron hands of Molech until they were white-hot, and then their babies would be placed upon those hands and burned to death Continue reading

The Evil of Compromise

One of the reasons that our society is in such a state of moral decay is that it holds up the idea of compromise as if it were an unquestionable virtue.  While it’s true that compromise can be a good and helpful thing in some cases, it doesn’t necessarily follow that compromise is always right or beneficial.  For instance, if you want to paint the room blue and she wants to paint the room yellow, maybe green might be a good compromise.  Or if you want to see an action movie and she wants to see a romantic movie, perhaps an action-romance movie would be a good compromise.  But if we’re dealing with principles of right and wrong, compromise is never appropriate or good, for the compromising of good principles always results in depraved conduct. Continue reading