WHAT ARE THE SIGNS THAT A NATION HAS FULLY FORSAKEN THE LORD.

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SAMUEL 1


TITLE: WHAT ARE THE SIGNS THAT A NATION HAS FULLY FORSAKEN THE LORD.

TEXT: “And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king which ye shall have chosen you; and the Lord will not hear you in that day.
19 Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us;
20 That we also may be like all the nations; and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles”
[1 Samuel 8:18-20]

Nothing may so reveal the spiritual state of America as her people’s choice for their President. God sees our choice as a decision of not only being for or against one of the candidates, but also as either being for Him or against Him.
As we see in Israel’s demand for a King, the Lord takes…

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Jesus Speaks – Christmas Day One Hundred Seventy and Four

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.” Matthew 7:13-14 (KJV)

Life is easier if you are going with the flow, going down stream, rather than against the flow, or up stream; but that is the way most people are going; that is, with the flow.

What do I want for Christmas?

I want you to know there is only one way to life, living, and true peace and happiness; and to life eternal; and that is through the cross: the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ; that He is the narrow way; and that the other way only leads to death, destruction, and torment.