Alas sinful nation. A people laden (weighed down) with iniquity, a brood of evildoers, children who are corrupters! They have forsaken the Lord, they have provoked to anger the Holy One of Israel, they have turned away backward. Isaiah 1:4
My late 96 year old neighbor and one of my oldest friends used to say when questioned about her age, "Do the math!" That's what America and its backslidden church needs to do, the math in regards to its present condition, how it got here and how if even possible to get back into God's favor and blessing.
In light of another school shooting in Oregon with nine dead and many wounded we have to take a hard look at why this is happening and what is the cause. You can blame it on guns, but guns don't kill people, people do, and we have had guns for centuries without mass killings. So what is the answer? The answer is, we have expelled God from almost every facet of our daily lives and have let a corrupt brood of liberal politicians and Supreme court judges decide how we are going to live. Since the 1962 Supreme Court ruling to ban prayer in public schools there have been literally hundreds of shootings and mass killings (Google it and you will be amazed at how many there have been) on campuses around the US and hundreds of deaths and scores of people wounded with no end in sight!
The Divine Protection has been lifted from our schools because we no longer wanted God to be involved with the education of our children, so, we have allowed a liberal spirit of anti-Christ to change the laws and expel our only Source from the halls of our schools. God is a gentleman, never pushing Himself into any situation, but always giving man a choice to choose whom he will serve and thus we have reaped the consequences of our actions!
When you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I will not hear because your hands are full of bloodshed. Isaiah 1:15
THE CRIES OF THE INNOCENT
"Behold, I will bring such a catastrophe on this place, that whoever hears of it, his ears will tingle. "Because they have forsaken Me and made this an alien place, because they have burned incense in it to other gods who neither they, their fathers nor the kings of Judah have known, and have filled this place with the blood of the innocents." Jeremiah 19:3,4
Ancient Israel was rebuked by the prophet Jeremiah who was foretelling of a great catastrophic judgment that would fall on them for shedding the blood of innocent children. God was repulsed by their rebellious behavior by offering their own children as sacrifices to be burned in the fire of a demon god's belly, named Molech!
Today it is no different, America, again has allowed a spirit of anti-Christ to rule through the Supreme Court's 1973 decision to legalize the murder of innocent children by abortion in which 55 million unborn innocent babies have been slaughtered, hacked to pieces, sold for profit and thrown out as so much garbage and we have the audacity to think God doesn't see our atrocities! What has been done makes Hitler look like Ned in the first reader! Since murdering children was legalized, our children have been addicted to drugs and alcohol, committed suicide, rebelled against their parents, and cancer has spread like wildfire along with crime and violent acts of murder, rape and robbery that have increased throughout the land.
This bloodshed can't even be blamed on the politicians or courts of this land, but the guilt of this heinous and vile act will fall on the heads of the church of Jesus Christ for being silent and not involving themselves in the rescue of the innocent. Because there has been no preaching of the true gospel and the calling out of these murdering devils who have slaughtered innocent children for profit, their blood will be on our hands! May God have mercy!
"Behold, I will stir up the Medes (a type of the powers of darkness) against them, who will not regard silver; and as for gold, they will not delight in it. Also their bows will dash the young men to pieces, and they will have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye will not spare children." Isaiah 13:17,18
IN US, WE TRUST
"Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger and the staff in whose hand is My indignation. I will send him against an ungodly nation, against the people of My wrath. I will give him charge, to seize the spoil, to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire in the streets." Isaiah 10:5,6
There was a video on Facebook the other day showing a group of preachers laying hands on Donald Trump and praying over him, as if he would be the next deliverer of America! If they were concerned over the spiritual atmosphere of America they wouldn't be praying over an ungodly businessman, but because of their selfish motives they want a man who can boost the economy and ultimately pad their pockets. Trump looked like a whore in church wanting to run for cover!
America has slowly become an ungodly nation, full of abominations and outright rebellion toward God. Arrogant and consumed with health, wealth and power, this once great nation has fallen hopelessly in love with itself! In the above mentioned scripture God used the arm of the Assyrians to discipline Israel for their disobedience just as He is doing today with the same brood of murdering devils, although no one understands it and just ignores the truth by saying, "God bless America." Since 911 when the towers fell, the symbol of man's prideful rebellion was destroyed by the arm of the Arab nations, again bringing judgment on a stiff-necked people, unable to discern good from evil and instead of repenting and crying out for mercy, again, just mouthed, "God bless America!"
I fear lest the leadership of the true church, if indeed there are any, will take a stand and lead their people in repentance for allowing all of these atrocities to continue, and cry out to a Holy God deeply offended by our behavior, America will ultimately be destroyed. Whether the church wants to believe it or not we are entering the end of days spoken of by the prophets and this is a time to rise up and train, equip and send true believers into a harvest, ripe for the taking. The winds of judgment are blowing and tribulation is spreading across the earth like a poisonous vine, killing millions as we approach the end, and God's people continue to sleep in the light. "Wake up and do the math!"
"Because you did not serve the Lord your God with joy and gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things, therefore you shall serve your enemies, whom the Lord will send against you, in hunger, in thirst, in nakedness, and in need of everything; and He will put an iron yoke on your neck until He has destroyed you. "The Lord will bring a nation from afar, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flies, a nation whose language you will not understand, "a nation of fierce countenance, which does not respect the elderly, nor show favor to the young. Deuteronomy 28:47-50
Your servant in Christ, Tim Laughlin