“Humanism” is After Your Children – Jess Whitlock

Jess Whitlock

The “Religion of Humanism” is being taught to our youth from the cradle to the grave in grammar school, middle school, high school, and our college and university campuses. It has affected the majority of churches and even liberal churches among us! The teachings of Humanism are anti-God, anti-Christ, anti-Bible, anti-Christian, anti-morality, anti-spiritual, and anti-human! Humanism is a false religion that depends entirely upon humans and must, of necessity rule God out completely. It is as dangerous a religion as is Islam! You cannot be a Christian and a Humanist at the same time (Matt. 6:24). I dare say it is the most dangerous religion on the face of the earth!

In introducing the book, Secular Humanism: The Most Dangerous Place in America written by Homer Duncan, Senator Jesse Helms wrote:

When the U.S. Supreme Court prohibited children from participating in voluntary prayers in public schools, the conclusion is inescapable that the Supreme Court not only violated the right of free exercise of religion for all Americans; it also established a national religion in the United States—the religion of Secular Humanism (emph. JLW).

Humanist Corliss Lamont, in his book, The Philosophy of Humanism stated: “…for Humanism the central concern is always the happiness of man in his existence, not in some fanciful, never-never land beyond the grave.” In other words, Humanism is anti-judgment, anti-heaven and anti-hell. Like Paul wrote, there are those “ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth” (2 Tim. 3:7).

Humanist Manifesto I was published in 1933. Humanist Manifesto II was released in 1973 and intended to replace HM I. It states in clarion tone:

  • Modern science discredits such historic concepts as ‘the ghost in the machine’ and the ‘separable soul’ …There is no credible evidence that life survives the death of the body.”

  • Salvationism, based on mere affirmation, still appears harmful, diverting people with false hopes of heaven…Reasonable minds look to other means for survival.”

  • Promises of immortal salvation or fear of eternal damnation are both illusory and harmful. They distract humans from present concerns.”

The wise man wrote, “The way of a fool is right in his own eyes; but he that hearkeneth to counsel is wise” (Prov. 12:15). Corliss Lamont wrote in Humanist (March/April, 1980) that “Humanists live for actions, ideals on this earth in our one and only life. Heaven must be built in this world or not at all… let’s live in clover, for when we’re dead, we’re dead all over.” Therefore, Humanism teaches there is no hope of existence beyond the grave. There is no judgment, no heaven, no hell. The apostle Paul wrote of those “…professing themselves to be wise, they became fools…” (Rom. 1:18).

Years ago, the Tulsa Tribune wrote about a group of parents in Maryland, who had circulated a petition protesting books on the public school “reading list.” Two of the books were Soul on Ice by E. Cleaver, and Girls and Sex by Wardell Pomeroy. The editor of the Montgomery Journal described the parents protests as being “garbage!” The parents then challenged the editor to publish verbatim selections from those books in the Montgomery Journal. He declined, saying, “it would be the height of irresponsibility to print such material in a family newspaper…” If that is not a howler, it will do until one comes along.

Epicurus died in 270 B.C. He is quoted to this day: “Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die.” Humanism is not new. “… there is no new thing under the sun.” (Eccl. 1:9). Humanism is a dangerous religion and it is palpably false. It is the most popular religion in America today!

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