What I want to talk about tonight are the conditions that are required for an abundant life, a life of prosperity and health and safety. A life of walking with and for God. To do that we first should look at what is not required.
This a dire warning to all of those who will take heed. The U.S. is on the verge of collapse.
As things get worse in our economy and in your lives you will want to pray or pray more than what you have been praying. You will most likely hear people saying “we need to pray” whether it be for the economy, the war in Iraq, God’s protection, food. Well, I am here to tell you that prayer is not enough. You have been taught that, but it is not true. Prayer is not enough
I saw an article the other day stating that General Motors Corp. could go bankrupt. I know that Ford has been experiencing difficulties for years So, that gives me a lot of questions and a few recommendations.
Many times I have heard scholars and lay people discussing the validity of the Bible being “The Word of God.” They have been taught that it is not the Word of God. So, at the end of the day that is their conclusion. They never come to the Word of God (the Bible) to seek out what it has to say but they come with their preconceived notions and try to read into the Word what they want it to say. They look for apparent contradictions to justify their position and they hinder anyone who wants to read the Bible for truth and application.
Some times we are envious of what others might have and wish we, too, could have what they have. Asaph the Chief Musician in the House of the Lord during the time of David King of Israel had this problem, too. Even though he had a high position in Israel and had food and clothes it wasn’t enough for him. Not until he changed his focus did he realized how wrong he had been because what awaited him was far more than the riches of the time.
Most Christians use the Bible as a spiritual guide but the Bible is full of practical knowledge that, when applied in one’s life, gives him/her an advantage. I have written a few down for your edification.
I was going to write on the how we could start getting out of the economic mess that America is in. But, an email came across my desk that has sent me in a different direction. It brought to light again, as if I really needed it, how Christians in the U.S. are being persecuted.
Here in out little town we have a group of atheists trying to stop our city council from having a prayer before the Council meetings. You know, I think that they will win because the people that make the decisions either don’t know the danger of taking God out of society, they don’t have the backbone to stand up for what they know is right, they don’t care or they are some of the ones that want to see God removed from society. What group are you in?
For some reason some people are starting to talk about euthanasia ( killing the weak and infirmed) as if it were OK to do. Matter of fact some people are talking that the World is over populated and that a certain portion of the population should die by a man induced plague. I want to ask just one question. What is wrong with these people?????
Every Christian should be shouting from the roof tops that this is insanity.