God’s Mercy

 

By Donna Wasson


Well, well, well, what a mess we find ourselves in. We all know the dismal freefall America has taken since our communist-in-chief took office, but the damage he’s foisted upon our Constitution and Bill of Rights is just the start of our troubles.

Let’s just cut the manure and get down to it. The world as we’ve always known it is about to undergo a drastic change. Everyone I encounter seems to have an impending sense of doom within their gut, but they can’t quite figure out why. Maybe the innate-reflex God instilled in every person to survive another day is wiggling around in our spirits.

I could start listing out all of the signs of these last days that are occurring around the world, but heaven knows we have enough going on here in America that should cause even the most hardened of us to stagger in fear. The economy for instance, I’m grateful that my Dad isn’t alive to see the gas prices. He would be stunned and shake his head in wonder. And when is the last time anyone under 80 years old saw unemployment this high? OK, besides during the Great Depression.

This economic downturn covers a wide-spectrum, both white collar and blue collar positions as well as menial jobs providing a service of some type. The overwhelming majority of these people are not lazy sitting around watching Jerry Springer all day, taking gulps of free nourishment off the government teat. These are upright, proud folks who would almost rather go hungry than ask for a handout. They just want a decent job!

Many have given up looking. If they’re fortunate enough to find a job in a fast food joint, the pay cannot begin to cover their expenses. Now, that kind of situation is OK for a couple of months to get by until they find a position in their field which suits their education and experience, but the better paying jobs simply aren’t there. It’s not even a matter of competing for an opening anymore because you can’t compete for something that doesn’t exist!

The domino effect of this downturn seems to stretch for miles. People are struggling with a sense of depression and hopelessness, as well as anger and plain ol’ fear of the future. How will they feed their families? Close to 47 million Americans are currently on government aid and/or food stamps.

Food banks, churches and other charities are running out of foodstuffs to give out to those in need. The people who usually contribute now find themselves on the other side of the desk, asking for help while they struggle with a sense of shame and failure. This kind of stress in a normal household, much less a dysfunctional home, usually leads to fussing and fighting, sometimes ending in violence.

Of course, the fallout from the massive drought our country is currently experiencing hasn’t hit the supermarket shelves just yet, but higher prices for most everything are soon coming and will make life that much more miserable.

I was thinking about all of this the other day as well as the phenomenal increase in violent-crime and the sewage-level morality that the U.S. has embraced in the last 50 years. It is obvious to anyone with any spiritual discernment whatsoever, that Almighty God has removed His hand of protection and blessing from this country. Can you blame Him?

 

He’s been rudely booted out of our government schools and courthouses and lives. For 187 years, God’s name was revered or at least respected in American society. But in the 1960’s, one particularly abrasive, arrogant, loud mouthed, wide-load of a demonically controlled woman by the name of Madelyn Murray O’Hare won her disastrous case with the Supreme Court of this land and triggered the slow decline of American culture and values.

 

 

Goodnews Christian Ministry describes this ghastly event this way:

 

In June 1963, the Supreme Court upheld the argument of the atheist, Madelyn Murray O’Hare and promulgated an edict with ramifications so widespread it insured that God would be evicted from public society across the entire spectrum of American governmental system. From that day to this, not only has prayer been outlawed, God’s very name has been declared anathema to the United States Constitution, and forbidden to be mentioned in any federal, state, county, city or municipal context.

 

Further decrees have revealed the depths of the ouster that initial edict has fostered. Not just prayer is forbidden in the public forum. Display of the cross is forbidden. The Ten Commandments are forbidden. The Bible is forbidden. Nativities are forbidden. Even the mere mention of the names, “God” or “Jesus” in schools is forbidden. More than that, anything even suggestive of those names is forbidden.

 

Unless you extol the name of Allah, or Buddha, or Lucifer, THAT’S OK. We’re now “tolerant” and don’t want to “exclude” or “offend” anyone. Unless you’re a Christian, of course!

For all intents and purposes, the Supreme Court of the United States of America ruled the U.S. Constitution to be a Godless document. Even though it was designed around the Ten Commandments and even invokes God’s name, they decided it was a Godless document based on the opinion of a rotund, Godless, angry woman whose entire life was a perpetual bad hair day.

Ms. O’Hare went on to found American Atheists and made a complete nuisance of herself until she, her son Jon, and granddaughter Robin, were kidnapped by American Atheists former office manager, David Waters in 1995. He later confessed to murdering all three individuals, and led police to their graves where their dismembered, severely decomposed bodies were found. Hmm. Whatcha wanna bet Ms. O’Hare believes in God now…?

Ever since the day the Supreme Court ruled in favor of removing any reference of God from government institutions, our country has been circling the drain morally and politically while the natural world that God created has slowly grown increasingly violent, as if expressing outrage at mankind for shunning the Creator.

Just five months after this outrageously foolish ruling, JFK was assassinated in Texas. Acting President Lyndon Johnson involved the America in the Vietnam War─which lasted 10 years and accomplished absolutely nothing but waste billions in taxpayer dollars, while maiming or killing over 200,000 American sons, husbands and fathers. (Good job there, LBJ.)

In 1964, the U.S. suffered the worst earthquake ever recorded in this country—a 9.2 on the Richter scale in Alaska, which triggered a tsunami that wiped out towns across the coast of Alaska, and devastated the coastline all the way to the port of Los Angeles, California.

Since it’s been about 50 years since Ms. O’Hare’s incomprehensibly selfish demand triggered the beginning of the end of America, let’s compare some natural disasters that occurred 50 years before the court’s decision, which would take us back to 1913. Will we see any difference in the number of tornadoes, hurricanes or even volcanic activity between 1913-1962 and 1963-2012?

These statistics aren’t worldwide, but pertain only to the U.S. Get a load of this: 

From 1913-1962, there were 83 outbreaks of tornado activity. That comes to 1.66 tornado outbreaks/year. However, from 1963-2012, there were 192 outbreaks of tornadoes, approximately 3.84 outbreaks/year. Wow, that’s quite a temper tantrum nature has thrown since we booted God out.

What about hurricanes? From 1913-1962, America was hit by 4 hurricanes. Four. BUT... between 1963-2012, we’ve been slammed by 16 hurricanes, including the most destructive, Hurricane Andrew, which struck South Florida and Louisiana in 1992 as a category “5” storm. Katrina, which hit Louisiana in 2005, was a category 3, but was the cause of enormous damage due to the inadequate maintenance of the levee system protecting New Orleans.

Is anybody up for reviewing volcanic activity? OK, from 1913-1962, there were 8 eruptions in Alaska and 2 in California, for a total of 10 in the U.S.A. Yes, I said California. BUT, from 1963-2012 there have been 28 eruptions in Alaska, 2 in Hawaii, 1 in Oregon and 1 in Washington, for a total of 32.

 

I don’t think creation has been very happy with us since the Supreme Court decision to cut God out of American government.

 

What do you think?

I won’t belabor the sad state of the family unit except to say that there are FAR too many single mothers, drug/alcohol addicted parents and foster children who are abused and bounced from house to house─not to mention the seemingly bazillion abortions carried out in this country, 98% of which are performed in the name of convenience.

Now we add all kinds of charming “new” types of “families” consisting of whatever hodgepodge of persons living under the same roof until a better, more advantageous sexual partner catches a resident’s eye. Mix in sodomites, sprinkle a dose of adopted children and we’re off dancing pointy-toe jigs in a fairyland of twisted, reprobate ecstasy!

The duplicity and corruption of our governmental officials, not only in Washington but also on the State and even local levels, is breathtaking. Actually, watching the national news these days is akin to viewing a poorly written Saturday Night Live skit that just won’t end. It’s gotten so out of control it’s now funny; a tragic comedy portraying self absorbed sin, lies, money, power and sex.

Shame on you who swore to uphold and defend our Constitution! Shame and derision on you who have betrayed the trust of the citizens who employ you─to represent their interests. Shame on your lying, selfish and utterly corrupt ways. Woe, to you who have sold out to and are aiding and abetting the globalists to realize their long-term goals. You will most assuredly reap what you have sown!

And may the full-wrath of Almighty God descend upon all the grotesquely twisted-souls who are the satanically manipulated marionettes of the self-described global elite. You are duped by sheer stupidity into believing the pretty lies of the enemy; that you will achieve your New World Order by destroying millions of men, women and children you view as unworthy eaters of the wealth you feel belongs to you. A special circle of hell is currently being constructed for your arrival, and the entirety of your vast wealth won’t even begin to alleviate your eternal suffering. Not for a split-second.

While these things are horrible to contemplate, weighing us down as we daily wrestle with confusion and uncertainty about the future. Do we ever, even for an instant, consider the effect our sin and rebellion wreak on the heart of God? I sure don’t hear much about that aspect of this whole mess, do you?

This has been poor ol’ God’s experience with mankind from the beginning. I cannot imagine how weary HE is of looking at the sewer we’ve made of His lovely earth and how we can’t seem to get our fill of violence, self and death. How it must hurt His heart to see us in such pain, pain that we inflicted on ourselves by our selfish-rebellion. None of us can adequately imagine what the perfection of Eden was like, to be completely innocent, enjoying a perfect, playful love relationship with our Father.

The Bible tells us repeatedly that God is patient not willing that any should perish. But He is not perpetually patient like some wimpy, overly permissive parent who never follows through with threatened discipline. His righteous judgment on the sins of America is about to fully bloom.

Zephaniah 1:14-18, sums things up well, emphasis added:

 

The great day of the Lord is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly, even the voice of the day of the Lord: the mighty man shall cry there bitterly. That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness, a day of the trumpet and alarm against the fenced cities, and against the high towers. And I will bring distress upon men, that they shall walk like blind men, because they have sinned against the Lord: and their blood shall be poured out as dust, and their flesh as the dung.  Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD’S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.

Nahum 1:2-3:

 

God is jealous, and the Lord revengeth; the Lord revengeth, and is furious; the Lord will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies. The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Nahum 1: 6-8:

 

Who can stand before his indignation? And who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? His fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him. The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him. But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

Our Creator gets no thrill in destroying people or property, but because being perfectly just is part of His holy character, punishing unrepentant sin comes with the territory. If he failed to do so, he would not be perfectly just. Another facet of His character is unfathomable mercy.

A few days ago I was reading the news online and found myself getting weighed down and overwhelmed by a sense of hopelessness and sorrow. How could this county have turned her back so completely against the very, One who established her? Study American history and be astonished to learn the impossible odds against the U.S. ever breaking free from British rule. The fact that we even exist is an utter miracle of God.

Then, because we founded our Constitution and Bill of Rights upon Judeo-Christian biblical values, God blessed America until she became the most powerful, wealthy, innovative, healthy beacon of hope for the rest of the world’s population. Then came Madelyn. Whoa! Is it hot there, Madelyn? Hmm, I bet it is!

As I was contemplating the decline of this country, something incredible flashed in my mind. It was a spark of knowledge from God Himself that imprinted on my heart in a microsecond; something so profound and powerful it immediately caused me to break down in sobs. I was given a small taste of God’s hurt and disappointment in America and the enormity of mercy He has patiently shown us in the face of incorrigible, flagrant rebellion and arrogance.

That glimpse of His unspeakable mercy crushed my heart. I wept for the pain His Fatherly heart has endured despite His overflowing blessings to this country, as well as a sense of speechless gratitude for the patience and mercy He has shown to me personally with regard to my own sin. How completely unworthy of His love, and yet how completely I am covered by it.

It brings tears to my eyes just writing about it. The pain we have caused God is worse than I can describe, yet He has been reluctant to exact justice on this nation. His patience has now run out and America will most assuredly suffer the full and well-deserved brunt of His wrath. What fools inhabit this country! The U.S. is finished and will never return to what she once was.

The ONLY hope we have to escape the grinding-punishment that is coming our way is for us to each individually fall on our knees in repentance and turn our lives over to the One who made us and knows us best. His children are not destined for His wrath. He does not punish the righteous with the wicked, but always makes a way of escape and shelter before the destruction falls.

So where are you in this? Does your heart ache for the pain you’ve caused your heavenly Father? Are you ready to surrender your life and future to Him or would you rather take your chances on the upcoming, useless election, that’s already been decided, but is played out to satisfy the ignorant masses by the demonic puppet masters running the show?

Time is running out. Please open your eyes to what is happening in this country, it will NOT improve long term, I guarantee it. The only Savior we have is Christ Jesus.

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