OUR TIMES
  This is, in the Jewish calendar, the day of trumpets or Rosh Hashanah for my Hebrew friends out there. Consider this short take a trumpet sounding from a watchman on the wall to the country he loves.
  Three years ago this country was given a choice between prosperity and truth. Enough people choose prosperity to tip the scales in that direction and prosperity continued for a season. At that time i remarked to some that i knew that now we would have neither. The rapid fall into depths that many of us thought impossible in the areas of morality and Godlessness, in fact hostility towards anything connected to the true God has been astounding. Now we see the prosperity vaporizing over the last year and i will remind you that the devil comes to steal, kill, and destroy.
 We have allowed him to steal our virtue, now he is killing our prosperity. For those of you who don't know it yet that's what he does, he gives pleasure for a while and leads you down as far as you are willing to go with that pleasure. As soon as he is satisfied with the level of your decadence he kills those pleasures that he used like a carrot on a stick. The next thing he tries to do is destroy you before you can repent and come under God's protection.
  In my opinion we are at the place where we will be given a choice between freedom and security much like the choice we were given three years ago. Last time the majority choose prosperity and we see how that came out so far. This time if we choose to surrender freedom for security it will be the same, we will have neither.
  God is in the process of bringing correction to our country and the sooner we accept His chastisement the sooner this storm will be over. If we do not, well read your bible and ask yourself if He loves our country more than all the rest throughout history. This may come as a shock to many but God is not an American citizen.
  Here is something He taught me some time ago. As long as you see correction as rejection, you will never get better. When you begin to see correction as love you will begin to move mountains. Read God's word and believe what is says both for those who are obedient and those who are not. Return to the straight paths of truth and justice and endure the chastening for a season, and He will again bless this country and make us prosperous. Reject the truth and persecute those who speak it and you are poking your finger in His eye much like evil people did in our country's last week. The choice is yours and the consequences.
 For those of you who have been praying and saying the truth, don't give up, He is able and He knows the hairs on your head, keeps your tears in a bottle, and has a book full of all your efforts in behalf of the truth.
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