A Nation Abandoned by God

“He did not know that the LORD had left him.” (Judges 16:20) This is perhaps one of the saddest verses in all of the Bible. Samson, the strongest man that ever lived, awoke to find himself surrounded by his enemies. But what was more troubling than the evil that was present, was the good that was absent. God had left Samson, and he did not realise it until it was too late.

Today the results of the Same-Sex Marriage survey were released. More than 12.7 million people (79.5%) respond to the question, Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?

7,817,247 (61.6%) voted ‘yes’.
4,873,987 (38.4%) voted ‘no’.

The majority have spoken: they will not have God define their morality. And while we may think this is a nation rejecting God, it is also true, that in some sense, it is actually God rejecting a nation.

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