The Death Of Our
The newspapers have not reported it yet, but it seems nobody noticed when our
nation died. Every nation on this earth that has ever existed has expired. Some
have gone because of foreign powers overtaking them, and some because of internal
takeovers. We had hoped that America would not fall to the same fate, but alas,
it is almost too late to save it. America is on life support, and there is a great
battle as to when to pull the plug. There are many Americans who are proud of
this land, and who fought for our freedoms, but there are far too many more who
do not care about that. There are so many people who do not respect the rule of
law. There are so many who do not respect the documents upon which this great
nation was framed. There are far too many people willing to reject their commitments.
Marriages fail, parents abandon their children, people do not honor agreements
to pay their debts, and there are far too many who refuse to respect authority
of any kind. The sad thing about all this is that most people in this country
just do not care. They are so wrapped up in their own personal lives that nothing
or no one matters to them. They do not care if anyone gets hurt by their selfishness.
They have rejected God and any doctrines of morality. They have devalued life
so that children are murdered upon demand, and other children are shooting and
killing kids at an alarming rate. And the only thing people are worried about
is if Jennifer Lopez will have another wardrobe malfunction, or if Kim and Kris
can work out their failed marriage. What went wrong?
Well, it started years ago when some people thought that God did not matter anymore.
They tried to declare God dead, but there was a moral outcry about that. Yet the
same people who offered this moral outcry, turned around and rejected the teachings
of the Bible and GOD.
One of the very few things that our president said that I agree with is that America
is not a Christian nation. With all the abominations taking place; the murders,
the fornication, the greed, the hatred, etc, etc, etc. This nation does nothing
that is Christian in nature.
Why do we have a drug problem? One reason is because there is money involved;
a lot of money. A second reason is because people don't care that it is illegal,
they want it anyway and will spend whatever it takes to get it. Society does not
care about this, otherwise they would do something about it.
Whenever someone gets hurt, everyone expects the government to step in and fix
the problems. More times than not, they are the problem. Thousands die each year
because of drunk drivers. So why has that not been fixed? The reasons are the
same as with drugs, there is lots of money involved, and people want it so much
that they do not care if they hurt anyone or not.
Millions of people borrowed money to pay for college, and now they are asking
congress to forgive their debt. They want everyone else to pay for their education.
This goes for other entitlements and programs which were designed to eliminate
poverty, but in turn enhanced it and more people are taking money from the American
taxpayer, and demanding more all the time.
There is corruption in all levels of government, and even a long time ago, then
president Grover Cleveland stated that corruption would exist only if the people
tolerated it. Some cities in our land have a reputation of corruption in government.
People are here illegally. The few who have tried to enforce the laws of our land
have been sued and threatened by our own government. Why has this problem continued?
You guessed it, it all comes down to money and the greed that goes along with
it. If millions of people can benefit by breaking the law, what will the rest
of America do? They will break the law also, and then find some way to justify
What is a Christian to do? It is time to stop doing nothing and do something that
could perhaps turn this mayhem around. This nation can be saved by people turning
back to God and serving Him. When we look to the Bible and see how the nation
of Israel acted, it is far too scary to see America in the same situation. The
similarities are astonishing. We must be like the prophets of old telling people
to seek the Lord and to follow His ways of life. Teaching men to humble themselves
before God, and to be considerate of their fellow man. We do this one soul at
a time. We make sure we ourselves are faithful, and we encourage others to be
faithful to God. For in the end, it is God in whom our allegiance needs to abide
in. Psalm 118:8 is the central verse in the Bible and carries a very central theme:
"It is better to trust in God than in man". It is getting to the point
that all we can do is to put our trust in God and pray that He will see to our
welfare. Things will not change until you change the hearts of the people to seek
after God and His teachings. When the people submit to God, then God will protect
them. Everyone, please pray about this.
By Carey Scott
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