The Modern Minefield
Navigate Your Faith: A Christian’s Field Guide To Not Getting Lost by Ron Pratt is a self- help book looking at the pitfalls of modern life.
With the dawn of the World Wide Web, there is much to ensnare people. All sorts can be accessed with the press of a button or the click of a mouse. We need to be discerning and have a moral code that lines up with Jesus. The world gives easy access to all sorts but just because it is available does not mean it is good for us. If there is an area where you have a weakness, the best thing to do is to avoid that. Have friends to whom you can be accountable, who love you enough to point out when you are falling into sin.
The voice of the enemy whispers ‘you deserve it’, ‘go on, one won’t hurt’. We need to detune his voice and plug into the voice of God, so that we will recognize His voice when He whispers to us.
Today’s world is very ‘me’ focused. “The spirit of entertainment promotes self-focus.” We are too often motivated by selfish desires and not the need to serve.Continue reading