On October 1st we introduced the subject of globalism or one-worldism in the blog “Second Coming.” (If you missed that one, run back a couple days and check it out). We’re going to do a little follow up series under the title of “Imagine.” If you are taking a guess the John Lennon song by that name is the source of our title, you are correct. The lyrics will be used to guide us through several aspects of the renewed attempt in recent times to revisit and rebuild the Tower of Babel. In his ode to such, John sings in the chorus: “You may say I’m a dreamer, But I’m not the only one – I hope someday you’ll join us – And the world will be as one.”
The first thing to establish is this writer loves the song. It is a beautiful piece of music. When it comes on the radio I turn it up and the melancholy serene tones and quietly sung words just melt away all my cares and stress. My tense muscles and arthritic bones relax like cooked spaghetti. “Awww, that is so nice!” It is also so anti-Christ! Even though it is cleverly dressed up like a shining angel of light.
Of course in response to the last statement some folks might be asking, “What is anti-Christ about the world being as one?” I have a good friend who thinks it a marvelous idea to eliminate arrogant, imperialistic countries like the United States of America and all nations for that matter. And indeed, you may say he’s a dreamer, but he’s certainly not the only one. So, who are these dreamers? With the song’s invitation to join us, just who are us? And how does us dream and plan to make the world as one?
Hopefully we can shed a bit of light on this very real and insidious movement in our world. Perhaps learn something about the Christian and Biblical view of these things. Then share that view both as individuals and as the body of Christ with those who say, “Come let us build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top is in the heavens; let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth.”
Next: “Imagine” – Dreamers