In the past, the United States and Pakistan had trust issues concerning Osama Bin Laden being in their country. If Pakistan knew he was there, they would have been guilty of aiding and abetting a wanted man. If they didn?t know he was around; it was just America being paranoid about something they couldn?t prove.
Anyway, the lesson for us on a more personal basis is not to protect the guilty. It matters not if it is family, friend or foe. A person guilty of wrong doing, isn?t worth the protection offered toward them.
Yet every day, people commit evil deeds and there will be someone willing to cover for them. That should never be done. We must speak out against wrong and be brave about correcting those dearest to us when they are wrong. We sure aren?t doing the guilty a favor by helping them cover up their wrongdoing.
In the end, they will give account to God for their evil deeds and we will also give account for helping them in those deeds. 2 Cor 5:10. Eccl 12:14. Heb 4:13. 1 Tim 5:22
I say, no thanks, not gonna be guilty of helping evil doers.
Some young guys aspire to go to college so they can become frat boys doing a lot of drinking, getting into trouble and not studying. To our young men: don’t do that. Your parents are spending a lot of money for you to be in college. Make them happy by being a great student. Don’t cause sadness with drinking and trouble (Proverbs 10:1).
The vulnerable are easy prey for human predators who take advantage of the weak. Anyone who would prey upon an innocent human who cannot fend for himself is a monster (2 Samuel 11:1-6). We have seen evil people who are supposed to be guardians of someone welfare take advantage of that person by stealing money that was meant for their care (Proverbs 22:22-23; Ecclesiastes 4:1).
The vulnerable need our help. The blind, the elderly, the maimed, the autistic person, the widowed, the fatherless, the orphans, etc. Will someone step up and help a person with disabilities who cannot make it without assistance? (Psalms 119:122; James 1:27; Romans 15:1; 1 Thessalonians 5:14; 1 Timothy 5:10; Psalms 22:23-24; Exodus 22:21-27; Isaiah 1:17; Psalms 10:17-18).
We hope you will visit the Mt. Airy church of Christ.