“Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay
field to field, till there be no place, that they may
be placed alone in the midst of the earth!” (Isaiah 5:8)
Does this verse pique your interest at all? Although
Isaiah is addressing the Southern Kingdom of Israel,
referred to as Judah, America should see a very
striking resemblance in regards to her own current
state of affairs in this and the following Scriptures.
Israel was used by God as an example for other nations to follow, at
this point in chapter 5 of Isaiah’s writings the
Northern Kingdom of Israel was probably already gone,
conquered by the Assyrians, and the Southern Kingdom
of Judah was on the fast track toward becoming
captives in Babylon.
They had set an example all right, but it was anything
but godly. The entire world once looked to America for
leadership. God’s hand was on America to be an example
to people of other nations on how to live godly lives.
Such should be the responsibility of prosperous
nations. But America, like Israel, began to fall from
God’s grace when she began to lead in a manner that is
diametrically opposed to the God of all creation. What
more can God do but speak woes – alas, the inevitable
has arrived on the shores of America as well as
everywhere in between, and learning from past history
has never been a strong point for Americans.
Is America in Bible prophecy? The verse above speaks
of those who have greedily amassed land, houses, and
much more materialistic nonsense to themselves than
they can ever use. They are never satisfied, thus they
become inflamed with the desire to increase their
holdings. They’re like the drug addict who can never
get enough highs.
America today has just such an attitude towards
abundance; we are the most materialistic nation on
earth. This gluttony of materialism has left us
deliriously seeking what we don’t need and can’t use.
Through all this extremely covetous existence the only
thing waning, and in many cases not sought after at
all is our love for Jesus and for our fellow man.
In this abundant land of America even many of our
poorest families live like kings when compared to the
living conditions of many people in other nations. I
once read of a diplomat from China who came to see for
himself what America was all about. He told those he
traveled America with that we (American’s) are a most
prosperous people. His quote went something like this:
There are nicer things and in greater abundance in
your garbage dumps than what most Chinese people
accumulate in a lifetime.
“In mine ears said the LORD of hosts, of a truth many
houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without
As God pours out His judgment on America it’s not hard
to see that this verse is now coming to pass just as
Isaiah prophesied would occur concerning Judah. The
RSV translates this verse thusly “The LORD of hosts
has sworn in my hearing: “Surely many houses shall be
desolate, large and beautiful houses, without
Many of America’s once most populated and productive
cities are now nothing more than cesspools of filth,
as they become more and more uninhabitable. Don’t
believe me? Take a look at Cleveland, Baltimore, and
the Michigan cities of Detroit and Flint to name but a
few; these cities are deteriorating wastelands. Many
cities all over the US are either currently filing for
bankruptcy or contemplating filling.
Detroit, once the automotive manufacturing Mecca of
the US, is now rampant with crime. Right now you can
buy a house in Detroit for as little as $500.00─that
is if you want to live in the middle of crime central
USA. I read on a blog recently, that the city of
give you a home just for keeping the
weeds cut around the house. The vacant lots, which are
now quite numerous in Detroit, have become dumping
grounds for dead bodies. Incredibly, many American
cities are treading on similar ground.
Reno, Nevada, a city once bulging with visitors
gambling away their hard earned wages like drunken
sailors, is now on the verge of financial collapse.
Homes and businesses have remained vacant since the
recession of 2008. There are new subdivisions around
Reno that are ghost towns “many houses shall be
desolate, large and beautiful houses, without
This once admired and coveted city has been turned
upside down. Reno has now acquired a new nickname.
Once known as “Biggest Little City in the World,” it
is now known as “The Meth Capital of America.”
America is not becoming a more prosperous nation by
any stretch of the imagination. We’ve allowed
ourselves to be turned into a society of dummied down
individuals greedily awaiting our next government
“Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and
the seed of an homer shall yield an ephah.” (Isaiah
If these scriptures hold a prophetic future for
America, and I believe they do, then what we see
occurring in America is very scary indeed. There will
be little in the way of fruits and vegetables produced
in our near future in accordance to the availability
of landmass. Famine will increase as crops begin to
produce far below their normal output. Could it be
that America’s croplands will no longer feed the
When there’s not enough food to go around watch what
happens to a civilized nation. America is currently
the number one exporter of food to other nations; what
will happen in those foreign lands when America’s food
production becomes insufficient even for
Americans? The government may use its fiat power of
creating money to help farmers and ranchers in the US
stave off bankruptcy, but they can’t create food out
of thin air.
“Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that
they may follow strong drink; that continue until
night, till wine inflame them!” (Isaiah 5:11)
Alcoholism, drug addiction, and crime are now
consuming the masses here in America. Many people just
want to stay high or drunk all the time. People who
ignore or turn away from their God have no hope so
they seek it from drugs and alcohol, and there are
always adverse consequences to those bad decisions,
not to mention they are never satisfied.
“And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and
wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the
work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of
his hands.” (Isaiah
America has plenty of time for foolishness─ all forms
of entertainment and lascivious lifestyles are
promoted yet we give no credence to what God has done,
or to what He is currently doing. Those who party
endlessly, seeking constant entertainment will be
judged and all their laughter and amusement will
cease. Watch out America, “For the LORD thy God is a
consuming fire, even a jealous God” (Deuteronomy
4:24). God’s principles never change.
“Therefore my people are gone into captivity, because
they have no knowledge: and their honourable men are
famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst” (Isaiah
America was once the leader in promoting the gospel of
Christ around the world, but in more recent years has
become the world leader in promoting filth, such as
pornography, homosexuality and fully funded abortion
on demand, to name a few. Are not God’s children being
systematically forced to live in a very hellish form
of captivity right here in the good old US of A? There
will be a famine and a thirst for the knowledge of
God’s word, but that knowledge will become quite
elusive in America’s final days.
“Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her
mouth without measure: and their glory, and their
multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth,
shall descend into it.” (Isaiah
We are a nation of people who rejoice in the pomp and
circumstances of our own depravity. Hell is awaiting
the multitudes of the foolish to come and join the
rest of the Christ rejecters. Hell was created for
Satan and the angels that rebelled with him, but it
has enlarged itself to accommodate the massive amount
of the foolish perishing.
“And the mean man shall be brought down, and the
mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty
shall be humbled: But the LORD of hosts shall be
exalted in judgment, and God that is holy shall be
sanctified in righteousness. Then shall the lambs feed
after their manner, and the waste places of the fat
ones shall strangers eat.” (Isaiah
As a nation, America will be humbled from the high and
mighty to the least of the least. Whether or not the
populous considers God relevant has no bearing on
God’s exaltedness. God will be exalted and His
righteous judgment will stand. God is holy and He will
be glorified. The mockers and scorners have cast their
lot with the devil.
“Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of
vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope: “That
say, Let him make speed, and hasten his work, that we
may see it: and let the counsel of the Holy One of
Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it!” (Isaiah
These two verses are very interesting in that they
describe and expose the perverse nature of a certain
segment of our society, today. Who is it that
continually draws attention to themselves with wicked
cords of vanity? Their perverse and depraved nature is
always an open display as if there was no sin involved
at all. Can you not see in this verse the gay pride
parades flaunting themselves in front of their Creator
as though to say “We regard you not?”
America, what made you fall so low as to attempt to
rub God’s nose in your depravity? What arrogance,
flaunting their lascivious lifestyles and mocking God
in their haughtiness. America, where is your heart?
God will not be mocked. As God lifts His hand of
protection from the land and people who once promoted
His precepts with vigor, we shall see these arrogant
and evil people becoming more and more inflamed in
their own wickedness.
“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil;
that put darkness for light, and light for darkness;
that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!” (Isaiah
Does this verse not describe America in its current
state? Everything is upside down. What was once seen
as good and godly is now disparaged, and everything
that was once an aversion is now being promoted as
normal and acceptable. What sorrow shall befall
America as she continues to rejoice in her iniquity?
“Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the
flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as
rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust:
because they have cast away the law of the LORD of
hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of
Rejecting and despising God will only bring sorrow.
The Northern kingdom of Israel went through many evil
kings and lived many years rejecting their God. The
Southern kingdom of Judah, for the most part, did
likewise. Our God is patient and merciful. But
ultimately God’s patients wore thin and they were
punished for their iniquities. We can see this
occurring again today right here in America.
Prosperity has all but vanished from this once most
prosperous nation. There are now just a few who hold
the wealth and power of America in their hands.
According to this verse, nothing that is humanly
contrived and instituted will bring it back. God sees
America as rotten to the core as we’ve despised His
word and many have joined the ranks of the enemy.
America may well be in Bible prophecy and if so God is
warning of sudden, and severe judgment.
It’s not hard to see that God’s anger is just as
fierce and directed at America today as it was against
the Southern Kingdom of Judah. America was founded on
Judeo Christian principles. The land of the free and
the home of the brave can be assured that God’s mighty
hand of judgment has arrived. What will become of America in these last days? What happened to
that Southern Kingdom of Judah?
Can we see America in prophecy in Isaiah’s prophetic
words? Certainly there are many similarities between
Israel’s downfall and America’s. The Southern Kingdom
of Judah and the Northern Kingdom of Israel found out
the hard way what happens to those who turn their
backs on God. There are always horrible and very
destructive consequences to every bad decision. All
the nations that have had world prominence then
embraced depravation as they reached their zenith soon
began a decent into oblivion.
Are we watching prophecy unfolding before our eyes as
America has reached her zenith and as she now descends
into some very unfavorable but predictable twilight
years? What an ending!
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