“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.”
And the Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" And let him who hears say, "Come!" And let him who thirsts "Come". Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely. — Revelation 22:17
There is a storm brewing. It is here. It is now. The storm clouds have been gathering, and we have ignored them. The watchmen in our cities have cried out to us their warnings, “Take cover! Do something before it’s too late!” We have seen the distant thunder and thought…
Have you ever noticed that if you happen to snooze through your morning alarm clock and oversleep, when you actually do wake up, it’s like you were jolted with electricity? That is if you have an important appointment or have to get to work or have to wake your kids up. The adrenaline rush shoots through you and you are instantly awake, all drowsiness vanished and you’re usually moving much faster than you would ordinarily.
George Washington was a man of prayer. He led our nation through its difficult and tumultuous birth, thanking and giving credit to God. He acknowledged the risks, the perils, the tremendous trials that we faced could have only been overcome by the favor of God.
I’ve heard quite a bit about the current situation in our country. Most feel we are too corrupt, too far gone for God to step in and turn this nation around in the right direction.
Clanging armor, clashing metal, the sounds of pottery breaking and shouting fill the air. The year is 605 B.C. and the enemy armies have surrounded Jerusalem just as the prophets said!
Have you noticed lately that issues are getting hotter, stakes are getting higher, and more and more people are making choices for what they do or do not believe?
When I reflect that our God is not only merciful, but He is just and gives all people freedom of choice, my heart breaks for us as a nation … I remember Daniel, having found out the judgment proclaimed against Jerusalem, praying and fasting before God. (See Daniel 9) He poured out his heart before the Almighty and God answered him.
You and I live in perilous times. I know you know that – if you read the news headlines, or talk to anyone about current events, or get online or turn on the television. Many times it seems like we, the children of God are fighting a losing battle. Do you ever feel like you are one of a few standing there trying to hold back the onslaught of darkness? The world is at war…
Watch enough documentaries about America today, and you begin to get the impression that we seriously need a revival. The wicked need to repent and turn to God, the government needs a dose of remembering what our country was founded on, and the entire nation needs to remember that in God we trust.
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