The only reason people have to knowingly promote a lie is that, for some reason, they are afraid of the truth. God’s people never have to fear the truth! Truth sets you free (John 8:32).

In today’s society it is no longer sufficient to disagree or debate – if you don’t like the person or what they stand for, just “cancel” them! This cancerous mentality is permeating our world. But consider this: the only cause for seeking to cancel someone else’s voice is that you cannot debate the issues on the merits of your own argument. Or, in other words, you are afraid of the truth.

Baptist people have long held to the principle of individual soul liberty. It is our conviction that God has given every man freedom of conscience and that the conscience must never be coerced by another. Every other liberty grows out of this freedom.

I do not agree with those who hold differing theological positions, but I defend their right to hold them. I do not endorse philosophical, religious, or political views that are rooted in error – but I believe that you have the right to be wrong! No man has the right to strip another man of his right to believe or to express his beliefs.

In the days ahead we, no doubt, are going to face increased scrutiny and fight intensified persecution. Our world is in desperate need of more of John Bunyan’s “Valiant for Truth.” 

Social media platforms may ban those who hold to absolutes and the screaming mob may seek to silence those who speak truth. But there are a few things the cancel culture cannot touch…

  1. They will never cancel the power of prayer. Wicked men in Darius’ kingdom tried that…but Daniel still got his prayer answered. “And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us” (1 John 5:14).
  2. They will never cancel the power of the gospel. Rome may fight against the message of Christ but even the Romans would learn that the gospel of Christ “is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek” (Romans 1:16).
  3. They will never cancel the truth of the Word of God. Trends will always change. Fads come and go, but “the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations” (Psalm 100:5).
  4. They will never cancel the promises of God. In such a negative world, isn’t it wonderful to think of the positive promises God gives His children in Christ? “For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us” (2 Corinthians 1:20).
  5. They will never cancel the work of the church. Let Satan and all the hounds of hell bring their strongest attack! Christ said, “I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it” (Matthew 16:18).
  6. They will never cancel the coming of Jesus Christ. Men may deny it, decry it, or deride it…but it is already on the Lord’s calendar and He always keeps His appointments. “Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown” (Revelation 3:11).
  7. They will never cancel the final judgment. “So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God” (Romans 14:12). Accounting day is coming.

Men cannot cancel God and time will never cancel eternity. Live today for things that the cancel culture can never touch.

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