magnificence who owns it

An infant, the United States, compared to Europe when wars ravaged Europe during two of its wars. But the contribution of the United States was enormous in both wars. World War 1, most likely would have lasted longer without U.S. involvement. And the final outcome for World War 2 most likely would have been different also.

Here’s the history of the world’s greatest and most formidable empire. An aging man near death summoned his sons to his death bed. And Jacob, did so to teach them a vital history lesson. One of his sons, Joseph, brought Jacob’s grandsons with him, Manasseh and Ephraim. And Jacob made a pronouncement that would forever change world geography and global politics. Of Manasseh he said, “… I know my son, I know, he also shall become a people, and he shall be great; but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his descendants shall become a multitude of nations.”

So by divine unction, working through him ceremonially, a future history was created that could not be altered, by the best of generals or admirals no matter how potent their empires were. By placing his hands on their heads and uttering these words, “May God make you as Ephraim and as Manasseh.” From that blessing would come Great Britain and her Commonwealth of Nations. Derived from a simple statement, that the younger brother, Ephraim would become a multitude of nations. Great Britain stellar in battle on the high seas or land adopted as one of her national symbols the lion. Signifying to the community of nations speed, bravery and strength.

But the powerful lion became oppressive by persecuting the children of Ephraim who sensed their grandfathers union with divine providence within them. They wanted that and wanted to express it, but the throne said no.

So the lion took to the air with wings to lift itself. Symbolizing what divine providence had sanctioned let no man disturb. While asleep, a man dreamt what he called a night vision. And said this, “I saw the world in disorder. A lion lifted itself from the ground with powerful wings. And landed in a far away land. He was given two legs like a man. Given the heart of a man symbolizing his benevolent nature. Known as Uncle Sam around the world. Because erasing human suffering at home, or abroad is what the world came to expect and experienced from the United States.

The United States escaped the tyranny of Great Britain, so it’s her genesis to oppose tyrannical empires wherever, and whenever their ugliness manifests itself. As a fighting machine, like no other, in the history of warfare.

The stuffing of antiquated lifestyles

Of late, quite by accident, I am sure, certain anomalies have been brought to my attention. On a particular morning, a woman greeted me, and after an exchange of a few pleasantries. She said, “My life is not where it should be at this stage of my life.” So I asked, and just where should you be at this stage of your life? She just said that things were “tipsy turvy.”

I guess that meant that life expects certain achievements to be reached incrementally during life’s journey. With it being our duty to make it happen. Get where you are suppose to be in life. In order to avoid seeing ones self as a failure. Worse yet, being seen as a failure by those closest to us. In our modern world, in order to avoid that dilemma anything and everything goes. Decency, morality and ethics are the stuffing of antiquated lifestyles.

But it is a sense of decency, morality and ethics that made America what it once represented to the nation and the world. And by that statement, it is meant to represent the application of our Judeo-Christian roots. America is drifting far from her promise of greatness and is experiencing the consequences. As every aspect of American prosperity, spins down the toilet! Change must start with the individual and move families, communities and the nation back to its roots.

Maybe what that woman was expressing represents secularism at its finest. Self gratification for self is the ever beckoning cry of society. To hell with everyone and every thing but me. It has griped the individual, families and the nation.

It is not being suggested that gratification is wrong. It is not! After all, people have a responsibility to self, family and others around them. It becomes wrong when gratification becomes greed. Greed that is destructive to every aspect of life individually and collectively as a nation.

From the book of Proverbs chapter thirty one, here are some aspects of a life worth seeking. It just some of how life should be lived. These particular scriptures are directed towards women. But this is the twenty first century, it should, and must also apply to men. Wherever the word wife appears just substitute it and insert husband. But, in some instances don’t disturb the noun wife. Because it’s meant as a special tribute to womanhood.

But It would also work to make those nouns gender neutral and insert the word community or even nation where appropriate. If that could be humanities driving force for self, family and others, it would be a much better world.

So here we go! Who can find a virtuous mate? For they are valued above the worlds finest rubies, verse 10.

They will trust in each other. Neither one of them will have need for spoil, verse 11.

They will do each other good and not evil, all the days of their lives, verse 12. If so applied, families would experience greater marital bliss and children would have a better sense of what family is about.

It does not stop there because people are the template for national decency, ethics and morality. Verses 11-12 reads like this, “The heart of her husband does safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need for spoil. She will do him good, and not evil, all the days of her life.” Making a few changes, the heart of her people does safely trust in the United States so that they have no need for spoil. Resulting in the United States doing good and not evil all the days of its existence. Like who can find a virtuous community or nation. Their riches would be beyond the value of fine rubies, verse 10. The trust that would emerge would erase the spoils of greed. The community will work together for good and not evil during its existence, verse 12.

After all in Proverbs 29:18, it is written, “Where there is no revelation, the people cast restraint.” So why not have visions of meaningful communities?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    With men and women being able to switch roles for the betterment of family and community which of course is the foundation for a prosperous nation in our modern world. With the verses that follow, think beyond self and family, by applying there applications to communities through out our nation.

They seek wool and flax and work willingly with their hands, Proverbs 31:13. Products made in America for Americans! Wouldn’t that be a pleasant return? Reducing the need for imports that devalue the dollar making things more expensive.

They are like merchant ships; they bring food from afar, verse 14. The abundance of stuff in America would be plentiful. Made to last, like days of yesterday. Suggesting that having global trading partners isn’t a bad thing. As long as it’s America first, as demanded by President Trump.

They rise while it is yet night, and provide for the household. Sharing a portion with the community, verse 15. Americans were once known for their commitment to work. But also known for their generosity to those less fortunate. Work, and generosity are embedded as part of God’s laws. Obeying His laws makes for a happy and prosperous people. Who then build a happy and prosperous nation. It’ll not happen through the political process without the peoples help. Perhaps that occurred with the election of President Trump.

As they prosper, they buy a field, together they labor with the planting of a vineyard, verse 16. There will be no end to their growth. That in part is what made the world marvel at America.

They gird their loins with the strength of their arms, verse 17. With the nations national security in the care of God. Take a quick look at Genesis 49:22-26. God’s promise for America through Joseph a son of Jacob, and Manasseh grandson of Jacob. But that history, had its promises grafted from Genesis 48:1-22. A magnificent promise of American greatness anchored in Genesis 17:4. A must learn, if America is to make that journey back to its roots.

They perceive that their merchandise is good. Their lamp does not go out at by night, verse 18. In that kind of America there will be no need for want, and the nation will be secure

They lay their hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff, verse 19. And, so will it be for their children. Today’s children, as they are, will not reach that thresh hold. Because each generation is less Christ like, than the previous one.

They stretch out their hand to the poor; yes they reach their hands to the needy, verse 20. But with redemption, and a return to our Judeo-Christian heritage, there is hope

They are not afraid of the snow (difficulty) in their home because the household is clothed in scarlet, verse 21, or the prophetic blood sacrifice of Christ. Spilt for individual and national redemption.  The vision is that this generation has succeeded and the youth of America has picked up their ancestors mantle.

Together they have the best of all worlds, verse 22. All is once again well with America.

The wife is known in the gates, where she sits among the elders of the land, verse 23. It’s a modern world that finally has learned what Jesus knew centuries ago. Women are to be valued for their wisdom and abilities. Note Matthew 26:13, a lesson about the value of a woman’s service to our Lord. To appreciate this Christ command read the preceding verses. A marked trait of womanhood.

She makes fine linen, and sells it, and delivers girdles to the merchants, verse 24. Women and men working together have done such wonders. That America is the world’s largest exporter of goods.

Strength and honor is her clothing, and she shall rejoice in time to come, verse 25. American products will once again be known for their durability. And all is well from shore to shinning shore, again.

She opens his mouth with wisdom, and with the wisdom of her tongue comes the law of kindness, verse 26. The world once again looks to America as the spirit of hope.

She looks well to the ways of her household, and eats not the bread of idleness, verse 27. America has learned her lessons and returned to honor God, and not to curse him through deeds and actions.

Her children rise up early, and call her blessed; her husband also and he praises her, verse 28. The good fortunes of a happy family, done the Jesus way.

Many daughters have done virtuously, but you exceed them all, verse 29. Making the way better for each generation as they look back and then forward.

Favor is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord shall be praised, verse 30.

Give her the fruits of her hands, and let her own works praise her at the gate, verse 31. To the everlasting commonality of industry and obedience to God Almighty.

From Proverbs 31, a lesson on where women and men should be at any particular stage of life. A life lived where things do not become tipsy turvy. And by working to make existence apart of Proverbs 31. Causing the attitudes of those, who saw such behaviors as the stuffing of antiquated lifestyles to evaporate.

If you looked carefully, at Proverbs 29:18, you noticed these words, “But he that keeps the law, happy is he.” The law of God is complex and has many subsets of application. Like what was discussed from Proverbs thirty one. The same can be said for a peoples visions. Because if, we have no vision to bring the truths of that law to fruition. Then America, as a people, and as a nation has no future.

3 perspectives 1 answer

Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities, no doubt crept in, forget them, as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day, and you shall begin it serenely. And with too high a spirit to be cumbered with old nonsense, Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882.

Be, therefore, not anxious about tomorrow; for tomorrow will be anxious for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is its own evil, Jesus Christ, Matthew 6:34.

And except the days be shortened, there shall be no flesh saved; but for the elects sake those days shall be shortened, Jesus Christ, Matthew 24:22.

I tell you, Nay! But except to you repent, you shall likewise perish, Jesus Christ, Luke 13:3&5.

On the horizon hard times

Haunted by a government that can’t govern for the people, but who sure know how to snuggle up to corporate conglomerates, as unnecessary profits are earned at the peoples expense. What is being referred to is the sky rocketing of consumer prices. And lies by the government that things are getting better economically for the people.

There is little doubt that Americans will be paying never before experienced prices for all purchases. And working people will continue to see greater profit margins for all those who dot the American landscape. Especially those executives, who make up Wall Street. While politicians stands by, and do nothing. Because the Democrats and Republicans need their lobbyists in order to win the next election. Then along comes, Donald Trump, and says he’ll end such practices. Time will tell.

For now, everyone should be able to understand that money is power and not speech, as the Supreme Court has ruled. All three branches of our American government serve one purpose which is to make the rich richer and working people, as poor as possible. Again, Trump says that he’ll change that, and again time will tell

It’s crunch time everywhere, as the nations elite are coming together to hammer working people with as little pay as possible, so that they can earn as much profit as possible. Meaning buckle up people because we are heading into the darkest times of world history. Not just because of economics but also because of the nations social culture agenda.

Wonder if there is any hope? Hope runs eternal but is without solutions. With most being content living with hope, leaving solutions as the stuff of getting messy. Getting messy used to be the American way for most but today it’s the stuff of generations past.

Though our governmental, and corporate oppressors picture themselves as everything, and us as nothing. First them, “A horse is a vain hope for safety; neither shall it deliver any by his great strength,” Psalms 33:17. And now us, “Let Your mercy, O LORD, be upon us, just as we hope in You,” Psalms 33:22. So it seems from our God perspective through the penmanship of the Psalmist, we are everything and they are nothing. So why not make hope work for you which requires getting messy. With messy being defined, by the holder of hope.

Hope, societies only chance for dignity and fairness at work and in the marketplace. Because most, will not do for themselves or others what needs to be done. Which is to rid themselves of their oppressors in government. And than force the nations corporate conglomerates to act responsible through fair wages and greater taxation from corporate profits.

America is in its current mess because of the ineptness of things called politicians. Who would rather slay a citizen at home, or at work. As opposed to making corporate America do the necessary, and right thing. And it includes reversing the nations social cultural agenda. So maybe with hope, change will emerge on the horizon. Because it will not through the people, who seem more comfortable being clay pigeons on a shooting range. Rather than fighting for solutions which requires getting messy.

Z for Zeus J for Jesus

A couple of tales that keep circulating. One which is, what goes around comes around, and when the going gets tough, the tough get going. Well here is another from Aesop. With one more to follow which is the most reliable.

Zeus made a bull, Prometheus a man, and Athena a house, and they chose Momus to judge their handiwork. He was so jealous of it that he began to find fault with everything. Zeus he said, had made a mistake in not putting the bull’s eye in its horns to enable him to see what he was butting.

Prometheus’ man should have had his mind attached to the outside of his body; then his thoughts would have been visible, so that wickedness could not be hidden.

As for Athena, she ought to have mounted her house on wheels, so that one could move it without any trouble, if a rogue came to live next door.

Zeus was angered by this display of malice and exiled Momus from Olympus.

Nothing is so good that some fault cannot be found in it. (source-Penguin Classics-Fables of Aesop-“Room for Improvement”)

There will always be fault finders, especially when it comes to our Christian faith. God’s creation has many Momus’ who often chronicled it as having not occurred, as recorded in our scriptures. With the courtyard of earth being polluted with just as many Momus’ denying the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Saying His requirement for repentance in order to avoid the second death, is a fairy tale. And the fault finding could go on for pages.

So what is one to do about such fault finding? Remain true to the scriptures and like the Psalmist sing, “Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in you,” Psalms 32:22. Remember ‘Hope Springs Eternal’ from yesterday? Might be a worthy re-read or first read. Because hope can’t be explained, only experienced.

Knowing that the scriptures are true because, “I am the LORD: that is my name, and My glory will I not give to another, neither My praise to graven images,” Isaiah 42:8. Sure cancels out the validity of Islam. Islam amounts to nothing more than graven images for the Christ believing community. And should be nationally and internationally opposed by the Body of Believers, who make up the church of Jesus Christ.

And John, who saw Jesus clothed with a vesture dipped in blood said; and His name is called, The Word of God,” Revelation 19:13. As it was in ancient times, when the Chronicler said, “But they mocked (found fault) with the messengers of God, and despised His words, and misused His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against His people, till there was no remedy,” 2 Chronicles 36:16. The fault finding and the abuse continues today and no one should be fooled by the fault finding. “Be not deceived, God is not mocked, (made fun of) for what ever a person sows that shall they reap,” Galatians 6:7. And that folks should help some in the understanding of the very dreary American climate. As our national treasure of ‘Milk and Honey’ from the ‘Land of Plenty’ dissipates.

So times are getting tough and they’ll get tougher. Because the American attitude about our Judeo-Christian heritage pretty much seals the nations fate. Time for the tough, to get tough for Jesus. It’s time to sing and act, “Onward Christian Soldiers”, marching as to war. For the time is approaching, and it has been announced, “And behold! I come quickly, and my reward is with me, to give to every one according as their work shall be,” Revelation 22:12.

Hope Springs Eternal

Two cons became friends in prison. One makes a daring and successful prison break and escapes to Mexico. The other finally paroled. Andy had left a letter for his friend, Red, in which he wrote. “… Meantime have a drink on me and do think it over. I will be keeping an eye out for you. Remember hope is a good thing, Red, maybe the best of things and no good thing ever dies. I will be hoping that this letter finds you well,”

Red in refection, I hope Andy is down there. I hope, I can cross the border. I hope to see my friend and shake his hand. I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I hope,” Steven King-The Shawshank Redemption.

They say, “Hope Springs Eternal,” with a mystical sense about it. Here is the most mystic of hope. Because hope can’t be explained only experienced.

For we are saved in this hope. But hope that is seen is not hope; for why does one still hope for what he sees? Romans 8:24.

Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, that your faith and hope might be in God, 1 Peter 1:21.

With this mysticism unfolding in ways beyond human comprehension. It’s just accepted and expressed as hope that springs eternal.

But lets take the saved in Christ, somewhere because there was someone who had hoped. “Making hope the best of things and no good thing ever dies.” And in the providence of time this mystical event occurred. “So shall my word that goes out of my mouth; it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and prosper in the thing whereto I sent it,” Isaiah 55:11. With Romans 8:24 and 1 Peter 1:21 occurring like this. “The wind blows where it will, and you hear the sound of it, but can’t tell from where it came from and where it will go; so is everyone that is born of the spirit,” John 3:8.

Out of Work

A group of doctors at a global conference are bragging to each other about the state of medicine in their home countries.

A French doctor says, “Medicine in my country is so advanced that we can take a kidney out of man put it in another, and have him back at work in six weeks.”

A German doctor says, “That’s nothing, we can take a lung out of one person, put it in another, and have him looking for work in four weeks.”

A Russian doctor says, “In my country medicine is so advanced that we take half a heart out of one person, put it in another, and have them both looking for work in two weeks.”

An American doctor, not to be out done says, “You guys are way behind. In our last two presidential elections, we took a Muslim from Indonesia via Hawaii and put him in the White House. He continued the mess of a useless war in Iraq. Making Iraq an ally of Iran. And expanded the wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan. In his first term all bets were that he’ll go to war with Yemen next. And so he did! He’s ruined the economy, and now half the nation is out of work.” (source:Patriot Post-but modified by this writer).

And to set the record straight-no! The republicans could not and will not do any better. Because Obama was just a continuation of 8 years of the Bush era. And Romney, would just have been a continuation of Obama’s 4 years. Boiling down to this reality, the American electorate are in deep dew-dew.

Maybe Americans should think about turning back to our Judeo-Christian heritage. It served us well, until along came Carter/Reagan, And the fall from the mountain top to the abyss has gained momentum with every presidential term.

Our Judeo-Christian heritage is rich in history. Dating back to Abraham to Jacob and his son Joseph. Who had two sons, Manasseh the oldest and his younger brother Ephraim. Those boys went on to fulfill their scriptural prophecies with the emergence of Great Britain and the United States as world empires.

It’s a fascinating history, and for those interested engage yourself in a self study of that history. And maybe, together we can begin the climb from the abyss to the mountain top.
And remember what Helen Keller said, “The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but by the aggregate pushes by honest workers,”

Art of formlessness has its mystery

“Be extremely subtle to the point of formlessness.” Be extremely mysterious to the point soundlessness. Thereby, you can be the director of the opponents fate.” Sun-Tzu, c544-496 BC.

Some have many obstacles, others just a few, while the fortunate have none. From which they would like to become the director of their opponents fate while they swirl to upstage their opponent. If bells are ringing with scenarios applicable to you, you may want to visit the navigation link. Once there, check out the four aspects listed. Get in touch, and maybe, we can start your journey. Your task could be to manage some aspect of your personal life, or some realm of people and events that surround your life.

The graveyard experience

Death! There will be people like President Lincoln and the actor John Wilkes Booth, who on certain days saw the sun set for the last time. As was the case, even for Jesus Christ, whose death and resurrection, we celebrated recently. Teaching that death is no respecter of status or stature. Something we all know about and all fear, though some say that they do not fear death.

Where are these dearly departed people? Not in heaven, according to Jesus, nor in hell. Hell that most provocative scream coming from the lips of many a clergyman.

Allowing for these discussions to have only one purpose which is to stimulate thinking. This is a discussion about cardinal Christian doctrines. Why accept, or reject any belief system whether it is religious, political or philosophical, because it is apart of your culture. To many people, are what they are, religiously, politically and from a philosophical perspective. Because, they accept what they have been indoctrinated to accept since infancy.

The absolute worse bases for convictions of any sort. Investigate, evaluate, formulate; then you will own your convictions. When we are true to ourselves, then we can be true to others with conviction.

With few exceptions, two primary doctrines hold the organized church together. One being the notion of a literal heaven verses a real hell. Both exist, but not for the purpose that most churches teach as doctrine. The other being the notion of intelligent design. As opposed to the Darwinian theory for the evolution of the species. Take those two doctrines away, and you have a church with not much to scare people with.

But for now, only the graveyard experience will be discussed. The church places a major focus upon the graveyard experience. Only as a place of temporary interment for our dearly departed. Teaching that upon death the soul of the deceased is ushered immediately into heaven to be with Jesus. Otherwise, if outside of Christendom, the fires of hell is ones eternal destiny.

Later at the second return of Jesus, the body (though dust) will be resurrected, and united with their soul to be found eternally in the presences of God. It’s a ritual that allows for the escape of the eternal fires of hell. Where the eternal experience will be the begging for a drop of water placed on ones lips, so some argue. It’s a very powerful ritual because many people fear the unknown. Consequently, they hold to a notion of better to be safe than sorry. For far to many, that is the essence of their Christian experience. And it falls far short of what Christ taught as the total essences of the Christ experience. Which was discussed with discussions from Palm Sunday through Christendoms observation of His resurrection, citing numerous scriptures. Holy Week, was not a journey about endings, it was about beginnings.

A ritual that makes the incorporated tax exempted church a very wealthy institution.This padre suspects that without the doctrinal ritual of heaven verses hell. The Sunday experience in the house of GOD would be in the hundreds and not millions! Most churches are about getting rich and powerful. In order for that to occur, the church has to keep those pews filled. What better way to accomplish that, then to scare the hell out of them.

The doctrines of heaven verses hell are biblical doctrines that are far more complex than escape routes from hell to heaven. Today most churches use those doctrines as propaganda tools for controlling the masses of people. For themselves, and in the U.S., the government. It’s one of the few things that republicans and democrats agree upon. Both are enemies of armored Christ Christos. And it’s why, America is in such a mess.

Sometimes the Bible uses fiction for allegorical purposes. Put together by ordinary people with no special insight into the God’s consciousness. That is not to say that what is read did not occur from a real divine encounter. It’s the hundreds of translations that can twist what people search to understand. Translators crafted a tale full of contradictions. But even with the many translations, and by studying them the bigger complete picture can be seem. Making the scriptural text reliable. It is the story telling by allegories that can cause people to stumble. Take the almost universal biblical proof for a literal blissful experience of heaven and the life suffering experience in hell. It is found in Luke 16:19-31. The heaven verses hell notions require more commentary because of their complexities of applications. But for now, consider what Jesus taught about heaven. “And no person has ascended up to heaven, but He that came down from heaven, even the Son of Man who is in heaven,” John 3:13. Jesus also said, “Verily, verily I say unto you. Except that a person be born of water and of the Spirit, he can not enter the kingdom of God.” John 3:5. Then consider Matthew 4:23, “And Jesus went about … preaching the gospel of the kingdom …” And Jesus said, “In this manner, therefore, pray.” “Thy kingdom come …,” Matthew 6:10. The point being that Jesus emphasized that the believers responsibility was to prepare the way for the kingdom of God and not the preparing for a destiny in heaven.

As far as eternal suffering, yes it is real, but it is reserved for a very special trio. “And the Devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night forever and ever,” Revelation 20:10. Contrary to what is taught that lake of fire (hell) is not the final destiny of ordinary people who reject Jesus Christ as their personal Savior. Study yesterdays discussion.

As far as people, outside of the new birth experience through Jesus Christ. They are to have a final destiny which is one of annihilation. It is called the second death, Revelation 20:6. Because the second death has power over them because their identities were not found written in the book of life, so they were cast into the lake of fire, Revelation 20:15. This fire exterminates people to a state of nothingness of dust. With no mention of torment forever and ever. Thus fulfilling the promise of Genesis 3:19, “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till you return unto the ground; for out of it were you taken: and dust shall you return.” But the real story of scriptures is the mercy of God, always offering a path for redemption. This time found through Jesus Christ, nullifying Genesis 3:19 and Revelation 20:15, with Revelation 20:6, “Blessed! And holy are they that have part in the first resurrection; on such the second death shall have no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.”

But it doesn’t have to end there because Christ provided an escape route. Again, study yesterdays discussion. Especially if, you have loved ones, who have died, and went to their graves not knowing Jesus as their personal Savior and Redeemer.

Stimulated to challenge! One purpose of this padre. Do your own biblical research and then you’ll own your convictions.

A more obscure lesson from the cross

The resurrection has occurred by the triumphant achievement over death by Jesus and Lazarus. But the season of triumph over death is a difficult time for many because it rekindles pain and sadness of loved ones lost to death. So perhaps this discussion will offer hope for deceased love ones, who failed to triumph over death. They may not be permanently lost to death. Life eternal could still be theirs.

People were found standing before God at the second resurrection. Some of those people were people, who had died centuries before Christ practiced His own ministry, Revelation 20:12-13. Think about the billions of people who died before the Advent and Ascension of Christ. They were not destined to be confined in their coffins forever. With many of them being innocent children. With all of them, being nothing but dust at the second resurrection.

Jesus in his ministry fought the established order for His day. Finding ways to provide economic and social justice for His community. Which is exactly what Christians should be doing today. And if the church had been busy putting into practice, His economics of social justice. We would not be in the economic crisis we are in today. Most likely, most Christians have scant knowledge about His economics for social justice. Instead many Christians have bought into the grand scheme of capitalism. Having been persuade into believing that the hand of God guided the economics of capitalism. With that concept still being in a tail spin of confusion.

But His central, and main focus, was to call people to repent from their sins. Jesus put it this way, “You must repent, or you shall all likewise perish,” Luke 13:3. Then to emphasize His statement. Jesus repeated Himself, “I tell you, yes, but except you repent you shall all likewise perish,” verse five. What does it mean to perish? Does it mean to spend eternity in a place referred to as hell?

Another group of people standing before Christ were people who had died after His ascension into heaven, but they rejected any notions about repentance. They had a choice, and exercised that choice. But again, that was not the case, for the innocent children. Who died to young to comprehend the magnitude of the gospel of grace through Jesus.

John was about to seal the book prophecy. But he was instructed by an angel of God to keep the book open because the time was at hand, Revelation 22:10. Referring to the second death of Revelation 20:6, The angel new that the people standing before Christ were people whose names were not written in the book of life. Therefore, they would be cast into the lake of fire, Revelation 20:15.

When the day of the second resurrection occurs, Christ in His everlasting mercy will give those people the opportunity to freely drink of the water of life. They will freely do so, if they thirst, Revelation 22:17. It will include the dead from ages past including all the innocent children. As well, as all the dead since the time of Christ.

Rejection is always an option because Christ said, “People must be born of water and the spirit,” John 3:5. The woman at the well knew that the water Jesus offered was life transforming, John 4:15. It was a personal choice she made. After accepting the life transforming power of Christ. She was instructed to get her husband and bring him to the well of everlasting life, John 4:16. Which is the responsibility of all Christians to bring people to the well of everlasting life. As noted, it is a personal decision, and one not forced upon people. God in his everlasting mercy will reach out to them one last time, even after death. People will be given that one last opportunity. Standing before the Root and offspring of David the Bright and Morning Star of all new beginnings the Christ of Revelation 22:16. Demonstrating His humanity through His ancestry with David. Perhaps as a signal saying like you, I was once mortal. Don’t reject this last plea to freely drink, or experience the second death. The second death is explained as follows, “Whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire,” Revelation 20:15. Which is described as final destination for those who again reject Christ. Where they experience their final death in the lake of fire. It is their final grave that is the second death. The second death is a permanent state of unconsciousness and nothingness, Revelation 20:14.

This should give hope to the many, who have lost those they loved, fearing for them, because they had rejected Christ. They will be given one more opportunity to find redemption through Christ.

And this goes for some of histories greatest tyrants! As a species, who demands and expects retribution, this becomes hard to shallow. But that is one of the more obscure lessons about the cross, As it is recorded, “And with Him, they crucified two thieves, the one on His right hand, and the other on His left. And the scripture was fulfilled, which said, “And He was numbered with the transgressors,” Mark 15:27-28.

Then in Luke 23:39-43, we discover a conversation between three men. One of the criminals mocked Jesus, saying, “If You are the Christ save yourself, and us.” But he was rebuked by the other criminal, “Do you not fear God, seeing that you are in the same condemnation?” And he continued saying, “And we indeed, justly, for we receive the due reward of our deeds; but this Man has done nothing wrong.” And he said unto Jesus, “Lord, remember me, when you come into your kingdom.” And Jesus said to him, “Assuredly, I say unto you, today you shall be with Me in paradise.”

Mystery of our triune God

And without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness. God was manifested in the flesh, justified in the Spirit. Seen by angels, preached among the Gentiles. Believed in the world, received up in glory. (Scriptural text:1 Timothy 3:16).

Jesus said, My Father loves Me because I lay down My life that I may take it again. (Scriptural text:John 10:17). Jesus said, “I and My Father are one,” John 10:30. And hearing such things, the Jews took up stones again to stone Him, verse 31.

Paul said none of this is controversial and it is not. At least not after it’s been experienced. And that experience is gained from 2 Corinthians 5:17, which reads, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold all things have become new.” It’s a evolving experience around Jesus. Because as one matures in Christ, the newness first experienced is called growth. Greater insights into the scriptures occur through God’s Spirit, who dwells within the believer.

And, that is the mystery of our triune God. Unexplainable and unacceptable to mortal beings. But we, in Christ are not mere mortals. As taught by Paul, who said, “Do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own.” (Scriptural text:1 Corinthians 6:19). And, you are the temple of the living. As God has said, “I will dwell in them and walk among them. I will be their God, and they shall be My people,” 2 Corinthians 6:16 b.

The next discussion will demonstrate why this is so important.

Oh God spare me a last breath

Think! at this very moment, all over the world. Millions who, are drawing their last breath now know this truth. “The days of our years are three score and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years; yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away, Psalms 90:10.  With perhaps that last grasp of breath as it evaporates or fly’s away. As a last thought, why didn’t we number our days, that we might have applied our hearts unto wisdom, Psalms 90:12.

What the dying, might suspect is that there is a God. Because the God who gave the first breath, is the only one capable of with drawing it. Because death is separation from God, symbolized by the grave. And learned from the previous discussion.

Hopefully this is understood by many. If not, you are encouraged to engage yourself in a study of our holy scriptures concerning the topic. After all, that is the best way to come to an understanding of what God wants you to know.

Presidential Hucksters

A man once made a wooden statue of Hermes and took it to the market to sell. As no buyer came forward, he tried to attract one by shouting aloud that he was offering for sale a god, who would confer blessings on the bystander.

“If he is all you say he is, why do you want to sell him? You would show more sense, if you kept him and profited from his help.”

“But it’s the money I need,” the man replied, “and it generally takes him a long time to put anything into one’s pocket.”

The man in this fable was one of those who will stoop to anything in their greed for gain and never give a thought to the gods. (source:Penguin Classics-Fables of Aesop-“The Impious Huckster.”)

Seems that maybe Aesop touched upon something important. American conglomerates, the industries of by hook or by crook to use an old English idiom, will huckster false claims about any and all products in order to steal a dollar.

Just one of many reasons, why the U.S. economy is in such a mess. With President Obama making Hermes like promises. But it should be expected because he is just the latest in the long line of presidential hucksters. Peddling non-Christian cures through the false god’s of social and economic development. And should Trump get himself elected, he’ll join that long line of presidential hucksters.

The ladder of prosperity is a difficult journey and it starts here. “And God spoke all these words saying … You will have no other gods before me … You will not make unto yourself any image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven, or in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You will not bear false witness against your neighbor,” Exodus 20:1,3,4,16.

And it continues here, “These six things does the LORD hate; yes, seven things are an abomination unto him. A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood. A heart that devises wicked imaginations, feet that are swift in running to mischief. A false witness that speaks lies and they that sow discord among the people,” Proverbs 6:16-19.

It may be hard for some to believe, but our social and economic greatness resulted from the nations long dependence upon our Judeo-Christian traditions. And the aforementioned scriptures represent the infrastructure for personal and national prosperity. But America, has pretty much junked as useless, a heritage that made America stand out, as the land of milk and honey to the rest of the world. SOLUTION: Begin the journey back to the strength of our infrastructure. And watch us collectively rebound to once again being the land of milk and honey.

By the way that phrase, ‘milk and honey’ is a phrase God used for deliverance. It has a long history dating back to Moses, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, note Exodus 3:6-8. It’s a complicated history that has extended itself to America. A history well worth knowing because it helps us to understand so much about world conditions today. A history that needs to be learned, understood and taught! So why not be an Isaiah? Here am I! Send me! (cp Isaiah 6:8).

Scriptures sometimes have duel meanings. Egypt is seen in scripture as a negative force of oppression. Our Egypt, are our politicians, who serve god’s foreign to the God Abraham right through to Jesus. Determined to keep us from the land of milk and honey. Saving America, and getting rid of political thievery is done by getting rid of Egypt. The question to be answered, are enough Americans willing to go the distance to clean house and start something new? Which wouldn’t really be new because we were there a long time ago. It was called the *American Revolution,* and as our forefathers got rid of their Egypt, so must we Americans today.

But we have another Egypt to fight, some call them devils, they call themselves Muslims. So whatever they are known as, they will deny Americans their milk and honey. So that Egypt must go by hock or crook because there no such thing as a Muslim American. They build military fortress that they call mosques. From those fortresses, they emerge to attack Americans across our sacred lands. Designed by God to be cultivated lands of milk and honey, as a tribute to His honor and glory. Enuf is Enuf!

Can the lady in the desert find her way home

Traveling through a desert a man saw a woman standing all alone with eyes bent to the ground.

“Who are you?” he asked.

“I am truth,” she answered.

“And why have you left to life in the desert?”

“Because things have changed,” she answered. “In days gone by, lying was confined to a few. But now days, whenever you converse with people, you find that that they are liars.”

Human life is vile and a wretched thing, when falsehood is honored above truth. (source:Penguin Classics-Fables of Aesop-“A City of Lies”)

But this truth, is everlasting. “The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good,” Proverbs 15:3. And, “Whoso rewards evil for good shall not depart from his house,” Proverbs 17:13. Meaning that ultimately such behaviors will send  individuals and the pursuits of the nation to the fires of the garbage furnace. Making certain that falsehoods are a sure path for destruction for individuals and the nation. It’s impossible for the goodness of God to dwell in the midst of such wretchedness. Therefore; depriving a people, and their nation the extended hand of God in the arena of prosperity.

America is becoming a nation of falsehoods and with that being the case her avenues of prosperity are vanishing. That at least isn’t new, as many can attest to dwindling personal prosperity. Caused in part because the government is constantly raising the national ceiling of debt. Which now exceeds $18 trillion dollars, and more than $51,000 dollars of debt for every American man, woman and child. And increasing on average, everyday by more than $3.99 billion. Under Obama the debt increases about $48,000 per second. Or $4,233,081,600 per day. That equaling more than $4 billion every day. (sources web searches). Signaling an ineptness to basic economics that prosperity can’t come from what one does not own. Thomas Jefferson put it this way, “The principle of spending money by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling the futurity on a large scale.”

Here is what is at the core of individual and national falsehoods. It’s the abandonment of our national dependence upon our Judeo-Christian heritage. That adamantly insisted that marriage is a union between a man and woman. Which mysteriously, as a miracle, bonded the two as one, according to Genesis 2:24. Understanding that is the foundation for saying no to same sex marriages because allowing such occurrences is an abomination to God. Again anchored in our sacred scriptures, and worthy of death, Leviticus 20:13. And like the national debt, sanctioning such abominations is like spending money to be paid by posterity under the name of equal rights is but swindling futurity on a large scale. Moses put it this way, “Their blood shall be upon them.” Inflicting God’s wrath even to unborn generations yet to come. Defying God is the ultimate of falsehoods anchored in lies. Followed centuries later by Paul, who endorsed the Leviticus law in Romans 1:24-32. With the great author of such divine laws being none other than, *The Word of God,* who clothed His body as a vesture dipped in blood. (cp Revelation 19:13. And said, I am God! (cp John 10:30).

But hope is abundant because it is a scriptural declaration that when falsehoods are abandoned for truth this is the result. And he (individuals/nations) shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth fruit in its season, Its leaf shall not whiter; and whatsoever is done shall prosper,” Psalms 1:3.

It’s impossible to separate a people from their nation because the people are the nation. Which is also true for the church because the people are the church. And the church of all institutions needs to reject a galaxy of falsehoods, for biblical truths. If we as individuals, and as a nation are to enjoy the leaf of prosperity that does not whither. That once again sees the miraculous wheel of God turning out goods and services to the peoples delight and the nations glory. That is the only way for getting out of these troubled economic times which really has its roots in the falsehood of lies. Deliverance is called, *America the Beautiful,* and brings with it this experience, “The LORD is my Shepherd, I shall not want,” Psalms 23:1.

There is yet another falsehood tearing the nation apart. It’s the militaristic/political falsehood of Islam camouflaged as a religion. Their efforts to build a mosques across America must be stopped. Spreading like bush fires across the nation denying and closing mosques as the fires of Jesus consumes yet another evil, as America continues her journey to prosperity. Which may allow the lady in the desert to return to the city she loves. That grand, but little known American truth described as such, *You are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hidden,* Matthew 5:14. Our American, Judeo-Christian foundation with its rich heritage is that light on a hill. Can the lady of truth make it home? She can, if we are willing to be militant enough to start enough bush fires. Learn to become violent, non-violently by learning a cabinet full of the surreal arts as revealed through our scriptures. Making the discoverers the owners of the contents of this discussion. Women are the ideal candidates for such experiences. Because unlike men, they already know that it’s not brawn that works. But rather heart and brains making it possible for the ladies of the desert to return to the city.

Wheel of fortune

The world with all its aches and pains can’t be understood from the human experience. People have attempted to do that from the time of their emergence on this planet. We know that beginning from the Genesis account of Adam and Eve. Doubted by some and rejected by most, only intensifies what all want. Which is a rational explanation for the human experience, from which, we are all captives for a short period. Soon to be replaced by a new generation which relives the anguish of their predecessors.

Round and around she goes and where she’ll stop no one knows, but a few. This padre is one of the few, who knows where she’ll stop. But there is nothing special about this padre, or the others, who know where she’ll stop.

For the curious, the ‘she’ is not a wheel, but rather a timing device in the hands of God. Ultimately the spinning hands of time will stop and the following we’ll occur. John was about was about seal the ‘words’ of history. When he was told, “Seal not the ‘words’ of this prophecy of this book, for the time is at hand. He that is unjust, let him be unjust still; and he that is filthy, let him be filthy still; and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still; and he that is holy, let him be holy still. And behold! I come quickly, to give to every man according as his work shall be.” (cp Revelation 22:10-12).

It’s all that is in between that needs to be explained. So that the human experience is made understandable which in return will help alleviate all those aches and pains from the Genesis experience. A topical diligent disciplined study of our scriptures will make the human experience understandable. Think of each topic as a spoke in a bicycle wheel. When the wheel is perfectly aligned, then the bicycle peddles smoothly. So it is with our scriptures. The more biblical topics one understands, the smoother is one understanding of individual and global events.

Watch for a soon to be published discussion around, 2 Corinthians 5:17. Because the human experience doesn’t always occur instantaneously, but rather proportionately, as Divine Providence intersects with ones human experience.

Such folly has befallen us

Here we are, at the end of another work week of toil. Ordered by God Almighty himself as compensation for a nature contrary to his nature. Because of that he said, “… in the sweat of your face shall you eat bread …,” Genesis 3:19.

Many will dispute such an assertion arguing that equating sweet and bread with earning a living. Is pure and simply erroneous arguing that such experience were necessitated for our evolutionary development.

But none can dispute this, “Yet man is born into trouble, as the sparks fly upward,” Job 5:7. Nor part of this, “And Satan answered the LORD, and said, skin for skin, yes, all that a man has will he give for his life,” Job 2:4. It’s all about getting the edge and staying on top in the pursuit of excellence. As a means to an end of the folly that has befallen us. The accumulation of various and sundry pursuits. That wear us down till nothing matters but the getting of more. With the Satanic euphemism serving us “skin for skin all that a man has will he give for his life.” Because many think that the pursuit of excellence in owning is worth our skin, and indeed it eventually does cost us our lives. Not always physically, but to the point where life is just plain miserable. And as has been said, “we are our own worse enemies.”

When all is said and done, this is what matters. “But I know that my redeemer lives, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. And though my skin, worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh  shall I see God. Whom I shall see myself, and mine eyes shall behold and not another; though my heart be consumed within me,” Job 19:25-27. With verse 27, giving to us our God given instincts that we somehow know to be true. Because the human condition struggles to deny our God instilled spirit awareness. Despite this from Genesis 2:7, which instills in everyone that awareness of God. “And the LORD God formed man out of the dust of the ground, (without life) and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

That miraculous gift of life occurs today in the mothers womb. And despite mans ingenuity, he’ll never create a life form outside of the womb that breathes. Breath is of God! It’s that miraculous substance given by God and put into his creation about to become alive. And there is your proof for the existence of God.

Those of us, who have given our self over to our redeemer, this we have accepted. And as Job proclaimed, I know, that my redeemer lives, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. Even if death destroys our bodies, we know that we’ll see God. And at that day of reality, our God created beings will be consumed with euphoria. And that is a prophetic announcement from God through Job, and made available for us at, Job 19:25-27.

This represents a deep and complex discussion that can only be understood as Philemon put it, “The grace of our LORD Jesus Christ be with your spirit,” verse 25.

Going going gone

That’s what they say in baseball, when a ball is well tagged. And it’s busting at the seems, as it makes its way out of the ball park. If your a fan, and it’s out of here for your team. You can almost feel the enthusiasm as your you guy circles the bases. The power of ones imagination able to capture all kinds of experiences.

Well for many, that captured enthusiasm is experienced, when a politician leaves office. And it doesn’t matter if it’s a jack ass, who thinks political correctness and assimilation by social inclusiveness represents the American heritage. Or an over sized creature with a long trunk. Used for bullying people into thinking corporate America knows best, what’s good for America. And that money has the same constitutional standing, as a person.

Here are a few thoughts about the world of politics. Maybe as the ball heads out of the ballpark, you’ll make a spectacular catch and send that scoundrel head hanging down to the dug out and out of sight.

And just maybe, you’re one of many, wanting to see that politician clean the bases with an out of the park blast. Thinking America’s future rests with it’s politicians. Once that might have been so but not today.

Here’s why, “The government consists of a gang of people. Who are taken one with the other because they have no special talent for the business of government; they have only one talent. Which is a talent for getting and holding office,” H.L. Mencken, 1880-1956.

James Madison, the nations fourth president, must have seen America’s future when he said, “There are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.”

But governments that displease God ends up in the trash can, that’s why Muslim states are a perfect example of how not to govern. Perhaps Israel has the best idea! Keep Muslims outside of your boarders. Wake up America, Islam will destroy the country. Perfect example, our friends on the other side of the ocean, Great Britain. We are not there yet, the nation needs to follow the Israeli model. So camel up you Ishmaelites and journey to some flourishing desert that beckons.

Recently, we paid tribute to our mothers. God gave Mary this awareness, even before Jesus was born. The church has framed her prayer, as Mary’s Magnificat. Note: Mary said, “My soul magnifies the the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior,” Luke 1:46-47. The nation that prospers and survives is the nation that prays those words. We did once, but no more. A few years ago (2010) a government official said prayers exalting the Christian faith, can’t be offered at the nations national day of prayer. Because it’s offensive to Muslims, and therefore; the government withdrew evangelist Franklin Grahams invitation to participate in that years prayer festivities. The Christian community should have been all over the government because no Muslim ever contributed anything to make America what it once was. Only what she is becoming which is a stagnant state of nothingness. Their contributions today are destroying America by bringing the curse of God upon a once godly nation. As they do within every nation where they are found. America was make great because of the contributions of its Jews and Christians by creating what the nation once hailed had reverence for our Judeo Christian heritage.

Mary went on the remind the world to remember this. “He has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. He has cast down the mighty from their thrones and exalted the lowly” Luke 1:51b-52. Mary gave birth to the perfect solution for all that troubles America. It’s time for the Christian community to make that America’s focus once again.

Through out it’s history America has faced many challenges and survived. Mainly because America depended upon God for deliverance. Mostly, history of the past; so it’s important that Christians return that history to the forefront of American consciousness. Gather your friends and fight to return the nation to its lost greatness. And make that history absent a Muslim presence. We need to return to that experience again. Because Islam is more threatening to Americas future than was Nazism.

Hope for America is not to be found through government. It must be through the church becoming desperate to preserve our Judeo Christian traditions. And learn why, there is no such thing as a Muslim American. Refuse to accept government doctrines of ‘political correctness and social inclusiveness.’ Hell bent on trying to make it appear so! God never intended for America to be corrupted by Muslims. Learn why!!! And act upon it!!!

The Happy Heart

A prominent surgeon once wrote. “Merriment is very catching and spreads in a remarkable manner, few being able to resist the contagion.” And an Old Testament writer wrote, “All the days of the afflicted are evil. But he who is of a merry heart has a continual feast,” Proverbs 15:15.

And I might add, avoid associations with most Christians. For it is a sure way to kill a happy heart and the following sets the tone.

MOST, Christians (emphasis on MOST, not all) are winners and not doers. This was again brought to my attention by some Australians, and non Australians, upset over web child pornography. A horrible evil clearly demonstrating the power of demonic possession. Because only such creatures would hurt children. We are united on our stance but differ on our approach. They see the solution as being with the government, whom I see as the problem. I see the solution through the preaching of the gospel. The gospel is preached several different ways. One way is when Jesus thrashed the temple, calling it a den of thieves. Because it was being used as a house for the selling of merchandise and not for its intended purpose, a house of prayer, Matthew 21:12-13. And there is the model to be followed. But they say that’s anarchy, and I say Christ was the perfect anarchist.

Want some anarchy the Christ way done? Something that is but shouldn’t be. Like the evil of Islam sweeping the nation with presidential urging. Something else that shouldn’t be is the scourge of gay unions and the adoption of children by them. America sure needs lots of Christ like anarchy. Up to the task? Figure out a way maybe by the Moses way for Joshua or the Helen Keller way. Both presented through yesterdays discussion.

My heart is returning to merriment. Just because there might be a few more doers than winners out there than one suspects.

A Christmas Waned

“The hand of providence has been so conspicuous in all this, he must be worse than an infidel that lacks faith, and more than wicked that has not gratitude enough to acknowledge his obligations,” George Washington. Why? Because, “The light shines in darkness; and darkness comprehended it not,” John 1:5.

You are not what you are destined to be in fulfillment of this waned Christmas. Until this ‘why’ is resolved, Perhaps one of histories greatest questions was asked by Jesus, “Why do you not understand my speech? Because you can not hear my word (why) (because). You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father will you do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own; for he is a liar, and the father of it. And because I (Jesus) tell you the truth (about Christmas) you believe me not,” John 8:42-45.(Emphasis by insertions, this padre).

And if the above is yours to understand, then a ‘hallelujah’ or two is in order. Pass it on to others, with hope, in your own way, because that is what Christmas was meant to be.

Rottenness of Islam and Obama

There was a time when a great war was fought. In the realms of the unknown from human awareness. For reasons unknown to us, the great governor of the universe thought that we should know about the sequences of events that are impacting our lives today. But it has a history that predates our time by centuries, also.

In the late first century the apostle John while exiled by the authorities to an Island called Patmos. He was there because of his testimony in behalf of Jesus Christ, Revelation 1:9.

Then unexpectedly, John heard a voice saying “come up here, and I’ll show you things which must take place,” Revelation 4:1. And later you’ll discover a horrific thing that took place, with one that followed, that was worse.

The book of Revelation presents us with many complexities. Mainly because, the book isn’t always presented in chronological order. John jumps forwards and then backwards from the middle of a particular event, as he sketches the historical time line for the inhabitants of earth.

For instance, John after having been shown everything God wanted us to know. Starts recording his discoveries by writing a letter to seven churches in Asia. Seems like a good starting point, or was it?

Now, John is going to jump forwards to that great war chronicled in Revelation. That maybe should have been at the start point of his chronicled revelations. It was suggested as being beyond the realms of human awareness. Because, we know nothing about the weaponry used between the combatants. What brought about that war? Was it a war using intellectualism and spirituality? With the winner being those most spiritual and intellectual. At any rate it seems to have been a campaign much different than those fought on earth.

Here is what we know about that war from John. The place were that war was fought was called heaven. John reports, ” And a war broke out in heaven. Michael and his angels fought with the dragon. And his angels fought, but did not prevail, nor was a place found for them in heaven anymore. So the great dragon was cast out, that serpent of old, called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was cast to the earth, and his angels were cast with him,” Revelation 12:7-9.

If John is to be believed, then you have in three verses, the cause and instigator of all of humanities troubles. I believe, how about you?

So; lets take a look at deception, as the deceiver embodies himself in a people, who violently want to be something God denied them. It’s your all devil community composed of Muslims. That short paragraph is settled law because anything God ordained is law. A more detailed explanation was provided on 04 August 14, “Muslim mind Crazy or Not.”

The Holy Writ has declared Muslims troublesome, Genesis 16:12. The apostle Paul said, cast Muslims out because because they persecute Christians. They did so in Paul’s day and ours. “But as then, he (Ishmael founder of Islam) that was born of the flesh persecuted him that was born of the spirit, (Isaac whose lineage brought the world Jesus Christ) even so it is now,” Galatians 4:29-30. PROOF SOON!

Know your scriptures-know your self-and thus your world. And when world events unfold, the only thing missing will be some details. Like the shameful and dreadful incident to follow. It should never have been allowed to occur by the Church. And, don’t think that it couldn’t happen someday in your USA city.

Aklomn an Egyptian Christian with other Christians were headed to Tahrir Square to protest the burning of their church in Sool, Egypt. Thinking that they were at last free to engage in peaceful protests. Later as a group of about a hundred parishioners, they approached the state run radio and television building in Cairo. Hoping to add a new found dimension to their protest. SURPRISE! There was no protest, as the Egyptian army opened fire on them.

One would think that that would be enough trouble for one day. But for Akhom and his friends, it was only the beginning!

Now almost home to a place called Mokattam. Akhom said, “We saw thousands of Muslims coming towards us. They were screaming, There is no god but Allah! Jesus Christ is an affront to Allah! Lets go for jihad. They threw Molotov cocktails at us and burned our houses. Then they started shooting.”

Akhom was shot several times, hit in the mouth, back and stomach. Fourteen people were killed. (source:The Voice of the Martyrs-November 2011) Learn more at www.persecution.com/newsletter.

Akhom wounded and needing reconstruction surgery that was not available in Egypt. He was  denied by the Egyptian authorities to leave the country. His mouth infected, and fearing the infection may threaten his life.

Akhom said, “We have no rights here in Egypt. We can only depend upon Jesus Christ.” And I hope, the Body of Believers in Jesus Christ, his church. The wealthiest  people in the world. If you, as an individual have any money to spare, contact VOM online at www.persecution.com. or call 1.877.3370458. Note:Church for Sanctuary, nor this padre has any affiliation with VOM. Other than, we are one in Christ, God’s global plan for peaceful solutions.

Time is urgent on many fronts. Islam in America must be more than stopped, it must be destroyed. It’s scriptural, Jesus said, if a tree bears rotten fruit, cut it down and throw it in the fire, Matthew 7:19. Islam represents rotten fruit.

Muslims in America overwhelmingly support Obama. A Gallup poll, published, 11 July 2014, by USA Today, said Muslims gave Obama a 72% favorable job rating. One suspects the 28% of Muslims who gave Obama an unfavorable rating represent what blinded publishers refer to as radical Muslims. However when viewed from a biblical perspective all Muslims are radical. Which is easy to support from a global perspective, where Muslims make up a majority within the population. Egypt isn’t an anomaly it’s the standard for Muslim behavior. To be a minority in a Muslim country is to expect the loss of freedom, property and life.

One also suspects that Muslims favorable attitude towards Obama is that they recognize him for what he is, a Muslim at heart. Easy to support from a biblical perspective also. Obama wants Israel to enter into an agreement to surrender land for peace which includes Jerusalem. It’s forbidden by God Almighty, who decreed, “And I will set your bounds from the Red Sea to the sea, Philistia, and from the desert to the river. For I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hands, and you shall drive them out before you. You will make no covenant with them nor with their gods. They shall not dwell in your land, lest they make you sin against Me. For if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you,” Exodus 23:31-33. Jesus said, by their fruit you will know them,” Matthew 7:20.

Obama’s stance against Israel makes him a traitor to the God of Israel and the Jesus of America. If Israel makes such a compromise, it’ll be a snare unto them warned God Almighty. And if the United States is the impetus for creating an Israeli snare. Then America will experience more than just a snare. America will experience the curse of God Almighty. Because God Almighty decreed, “I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you. And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed,” Genesis 12:3. The laws of God can’t be broken; so as Israel goes, so goes America.

Yesterday’s discussion, “A thing called democracy,” provided a cure. American Christians better get it together and implement that cure. What was not said yesterday but saved for this discussion. Is that our God given republic makes we the people federal office holders. Therefore Obama, the Congress and the Supreme Court are our servants. Making it our responsibility to make sure that they find ways to implement this everlasting divine creed. As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, saying, “The voice of one crying in the wilderness. Prepare the way of the LORD; make His paths straight. Every valley shall be filled and every mountain and hill brought low. The crooked places shall be made straight and rough ways smooth. And all flesh shall see the salvation of God,” Luke 3:4-6.

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. May they prosper who love you. Peace be within your walls, prosperity within your palaces,” Psalms 122:6.