Kingdom Divided

Honestly, current events convince me more than ever that we are living in the end times.  I am stunned at how far the enemy has come to overtaking our nation in such a short time.

Or has it truly been short?

Looking back over the past several decades, let’s look at a time when there was all-out lawless chaos in our country.  After the Vietnam War we lost three great leaders to assassination (President Kennedy, presidential candidate Robert Kennedy, and Martin Luther King).  Rioters looted and burned down major parts of Los Angeles and other cities in the name of social injustice.  History repeats.

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Jerry Falwell then formed the Moral Majority in 1979.  It was headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia (my ancestral roots).  I appreciate the success of the Moral Majority to rally Christians behind support of morality in our nation a lot more now than I did in the 1980s.  I was Oh-SO young then and easily swept into protesting the ESTABLISHMENT.  Of course hindsight is 20/20, but it looks now as if dissolving this morality movement after the Reagan presidency was a mistake.  The thinking of the time was that once Christians were shown the social/political impact they could have in molding the nation for good; they would hold the course in support of moral decency in our society.  Sadly, that has not been the case.

Without going into details of just how far our morals have sunk in America, who would argue that he or she feels safer now than forty years ago?  Division has deadly consequences; for Jesus said,

“How can Satan cast out Satan?  If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.”   ~ Mark 3:23b-25

He was explaining to the multitude how if the pendulum of evil swings away from God (our Strong Man) too far, then thieves can plunder His house; because the Strong Man (Our God) has been bound (taking away Our Defender) who fights our battles against evil for us.

“No one can enter a strong man’s house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man. And then he will plunder his house.”  ~Mark 3: 27

“What then shall we say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?”  ~ Romans 8:31

God’s Word is true.  Therefore, the opposite is also true.

I pray that Americans repent and turn back to God, so that He will heal our land.  Otherwise, Satan reigns free when we give him the okay to break into our house.

This is important stuff, and I welcome your views in the comments.  In the meantime, I continue to pray for our land specifically to repent, turn to God, and stand up for His goodness in love and unity as a nation.  He never lies.  He says in His Word that He will heal our land if we listen to Him and obey Him.

God bless and thank you for following Importantstuff.Live!

 

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