Monday, November 7, 2016


“Now set the empty pot on the coals. Heat it red hot! Burn away the filth and corruption. But it’s hopeless; the corruption can’t be cleaned out. So throw it into the fire. Your impurity is your lewdness and the corruption of your idolatry. I tried to cleanse you, but you refused. So now you will remain in your filth until my fury against you has been satisfied.”
Ezekiel 24:11-13 NLT

I'm not sure why God has sent me to these scriptures lately. They all seem so dark and ominous. The corruption in our government is so deep, it can't be cleared out. God has tried to cleanse us but we refuse. Hopelessness is just 36 hours away. But, today in church my heart was lightened. Remember the verse:

“Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you far more valuable to him than they are? Can all your worries add a single moment to your life? ........... Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. “So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today.” Matthew‬ ‭6:26-27, 33-34‬ ‭NLT‬‬,33-34.nlt

Yes, our nation is in trouble. We are so much like the Israelites of the Bible. They begged for a king. They wanted a King to serve. They ignored God. They were corrupt and God sent them several Kings who were corrupt. He allowed this to happen, for the people to reach rock bottom, so they would seek him. God is sending us into this crazy mixed up election, blinded by the rhetoric of our candidates. We are receiving punishment for our sins , the greatest of which is rejecting him. He wants us, the Christians in this great nation, to wake up. He wants us to put all things aside and serve only him, not our money and not our jobs. He wants us to serve ONLY him! 

We should. It fear or worry about what happens tomorrow. We can not be defeated regardless of who is in the Whitehouse.

God is still in control. He protects the righteous, he protects those that love him. We know who holds the key. It's not a politician , pastor, teacher, or any other leader. God himself  holds the key to our ultimate victory. Praise God!

No comments: