Monday, October 28, 2013

In Government We Trust ?

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Praise be to God, Jah,  Jehovah, YHVH, Father God in Heaven of the KJV Bible !!   Psalm 83:18    Let me make your name know to all men as far as I have that power and Spirit given to me, feeble old, disabled man that I am.   I am honored to be 'used' as a simple, sinner, TOOL, to be an instrument  in the hands of the Lord !!  PTL....  Thank You, Lord.

Well, You all know that I grow ecstatic when something comes my way --- that supports my knowledge and learning concerning the KJV Bible!!!   I have read, studied, so much that my eyes are just about SHOT, and my vision is blurry, and  I have made too many mistakes recently in posting pictures of the 'wrong woman' of the past..... Oh boy !!!  And my wife gave me hell. saying that I did it on purpose to shame her..... duh.   I apologize, and blame it on my poor vision, friends and readers, and I will soon remove those old pix from my documents and files...  just to prove my true intent.  Boy!!   The devil loves to work on my marriage, and throw any wedge/ or monkey wrench into our machinery  if possible !!   Beware of STD -- Satan the devil !!   And that includes such pagan, heathen holidays like HALLOWEEN !!   And please don't hand me a bunch of hoo-ey, "that it's only for the kids....."  -- duh. baloney !!   Go figure:  'Would you serve your kids a bowl of poison, or doggie doo-doo ???   Or dog food ???   Well, the food of Satan is just as dangerous as the other stuff.   And if you are reading this fine post,  you already KNOW what's right and wrong, dear friends....

Jill Marten Rische, is a smart author/ writer, who wrote this post, sanctioned by Jan Markell, and one of my fav. websites, where I know I can find fact and encouragement.   And there are hundreds of other Blogs/ Christian Websites that bear the true fruit of true Christianity.   We don't know how long we can stay on the Net, friends, because the evil 'powers that be' could and will, take us down in a heartbeat !!   You all COULD safe guard some of these good Christian posts and share them with your close friends, if you feel comfortable, or not, in the soon future.

I have struggled with the thought that 'MY time will come" eventfully, because of my boldness in sharing the TRUTH, even in the far, far, Northern Woods, U.P. here.....   and my wife is angry with me for putting out our near co-ordinance in a physical world, with modern ways to track -- who dun it,  where dat man be....  etc....   LOL !   Or, I may just CHOOSE to quit writing, as many folks don't want to post a COMMENT as the end of my offerings.   Will  ONE of  you brave men or women email me.... as to why people don't post a real COMMENT on my humble blog site, please ??   That might restore my faith in humans... LOL Ha!  !

P.S.  I will NOT forward any of my blog posts, etc. to my wife, after THIS one.    Have a great day!

I am a welder...   turned writer.  All my life I dreamt of being a great writer, alone in a beautiful wood land place/ deep Woods, and now I am there.   I had to work hard  all my life,  and was well educated in the skill of welding [ at 2 fine colleges, and plenty of hard work at several welding companies, etc., that put me thru their paces.... lol., Paid my DUES, and then some !!] , also retired, with pension, from AMC/ Chrysler.   I am quite sure that I have paid all my dues for all my working life, and now just want some private time to myself -- to write and publish.    I pay all the bills in the nice, warm house that I live in, plus more.   I am so thankful for all the kind, respected, friends that I have right now, and always look to make more friends that the good Lord gives me.  Thanks!!

Warm Regards,


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In Government We Trust?
by Jill Martin Rische
October 28, 2013
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It is a time of fear and frustration: Christians targeted as enemies and anything related to Christianity removed from the public sector -- the Cross, the Ten Commandments, and even pictures of Jesus. God is despised in the name of reason and science. The government dominates the people, ruling with an iron hand. But it is not the United States of America; it is the French Revolution of 1789, where a government sponsored and media fueled assault on God preceded chaos and despair.
Fast forward now to the 21st century and the attacks against God by the mainstream media and the U.S. Government: no praying wanted at public events, no Cross or Ten Commandments displayed in public places, and certainly no mention of Jesus. Humans are the center of the universe. It's a new millennium but the same old mantra: In government we trust.  
A recent news article described the chaos in Walmarts across America when the EBT or Food Stamp system crashed, giving people unlimited credit. Thousands of store items were pulled off the shelves in a frenzy of fear and greed. It was a "Take everything you can!" moment of epic entitlement. The government will feed us; the government will care for us.  
No God needed here, no trust in His promise of  
"Therefore do not worry saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'...For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things." (Matt 6:32) History repeats itself again, and like Nebuchadnezzar in his rebellion, life will not get better.  
Almost 250 years ago, the United States was a miracle...the first of its kind in the history of the world, fighting for freedom and trusting God to make it happen. On April 16, 1776, Samuel Adams wrote, "They have attempted to subdue us by force but God be praised! in vain. Let us...under God, trust our cause to our swords." Under God -- Samuel Adams was a leader who spoke for many in America and he trusted in God.
On November 16, 1831, the Secretary of the United States Treasury wrote, "No nation can be strong except in the strength of God, or safe except in His defense." He ordered that "In God We Trust" be placed on American coins because it was something to be proud of -- our heritage and our hope.  
But the End Times are accelerating toward Armageddon, and we have entered the final days when the restraint of the Holy Spirit is lifted and evil prevails. Christians are now the bad guys, the Bible is a fairy tale, and God does not exist.
America, land of the free, has become the home of the "virtual" slave. The little "g" rules again with an iron hand, using technology to transform the world at lightning speed. The NSA tracks our every move; our phones are monitored; our computers, televisions, cars and even thermostats may spy on us; Homeland Security builds an unconstitutional army on American soil; vehicles can be stopped dead on the freeway with a touch of a button; and drones police the sky like the dark world of the Terminator.  
It is a "vale of tears" as someone wrote so long ago, and a world far removed from our heritage of faith.
How can we bear living in such a dark place?
We have this blessed hope that God loves us and He is faithful. We can still choose to trust in Him. He knows those who are His -- He calls them by name -- and He protects them. Even as the secular world turns its back on God to worship the little "g" we still love Him, and He is coming back for us. (Luke 21:28)
In the end, our hope and heritage remains in the Lord, no matter what goes on around us, because we are The Remnant. One day soon everything will change in the twinkling of an eye but as the old hymn says:
            Until then, my heart will go on singing,
            Until then, with joy I'll carry on.
            Until the day my eyes behold the City,
            Until the day God calls me home.
Until then, we have His promises: peace and safety in "the shadow of his wings." He will guide our paths and set a table before us in the presence of our enemies. (Psalm 23)
We remain "joyful in hope and patient in affliction" preaching the Word "in season and out of season" because In God We Trust...and we're going home.
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