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Series: Future Shock - What in the World Is Going On?
If you have your Bible, please turn to Romans chapter 1. We're in a series called ''Future Shock: What in the World is going on?'' And today, we want to talk about this subject: God in the Rear view Mirror.''
Some of you will remember the name Bob Dillon. Bob Dillon was very, very popular way back when. He had a song in 1964 that was a big hit. The words of that song said this:
''Gather round, people, wherever you roam?And admit that the waters around you have grown; And accept it that soon you'll be drenched to the bone. If your time to you is worth saving,?Then you better start swimming or you'll sink like a stone, For the times, they are a'changing.''
I think all of us would say, ''If the times were changing in 1964, and they were. Lots was going on in 1964, how much more are the times changing today? And I submit to you that the times aren't changing well. We're not getting better and better as a people and as a society. Now we're advancing technologically and that is amazing, all the advancements that there have been in technology, and those times are changing rapidly. Once you just get used to FaceBook and they come out with Instagram. You get used to Instagram and they come out with Twitter. You get used to twitter and, I don't know what they have now because I'm just getting used to My Space. And (laughter), just teasing. I'm on Xanga, but, you know, it just keeps changing so fast. And you say, ''Okay, well, yeah, it changes fast. It's hard to keep up, but that's a good thing.'' How about morally and spiritually? How are we doing on those fronts? Times are changing rapidly, and we have seen a rise in rape and sexually transmitted disease and murder and violent crime and all sorts of other terrible, horrible things that we didn't see a whole lot of back some decades ago.
I'm just curious. How many in this room would say, '' ...
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