Christians, most specifically the leaders-
If it has not been clear, the primary purpose of these pages has always been the same. This has been to call Christians back to the truth of the Word and God's purpose. Secondarily, these pages are to show non-Christians scriptural direction that is becoming more difficult to find in westernized Christians. It is to show the truth of God's undiluted Word exhibited in life today.
Political gains do not count from God's standpoint. He sets up rulers and brings them down; voting is simply a test of our individual faith in His direction for our lives, as outlined in scriptures. Our failure here gives an example to illustrate this principle of Christian's compromise today in America, that more importantly seriously damages our witness to our community's non-Christians with both temporal and eternal consequences.
This is a call to repentance. It is our only hope. Our country is on the brink of destruction, of our own making.
This is a call to seeking God's will through His Word (and to read it!), prayer and righteousness.
This is our only hope to quell the billowing storm of rapidly impending painful judgment. We are but a blink away from God's fury. This is not an exaggeration. Check out how far he has allowed people to go before in history. Is this an overstatement? If only that were true! No, we are begging for judgment like a child who knows he has done wrong and still tests his parent's limits. We must turn back to Him.
Judgment will fall greatest on those of us who have called Him as our own, have the scriptures available, and yet refuse to follow or to seek the guidance given in His Word. Christians in America - we are responsible for our neighbors, fellow workers, family and friends. We are responsible for carrying the disciples' baton to the next generation. How will we explain our failure to Almighty God on judgment day? It won't be because we lacked Bibles, where insight is plentiful.
These pages were written only after great soul searching and reluctant hesitation. Who dares write these pages? Under what authority? They are not pleasurable. The writer is unworthy to write them. They will not be popular and will either be ignored, dismissed or may disturb some of the greatest of the Christian leaders in our country. Despite this, someone must warn of judgment, exceedingly rare is that message today. The truth of this is found throughout the scriptures. Without the validity of scriptures, this would be completely unreliable. With a scriptural backdrop, these pages become too chillingly accurate.
Should we fear God? The scriptures say so. Was it just 'respect=fear' that caused the shepherds to quake when they saw the angels? No!! What about when King Nebuchadnezzar saw the hand writing on the wall? The scriptures talk of a humbling, shaking, sweating kind of fear. "Respect" is much too small a term to encompass the meaning. Why, then, is that what 'leaders' teach today?
Yes, we will fear God. Either now with resultant repentance and salvation or in the future with great judgment and pain. None will escape from recognizing this powerful fear, especially someone who writes something like this. What about you? Repentance is necessary.
These pages may seem harsh. Without looking very critically, they seem unfair. Looking through the lens of the Bible, there is ample evidence these words are true. Love is paramount, although this is largely, incorrectly, seasoned with too much sugar in Christian literature and lessons today. Love is tough when it comes from a parent to a child. Similarly, this is true from a loving God who calls us to Him through punishment, if need be. Our God will not tolerate our twisting the term "love" into something of our own fabrication, neglecting His definition as outlined in the Bible.
We have failed Him.
Is there really evidence we have failed? Polls show statistical evidence of exactly that. School shootings and other unspeakable crimes do that too. Should we primarily blame the 'leaders', or is it just end times apostasy that should be expected from a lost society?
The leaders are expected to stand firm. Today, this has not been the case. If the leaders were, with serious conviction, choosing to embrace the Word as our 'Third World' counterparts and early Christians willfully chose, the world would be turned upside-down. Why, when we could have all the blessings God promised, do we willfully choose to compromise and therefore lose His impact?
John 15:5 "I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.
Matthew 16:18 And I tell you that you are Peter, and
on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.
Christian church- why are we not prevailing? With God, the gates of hell will not prevail. We now are losing since we don't take hold of the Word and God's direction. Without leaders showing this truth, we will fail and God's judgment is guaranteed.
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