God will determine History, not Men.

32-God-will-determine-history  (TO READ IN BOOK FORMAT, OR TO PRINT THIS ARTICLE) At least a couple of historians have made a studied effort to point out to their readers that a goal which men had attempted was often quite different than the final outcome.  For instance, compare what men intended and attempted in this country in […]

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What could and should America do?

33-What-could-and-should-America-do    (TO READ IN BOOK FORMAT, OR TO PRINT THIS ARTICLE) Repent! America must sorrow over its many grievous transgressions, humble itself in the dust, and flee to Christ’s forgiving blood for the only escape from the awful eternal torment to come, before it would be too late.  Then the believers in America would […]

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God is Behind the Muslim attacks.

God-is-behind-the-muslim-attacks (TO READ IN BOOK FORMAT, OR TO PRINT THIS ARTICLE) A woodcut by Hans Lufft from the Wittenberg Bible of 1534 containing Martin Luther’s translation. The woodcut depicts the scene in Revelation 9:13-19: The Islamic armies prophesied by God, the second of three curses, or punishments, which God will send upon those nations or peoples […]

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The 95 Theses for Today

36-95-Theses-for-Today-pdf (TO READ IN BOOK FORMAT, OR TO PRINT THIS ARTICLE) When our Lord and Master, Jesus Christ, says, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!” (Matthew 4:17), he intended that the whole life of believers should be one of repentance. From the 1840’s until 1950 America enjoyed a golden age of Christianity.  As […]

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Must our Country fight World War III here?

37-Must-WW-III-be-fought-pdf   (TO READ IN BOOK FORMAT, OR TO PRINT THIS ARTICLE)  The crux of the current situation in America is theological, not political.  Realize that it is not that “Marxists have taken control of America while most slept,” but as Abraham Lincoln confessed, “We have forgotten God.” “They forgot God their Savior” (Psalm 106:21).  “These things […]

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Self-Defense, the Second Amendment, and the Bible.

38-Self-defense-the-2nd-Amendment-and-the-Bible-pdf     (TO READ IN BOOK FORMAT, OR TO PRINT THIS ARTICLE) What about the area of self-defense?  According to the Fifth Commandment, would we not have a duty to protect our own persons and that of our families against those tyrants, political, social, or domestic, who would threaten our lives with deadly and imminent […]

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Romans 13 forbids Rebellion.

39-Romans-13-forbids-Rebellion     (TO READ IN BOOK FORMAT, OR TO PRINT THIS ARTICLE) Americans have no command or promise from God to rebel against tyrannical government, even if it would infringe upon their Second Amendment rights, for instance. In 1st Peter 2:13-17 the apostle Peter “exhorts all Christians to be obedient and subject to secular authorities […]

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Would it be sinful for a citizen, whether a Christian or a non-Christian, to rebel against his Government?

40-Would-it-be-sinful-for-a-citizen-to-rebel-against-his-pdf     (TO READ IN BOOK FORMAT, OR TO PRINT THIS ARTICLE) The brief answer would be:  Yes. The scriptural passages that deal with a Christian’s obedience to the government are found principally in Romans 13:1-6, 1st Peter 2:13-17, and in the pithy command of Matthew 22:21. Furthermore, “to resist” could mean a variety of […]

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An Indictment of the Sins of the Three Percenters (III Percenters)

41-An-Indictment-of-the-Sins-of-the-pdf   (TO READ IN BOOK FORMAT, OR TO PRINT THIS ARTICLE) Introduction.  As Christians hunger for some meaning to the chaos which is American politics today, they may come across some appealing remedies on the internet blog sites of various patriot Americans, some of whom call themselves the Three Percenters.  While many of these patriot […]

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What was God’s Purpose in creating America?

42-What-was-Gods-Purpose-in-creating-America  (TO READ IN BOOK FORMAT, OR TO PRINT THIS ARTICLE) God had kept North America unsettled until rather late in history. To be sure, earlier on, there were travelers from Asia who did arrive on the west coast, and who eventually did spread across the continent.  Yet, even after thousands of years, these aborigines […]

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