Many are saddened even perplexed by the recent atrocious acts of terrorism that have occurred in Paris, France. Others even find themselves questioning the perverted reasoning or logic behind such inhumane attacks. Why would anybody want to hurt innocent people just further their own diluted cause? Furthermore, we ask, why would anyone want to kill himself or herself in a vicious effort just to kill other people?
If I might be brash, and bold enough to try to answer these questions with a simple two-word answer, Sin and hate. I realize that this answer might sound too easy and even too obvious to most people who are believers in God and in sin, and in justice. Nevertheless, the truth that we must remind ourselves is that terrorism is nothing new. It has been with us in one form or the other for centuries.
Since this is true, the next question that begs an answer is, what do all these violent hate groups have in common? After all, we cannot say they all came from the same culture. We cannot even say they had the same religion, language, or ethnicity. As we study history, there mainly two things that stick-out which all hold in common, namely hate and sin.
Therefore, just as they said in the comic strips, ‘This is a job for Superman!’ We must face the fact…Continue Reading Here