Perez Hilton (who I never even heard of before this week) was one of the judges of this year’s Miss
The news industry has interviewed
The truth is, you and I can’t buy that much time on cable-news to share our faith!
The late Keith Green wrote an incredible song “Make my life a prayer” that begins with these words: “Make my life a prayer to You, I wanna do what You want me to. No empty words and no white lies. No token prayers no compromise…” Whether or not
The publicity stunt Mr. Hilton tried to pull off by asking his loaded question reminds of the end of the book of Genesis. Joseph, sold into slavery by his brothers as a youth, eventually becomes 2nd in command of the nation of
Joseph weeps. He is visibly hurt by their underhanded deceit. He then reveals that their evil, malicious, selfish intent, was actually used by God. “15 When Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “It may be that Joseph will hate us and pay us back for all the evil that we did to him.” 16 So they sent a message to Joseph, saying, “Your father gave this command before he died, 17 ‘Say to Joseph, Please forgive the transgression of your brothers and their sin, because they did evil to you.’ And now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father.” Joseph wept when they spoke to him. 18 His brothers also came and fell down before him and said, “Behold, we are your servants.” 19 But Joseph said to them, “Do not fear, for am I in the place of God? 20 As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today. 21 So do not fear; I will provide for you and your little ones.” Thus he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.” (Gen 50:15-21, ESV)
So, Mr. Hilton, your plan actually… it worked.