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Many nations under God

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On The Road Again
February 20, 2011 | 2,029 views | 13 comments

Along with the rest of the world, I'm watching with cautious optimism, and praying for those who are protesting against their form of government demanding change for personal rights and a voice in government.

It seems the Egyptian population has let the genie out of the bottle and the wishes of the people throughout several Middle Eastern countries are being raised in
hopes of fulfillment. It sort of brings to mind the character of some men in
a little place called Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who represented the
13 colonies of King George. I think the big problem back then was
something called "Taxation without representation". Am I hearing an echo?

Dictatorial life never has set well with independent-thinking men and it
appears that education and communication is trumping the dictator. Of course
it will all depend upon the cards the dictator is holding, but personally, I
think we're about to witness historical changes in the Middle East. The
scary part about the whole thing is, how will these changes affect the rest
of the world? Only time will tell. Meanwhile, you better pray for the best.

A woman truck driver decided to get a dog for protection. As she inspected a
likely candidate the trainer said, "He doesn't like men at all." "Perfect!"
she thought and took the dog. The next day two men in a parking lot
approached her and she watched to see how her canine body guard would react.
Sure enough - the trainer wasn't kidding! As the men got closer the dog ran
off and hid under a nearby car.

Since he was first to arrive at a high-tech company one morning, the
president of the company answered the phone. When the caller asked for the
field engineer the president explained that it was before regular business
hours, noting that employees hadn't arrived as yet and asked if he could be
of assistance. "What's your job there?" asked the caller. "I'm the president
of the company", he replied. Following a pause the caller politely said,
"I'll call later. I need to talk to someone who knows something."

[Deuteronomy 28, 29 & 30] We read in Hebrews 13: 8, "Jesus Christ is the
same yesterday and today and forever". We also read in John 1: 1-2 & 1: 14,
about the Word of God and that the Word became flesh, whom we know as Jesus.
We must conclude that if Jesus is never-changing, the Word of God is Jesus,
then, the Word of God is never-changing. Can we also conclude that what God
mandated to the Israelites before entering Canaan can apply to any people
who overtake a land in the name of the Lord? Those few, who hammered out the
Declaration of Independence for a God believing, God fearing people, so long
ago, actually surrendered and accepted the auspices of the spiritual
dictatorship of God. Oh, yes! Christianity is a dictatorship and there's
nothing you or anyone else can do about it. You can't change it or rise up
against it without God bringing down the gavel of judgment. Our independence
from the rest of the world, our form of government, it's principles,
integrity and mannerism of our country, are based on the Word of God. We are
slowly slipping away from God in our lifestyle, in our education and in the
very place it began, our government. If we don't return to God in strength
of numbers to save ourselves through God's grace, it won't be long before we
slip into the abyss of other super-power nations in history. Am I over the
top here? Look at what God is doing in the rest of the world while His light
in America is slowly going out. Serving the world is not enough. Serving God
will save our nation.


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Your Opinions and Comments

Alvin Charmaine  
February 23, 2011 6:45pm
We know all about your lack of faith, your political opinions and we know exactly who you hate-you have told us this every day for probably two years. I think if you did believe that jesus was your savior, your other issues... More ›

4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
February 23, 2011 3:14pm
I do not have contempt for Christians. What I do have contempt for is our present administration and Muslims who either are so passive that they do nothing to reign in the radical elements or are radical themselves and want... More ›

4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
February 23, 2011 3:12pm
Alvin, have I ever said that I was Christian? This may be a Christian nation but that is not a requirement for citizenship!

Alvin Charmaine  
February 23, 2011 12:50pm
No real christian is capable of the contempt you display so clearly you do not belong in the US

4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
February 23, 2011 9:44am
"Facts Only" you both are so right. Christians persecute Jews, we have no Muslim problem, America is not a Christian nation,Obama was not stupid or lying when he said that, and I do not understand my blog (LOL!) So... More ›

Facts only please  
February 23, 2011 8:20am
4 th Generation Texan it is not what they are doing today, it is what the Christians did to Jews over the 2000 brought up the Romans. I guess that is why it did not make sense to you, because you do not understand... More ›

Alvin Charmaine  
February 23, 2011 5:23am
Using your wikipedia numbers 60 million Americans are not Christians, and I respect them, this country is their home as much as it is yours. While you probably believe that youre twisted beliefs are held by the majority,... More ›

4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
February 23, 2011 12:10am
Christians comprise 78.4% of the religious community in America. The total of ALL OTHER major religions (Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim) comprise 3.4%. And you and Obama do not think America is a Christian nation? What percentage... More ›

Alvin Charmaine  
February 22, 2011 7:16pm
The President said the United States is no longer just a christian nation. Thats a 100% true statement and has been true for a long time. Wondering why a person of faith would distort the truth. I wish 4th would not blaspheme... More ›

4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
February 22, 2011 1:22pm
And, what pray tell are the Christians doing to Jews? That statement makes no sense to me. The USA who use to be a Christian nation until Obama said we weren't has, for years, been the staunchest supporter and ally of Israel.... More ›

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