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Jesus promised that the gates of Hell would not prevail against the Church (BORN AGAIN BELIEVERS, NOT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH*).  Do the ‘gates of Hell’ represent the front line of Satan’s war on the Church?  Does it mean that although Satan attacks the Church and backs it into a corner, he won’t win. NO!!!  It means that as the Church attacks the gates of Hell–we will prevail!

But, I have to ask, for the last 50 or so years, who has been battering the gates of whom?  Who has retreated and retreated until, soon, they will be hunkered down behind their gates, trembling at the onslaught?

Tolerance and political correctness are just new terms for ‘surrender’!  Was Jesus politically correct?  Was he tolerant of evil?

A few years ago it was all the rage to ask ‘what would Jesus do’.  When He overturned the tables of the moneychangers and vendors in the temple, that was a clue!  It was also a foreshadowing of the system we are facing today (Babylon the Great), a corrupt alliance of businesses, bankers & politicians, upon whom God’s wrath and judgment will be poured out during the Tribulation.  I am not advocating violence.  I AM advocating boldness!

Jesus left us with the task of sharing the gospel with everyone, and fighting evil. We were to continue doing the work that Jesus had begun and demonstrate the good that God intended for mankind when He placed us here on Earth.

We were to be the salt that protected the world from becoming a place of depravity!  But the ‘salt has lost its saltiness’!  We were to be the light, to keep the world safe because ‘whatever is hidden is meant to be disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant to be brought out into the open’, yet we have ‘covered our lamp with a bowl’!  The whole world has slid into corruption and gangrenous decay, and we have retreated to a dimly lit corner!!

We have done pretty well at sowing the gospel, but, over time, we have neglected the fight against evil within our own borders.  We have become complacent and choked by the cares of this world.

God established America so that we would have a place from which to manifest His power and goodness to the nations!!  AMERICA wasn’t to be God’s witness to the world–America was to be the place from which the CHURCH could operate most safely and freely, and be His witness to the world!

For each of us, it’s time to decide which side of the fence we are on!  Are we to continue letting evil prevail around us and in our own lives, and lay aside His name?  Or will we clean up our own act (by the power of God within us), live righteously, and wage war on the kingdom of darkness?

God will not bless a lukewarm Christianity–we do dishonor to His name!  For those who want to call themselves ‘Christians’,  it is time to root sin out of our own lives, and expose and fight against evil wherever we encounter it!  Be assured that He is with us–and that the gates of Hell shall not prevail against us!

*The idea that Peter was the first Pope, and that Jesus thus established the Catholic church, is based upon a fundamental misunderstanding of His meaning in Matthew 16:18.  If the verse is read in context, it is seen that the ‘rock’ upon which Christ will build His church is Peter’s declaration that He (Jesus) is ‘the Christ, the Son of the living God’.

 

It’s Time To ‘Shake The Dust Off’

You Only Die Once–Make It Count!

 

 

It’s Time to Push Back!

Has my silence been giving the wrong impression?

For several decades I have been silent–a spectator. I may have written one or two ‘letters to the editor’, but I’m not sure. I never called in to voice my opinion on a talk radio show. I never held up a sign at a rally. In fact, I’m not sure I ever WENT to a rally!

I am starting to believe that my silence may have spoken louder than words. I think that my failing to exercise my freedom of speech may have given the impression that it wasn’t important to me. That by not giving voice to my opinions, it was assumed I was aligned with the majority.

Well, now I’m ‘going postal’ in the blogosphere. Realizing I might lose my right to speak out, I’ve decided to give my viewpoints while I still can.

Our rights have been eroding for a long time. At first it was our own fault. We willing yielded our right to speak by not exercising it. Later, it began to get a bit uncomfortable as ‘political correctness’ swept the nation, but we submitted to that too. The final stage will be to wrest away from us the portion of that freedom that we have held onto.

This is a pattern that repeats itself all around us. It is a principal by which things in this world operate.

We have realized this to some extent-as summarized by the popular phrase ‘if you don’t use it, you’ll lose it’. This is often referring to physical fitness or mental ability, but it applies across the board. What you don’t use, you will ultimately lose.

Take another example from nature. Things have a way of encroaching. If you take time to notice, many weeds creep into your lawn, or garden, from around the edges. Let’s say you take a laid back approach when you mow. You hate to do it so you rarely do. When you get around to it there are thick weeds and small saplings around the edges. So, being laid back, you don’t feel like confronting them and you mow around them. Each time you mow, you give up a little more of your yard because they keep encroaching, pushing further and further in.

Freedom is not a natural state. There is always something encroaching. If you aren’t willing to risk a confrontation, you will end up ceding more and more of your liberty. Our founders knew this and they put in place checks and balances. They realized that, being most closely woven into our lives, our government would be our first greatest threat. Outside enemies come in second. The greatest threats to our liberty are going to come from within.

To keep your freedom you must, at the very least, hold onto the territory that you already have. In America we have certain rights, but if we don’t exercise them, we will find them gone. Most of us probably thought it was enough to put our rights up on a shelf–handy and close, if the occasion should arise that we needed to exercise them. Now, if I leave my car parked in the driveway for twenty or thirty years, I’d be foolish to expect it to work properly when the need arises. So it is with our rights.

If you prize your rights, you’d better use them! Even if it just means taking them down off the shelf every few months, and using them to keep in practice. When you don’t exercise your rights, you imply that you may be willing to surrender them.

It’s time to fight back against the encroachment. It’s time to push back! And this time, lets not be content just to preserve our original boundaries. While we’re at it, lets push farther and take some new ground!

Our first & second Amendment rights are the most in peril right now.

“Amendment I

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”

‘Amendment II

A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.’

It’s time to hold a ‘fire drill’! Please:

* Choose a religion and exercise it!
* Speak out boldly!
* Support the press that tells the truth.
* Assemble peacefully.
* Petition the government as often as necessary.
* Buy a weapon for self defense.

Even if these are things you don’t ordinarily do–in fact, ESPECIALLY if these are things you don’t ordinarily do-do them now! Let me give you some good reasons to:

* You care most about what you are invested in. If you choose a religion, speak out, watch the news, assemble peacefully, sign petitions and buy a weapon, you are going to notice when someone attempts to take that right away from you, and you are going to care!
* Our exercise of our rights makes it clear to those who would take them that: we value our rights, we will notice if they attempt to take them away, and we will probably fight to preserve them. Using your rights can be a powerful deterrent to those who would think to take them away.
* If anyone DOES attempt to rob us of those rights, a great cry will go up, that people all around the world will witness. Most evil prefers to operate in secret!

Let’s push back–hard!!

America–Hijacked!!
Is The Transformation To Communism Already Well Underway?

 

 

(Continued from Part 3, ‘Novus Ordo Seclorum’)

What a great responsibility we have! We are one of the few countries where the people have the power of governing themselves! We are one of the few, and probably the best equipped, to delay and frustrate the plans of the antichrist in setting up his government! The date he will take the throne of world government has not been set. The American people may be the only ones who can delay it–by standing up for our rights and refusing to give up our rights to govern ourselves! We can not stop what God has said will happen, but we don’t have to allow it to happen here, now!

God has entrusted us with much and much will be required of us. We–individual Americans–have a grave responsibility, not just for ourselves, but for freedom loving people all over the world,to resist! How disappointed God will be–after giving us such great natural resources, inspired founding documents and direction, prosperity, freedom, and understanding–if we squander it and allow the world to be taken captive by the antichrist!

I believe America’s whole foundation & existence was divinely ordained to put an obstacle in the way of Satan’s plan at this very point in time! I believe we are called to use our freedom & constitutionally guaranteed rights to resist and expose the truth about Satan’s plan to the world, at this very hour, while we still have those rights! This is the fulfillment of Christ’s words in Matthew 24:14:

‘And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.’

That is us, American believers! And each of us now has the freedom & the tools to preach the gospel to people throughout the entire world, from the comforts of home! We can be at the forefront of this great mission!

I believe the words ‘for a witness’ hold special significance. I believe this means that we, while the events spoken of in the end times prophecies are unfolding, will be explaining them to people throughout the world, and sharing the gospel message! No one will be able to say they didn’t understand what was happening, and who was its author, if we do what we have been divinely inspired to do–in this very hour! Our message will be the ‘witness’ to them whereby they will later be judged as to whether they understood what they were participating in!

Don’t be mistaken though, if you answer the call, you will likely give your life in the process. You will likely be one of the ‘multitude in white robes’ who were martyred during the ‘time of great tribulation’ for spreading the word of God and the testimony/witness of the meaning of the events that are unfolding.

The first of the seven seals (written about in the book of Revelation, Holy Bible) has been opened. The four horsemen of the apocalypse are being released (invisible spiritual beings, empowered by God to pour out His judgment upon an unrepentant world).

The rider on the white horse has been loosed upon the world, bent on conquest. This is not a conquest of war and bloodshed, but it is a subjugation, a seizure of freedom from those that resist, and a seduction to those willing to surrender.

The other three horsemen will soon follow. Be on the watch for the second (he causes men to kill each other-don’t assume it just means in the context of war), the third (food prices will skyrocket-it will cost an average day’s wages for a loaf of bread), and the fourth (death–by weapons, famine, plague & wild animal attacks).

This is a warning to you of some of the dangers America is now facing from within while, simultaneously, God’s judgment is starting to be poured out on the earth. Most people are unaware that America is under siege from within, and will soon be attacked from outside as well. We are surrounded by enemies! Our only hope is in God. Repent and pray for His intervention and deliverance!

(Separate blogs will explain the dangers mounting against us from our enemies outside our borders, what prophecies say will happen to America, and whether there is any hope for us.)

The Drunken Whore

I am surprised that so many people still don’t get it. I hear, daily, how Obama just isn’t getting the message, just isn’t understanding the American people, foreign policy, the economy, etc. I think people that say this are being very gracious to him, and have not yet awakened to what is going on.

Obama gets it! Trust me, he gets it! He was prepared for this when he began his conquest of America. Surely he anticipated the reaction of the people to his radical agenda! He just isn’t listening! He doesn’t want to hear it!

Look at him with an open mind. So many people are projecting their hopes onto him that they aren’t seeing who he really is. Look at his past, the activities he was a part of, and the people he surrounds himself with. Understand that he shares the same beliefs as his inner circle of friends & czars.

These are people who have been waiting a long time for a revolution. Their protests began in the sixties, about how the government and American corporations were in bed together, and that they were damaging the environment and exploiting people. But their protests fell on deaf ears. Some of these people moved on with their life and adapted to things the way they were, others found constructive ways to make a difference. But, the folks that have taken over the White House now are those that could not let it go! I can understand, because I share the same concerns.

For some people, it can become such a matter of conscience and such an obsession, that they will go to whatever lengths are necessary to right the wrongs they see. The sad thing is, through years of bitterness and resentment, devising plans and strategies, they imperceptibly begin to drift into the same moral decay that they so detest!

Tired of failing to get their turn by legitimate means, they wait, and fume, and plot. Finally they have an opportunity, and they seize power and begin to enact their agenda. For the rest of us it’s just the same old song and dance. Change the names, change the faces, but the game is played the same. Once they gain power, it becomes about domination and control, having things their way, and subjecting everyone else to their version of what is in everyone’s best interest, while jealously guarding power for themselves and–not listening.

The radicals on campus have moved into the White House. The people are to be at the mercy of the ‘greedy capitalist pigs’ no longer-instead, they will have their rights revoked and be strangled by the tentacles of an all-encompassing, monumentally intrusive monster of a government that will enslave them to the wishes of the new ruling elite–all in their best interest, of course.

But this time the stakes are so much higher! We are dealing with people who take power that isn’t theirs to wield, who lie, and cheat, and steal (not paying one’s taxes seems to be the secret password for this crowd). And they are not content just to have their four, or eight, years in power and then allow the pendulum to swing back the other way. They want to surrender the sovereignty of our country and merge it into a world government! Do you wonder what they’re building? They’re building the foundation for a world government!

(Continued in Part 2, ‘Amerika’)