Archive for March 2014

What Made America Great!

March 28, 2014

What is it that made America great? What made it the one country people all over the world wanted to go to in order to start a new life? If you listen to the progressives of today, they will say it was our secular dictated form of government. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Let us explore the history of the United States and from where its greatness comes.

It is a noted fact that is not taught in most schools today, that people from Europe immigrated here to practice their religion free from the restrictions of the Old World. After all, there was the Inquisition and other forms of religious correction going on in Europe which caused the death of thousands and thousands of people. People like the Pilgrims and Puritans wanted somewhere else to go that would free them from the religious persecution they were leaving behind. America, the New World, was very inviting.

From these roots a new nation began to form. You can see it in the Declaration of Independence where it makes references to God (and definitely not a god) and says:

“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

You can see it on the building housing the Supreme Court where the Ten Commandments are there for everyone to see. You can see it in Congress everyday where each session is led off by a prayer, and you can see it in the First Amendment of the Constitution that guarantees religious freedom, although progressives have twisted it to be interpreted today as freedom from religion. Anyone who studies our history before and just after this nation was born cannot escape the religious roots from which our society came. So what is it that made us great?

Let us read Deuteronomy 28: 1-13 to see if we can answer the question from where our greatness came. “And it shall come to pass if you should hearken diligently to the voice of the Lord your God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command you this day, that the Lord your God will set you on high above all nations of the earth: and all these blessings shall come on you and overtake you, if you shall hearken to the voice of the Lord your God. Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Blessed shall be the fruit of your body, and the fruit of your ground, and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your kine, and the flocks of your sheep. Blessed shall be your basket and your store. Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out.

“The Lord shall cause your enemies that rise up against you to be smitten before your face: they shall come out against you one way, and flee before you seven ways. The Lord shall command the blessing upon you in your storehouses and in all that you set your hand to, and he shall bless you in the land which the Lord your God gives you.

“The Lord shall establish you a holy people to himself, as he has sworn to you, if you shall keep the commandments of the Lord your God, and walk in his ways. And all the people of the earth shall see that you are called by the name of the Lord; and they shall be afraid of you. And the Lord shall make you plenteous in goods, in the fruit of your cattle, and in the fruit of your ground, in the land which the Lord swore to your fathers to give you. The Lord shall open to you his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain to your land in his season, and to bless all the work of your hand: and you shall lend to many nations, and you shall not borrow. And the Lord shall make you the head, and not the tail; and you shall be above only, and you shall not be beneath; if that you hearken to the commandments of the Lord your God, which I command you this day, to observe and to do them.”

God made us great, because we began this nation as a people searching for God and putting our trust in him. We received his blessings because he was the true head of our society. Our Founding Fathers knew this and put the frameworks of our religious freedom into our Constitution and every layer of our society. Our freedoms sprang from God. Look at other societies and what freedoms they had without God. Did it exist in that ideal society of equality for all in the Soviet Union? Does it exist in those other Marxist utopias of North Korea and China? Are people fleeing to or from Cuba? Are the people happy in Venezuela and Iran? Wherever God is left out of a society, oppression reigns and any freedoms are lost. That is what we are seeing in the United States, today.

We have passed the tipping point. We are no longer under God’s blessing. We no longer are the lender: we are the borrower. We will soon not be the head. We have abandoned God and our greatness is vanishing right before our eyes. Oppression from our government grows every day and will continue to grow as long as sins like homosexuality make more inroads into our society every day. We are going in the opposite direction from which God commands us to go.

If we want to save this nation, we have to repent. There is no other way. Political changes will not work. God told the Jews after the fall of Jerusalem to the Chaldeans to not go back into Egypt. They did not listen. They thought their way of changing things was better than what God was telling them, but they were wrong. What they were trying to run from followed them into Egypt. We are trying to do things our way by hoping political change will do it, but it is a false hope. God says, “Repent! There is no other way but my way.”

Dangerous Times

March 18, 2014

 

Look at what is happening in the world. Look at the Russians on the march. Look at a president who cannot take a real stand. If you have any insight at all, you know it means we have moved into dangerous times. It is when countries with bad intentions get very bold and act when they see all potential adversaries too weak and indecisive to fight back against them.

This was how the world was before WWII. Hitler saw weakness in his potential adversaries and he acted on those signs of weakness. He invaded one country after another without any fear and being truly challenged. He knew he could move troops into Austria, Czechoslovakia and Lithuania without incident. He knew the West was so weak and their leaders were so weak, he could give the reason Putin adopted to invade part of the Ukraine. The weakness being shown now by Obama and the other European leaders has only emboldened Putin to go further than he already has gone without fear of true retribution. What are we going to do?

The fact is we in the United States are on a permanent slide downhill to destruction. God makes it clear in my book; our economy is not going to recover. We are determined to let things continue to decline morally in this country, and God is bringing judgment on us because of that moral decline. With us out-of-the-way in the near future, who will there be to stand up to the Russians or any other powerful malefactor? With such a vacuum, a major war cannot be avoided. You can be sure a major war is coming.

God is not just judging us, but he is judging Western Europe, also. They like us have turned their backs on God. Our Christian roots sprang from Western Europe, but throughout the West, God has been abandoned and replaced with a false god of moral depravity and false illusions. When you think you can make life better without God, you are truly full of false illusions. When you say there is no equality in life between groups of people, you are saying, “God is not just, but I am just.” But God says, “There is none righteous, no, not one.” (Romans 3: 10) All of us in the West are on a fast track to destruction. We are on a fast track to having a new evil empire rise that will judge all of us for throwing God out of our societies.

My book covers the rise of a new empire. It talks about Russia and what awaits it. It talks about the freedoms in the West we have enjoyed for the last 200 years disappearing and the oppression that is coming into our lives. We can see this oppression growing in power in this country every day. We can see a president who does not abide by the Constitution, and all the oppressive laws he has helped Congress enact with the Supreme Court’s blessing. If you want to turn back the clock to the freedoms of the past; think again. That will never happen without us putting God back on the throne in this country, first.  We are in a predicament that is very bleak indeed, and the world is growing more dangerous all the time while our resources dwindle to nothing since we have chosen to spend money we do not have.

Russia has no true adversary to stand up to it today. Putin knows Obama will not stand up to him in any meaningful way. There is a vacuum coming that is going to drive the world into war, and a final end time empire is going to rise to fill that vacuum the United States is going to leave when its economy collapses later next year. So, now is the time to get back right with God. Now is the time to reclaim this country for God. If we do not do this, then the disasters of the book of Revelation will be upon us, and do not expect a rapture to save you.

If you are not concerned enough about the people around you now while you are still walking the Earth, why would you think Jesus would come back to take with him a Church in retreat rather than a victorious Church? He is coming back for a bride. He is not coming back for someone who is in rebellion against his command to us before his ascension into Heaven. He said, “Therefore go, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son, and of the Holy Spirit: teaching them to observe all things whatever I have commanded you.” (Matthew 28: 19-20) Have we been doing that? No, people are simply waiting to be raptured, and to hell with everyone else is for the most part what we are observing from God’s Church. Christ is not going to rapture that kind of Church. Maybe you should reevaluate what God truly says about the rapture of the Church and when it truly occurs. Jesus is coming back for a victorious Church; not one that has been defeated. He wants to be proud of his bride and not ashamed.