Cancel culture has a long history. The false prophets of Israel wanted the true prophets silenced. Jezebel murdered hundreds of them. Obadiah hid those who had escaped her wrath. There were many attempts to silence Jesus. It was fear of the people that kept the antagonists away. The religious leaders used political accusations as false testimony to bring the Roman government into canceling Jesus permanently.
Paul and his religious cohorts murdered Stephen after he recounted Israel’s redemptive history and called them to account (Acts 7:54–8:1–3).
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Nothing new under the sun (cf. Ecclesiastes 1)
Article written by Gary DeMar