As Christians, our number one priority on this earth is to glorify God in all we think and do and be satisfied in Him completely. And God has called all His children to proclaim His name to wicked in every part of the world, that every person on earth would trust in Him for everything and praise Him above all things. That is the foundation of solving all other problems in the world. The Bible makes it clear the every man is evil in nature "There is none who does good, no not one." (Romans 3:10) So by just appealing to man to live rightly by his own strength would profit none. It is only by God common grace and the holy light of the His Church on earth that keeps this world from turning in to a living hell! The renewing work of the Holy Spirit must take place for there to be a true turn to righteousness. So the proclamation of Christ is the first priority when dealing with the lost world. Christ must be in our hearts for real peace to be on the earth.
Now let’s say that everybody in United States becomes a true believer, yet hostilities still exist between people of other races. My answer would be, yes there is trouble, not because Christ does not really get rid of evil. It is because sin still remains in us. Christians are not perfect until they are glorified in heaven. God's word must still be preached to us and sin must still be confessed from us. With Christ in our hearts, however, true peace and love can be produced in through us by God's Spirit. Though Christians are not perfect, Christ has begun the renewing process in them.
Social justices are important none the less. It should pierce the Christian's heart when we hear of injustices done to people. For God is justice and will fight against those who work injustices. Working for the good of mankind should be near to the Christians. However, seeking to see the lost come to Christ should be before seeing people live a better life. What good is it to see that a person lives with no hate against him, yet, he would lose his spirit in hell. No, we work for the world to come, not just the world here.
- The Reformed Pastor
- My real name is Charlie Albright. I am the pinnacle of evil who God has flooded with His mercy. Declaring my sinful self righteous and holy in His sight! Lavishing His grace upon me by the blood Jesus shed on the cross! Carrying me through this life and giving me satiatfing joy! Anything good about me is only because of His grace!