Preachers and all Christians who actually apply their faith to politics are the great final barrier to the corrupt socialist/communist agenda that has infiltrated our American society. This is why they are now being targeted.
There are humanistic ideologies and demonically designed strategies that have infiltrated our educational institutions and the political realm, and yes, even the church, that are moving us toward universal egalitarianism and a cultural Marxism.
Could this be the manifestation of the spirit Kenneth E. Hagin saw in an incredible 1963 vision?
I believe the greatest enemy in decadent times like these may be the sleepy, lukewarm and deceived church. A subversive effort by the leftist-leaning liberals to infiltrate the church and turn people away from the real gospel and true doctrine is gaining momentum in this hour. The purpose of this agenda is to sway the church toward a radical political movement and the spread of socialism and atheistic, hatred-inspired, communism in our nation. (Enemies Within The Church) ("The Corruption Of American Christianity") ("The Corruption Of American Christianity — Part 2")
Many professing Christians would mock and scoff at such a notion. They easily yield to that old devilish compromise and serpentine excuse that comes creeping in, that says: "don't preach on politics"; "don't mix politics with religion" and "God is not interested in politics."
I will preach on politics. I will include sins of the culture and the wickedness and corruption of politics in my preaching—and all the more so because politics has a trickle-down effect that touches each one of our lives. It is my responsibility and duty before God and before the people to do so. The whole counsel of God includes exposing people's sins and the sins of a nation.
"Herald and preach the Word! Keep your sense of urgency [stand by, be at hand and ready], whether the opportunity seems to be favorable or unfavorable. [Whether it is convenient or inconvenient, whether it is welcome or unwelcome, you as preacher of the Word are to show people in what way their lives are wrong.] And convince them, rebuking and correcting, warning and urging and encouraging them, being unflagging and inexhaustible in patience and teaching" (2 Tim. 4:2, AMPC).
Part of every preacher's calling is to press the influence of kingdom culture on the existing culture, as John the Baptist did (Luke 3:10-14, 19-20).
If you want to be biblical, faithful and true, preach and press the values of the kingdom of heaven upon the existing culture, which includes politics.
Politics can be righteous or wicked. It can be good or evil. It can be moral and upright or immoral and corrupt.
Politics can administer life or death.
Politics can administer God's will for America or an anti-Christ agenda of atheism, socialism, communism and globalism.
Politics can administer capitalism and kingdom economic principles or atheistic communism and humanistic socialism.
Politics can administer New Covenant kingdom marriage or unnatural, perverse same-sex marriage and gender-confusion lunacy.
Politics can administer God-given inalienable rights and providence or government dominion and satanic agendas to rob Christ and the people of their inheritance.
Politics can administer Christian ideals or Islamic corrupt ethics.
Politics can administer equality or racism.
Politics can administer wisdom or foolishness.
Politics can administer morality or whoredom.
Now tell me kingdom preaching does not include politics! You cannot get more kingdom than to oppose liberal-leftist politics and their evil agenda.
We'd better pay attention to the words of Charles G. Finney, the great American revivalist, who knew something about pressing the influence of kingdom culture on the existing culture, which included politics and the way people vote.
"The time has come that Christians must vote for honest men and take consistent ground in politics or the Lord will curse them. Christians seem to act as if they thought God did not see what they do in politics. But I tell you He does see it, and He will bless or curse this nation according to the course the Christians take in politics." —Charles G. Finney
We'd better also heed Stanley Frodsham's prophetic words, for we are nearer to their fulfillment than when he first spoke them in 1965.
"With great judgments will I plead with the population of this country. Great darkness is coming upon the countries that have heard My gospel but no longer walk in it. My wrath shall come upon them."
And then he prophesied this:
"Before I visit the nations in judgment, I will begin at My house. When I do cause My wrath to come upon the cities of the world, My people shall be separate. I desire a people without spot or wrinkle, and such will be preserved by Me in the time of My wrath, which will be coming upon all iniquity and unrighteousness" (Cleansing the Temple).
It is high time for the church to awaken and arise. The enemy has entered in through our back door and is stealing our liberties and our land.
I trust more of us are now coming to the realization that although authentic Christianity can survive without America, America cannot survive without authentic Christianity.
It's time to take the fight to the enemies within.
The following quote seems quite appropriate for the quagmire of wickedness and corruption we find ourselves in as we soon welcome in the tumultuous decade of the 2020s:
"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." —Abraham Lincoln
In The Tumultuous 2020s and Beyond, you will discover how to navigate the tumult of the next decade and emerge as an authentic remnant.
Bert Farias' books are forerunners to personal holiness, the move of God, and the return of the Lord. They also combat the departure from the faith and turning away from the truth we are seeing today. The Tumultuous 2020s and Beyond is his latest release to help believers navigate through the new decade and emerge as an authentic remnant. Other materials/resources are available on his website, Holy Fire Ministries. You can follow him personally on Facebook, his Facebook ministry page, or Twitter.
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