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No Boundaries: No Moral Order, No Civil Society
October 28, 2008

Many preach John 3:16 but not John 3:16-21. Many are "preaching" 1 Timothy 2 since Election 2008, but not 2 Timothy 4.

Many refer weakly to our Lord's call to be "Salt and Light," but without rebuke or reproving the world of sin. Is this not the PRIMARY reason the culture war has digressed this far?

Kingdom of God warriors: Those who not only honor their Lord's call to preach the Gospel of the Kingdom of God, but also honor what Christ said in the same breath as recorded in John 3:16-21 and what Paul recorded in 2 Timothy 4.

Has political correctness deceived and seduced the majority of even God's elect (Matthew 24:24, Mark 13:22, Romans 8:33, Titus 1:1) into not judging right from wrong, God's righteousness from sin? The Greatest Nation on earth won't be turned around until the Holy Spirit is allowed to convince, convict, and reprove the world of sin (John 16:7-8, Titus 1).

Citizens of the Kingdom of God must come to realize that the only way the Holy Spirit can do that is through the vessels led by the Holy Spirit (Romans 8). Not by politicians, not by government, not by public schools or "higher" education, not by preachers who do not preach the Gospel of the Kingdom of God, but by the citizens of the Kingdom of God. America's Founders realized and consistently warned that without Biblical moral virtue, America would cease to be that Nation based upon "the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God."  (Warning: First count The Cost.)

"There is a way which seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death." Proverbs 14:12

America's Founders confronted EVERY issue, social, economic, and primarily personal, with the Biblical moral virtue that formed the basis for the boundaries they established in creating and designing the Republic. American "leaders" today confront EVERY issue with secular "political correctness." Until "We the people" correct this, America will continue its moral, social decline and will result in relinquishing its standing as the leader of the free world. Then who will the oppressed turn to?

"Son of man, you dwell in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see, and see not; they have ears to hear, and hear not: for they are a rebellious house." Ezekiel 12:2

America is continuing to witness the breakdown of the family, the redefinition of marriage, and the promotion of abortion, all which violate "the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God." There is corruption at all corporate and government levels, indicating obvious moves away from personal and corporate responsibility, accountability, respect, commitment, self-discipline, self-motivation, and independence, into a reliance on a government that has proven it is incapable of meeting the needs of any current government-run program, including, and especially education.

America is now witnessing what Ronald Reagan warned: "Freedom is never more than a generation away from extinction."

Public schools and "higher" education institutions have purposely neglected to teach the American Christian Heritage in favor of a secular "politically correct" dogma of humanism and globalization over sovereignty.

"A trained intelligence can do much, but there is no substitute for morality, character and religious conviction." President Calvin Coolidge, 1924

The American way of life of past generations is no longer attainable due to an uncivil, immoral society. This all because secularism rejects any and all moral boundaries and primarily because citizens of the Kingdom of God have neglected and continue to neglect preaching the Kingdom of God, as well as refusing to "reprove the world of sin." Kingdom citizens have been duped into believing the "politically correct" lie that "we are not to judge." The result is America is fast becoming just another nation which refuses to be bound by "the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God," which was the foundation of America and its Constitution.

The Constitution's primary author, James Madison, wrote Thomas Jefferson on 8 February 1825, these words concerning the supremacy of the Declaration of Independence over our nation's Constitution: "On the distinctive principles of the Government...of the U. States, the best guides are to be found in...The Declaration of Independence, as the fundamental Act of Union of these States." As President James Madison, stated on June 20, 1785: "Before any man can be considered as a member of Civilized Society, he must first be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe." James Madison also wrote, "The belief in a God All Powerful wise and good, is so essential to the moral order of the world and to the happiness of man, that arguments which enforce it cannot be drawn from too many sources nor adapted with too much solicitude to the different characters and capacities impressed with it." And: "I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations." James Madison

On August 1, 1776, Samuel Adams stood before a large crowd on the steps of the Philadelphia Statehouse and delivered a speech before the formal signing of the Declaration Of Independence on August 2, 1776. In his speech he stated: "We have explored the temple of Royalty and found that the idol that we have bowed down to has Eyes which see not, Ears that hear not our Prayers, and a heart like the nether millstone. We have this day restored the Sovereign to Whom alone all men ought to be obedient; He reigns in Heaven, and with a propitious Eye beholds His subjects assuming that freedom of thought, and dignity of self direction, which He bestowed upon them. From the rising to the setting Sun, may His Kingdom come." Samuel Adams also said: "[N]either the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt."

President John Adams: "From the day of the Declaration . . .they [the American people] were bound by the laws of God, which they all, and by the laws of the Gospel, which they nearly all, acknowledge as the rules of their conduct." And, ""From the day of the Declaration . . .they [the American people] were bound by the laws of God, which they all, and by the laws of the Gospel, which they nearly all, acknowledge as the rules of their conduct." - President John Adams  ...And, "[This] Form of Government "is productive of every Thing which is great and excellent among Men. But its Principles are as easily destroyed, as human nature is corrupted" .A Government is only to be supported by pure Religion or Austere Morals. Private and public Virtue is the only Foundation of Republics." -- John Adams, 2nd president of the United States of America (Warren-Adams Letters, Massachusetts Historical Society, 1917, Vol. 1, p. 222)

"Nothing is more certain than that a general profligacy and corruption of manners make a people ripe for destruction. A good form of government may hold the rotten materials together for some time, but beyond a certain pitch, even the best constitution will be ineffectual, and slavery must ensue." John Witherspoon (The Dominion of Providence Over the Passions of Men, 1776) Reference: The Selected Writings of John Witherspoon, Miller ed. (140-1)

Conservatives stop at the fact that America's Founders established our Republican form of limited government upon laws and boundaries while they forget that the underlying reason was derived from the Biblical moral virtue of America's Founders, as evident by how "Rights" were to be "entitled," if they DID NOT violate "the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God." (See America's Founding Document.) 

"The establishment of Civil and Religious Liberty was the Motive which induced me to the Field -- the object is attained -- and it now remains to be my earnest wish & prayer, that the Citizens of the United States could make a wise and virtuous use of the blessings placed before them." George Washington 

Conservatives must confront any and all secular liberal politically correct advances by demanding by what other foundation other than "the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God" do they employ to justify "a way which seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death." Proverbs 14:12 (I.E. Abortion, same-sex relationships.) 

The same can be said of preachers: While many can quote what Jesus said in John 3:16, how many can quote what He said in the same breath, up through verse 21? (See immediately below.) The moral decline and resulting "culture wars" dividing America are a result of preachers preaching "from their head and their heart" and neglecting to preach what they were commissioned to preach - the Kingdom of God, the Word of God, and their failure to reprove the world of sin. Therefore people no longer go to church, they go to their government.  

John 3:16-21 - For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believes on him is not condemned: but he that believes not is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one that does evil hates the light, neither comes to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. But he that does truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

Until citizens of the Kingdom of God begin to honor their commission to preach God's Word instead of their own, how can God cause an increase?  

Christians must begin to confront any and all violations of God's Law by demanding what other foundation, if not God's Law, do secular liberals employ to justify sin.  It is imperative that we ask those who are politically correct to justify, clarify, and provide an answer as to exactly what basis, what foundation do they employ for establishing boundaries, if any, when "Rights" are to be "entitled" or taken away?   

What human wisdom do they employ? How is it they have come to claim the Judeo-Christian heritage is now discriminatory? By what foundation do secular liberal progressives establish legal boundaries if not by "the laws of Nature and of Nature's God," which America's Founding Document determined how "Rights" were to be "entitled." 

2 Timothy 4:1 - 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.

That "time" is here. Until the foundation of Biblical moral value once again permeates the land, the decline into liberal secularism where government replaces God will continue to erode America's very existence. Election 2008 will determine much, however, American citizens who are also citizens of the Kingdom of God will determine much more.

"We the people" of this One Nation Under God repent of our complacency which has resulted in a Godless decline of cultural and moral decadence, where America's foundation of "the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God" has been shunned and replaced by secular political correctness. That citizens of the Kingdom of God return to preaching the Kingdom of God, as well as "reproving the world of sin," and not fall prey to being duped into believing the secular politically correct lie that "we are not to judge."

Jeremiah 18:6-10 - O house of Israel, cannot I do with you as this potter? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are ye in mine hand, O house of Israel. At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it; If that nation, against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them. And at what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to build and to plant it; If it do evil in my sight, that it obey not my voice, then I will repent of the good, wherewith I said I would benefit them.

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