We know in the news there is a lot of political chaos regarding North Korea and the Internet hacking. Remember, there is nothing new under the sun. Our government replied, rather tongue in cheek that we would respond in the proper way at the proper time. Well: Our response was that we cut off their Internet. Our first reaction was Wow, finally we are making a stand on something, and we felt justified. They touch us, we get them. The American way!
Here is something to consider, things are changing rapidly, and we see Christianity being considered something to fear: something out of favor with society. I was in a department store and I said Merry Christmas to the sales girl who was obviously American: her response with lowered eyes: Happy Holidays. I went to my favorite coffee shop and my server was a young man from India, probably not Christian and he said with a big grin: Merry Christmas! So what is wrong with this story and how does it connect with the Internet Story
Christianity is being challenged and through our government, it is being muzzled with the hope someday it will just go away. The liberals cannot handle the Christian block, if it stands united: so their desire is to destroy it. Truth is becoming rare and veiled threats are the political correctness of the day. What was the veiled threat of turning off the Internet in North Korea? If it can be done in a communist country, could it be done here by those in control?
We know that on social media, some Christian teachings are being systematically removed: we also know that there are web sites in California that are being monitored and then removed if they are to fundamentalist Christian. With this capability, any Christian website, and or communication could be shut down.
Am I speaking fear or am I inspiring an army? Am I inspiring you? Are you getting mad, are you getting ready?There was a man named:
Martin Niemöller, who was a prominent Protestant pastor during the 2nd WW era: who opposed the Nazi regime. He spent the last seven years of Nazi rule in concentration camps. Germany. Niemöller is perhaps best remembered for the quotation:
THERE IS NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN!
It is time to speak and speak loudly for the unborn, for the oppressed, for the martyrs and for our Christian Faith. Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
We read this scripture and only read the first part, but let’s look at the entire scripture and analyze it as a call to arms, to correct ourselves before we step out. Hosea 4:2-7 TLB 2 You swear and lie and kill and steal and commit adultery. There is violence everywhere, with one murder after another.4 “Don’t point your finger at someone else and try to pass the blame to him! Look, priest, I am pointing my finger at you. 6 My people (us we are priests and kings) are destroyed because they don’t know me, and it is all your fault, you priests, for you yourselves refuse to know me; therefore, I refuse to recognize you as my priests. Since you have forgotten my laws, I will ‘forget’ to bless your children.
This scripture TELLS US that we must know Him, and believe Him. That is the knowledge we must find, and lack of this knowledge will destroy us, and all those we are assigned to bring the message to.
We have the most precious gift the gift of the knowledge of Jesus. We cannot let this gift just fade further and further away with each generation. We need to understand that we have even more power than any government, the enemy of God or apostasy. We need to understand who we are in Christ and that we are at war, not with people. Ephesians 6:12Living Bible (TLB) For we are not fighting against people made of flesh and blood, but against persons without bodies—the evil rulers of the unseen world, those mighty satanic beings and great evil princes of darkness who rule this world; and against huge numbers of wicked spirits in the spirit world.
So today we are not going to worry about politically correctness or any political correctness, because we are members of one Kingdom:
HERE IS ONE OF MYSTERIES OF THE BIBLE
Galatians 3:28 KJV
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
Because we are all one: I ask that you receive the Word from our Father thru the Holy Ghost who has dropped this message into my heart. It does not have to be politically correct, because we are all one! It does not have to skirt around the issues: it goes directly to the point of magnifying our God and His precious son Jesus. I believe this teaching will inspire you to rise up and take your rightful place in the Kingdom. I believe that each of gifts that God has given you will be activated today.1st Corinthians 4:20 For the Kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.
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