We are in Big Trouble

I originally posted this on September 23, 2005 it’s still accurate. Make no mistake about it, God is not going to hold this country guiltless. The United states is in big trouble for it’s shedding of innocent blood. Peering through the pages of the Old Testament we’re tempted to declare that we don’t recognize that Old God because the OT appears to be so full of judgment. That merely displays our ignorance. The Old testament tells a long story of continuous rebellion. And it tells the story of a merciful God pleading for centuries like a parent pleads with his children for His people to repent. Ultimately they would not choose obedience and they had to be punished. First the nation of Israel and then the southern nation of Judah were utterly destroyed, leveled to the ground.It was the particular nature of their disobedience that caused such a terrible end. Jeremiah recounts the reasons in the 19th chapter. Jeremiah 19:3-6 3 “…Hear the word of the LORD, O kings of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem: thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, “Behold I am about to bring a calamity upon this place, at which the ears of everyone that hears of it will tingle. “Because they […]