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What Happened to America?
“If you’re not close to God, guess who moved,” and “Our chickens have come home to roost,” are two very old phrases that describe exactly where we are in America today. How did we get here?
God Doesn’t Move
God is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow. He is the one thing in the entire Universe that never moves . . . never changes. Psalm 94:22 tells us, He is the Rock of our salvation, if we’re truly saved. For He is our strength, immutable, immovable, and impenetrable shelter and an everlasting foundation.
America Was Built on the Solid Ground of Faith
The signers of the Mayflower Compact, on November 11, 1620, signed their names as defenders of the faith . . . having undertaken for the Glory of God the advancement of the Christian faith. Many of the signers of our Constitution were pastors and graduates of divinity schools. At its signing on September 17, 1787, their belief that our ‘Republic’ would only survive as long as we remain a “virtuous and religious people” is well documented.
George Washington stated it best: “It is impossible to govern the world without God. It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits and humbly implore His protection and favor.”
It seems our nation’s founders saw us more clearly than we see ourselves today. Coming out of the Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin was asked: Are we a Democracy or a Republic? That’s when he gave his famous quote: “A Republic, if you can keep it.”
And for 200 years we kept it and, with God’s blessings, became the most powerful, prosperous and generous nation in the world. Most of the world’s life-changing inventions, medical breakthroughs, scientific discoveries, computer genius, and even musical compositions have come from America . . . and more than 80% of the funding for world missions.
When we moved into our U.S. Capitol building in November of 1800, one of the first acts of Congress was to approve the use of the Capitol as a church building. It was, in fact, Thomas Jefferson who penned the words, “separation of Church and State” in a personal letter. Now this phrase is being used as the battle cry for those wanting to keep God and government separate.
But following that writing, Thomas Jefferson attended church in the U.S. Capitol building as Vice President and during the eight years, he served as President of the United States. This completely destroys the argument that Jefferson was in favor of separating the influence of God’s word from public policy. What he actually meant was that our government should not have power over our churches.
Guess Who Moved
In 1960, 70% of the U.S. population were regular church attenders, attending church services three or more times per month. That number is now 20%. When 50% of a population moves away from God to indulge in their own self-interests, there are consequences.
In 1963, Madalyn Murray O’Hair founded American Atheist and championed the legislation that banned both the Bible and prayer from our schools. For the past 30 years, the entire topic of religion and the role it has played in America and world history has been intentionally removed from our textbooks.
This means that all Americans under the age of 35 (almost half of our population) have no knowledge of prayer, Biblical truths, God’s gift of eternal life or the role Christianity has played in world events . . . in what used to be the most Christian nation on the planet. Is it any wonder that those rightly disturbed by injustice have neither a frame of reference nor a standard of measure for what’s really taking place today?
In 1971, the well-funded and powerful Southern Poverty Law Center was founded, which is militantly Anti-Christian and Anti-Semitic. In 2003, the Ten Commandments were removed from the rotunda of the Justice Department and in 2005, the Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s ruling to remove the Ten Commandments from courthouses. These are only a few of the hundreds of edicts and rulings over the last 50 years that have removed God from our public discourse.
The Chickens Have Come Home to Roost
America has not had a sudden transformation! We don’t have a country full of God-honoring people who have suddenly decided to rebel against God. We are in the final stages of the deep-rooted, intentional and systematic transformation of America into a Godless society, by forces far larger than we could imagine . . . forces that are using a virus and race relations as their cover to incite anarchy in America.
Fifty years of pastors refusing to address political issues with Biblical truth, and Christians going silent with their faith, have combined with the removal of God from our classrooms and textbooks to create the loss of respect for our God and our Country.
In the face of all facts to the contrary, the current view held by a younger generation of Americans is that our nation was built on slavery and racism and deserves to be destroyed . . . thus the intense and renewed interest in Socialism – a bankrupt theory that represents the opposite of America’s reality! Marx and Engle’s infamous statement that ‘Democracy may well pave the road to Socialism’ might not be as outrageous as we thought!
A young white girl tells how proud she is to be a part of this historic moment, supporting her black brothers and sisters, as she stands in front of broken store windows, looters and a burning police car. A civil rights activist tells how he will fight against the use of facial recognition to identify looters. No morality is our new morality!
What Happened to America?
It’s critical to understand that at its core, the Constitution is based on the values and beliefs of Christianity, where personal worth and dignity are esteemed, simply because God is our creator and we are made in His image. The blueprint driving Socialism is an atheistic philosophy claiming God is dead and religious faith is a myth.
Protests are part of the American fabric. But make no mistake, the violent rioting gripping America today is being orchestrated by those who are not just trying to destroy a President, but to destroy our constitutional system of government.
Behind the scenes, there are godless, well-funded power brokers (globalists) who want to usher in a ‘New World Order’ with a ‘One World Religion’ and a ‘One World Government.’ A Google search quickly identifies who they are.
You cannot separate the lawlessness of what we’re witnessing on TV from the well-orchestrated (over 50 years) repudiation of God by our society. Rioting is what people do when they have no concept of God’s love for them, the truth of His word or His gift of eternal life . . . or how God divinely directed our founders to create America to be One Nation, Under God, Indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all.
The End Game
None of this comes as a surprise to God! In fact, most of what we’re witnessing was prophesied and archived in the scriptures thousands of years ago. Again, a Google search of the Anti-Christ will quickly bring the Socialist dream of a ‘One World Government’ into perspective. No man knows the day or the hour of the Rapture, but we will know the signs of the times. And those signs are flashing red lights at this point.
It’s been wisely said: Live practically like the Lord isn’t returning for a thousand years . . . and live spiritually like He’s returning today. There’s nothing that prevents the Rapture from happening today. For sure, it will occur before the Anti-Christ steps on the scene, and with every country in the world in turmoil and losing trust in their leaders, there’s never been a more opportune time for Him to enter center-stage.
This is the one thing we don’t want our friends and loved ones to experience. Being left behind, after the Rapture of the Church, means facing the world of the Anti-Christ who will usher in the horrors of tribulation with the penalty of death if you refuse to recognize him as God.
If there was ever a sense of urgency to bring every friend and loved one into the Kingdom of God, it is now. There is nothing in your life of greater importance. While you’re not responsible for anyone to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord, God is holding you responsible for giving everyone you know that opportunity.
The Strategy is Mind Control – The Goal is One World Government
“Religion is the opium of the people.”
“Give us a child for eight years, and it will be a Bolshevik forever.”
“The last capitalist we hang will be the one who sold us the rope.”
“Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out and are incapable of struggle.”
“A revolution is impossible without a revolutionary situation.”
“We are on the verge of global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept a new world order.”
‘One World Religion’ is Part of the Plan
“Interfaithism is more than religious solidarity in light of social change. It is politics wrapped in the veneer of spirituality.”
“‘Human Fraternity’ is a document that invites all persons who have faith in God and faith in human fraternity to unite and work together so that it may serve as a guide for future generations to advance a culture of mutual respect in the awareness of the great divine grace that makes all human beings brothers and sisters.”
The Christian Perspective
“If we ever forget that we are one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.”
“For years we’ve been telling God to get out of our schools, to get out of our government, and to get out of our lives. And being the Gentleman that He is, I believe He is calmly backed out. How can we expect God to give us His blessing and protection, if we demand He leave us alone?”
Anne Graham Lotz
“I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: That His justice cannot sleep forever.”
“Communism has decided against God, against Christ, against the Bible, and against all religion.”
“God Bless America, land that I love. Stand beside her and guide her, through the night with the light from above.”
Don’t Be Left Behind
Watch out! Don’t let your hearts be dulled by carousing and drunkenness, and by the worries of this life. Don’t let the day catch you unaware, as like a trap. For that day will come upon everyone living on the earth. Keep alert at all times. And pray that you might be strong enough to escape the coming horrors (The Tribulation) and stand before the Son of Man.
And every spirit that does not confess Jesus, is not from God. This is the spirit of the Anti-Christ, which you heard was coming and now is in the world already.
I John 4:3
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
So, you too must keep watch! For you don’t know what day your Lord is coming. Understand this, if a homeowner knew exactly when a burglar was coming, he would keep watch and not permit his house to be broken into. You must also be ready all the time, for the Son of Man will come when least expected.
For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.
I Thessalonians 5:2
Don’t Be Worried
And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s Love. Neither death or life, neither angels or demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries for tomorrow – not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s Love. No power in the sky above or in the earth below – indeed nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the Love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Romans 8:38-39 (NLT)
For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
II Timothy 1:7
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. And the Peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
God is our safe place and our strength. He is always our help when we are in trouble. So, we will not be afraid, even if the earth is shaken and the mountains fall into the center of the sea, and even if its waters go wild with storm and the mountains shake with its action . . . the people make noise . . . the nations fell . . . He raised His Voice . . . the Lord of all is with us . . . Be still and know that I am God.
For He alone is my safe place. His wrap around presence always protects me as my champion defender. There’s NO risk of failure with God. So why would I let worry paralyze me even when troubles multiply around me?
He alone is my rock and my Salvation, my fortress where I will not be shaken.
God Appoints Us to Warn Our Friends!
Son of man, I have appointed you as a watchman for Israel. Whenever you receive a message from me, warn people immediately. If I warn the wicked saying, ‘You are under the penalty of death’ but you fail to deliver the warning, they will die in their sins. And I will hold you responsible for their deaths.
We Will Escape the Tribulation
Sin will be rampant everywhere, and the love of many will grow cold. But the one who endures to the end will be saved. And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the world so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.
For God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.
I Thessalonians 5:9
Because you have kept my word about patient endurance, I will keep you from the hour of trial (Tribulation) that is coming on the whole earth, to try those who dwell on the earth.
I tell you, in that night there will be two in bed. One will be taken and the other left. There will be two women grinding together. One will be taken and the other left.
Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and we will always be with the Lord.
I Thessalonians 4:17
Then the Anti-Christ is Revealed
. . . the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction, who opposes and exalts himself against every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming himself to be God.
II Thessalonians 2: 3-4
He shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the saints of the Most High, and shall think to change the times and the law; and they shall be given into his hand for a time . . .
The Mark of the Beast
Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or the forehead, so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, the name of the beast or the number of its name.
Seven Years of Tribulation
For then there will be great tribulation, such has not been from the beginning of the world until now, no, and never will be.