An old German solider speaks about the day when as a boy, he thrust his bayonet into the chest of a young French solider.
The Veneer of Society is Only Skin Deep.
I’m not sure who quoted the phrase yet it has a biblical foundation in the words of Jeremiah as he describes our fallen state.
The heart [of fallen humanity] is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it.
Contrary to the accusations of Stephen Fry and the likes, it was never meant to be this way.
And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day
Who in an effort to excuse their sin attribute to the God of the Bible those things that The Bible attributes to the Satan of scripture.
1 John 3:8
He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil
And of course, we can corrupt ourselves further and further as we dig into hell.
And the LORD said unto Moses, Go, get thee down; for thy people, which thou broughtest out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves
For I am no longer the innocent bright eyed child I once was, but as all children of the first Adam came to the age of accountability, where seeing clearly that which was good and proper chose rather to take hold of that which is evil that I might attain base lusts which can never satisfy to bring upon myself judgement. For knowing the fallen condition of humanity God has announced to all creation that He will never, ever allow us to enter His eternal order in this fallen state, because there is nothing that has, is or shall enter the minds of fallen men which they will not do if they inherit God’s eternal Order.
1 Corinthians 15:50
Now this I say, brethren, that [fallen corrupt] flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.
For contrary to the Satanic lies promoted by those deceived by idols, we neither automatically passover to a better life to embraced lost relatives or are reincarnated, but rather it is written…
And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.
There to appear before one of two judgements, one being the judgement of those who having rejected God’s only propitiation for sin choose to die in their sins, and thus account for them themselves in a location within hell ascertained at…
THE GREAT WHITE THRONE JUDGEMENT
11 - And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.
12 - And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books _[record of sins]_ were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.
Or else having had their sins atoned for by Christ when they believed The Gospel, the other group shall stand at…
THE JUDGEMENT SEAT OF CHRIST.
2 Corinthians 5:10
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad
To received either eternal rewards for their works of faith since they believed else lose their basic reward because of apathy, though they themselves shall be saved.
1 Corinthians 3:13-15
13 - Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man’s work of what sort it is.
14 - If any man’s work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
15 - If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
At fifty eight years of age I have seen the things hid in the deep recesses of the mind that emerge at opportune moments, the foolishness of pride as base men puffed-up seek the honour of men rather than the honour of God as well as women, who mincing down the street are as besotted by their own fleeting beauty as their admirers to do strange things in darkness.
Such is the way of an adulterous woman; she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith, I have done no wickedness
For as the gentlemen in the video wonders at the madness bound-up in the hearts of men who would gladly strangle a competitor to death if certain conditions arose while driven by jealousies and rage, I tell you that these things come no where near the bottom of the abyss God’s hand of mercy prevents us from descending into during this fleeting life, and so much more since The Restrainer appeared.
But as with the gator that has slipped into your child’s pool at the end of the garden God isn’t going to cast the unrepentant into hell because of what they have done, but because of what they are and whose image they inherited at The Fall of Man.
30 - And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
31 - And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
But in His mercy God has given us a way back, because although through the disobedience of one [The First Adam ] death came upon all God has by the ‘same rule’ given us eternal life by sending His Son who obeyed, that through the obedience of one [The Second Adam] many sinners have been brought to glory because they believed on The Only Begotten Son of God.
17 - For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)
18 - Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.
19 - For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.