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I hope you agree that America could only get to this place of desperate need because we, God's people, have not been the Mt. 5:13-16 salt and light we are expected to be. It is vital that we take responsibility for that and accept the consequences with humble willingness to obey and serve God now.
    Obviously, it would seem, repentenance ought to be at the top of our list but we're not quite ready for that. We are worried but we don't have enough pain yet. We somehow still think we can get the "then" of II Chron. 7:14 without the "if."
   
We're still in the v15 phase of Isaiah 30:15-18 but fortunately v18 is patiently waiting for us, and the "Draw near to God and He will draw near to you" of James 4:8 is still true. God knows what is going to happen and He is ready to help when we turn to Him.
   
In John 14:15-31 Jesus says that if we love Him we will obey Him, and then He promises a very special "Presence" which we will find helpful in times to come. Many other scriptures corrolate loving Him with obeying Him, as in I John 2:3-6, 15-17, and I John 5:1-3. We have a lot of work to do there!
   
Moving on - - as we search the scriptures for correction, instruction and comfort we'll find these and more:
   
Gen. 20:3-5 - You shall have no other gods before me.
 
Deut. 30:11-19 - I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, - -
 
Psalm 2:1-6 - Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain? The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.
 
Psalm 18:30-36 - As for God, his way is perfect: - - - ; he shields all who take refuge in him.
 
Psalm 23 - The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. - - -
 
Psalm 32:6-10 - I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you - -
 
Psalm 46 - God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.Therefore we will not fear. - - read it all!
 
Psalm 139:23-24 - Search me oh God and know my heart - -
 
Prov. 3:5-6 - Trust in the Lord with all your heart  and lean not on your own understanding; - -
 
Prov. 9:10 - The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and - -
 
Ecc. 12:13-14 -here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments,
 
Jer. 9:23-25 - Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches; 24 but let him who boasts boast of this, - -
 
Jer. 27:4-7 - God made the earth and He will give it to anyone He pleases - -
 
Jer. 29:13 - You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.
 
Jer. 33:3 - Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things - -
 
Isaiah 26:3 - You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because - -
 
Isaiah 55 - Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him - - (So much good stuff!)
 
Mt. 11:28-30 - Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. - -
 
Mt. 22:36-40 - Love God with all our heart, soul and mind, and our neighbor - -
 
Mt. 24 - The Destruction of the Temple and Signs of the End Times
 
Mt. 25 - Parable of ten virgins; of bags of gold; the sheep and goats
 
Mt. 28:18-20 - The Great Commission and it's promise.
 
John 3:15-21 - God's love; light and darkness; our choice.
 
John 3:36 - Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son - -
 
John 16:33 - In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.
 
Acts 17:11 - the Berean Jews were more noble because they searched the scriptures - -
 
Acts 17:24-28 - God marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands so that - -
 
Rom. 8:28-29 - in all things God works for the good of those who love him, - -
 
Rom. 8:37-39 - We are more than conquerors - nothing can separate us from the love of God - -
 
II Cor. 6:14 - 7:1 - I will live with them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they will be my people.  Therefore, - -
 
Col. 3:1-3 - Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, - -
 
Heb. 4:11-12 - For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any - -
 
James 5:1-6 - Words to the rich
 
James 5:7-11 - Be patient, the coming of the Lord is near.
 
I Peter 2:9 - A chosen race, a royal priesthood - - so that - -
    I Peter 3:8-18 - v14, But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed.
   
I Peter 4:1-2 - since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude - -
    I Peter 4:12-19 - Do not be surprised at the firey ordeal - -
    I Peter 5:6-11 - Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that - -
 
II Peter 1:19-21 - No prophecy of scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation.
 
II Peter 2 - False prophets, sin, judgment
 
II Peter 3 - Remember the words spoken by the holy prophets and the commandment of our Lord and Savior; mockers in last days; with the Lord one day is as a thousand years; the day of the Lord will come like a thief; what sort of people ought you to be - - !
 
Rev. 2:4-7 - Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken the love you had at first.
 
Rev. 7:9-10 - After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, - - -
 
Rev. 22:20 - He who testifies to these things says, “Yes, I am coming quickly.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus.
    And there are many more. Please email your suggestions, to ken@flyinghigher.net

 

 * Here’s a bottom-line thought. We have nothing to lose and everything to gain by viewing American and world events as a wake-up call. If Christian-Americans were to take this to heart the resultant repentance and new Life would make us more like the people God always intended us to be. This would extend the time of God’s grace upon America; and/or empower us to stand firm and to serve Him effectively through difficulties. If such difficulties are only imagined by some (like me), we would have become a more authentic and vibrant Church and would have enjoyed God in an incredibly richer way. Regardless, we win. And regardless, it would be another proof that all things, even evil, ultimately serve the Lord our God! - Isaiah 46:9-10 - II Peter 3:8-9

 
     
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