The decline and fall of societies begins with the collapse of its moral structure when people forget and no longer fear God.
President Obama reluctantly endorsed same-sex marriage after the political pressure became too much. The examples he cited for doing so are irrelevant. God gets to make the rules, but increasing numbers of us, especially younger people, don't care what God says so those of us who do are losing this issue. Half the country now supports same-sex marriage.
Scripture tells us what will transpire in the last days, so we shouldn't be surprised. Men will believe whatever their itching ears want to hear, says Paul.
If you are a follower of Jesus, your and my job is to be faithful to Him and not expect those who don't know Him to think and behave like those who do.
The gay marriage crowd can't convince me they are right and I can't convince them I am right. So let those who do evil continue to do evil and those who do good continue to do good. So says Revelation.
I'm Cal Thomas in Washington.
Publication date: May 11, 2012