In the past few months, a new term has evolved from social media, fake news. Whether its Facebook, Twitter or writers failing to confirm the accuracy of a story, false news is posted daily. Before the truth comes out, many are believing and embracing that which is a lie.
Test all things; hold fast what is good, 1 Thessalonians 5:21.
On November 14th, 2016, Tucker Carlson debuted in the 7PM time slot on the Fox News Network. For years I tuned out cable news due to hosts allowing guests to say anything without holding them responsible. To my surprise, Tucker Carlson is making lying political analysts squirm. Words have consequences and fake news is finally be exposed as a lie.
Abstain from every form of evil, 1 Thessalonians 5:22.
Since the middle of the first century, not much has changed. Despite good intentions, exaggerations, fabrications and interesting tales comes out of the lips of sinners. In view of this reality, its essential to test everything to you hear and read. If you don’t, you may be the next victim of fake news, which use to be called a lie.
by Jay Mankus