Pastor Brad Winship of God & Country Radio delivers a weekly message from his Monmouth County church. This week, Pastor Winship discusses the language employed by the Left to limit freedom:
"Imagine being raised solely by the popular media and public education without ever darkening the doors of a church. Not only would you have a one-sided view of the world, but you would think only in terms of a liberal vocabulary. As George Orwell explained in his novel 1984, 'Newspeak' is designed to limit freedom of thought.
We all tend to see the world through the words and ideas that have been given to us. If you are surrounded with vocabulary such as victimhood, racism, privilege, intersectionality, social justice, discrimination, culturally appropriate, trigger warnings, safe spaces, social justice, etc., you will interpret the world through the ideas reflected in those words. If your mind is filled with Biblical vocabulary such as salvation, sin, redemption, justification, atonement, accountability, etc., you will see the world accordingly.
This week’s program is about how the world controls the narrative by creating a new pagan vocabulary and by excluding the Biblical vocabulary - the vocabulary that was a prominent part of our culture just a generation ago. As the Apostle John described, 'They speak as from the world and the world listens to them' ( 1 John 4:5 ). Therefore, it is no surprise that in urging Christians to contend for the faith, Paul taught the church to defend not only sound doctrine but sound words. 'Retain the standard of sound words which you have heard from me, in the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus' ( 2 Timothy 1:13 ). There cannot be right ideas without right words.
In 25 minutes I am certainly not able to cover the breadth of this subject; but I introduce this topic to help you see that not only are the ideas of the left all messed up, but their very vocabulary blinds their minds and suppresses the truth."
Scripture references: 2 Corinthians 2:11 ; Psalm 12:2 , 17:10 , 73:8-9 , 94:4 ; 1 John 4:5 ; 2 Timothy 1:13 ; 1 Corinthians 2:13-14 ; Isaiah 5:20 ; Hosea 2:16-17 ; Ezekiel 18:1-4 ; 2 Timothy 1:13 ; Matthew 12:35-37
Pastor Winship can be heard at the following times:
Bridge Christian Radio - Sunday 9 pm
89.7 FM - Monmouth / Ocean Counties, NJ
91.9 FM - Middlesex/ Monmouth Counties, NJ
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