It’s sad but true; many people today say they don’t believe in the God of the Bible, probably for fear that it would put restrictions on their sordid lifestyle – a lifestyle of promiscuity, drunkenness and/or drug abuse. The Ten Commandments mean nothing to them. They are those who would stop up their ears and close their minds to God’s word. They don’t want to acknowledge the clear/in your face reality of God, although our surroundings declare His Glory. How can you look about you and not see the reality of a Divine Creator? Obviously, they’ve been blinded by the Evil One – Satan.
Many of the politicians in Washington D.C. have turned this country on its head with their socialist ideology and greed, an ideology where right is wrong and wrong is right.
Democrats and even some Republicans are culpable, and some of the atrocities that were perpetrated by recent administrations are finally coming to light. Today, many of the politicians that were thoroughly ensconced in those previous administrations are retiring so as not to be caught up in the ever-widening net of justice. Others are being prosecuted; and still others have gone to jail, thus fulfilling a Bible promise, “Be sure your sins will find you out.”
Then of course, we have other so-called gods who would advocate for fear, confusion, hate, murder and Sharia. Incredibly, the religion of Islam whose god is Allah, and which is opposed to all others, has infiltrated recent administrations; the entire country’s legal system; and the highest echelons of society, including our learning institutions.
Now, that isn’t to say that the present incoming crop is not without fault. Some conservatives are just as bad.
Most of us have been there and done those very things ourselves, but Christ has delivered us from such folly by dying for our sins. The Apostle Paul says in the book of Romans, “Who will deliver me from this body of death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!”
On the other hand, you have those who seek after the God of the Bible (usually after they’ve come to the end of their rope) and repent, receive Christ and are saved from judgment. “For by grace are you saved and that not of yourselves, it is a gift of God lest any man should boast.”
The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob is the one true and benevolent God. We were made to be without a care in the world. As a matter of fact, that was God’s intent for mankind all along. He wanted us to enjoy the fruits of our labor and to look to Him for help in times of trouble. He wanted us to rely on Him for all our needs as well. The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob is a gracious and just God.
That being said, God’s people should be more upright than all others and stand up for what is right and good for themselves and others. By upright I mean to be what we were meant to be with the potential to do good and live an upright life. This should be our ideal human nature, but it isn’t. This is what we were meant to be but aren’t, all because of our disobedience in the Garden of Eden. Now our natural state is one of rebellion. But we who are born again through faith in Christ have the victory and can live above the fray without fear or apprehension, knowing we serve the One True God. All other supposed gods lead to poverty of soul, death and destruction.
Ultimately, we “Believers” can rely on the promises of our one true God. “Those that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary – they shall walk and not faint.”
Believe it or not, a new film is about to be introduced in early October – this after a long dry spell of faith films – (none of which were very successful at the box office.) But I like the title of this one – “The Trump Prophecies.” I just hope they feature some good stories, actors, narrative, lighting, sound and music since all these things go a long way in making for a good movie.
In the meantime, the movie “Death of a Nation” by Dinesh D’ Sousa has been playing around the country. The audience was made up of mostly older people and comprised of about 40 to 50 people. Dinesh is a former president of Kings College, a Christian school in New York City. Today he is a gifted writer and filmmaker.
I’m sure that those in attendance got their money’s worth of information – if not entertainment.
As a matter of fact, the early critiques coming out of Hollywood (a bastion of sodomites, pedophiles and rapists) condemn Dinesh for portraying Trump as a true patriot and leader with all his supposed flaws. However, we Christians know that all men are imperfect and that the Bible says it is God who sets up a country’s leader. (Consider Obama for our chastening.)
Both films named above have our President Donald Trump featured in them. This is ironic to those who don’t know scripture. For the scriptures say, “God has used the base things of the world to confound the wise.”
Another inspirational film is on the horizon. It is the conversion story of Frank Zamperini (remember the movie “Unbroken”?) Well, this movie tells the rest of that first story.
Until next time,
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