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United Nations' Threat:
No More Parental Rights
By Chelsea Schilling
A United Nations human rights treaty that could prohibit
children from being spanked or homeschooled,
ban youngsters from facing the death penalty and forbid parents
from deciding their families’ religion is on America’s doorstep,
a legal expert warns.
Dr. Michael Farris
of Purcellville, VA., is president of ParentalRights.org, chairman
of the Home School Legal Defense Association and chancellor of
Patrick Henry College. He told WorldNetDaily (WND) that under
the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, or CRC, every
decision a parent makes can be reviewed by the government to determine
whether it is in the child’s best interest.
on our doorstep,” he said. “The left wants to make the Obama-Clinton
era permanent. Treaties are a way to make it as permanent as stuff
gets. It is very difficult to extract yourself from a treaty once
you begin it. If they can put all of their left-wing socialist
policies into treaty form, we’re stuck with it even if they lose
the next election.”
The 1990s-era document
was ratified quickly by 193 nations worldwide, but not the United
States or Somalia. In Somalia, there was then no recognized government
to do the formal recognition, and in the United States there’s
been opposition to its power. Countries that ratify the treaty
are bound to it by international law.
by Madeleine Albright, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., on February
16, 1995, the U.S. Senate never ratified the treaty, largely because
of conservatives’ efforts to point out it would create a list
of rights which primarily would be enforced against parents.
treaty creates specific civil, economic, social, cultural and
even economic rights for every child and states that “the best
interests of the child shall be a primary consideration.” It is
monitored by the CRC, which conceivably has enforcement powers.
According to the
Parental Rights website, the substance of the CRC dictates the
* Parents would
no longer be able to administer reasonable spankings to their
*A murderer aged 17 years,
11 months and 29 days at the time of his crime could no longer
be sentenced to life in prison.
* Children would
have the ability to choose their own religion while parents would
only have the authority to give their children advice about religion.
* The best interest
of the child principle would give the government the ability to
override every decision made by every parent if a government worker
disagreed with the parent’s decision.
Jesus is Coming - Where
Are Your Children
By David d'Escoto
Make no mistake about it, believers, no matter what Christian
denomination or non-denomination, whether you hold a pre-, post-
amillennial position on end times, then you believe that Jesus
Christ will someday physically return in power and glory to walk
this Earth again. C. H. Spurgeon, the 19th century prince of preachers
commenting on Acts 1,
reminds us all of this truth: “This same Jesus will literally
come again. ... Let us be doing what He was doing before He went
away. ... If the Lord Jesus Christ were to come today I should
like him to find me at my studying, praying or preaching. ...
Would you meet your Lord in idleness? Do not think of it.”
I don’t think Christians give Christ’s return that much thought
these days. The reality of Christ’s return, a day unknown to any
of us here on Earth, is something that we have not gotten into
our bloodstream quite yet. Since many live as though our King
will never come back in our lifetime, it matters not what we do
with our time, treasure, talents and children that He has given
In the 16th century
when the Protestant Church was explaining how we as followers
of Christ should be living our daily lives, they used the phrase,
coram Deo. Coined by Martin Luther, it literally means
“before the face of God” and carries the idea of living our lives
in the presence of God, under the authority of God and to the
honor and glory of God.
How about this
for one heck of a coram Deo moment? Let’s say Jesus unexpectedly
returns, perhaps next week sometime about mid-morning and stops
by your place of work or your house. What would He find you doing?
Sitting in front of the TV? I hope not. That is one of the biggest
time wasters known to mankind today. The average American currently
spends over 1,500 hours a year staring at the boob tube.
Try to see in your
mind’s eye the Lord of Heaven and Earth coming over to you and
striking up a conversation like He did with the Samaritan woman
at the well (John 4). You’re speechless at first and
filled with incredible emotions while you and Jesus talk, then
the conversation turns to your children. “How are they doing?
Where are they now?” Jesus asks. Your reply is, “Oh Lord, I dropped
them off at the local public school for their education and training
up.” The Lord responds with a gentle rebuke, “But I gave them
to you to train up.” “Oh, yes, Lord, I know that, so that’s why
I try to take them to Sunday school every week,” you reply. Jesus
replies, “But I gave them to you to disciple.” What would the
Christian parent’s reply be then? “I didn’t know”?
Didn’t know? Is
God’s Word vague on
such an important topic as how to train up the next generation?
Are not some of the following verses clear: Deuteronomy
6:1-9; 11:18-22; Proverbs
22:6 and Ephesians 6:4, to name a few?
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