There is a new normal in the world today, and it no longer resembles God’s normal. That was predicted. In the last days, God’s normal will definitely not be our normal, and voila! It’s here, and it only took a generation.
In the book of Romans, Paul describes man’s continuous fall and God’s frustration at our behavior, or lack thereof. It seems mankind has always been looking for a new normal that is not a God-normal. Sinning is fun; rules are not.
“Girls just want to have fun.” (Cyndi Lauper, 1979).
In describing this time, the last days, Paul defines God’s actions toward us, or those who happen to be around when the last days appear.
Paul said this:
“Therefore God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another. They exchanged the truth about God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator — Who is forever.
“Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones. In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed shameful acts with other men, and receive ...