It is stories like this one which make me want to pull away from writing. It is hard for me to comprehend this kind of evil. There are times when extreme sadness overwhelms me. I think to myself – that’s it – I’m never going to write about such horrific topics again.
But then I realize that this world needs to see the extent of the depravity of mankind. They need to understand why the Lord sent His own Son to earth as a man, to pay the sin debt of the whole world. Can you imagine the SIN of the WHOLE WORLD being laid upon our Savior Jesus Christ?
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God” (John 3:16-21). (emphasis added)
Some Christians think that certain sins are just too egregious to be covered by the Blood of Jesus Christ. I remember reading years ago that Son of Sam (David Berkowitz) had been saved while serving his sentence. He had murdered people sitting in their cars in NYC many years ago. Not only did I read that he was saved, but that prison authorities spoke of him as a “model inmate” and he holds Bible studies and has led many to Christ.
I posted that story on my Facebook page. I did not expect an outcry from Christians against this man. Some friends even blocked me. I had a dialogue with them before they blocked me, and I asked them what Saul of Tarsus was like before he was saved by our Lord. They answered that the story of Saul who became Paul was vastly different that the story of David Berkowitz. My question to them was “Did the Blood of Jesus really cover the sins of the whole world or not?” They had no answer for me and then they were gone.
THEY THOUGHT SHE WAS CRAZY: DOCTOR EXTRACTS RFID CHIP FROM SEX TRAFFICKING VICTIM
If someone walks into a hospital and claims that they’re being tracked, and that they need to have a tracking device removed, there’s a pretty good chance that they’re going to be sent to a mental institution instead. However, according to a doctor who wished to remain anonymous to protect his patient, that very situation occurred last October and it didn’t end how you might expect.
The patient in question was a 28-year-old woman who claimed that she had a GPS tracking device planted in her body. Normally a patient like that would be regarded as crazy, but this woman appeared totally sane, and she had an incision mark on her side. So the doctor decided to check her out anyway. The medical staff at the hospital were stunned when they finally gave her an x-ray.
“Embedded in the right side of her flank is a small metallic object only a little bit larger than a grain of rice. But it’s there. It’s unequivocally there. She has a tracker in her. And no one was speaking for like five seconds — and in a busy ER that’s saying something.”
It turns out that it wasn’t a GPS device, but an RFID chip. “It’s used to tag cats and dogs. And someone had tagged her like an animal, like she was somebody’s pet that they owned.”
In a way, that makes it even creepier than a GPS device. RFID chips have a very short range. To be useful for tracking someone’s position, they would have to be kept confined in an area where the right equipment is in place to send or receive signals from the chip. The doctor would later discover that this woman was a victim of sex trafficking.
Science fiction has been warning about the potential of tracking devices for years, but usually in reference to how the government might use this technology. It just goes to show that the way humans use technology in the real world is often stranger (and creepier) than fiction. – source
So brethren, I ask you this: Are the sex traffickers who finally come to repentance and are born again from above, somehow forgiven by the Lord; but David Berkowitz has been disqualified by God because of the horror of his crimes?
I imagine that is was horrifying for those who watched Saul overseeing the stoning of Stephen.
What do you think?