The Little Fox

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One can hardly think that one little gray fox (red, yellow, and stripped ones too), could hold such incredible potential for righteousness and at the same moment such violent dreadful vice. What was less than twenty short years past an awkward, expensive, communication tool within means of only the elite is now reasonably attainable to both peasant and pope. Its size has diminished to credit card dimensions while capability potentials have exploded into exponential proportions that is the cellular phone.
It is carried around in pockets, purses, and belt clips. It is flipped through in a day. It creates mobility and freedom. Its camera shows grandma, Johnny. We return for it if we forget it. We use it to receive the text. They carry our contacts. They reveal our position. Work becomes easier by use of them. Life could hardly go on without them. Our children receive them for gifts. Travel is hazardous without them. Rescue is mere minutes away by using them. Dropped connections are unacceptable while using them. They save us time and make us time. They save us money and make us money. They keep us in touch and bring us together. Without them economic and social Americas would wilt, paralyze and collapse. They must certainly be one of the most inconvenient conveniences of the 21st Century. How can this be? Is this really true?
If it is true; then this little fox must be a thousand times more deadly than television and a thousand times better than the Bible?
There is only one solution; fellow Christian travelers. Carry your Bible in your truck, your pocket, your purse, and belt clip; carry your cell phone if you need it. Flip through your phone for contacts and messages when needful; check through the Bibles pages many times a day for messages. Return for our Bibles if we forget them, although late for the engagement; stop fretting about forgetting the phone. Use our Bibles to receive the urgency of the text; know that text messages and voice mails are seldom urgent. Take our Bibles into church; leave the phone in the car. Use our Bibles to know our position in Christ. Believe life cannot go on without our Bibles. Give Bibles to our children for gifts. Use the Bible's camera to reveal to us the image of Christ. Download truth from our Bibles; not ringer tones. Do not travel without our Bibles. Use our Bibles to contend for truth; stop contending for T-Mobile. Use our Bibles for true freedom and mobility. Use our Bibles to show us how to give away our money, for it doth "eat as a canker." Use our Bibles not to save time but for redeeming the time "for the days are evil". Believe they are the single way to keep us in touch. Not only this, but live our Bibles even though others do not. Know that outside both believing and living the truths the Bible reveals, all spiritual life is static and all future hope beyond this life void. Then and only then can this little fox that is destroying the vine hold any potential for convenience.
It is already past time for fathers to stand up and take notice. It is already time for fathers to take personal notice. It is already time for fathers to believe and understand the frightening influence of this little fox (tool). It is already past time for fathers to find out how this little fox damages the morals of our youth and ourselves. It is already past time for us to know and apply in my life and yours the discipleship self-denial Jesus taught upon this very area of American culture and lifestyle. It is time to chat with God, not entertain strangers unaware in a chat room.
If we cannot begin to do this, then we must begin to do Mark 9:45. What will we do?
— Greencastle PA