The Church must take right ground in regard to politics. The time has come that Christians must vote for honest men and take consistent ground in politics. Christians have been exceedingly guilty in this matter. But the time has come when they must act differently. God cannot sustain this free and blessed country which we love and pray for unless the Church will take right ground. It seems sometimes as if the foundations of the nation are becoming rotten, and Christians seem to act as if they think God does not see what they do in politics. But I tell you He does see it, and He will bless or curse this nation according to the course Christians take in politics.
Acts 24:16 Herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence toward God, and toward men. Proverbs 20:6-7 Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness, but a faithful man who can find? The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him. “Father, I pray in … Continue reading How to Pray for America
I recently heard of an English Bishop compare the mission of the church to that of a museum: "I suppose... keeping alive aspects of the Christian heritage for those who are interested in that sort of thing..." Statistics seem to back him up: last year, 2.7m church members left, never to come back again. Every year in America 4,000 churches close their doors (while only 1,000 are planted). There are now half as many churches as there were a hundred years ago. Is this the church's last hurray? Will our generation witness the death of the church? A recent poll revealed that less than 9% of Americans have a Christian world view (believing that the Bible is accurate, in a literal hell / heaven, that salvation is only by grace). Does church really still work? The honest answer is yes and no. Some do and some don't. The difference: great churches are communities where the new covenant has united membership in a common grace and a common purpose. (Ephesians 2:14-22)
In Luke 17:32, Christ commands us to not forget someone very important… Lot’s wife. Her life and death is an example that our minds need not get too far from … the consequences of some foolish & selfish choices that brought destruction to an entire family. Lot lost his livelihood when the city was destroyed. … Continue reading As In The Days of Lot
This November marks only the 8th time I’ve had the important opportunity to offer my vote for who should hold the office of President, but I’m already feeling a range of emotions... I don’t really like either of the candidates. I don’t know if they mean what they say. I don’t know who to trust. I don’t know if my vote will really count anyway. Ever feel this way? If so, I trust the next few paragraphs will help you during days ahead....
Article by Larry Dennison Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD - Psalm 33:12 I have always believed that America is a nation that is abundantly blessed by God. I still do. While some Americans will have different opinions based on personal circumstances, the fact still remains that we are blessed. Even the … Continue reading Is America Still a Blessed Nation?