AMERICA, AMERICA, GOD SHED HIS GRACE ON THEE, the song says.
God certainly has shed his grace on America, and blessed this nation. And it's all because this nation and its Government was founded upon Christ and Christian principals(sic!). In fact America's laws and principals(sic!) were fashioned after the Ten Commandments and the Covenant which God made with Israel.
No, they weren't. American law derives largely from English common law which has never pretended to be divine. Our Constitution, the supreme law of the land, does not contain the Ten Commandments or even references to God. If anything, idol-making, idol-worship, blasphemy, Sabbath-breaking, dishonor of parents, and covetousness are all protected by one or another section of the Constitution, including its Amendments.
But, America has broken those Commandments and its Covenant with God, particularly the Commandment which says, "Thou shalt have no other gods before thee."
What god or gods? We have done some scummy things lately, like lying to start a war, like allowing greed to oppress the helpless... but those can be described as war crimes or sliminess without any reference to the Divine.
And as the result of that, GOD is punishing our nation even as he punished Israel of old whenever that nation turned its back on God.
Is it any wonder therefore, why the writings of the Old Testiment (sic!)prophets; Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, etc, are filled with references to America?
Any such references are cryptic and extremely debatable.
Name one such reference: chapter and verse, please. The reference must unambiguously refer to America or at least some country to the west of the Pillars of Hercules.
The time is short, people!! America has fulfilled every single scripture recorded by those prophets.
JESUS CHRIST is coming SOON!!
The Biblical Prophets did not know about America, did not name it, and had no clue to any land west of the Atlantic Ocean -- not even the Azores.
Will you be amongst those of whom Paul referred to in 11Thes.2 when he wrote of America's "falling away", and of the exaltation of the man of lawlessness?
Man of Lawlessness?
Attila the Hun
Miguel de Torquemada
All dead, and all unpopular in America. The last four would have been genuine menaces to Israel if one means the Jews.
We stopped David Curtis Stephenson, KKK leader of the 1920s, thank you. So there is the #1 American candidate to have been the "Man of Lawlessness".
"they received not the love of the truth that they might be saved, Paul wrote. "And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had poleasure(sic!) in unrighteousness."
Why would a just and loving God try to deceive people into damnable sin and complacency therein?