Descending Into Hell

children4According to an article I read, over 20,000 children in the US are abducted each year and sold into sex slavery. I had no idea. God through James the writer tells us that if we are Christians, and that if we claim to follow Jesus that true religion in the sight of God the Father says that we  should be very concerned about this.

I got the Christian hardcore band “Sleeping Giant’s” new cd the other day: Sons of Thunder. On it, they have a song titled “Descending into Hell”. It’s about child sex slavery. Here’s the lyrics, read them all the way to the end:

I’m rigged to Fire, and I’m set to blow
I cannot live in this state, break down the doors smash every window, to help the orphans escape
What would Jesus do?
I think illuminate
You know what’s “unbiblical?”
That’s Jesus sitting sitting in some blackened room
These people live so violated and we’re concerned with church agendas Oh My God
Pure religion says I fight this war
The hidden millions in our own back yard, exploited masses These kids are all alone, waiting for someone
I tell you what’s “biblical” the master came to set the captive free, and we should be like him, we will worship and pray, then instigate their release!
I can’t see Jesus in this Pollutes my trust, it fills my heart with hate
I hear their muffled screams, these children terrified
God what is right, I cant stand by and…
I refuse to stand by in this house of fear, its innocent kids who pay the real price, in the House of Fear
Take back every throw away life from the House of Fear
Cant live for myself as innocence dies, in the House of Fear!
Holy God Where are you in the dark and hidden place?
How can I sleep when children live as slaves, these are your people Oh God
Ill pray and Ill move, Father say the Word!
Cause this is unspeakable, slithering darkness but Ill bring the light
And by the morning they’ll all be gone, given the chance to lead a different life
Descending into Hell
Cause these Kids are for sale, we walk into Hell
For those locked in a cell, we walk into Hell
Some can’t speak for themselves, we walk into Hell
Even Jesus himself walked into Hell

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Wow. What an incredible song. You may not like the music,its really heavy, but the words really hit me hard.

What would Jesus do? So many times we use this question in the negative: what would Jesus not do? He wouldn’t get mad all the time,he wouldn’t watch that movie,he wouldn’t react that way. Maybe we need to start asking that question more in the positive. What would Jesus do? Would Jesus get involved if he knew he could help save a child from being abducted? I’m thinking: dadgum right He would.

You know what’s “unbiblical?”

That’s Jesus sitting sitting in some blackened room
These people live so violated and we’re concerned with church agendas Oh My God

Pure religion says I fight this war

Conservative Christians, and I’m one, we get so caught up in what’s scriptural, adding and subtracting from the Word of God, doing bible things in bible ways. And that’s good, to be zealous for God’s Word. But in the context of this song, to be that way,and ignore injustice and suffering….. I’m pretty sure God isn’t pleased.

I refuse to stand by in this house of fear, its innocent kids who pay the real price, in the House of Fear. What’s he talking about, in the house of fear? What’s he talking about, in the house of fear? I’m not sure but to get involved with rescuing kids and teenagers from sex slavery might get a little dicey, dealing with some pretty serious scumbags. I’m sure it would be the best idea to get the authorities involved in most cases but there might come a time when you might have to take some risks to rescue someone. Maybe that’s what he’s talking about.
Cause these Kids are for sale, we walk into Hell
For those locked in a cell, we walk into Hell
Some can’t speak for themselves, we walk into Hell
Even Jesus himself walked into Hell

I tell you what, these guys have a way with words. This song has got me so fired up to do good. There are so many kids that need somebody to help them, to rescue them, to mentor them, to guide them, to listen to them, to pay them a little attention.

Even Jesus himself walked into Hell.


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4 Responses to “Descending Into Hell”

  1. So what’s the first step, McCoolio? I’m ready to go!

  2. I and i Boosh Says:

    YHWH my Elohim rain down your fire and judgement upon these leacherous, evil blackholes of humanity who perpetrate these unspeakable, uncomprehensible attrocities against the innocents. May we as your set apart ones not turn away from this evil in indifference and cowardly impotence. Give us the strength, courage, and burning passion of Yahushua as he stormed your temple and threw out the wicked money changers because they are still turning your house into a den of thieves. Their hatred for You and Your creation and their godlessness drives them to depths of depravity that most of blind sheep can’t and won’t see. May Your judgement rain down on me if I do not confront this evil unashamed and unrelenting; beginning with the household of faith and then in our corrupt world system. In the Name of Yahushua Ha’Meschiah! My King!

  3. 20,000 children in the US ….
    Great article…I can’t find any source that says there are this many kids in the US kidnapped and sold into sex slavery….is this stat for the entire world..?.if it’s ONE that is too much, obviously….

  4. Tim,

    I can’t find where I got that stat. Maybe it was inflated. I found this, here : http://www.lemondrop.com/2008/12/09/sex-slaves-in-the-usa/ “Last month, in a special report, “Sex Slaves in the Surburbs,” Today’s Natalie Morales explored how thousands of American youths have fallen victim to human traffickers. Human trafficking is widely viewed as a crime against others — something that happens overseas, not here. And certainly not to U.S. citizens. After all, nearly 20,000 people are trafficked into the U.S. each year.”

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