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According to the Pew Research Firm there is an attitude change with regard to gay marriage. In 2001 the percentage of people opposing gay marriage was only 57%, while 35% supported it. In 2012 the percentage of people that oppose gay marriage is even worse; it now stands at 43%, while those who support it are at 47%. Why the change?

In a context dealing with religious false teachers Paul said this, “For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.  And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. So it is no surprise if his servants, also, disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. Their end will correspond to their deeds” (2 Corinthians 11:13-15, ESV).

Earlier in the same letter he told the church in Corinth that he was fully aware of the schemes of the devil, and those not aware will surely fall into his trap (cf. 2 Corinthians 2:11). Why the change? When the god of this world seeks whom he may devour (cf. 2 Corinthians 4:4; 1 Peter 5:8), those who are uninformed in eternal matters as revealed by God will surely play into the hands of Satan. This is why the changes have occurred.

When people lay aside the Lord God and his way of thinking and living it is a mere matter of time before changing attitudes begin to occur.  Have any of you prayed in accordance with 1 Corinthians 16:22?