Christians: You are
neither cold nor hot
In 1947 when Americans stopped telling their government what they could and could not do, government and judges began to tell the people what they could and could not do. Liberty no longer was of God, but of government.
In consequence of that apathy, along with America’s true history ignored, the warnings by the founders continue to go unheeded and the foretold result they proclaimed is fast becoming a reality, a government of the government, by the government, for the government aided by a despotic branch. We the People have become complacent and morphed into We the Sheeple. As it depicts, sheeple are weak and in need of masters of a cradle-to-grave-nanny-state. The land of the free and the home of the brave has become the land of the drones and home of the immature.
The prognosis is evident, if virtue is not restored the American Way of Life will cease. If the Christian church continues to refuse to be disobedient to the Great Commission, how will virtue be restored? Who else is capable? Judges? Democrats? Republicans? News Media? Government-run schools? "Higher education?" Hollywood? Conservative pundits? Would these factions today have fought for America’s independence in 1776? If we rely on these factions for the virtue required we will instead be witness to our children living under a state of complete political correctness. Christians do not have an excuse.
For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope. Romans 15:4
Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea; And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea; And did all eat the same spiritual meat; And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ. But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness. Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted. Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play. Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand. Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents. Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer. Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come. Wherefore let him that thinks he stands take heed lest he fall. 1 Corinthians 10:1-12
Just as Israel failed to remain holy unto God, they were overtaken by other nations. Today Christians have abandoned their "first love," and neglected the preaching of the Kingdom of God, while secular liberal humanists have taken advantage of that apathy and redesigned America. While we murmur in the wilderness of false ineptitude, progressive politically correct liberals “take advantage of our crisis.”
He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says unto the churches. And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; I know thy works, that you are neither cold nor hot: I would you were cold or hot. So then because you art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spew thee out of my mouth. Because you say, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knows not that you are wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked: I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that you may be rich; and white raiment, that you may be clothed, and that the shame of your nakedness do not appear; and anoint your eyes with eyesalve, that you may see. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent. Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. To him that overcomes will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne. He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says unto the churches. Revelation 3:13-22 (See http://earstohear.net/Kingdom/Laodicea.html)
The Christian's role is to be an ambassador for the Kingdom of God. "Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be you therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves." Matthew 10:16
I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables. 2 Timothy 4:1
The only way America will be restored to righteousness is by the righteous.
(Note to progressives who will falsely assert this is promoting theocracy. See “Theocracy?” at EarsToHear.net.)