Monday, February 29, 2016

How to Make America Great Again!


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The Lord said:  People of Jerusalem, when you stumble and fall, you get back up, and if you take a wrong road, you turn around and go back. So why do you refuse to come back to me? Why do you hold so tightly to your false gods? I listen carefully but none of you admit  that you’ve done wrong. Without a second thought, you run down the wrong road like cavalry troops charging into battle.

Jeremiah 8:4-6

A very important part of a nation turning around and going the right direction is that it must "turn back" to God!  My nation gave up the God of Heaven in exchange for many false gods and then we marched in the wrong direction for now, many years.  It is not enough that we turn around and "do the right thing" in hopes of restoring our greatness.  We must also give up our gods and embrace again God Almighty!

Doing the right thing while holding on to a god other than Jehovah would be like people in Noah's time who might decide to build themselves a boat like Noah's!  There is no record that anyone did that, but if they had all the boats except Noah's Ark would have sunk in the sea!

So remember, it is not enough to restore the greatness of a nation, you must also put God back on the throne in that land.  The greatness of the United States was a byproduct of proclaiming to everyone and even putting on our money: IN GOD WE TRUST!

So, do the right thing and trust the right God!

"Lord Jesus, help me to have a heart that holds tight to You and turns and walks the right way instead of the wrong!  May You be praised forever.  Amen."

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