The Fabric of Society

The strength of a society depends on the individual threads from which it is woven.

Over the centuries, there has been a change in the threads or texture of that weaving.

For a while, after the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the preaching of the gospel, more threads of the value of the individual, the freedom of human choice, the respect for property rights, respect for women and children and other values based on what the Bible taught began to be woven into society.

And while this statement depends on the nation being discussed, as not all are equal in this respect, within the United States particularly there has been an attempt to remove those threads of Christian morality and replace them with something else.  As a matter of fact, there has been an attempt to weave society on a totally different loom of secularism, atheism, and even satanism.

There is an attempt to pull society into a totally different sphere, one in which God is no longer mentioned at all.

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It must be realized that the one behind this attempt is satan, the god of this world. The church and people of good will have been resisting the attempt to degrade society.   We see the outcome of that battle played out daily on the news. While Jesus defeated satan at the cross, the defeat is in the process of being enforced. It is not unlike the Uvalde event. The authorities had guns and could have used them. They did not for a while.

But back to the threads. By pulling apart some of these threads from a small patch or swatch of society, we can see how the mixture of opposition to the laws of God, and how sin and the curse get woven into the fabric of society.

This is just one example with only a very few scriptures. Much more could be said.

Exodus 20:14 Thou shalt not commit adultery.


Proverbs 7:6 For at the window of my house I looked through my casement,

7 And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

8 Passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house,

9 In the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark night:

10 And, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtil of heart.

11 (She is loud and stubborn; her feet abide not in her house:

12 Now is she without, now in the streets, and lieth in wait at every corner.)

13 So she caught him, and kissed him, and with an impudent face said unto him,

14 I have peace offerings with me; this day have I payed my vows.

15 Therefore came I forth to meet thee, diligently to seek thy face, and I have found thee.

16 I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved works, with fine linen of Egypt.

17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.

18 Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning: let us solace ourselves with loves.

19 For the goodman is not at home, he is gone a long journey:

20 He hath taken a bag of money with him, and will come home at the day appointed.

21 With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.

22 He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;

23 Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.

24 Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth.

25 Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths.

26 For she hath cast down many wounded: yea, many strong men have been slain by her.

27 Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.


Admonitions like the above, ignored, lead to many consequences, including the divorce court. A whole industry of society is formed around the breaking of the commandment “thou shalt not commit adultery”.

Then also there might be a child that is aborted. Again, all sorts of laws have been made and fought against regarding the taking of the life of a child in the womb created by either adultery or fornication. Sin adds to sin.

Isaiah 30:1  Woe to the rebellious children, saith the Lord, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit, that they may add sin to sin:


This was a form of child sacrifice in the Old Testament practiced by the heathen nations and adopted by Israel when they disobeyed God and for this, and other forms of rebellion, Israel would come under judgement from God.

Leviticus 20:2 Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel, Whosoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones.

3 And I will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people; because he hath given of his seed unto Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.

4 And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, and kill him not:

5 Then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, and will cut him off, and all that go a whoring after him, to commit whoredom with Molech, from among their people.


The challenge is to pull society back to a societal fabric woven by the threads of God, rather than threads of sin and iniquity.  There is an attempt to so remove God from society so that people no longer remember that God exists.   They no longer remember how things were generations ago.  And so they no longer try to contend for it.  Dictators have known that if they can control the children, they eventually can capture the society.  This is why God warned and admonished people to teach the children.

Only the older generations can remember and see the difference.

The question might be to those who attempt to weave God out of society through jurisprudence … you have attempted to throw God out … how’s that working for you?

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