We Can Endure If We Stand for Principle
Nena Arias | October 28, 2013“Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.”
These are trying times in the world and especially in our country, the United States of America. Our head is spinning with all the turmoil we face moment by moment. How did we get here and what must we do to save ourselves? What kind of world are we passing on to our children and future generations? It is definitely time to get back to basics if we are to survive. God assures us that if we stand on His principles and fight with all that is within us to uphold His solid foundation, we can endure. It has happened in the past, as recorded in the Bible with the account of Nineveh (Jonah 3:1-10). When an about face toward God takes place in a society, salvation will come. But if we continue to lose sight of His guidelines we will continue to go off into the abyss. America will not be the exception to the other civilizations that have offended heaven with its arrogance by thinking they can do it on their own.
It should be obvious to all by now that man does not know how to govern himself successfully by his knowledge alone. The proofs, in this country, are the hundreds and thousands of laws and legislation that have been created, voted upon, accepted and implemented and our society is a mess and only continues to get worse. Our ongoing battles with out-of-control federal government, spending, debt, unemployment, increased taxes, perversion and corruption, breakdown of the family and education, all this and much more can only lead to tragedy for our civilization, unless we go back to observe godly wisdom and principles which will never pass away.
The laws of the universe are unalterable. Self-important humans hate to hear that, but it still doesn’t change the fact. God will not be mocked by anyone.
We must refuse to accept to continue to be overrun by sin. Let us launch the most critical battle of our lifetime in America. It is a battle with implications far beyond the United States; the world is at stake. This is the divine call to our generation. Let us not underestimate the power of prayer and obedience to God’s Word. We must have the courage and faith of David when he went out to fight and defeat Goliath. Let us persevere to be used of God to show Himself strong and true through His people once again.
As we fight to apply God’s principle to all areas of life, a sea of change will turn all kinds of tides in every area of our society. Values that have been sinking to forgotten depths will suddenly begin to resurface and be treasured once again. This is God’s promise of reward when careful adherence to His principles are observed and passed on. Read Deuteronomy 28 and Leviticus 26.
“Who knows? God may turn and relent and turn from his fierce anger, so that we may not perish. When God saw what they did, how they turned from their evil way, God relented of the disaster that he had said he would do to them, and he did not do it.” Jonah 3:9-10.