“Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one!”
How can America recover her soul if we surrender to godless changes and intimidation?
“But I do not consider my life of any account as dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify solemnly of the gospel of the grace of God.” Apostle Paul Acts 20:24 (NASB)
Was Paul the exception or the rule, was his attitude to be a model for us?
Jesus might very well have said these same words and since we believe Paul’s words are anointed by the Holy Spirit, Jesus IS saying these same Words to us ex post facto.
Paul also says just before verse 24,
“…And see, now I go bound in the spirit, to Jerusalem, not knowing the things that will happen to me there, except that the Holy Spirit testifies in every city, saying that chains and tribulations await me.” Acts 20:22-23 (NKJV.)
Paul still goes to Jerusalem. Do we not hear these same warnings by the Holy Spirit, by Jesus, in today’s circumstances? Chains and tribulations await us? We hear Jesus speaking of lawlessness and persecution in chapter 24 of Matthew. Is He warning us that what we see in these days is meant to trap us, to cause a deadly chill over our soul, to render our hearts loveless?
If we can not endure, if the Christ-like love that is representative of the good news of the kingdom, that is supposed to be in our hearts, then falters and fails towards those we see and hear, from His enemies, then (Jesus says) we shall not be saved in the only salvation that counts, our actual salvation upon death or His return. If we cannot endure it is meant to be and is even now the final attack on our heart that kills us forever, if we let it.
The war being waged in the world is over whose God is more real, more powerful. Any nation that has renounced God and His importance becomes naked of God’s protection and at the same time they become the target of His jealousy. In history God has allowed enemies to target His people in order to get their attention and draw them back to Him.
The jihadists, the militant Muslims, think their God and beliefs are more powerful than ours. To them our renouncing of God on a national basis, “we are not a Christian nation” is proof that WE are the great Satan. In fact, as a majority chooses ungodly ways, then we have become the great Satan by definition. Our choices without dispute, as a nation, are anti-Christ in nature.
The church has failed to be the light in the darkness. We have failed to adamantly contend for the faith. Add to that the things we now allow socially and even support under a tolerance agenda in America and we have doomed ourselves to an enemy full of self righteousness. Their suicide bombs and the outright murdering of Christians is the result. There is no national “Light” shining in the darkness.
This conflict has always been a spiritual war. ONLY the exaltation and return to God and Jesus Christ by our nation, ONLY the embracing of His Ways personally, beginning with our leaders, will speak to our enemies. ONLY by electing Godly, and I mean balanced Godly men who will choose God first, then the republic’s best interest when faithfully doing their job for our nation, do we have any hope to defeat the attack on our way of life.
God is NOT interested in restoring an ungodly way of life in America. God will willingly watch America go down as an enemy to the souls of true followers and the kingdom. The rain falls on the just and the unjust. His followers will survive even if only on a spiritual basis, where unbelievers stumbling blocks or those who did not take the commandments of Jesus seriously and obediently, will perish in an everlasting death of anguish over “why didn’t I do the right thing, why didn’t I repent?”
Our enemies know the history of dealing with a God strong nation. They have been pushed back before but God did not allow them to be destroyed. They had a future purpose. We see it now. Like Satan they are taking advantage of a weakened spiritual position in America and world-wide. We see the horror and lawlessness as a result.
Hating them is Satan’s goal for us. It can kill us. Shining the Light and love of God was God’s goal for us. Have we failed in our complacency? Where there is no light, there is no revelation. Do they remain the same because of us? Is God using them to wake us up to our abdication from being His light in a darkening world?
Around the world, ONLY the Single Light of Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and God the Father in us will accomplish anything for the kingdom, for Him and for us.
If we do not have a vision for the recovery of America as a nation, walking in God’s righteousness, then we must unwaveringly choose righteousness for our selves, reject the tolerant agenda, intercede for our enemies, putting Christ and His the kingdom first. We must then trust God for our final and actual salvation however it is accomplished, whether by death or deliverance.
Do not allow anger to define you. There is no anger in heaven. Anger, bitterness and unforgiveness, will cost you the very righteousness you and God have sought, been taught and paid for, for your sake. “The anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.” James 1:20 NASB
Find the book Esau Rising by Bill Cloud, published by WND Books. This is a profound explanation of the spirit that is starting to dominate our nation and the world against all things of God. It is an amazing read. I do not know Bill personally but many of the things God has shown Him, God has also shown me and I have posted same. It is a conformation to me of being on the right track with God and blowing the trumpet on the wall as a guardian of His people. WAKE UP loved ones, wake up!
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