How do we continue to serve a society when our beliefs aren't in sync with the majority?
On the anniversary of the Charlottesville rally, the church must address the racism that still hides within its walls.
We must challenge the legalized bloodshed that fuels witchcraft across the whole nation.
Black, Pro-life, Pro-Gun, Strict Constitutionalist Democrat Asks: Is This Conversation Off-Limits in the Church?
"These pastors felt the conviction of the Holy Spirit that, despite their church's lack of diversity, their congregation still had opportunity and obligation to get and be engaged."
He wants to empower other nations, not blackmail them. He wants to give rise to leaders who make religious liberty a priority—no matter what their government job may be.
This is spiritual warfare, plain and simple.
God Himself scattered people by language (Gen. 11), and the promised land of Israel had definite borders, as did its surrounding nations.
I also want to prophetically state that there is another choice coming. God has a third Supreme Court justice to be put into place within the next four years, and I believe this will be even as important, or possibly more so, than what we are looking at right now.
So how should believers respond?
Since the United States' founding, God has kept blessing the nation. There's a reason.
As we celebrate this Independence Day, let the history of our nation's founding remind us to be vigilant to think, pray and vote according to our Christian faith.
"Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand."
America's founders held no such grandiose view of themselves or any human being, and they had rejected the theocratic claims of popes, bishops, and monarchs. They had not, however, rejected Christianity.
Through heritage, we retain hope and through hope, we maintain the hunger to thrive.
After King David established his capital in Jerusalem, he prayed, "Do good to Zion in your good pleasure; build the walls of Jerusalem (Ps. 51:18)—God's blessing would include strong walls!
The aspiration of this declaration is the yearning of every human heart, and it is now being expressed in a sacred space by the spoons these young women are carrying.
Unfortunately, most Americans have been trained not to think about these things since the end of the first Cold War, and that could end up being an absolutely fatal mistake.
For those who view reality through the grid of Scripture, the picture is clear, vivid and colorful. For those who don't, the view becomes incoherent, distorted and dark.
If the executive order survives the courts, it will undoubtedly be more compassionate than previous policies, which enticed parents and other adults attempting illegal crossings to subject children to the dangers of the desert, the division of families and even death.
So now we face a very uncertain future, and it is only a matter of time before someone lights a spark that sets off mass societal unrest all across the United States.
For too long, we have put a Band-Aid on our immigration system. Republicans and Democrats must quit using family, an institution God created, as pawns for their benefit and instead put aside their differences and fix this broken system before it is too late.
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