9/11 – We Remember, But Is That It?

9/11 – We Remember, But Is That It?

I remember very clearly the morning of September 11, 2001.  Fresh off the previous day from getting engaged, I was riding on cloud nine looking forward to our nuptials later on the following year.  As I was getting ready for morning classes at the University of Texas, Arlington, my television was warming up, while I was having a bagel with jelly for breakfast.

It was then that the first image I saw was what would be the second plane to hit the second World Trade Center tower.  I sat in utter shock at what I saw, and I knew that we were under attack.  The rest of that day was surreal, not seeing any commercial aircraft in the air, many people stayed off the roads, and as I made my way into work later that afternoon to downtown Dallas, it literally looked like a ghost town, as many businesses had sent employees home for security sake.  The immense loss of life that happened on that day was, and will forever be, shocking, sad, and will live in the hearts and minds of all Americans, and people around the world.

On The Brink Of Revival

In the days and weeks after the attacks, people flocked to churches looking for answers.  People were looking for some comfort that the cable news channels, our politicians, and yes, even our family and friends could not provide.  On the surface, it looked like people were coming back in droves to the L-rd.  That the death of so many people got America’s attention, and that a revival of epic proportions was in the works.

And then, nothing of the sort happened.

In just a few weeks after the attacks, those who had flocked to churches looking to G-d for answers, went right back to their lives, and to “business as usual.”  This is because many of the messages that were being preached then, are the same messages that pastors are preaching now.  That is, America is a fallen nation.  It is a rebellious nation, and America needs to repent of her sins.

Rebellion Brings Judgement

The apparently was too much for people to handle, because they could not understand why G-d would allow such a thing to happen.  The very idea that someone could suggest that 9/11 happened due to our sinful ways, was just too cruel, too ugly to bear, and that G-d could not have done such a thing.  Had they actually read the Bible, they would have found out rather quickly that yes, G-d would allow such a calamity to happen, and it would not have been the first time.

In the book of Jeremiah, the prophet is told to prophesy to the kings of Judah and Israel, that destruction was coming, and it was coming for one main reason.

Jeremiah 21:  8 “And here is what you are to tell this people: ‘Adonai says: “Look! I am presenting you with the way of life and the way of death. 9 Anyone who stays in this city will die by sword, famine and plague. But he who leaves and surrenders to the Kasdim besieging you will stay alive; his own life will be his only ‘spoils of war.’ 10 For I have determined absolutely that this city will have evil, not good,” says Adonai. “It is going to be handed over to the king of Bavel, and he will burn it to the ground.”’

There are more examples of G-d bringing about judgement, such as the Great Flood that occurred during the time  of Noach. (Noah)

Genesis 6:  5 Adonai saw that the people on earth were very wicked, that all the imaginings of their hearts were always of evil only. 6 Adonai regretted that he had made humankind on the earth; it grieved his heart. 7 Adonai said, “I will wipe out humankind, whom I have created, from the whole earth; and not only human beings, but animals, creeping things and birds in the air; for I regret that I ever made them.” 8 But Noach found grace in the sight of Adonai.

The common thread here is, G-d did not bring destruction onto a people or nation just for the sake of doing it.  In all cases, destruction came because the people rebelled against Him.  How did they rebel against Him?  By worshiping other gods, by engaging in wild living, such as drunkenness, promiscuity, and homosexuality.  Essentially, it came when society had entered into a decadent time period, where love of self and everything else, trumped loving G-d.

Where Is America Now?

Is America in the same situation?  I believe that the answer to that question is a resounding “YES”.  I believe this is why 9/11 happened, in that, G-d was trying to get our attention, to let this nation that He established and blessed with enormous prosperity know that we had substituted money and acquiring wealth as our gods, instead of the L-rd Yeshua.  Think about it.  Our nation’s financial center was damaged and it took years to recover.  Yet, America completely ignored her need to repent of her sins, and turn back to Yeshua to be restored.  Instead, we remained defiant in the face of judgement, and figured we could go it alone.

When I think about the events of this day, I think now, some 16 years later, we have moved further and further away from G-d as a nation, and yet people still expect G-d to bless them.  G-d cannot, and will not, reward sin and an unrepentant heart.  Make no mistake that the people who attacked us on 9/11 were clearly full of the devil.  However, so was the king of Babylon when he attacked Israel.  We just read scripture where G-d expressly states that those who choose rebellion, choose death.  G-d brought a nation that was full of the devil to chastise and correct the nation of Israel, and clearly, G-d allowed the deranged mentality that is Islam, to come to America and attack our financial markets.  It was an effort once again of G-d trying to get our collective attention.

Time To Repent

So now today, and probably the rest of the week we will hear and read, “Never Forget” and, “We Remember”.  However, is that all America is capable of doing?  Not only should we remember, but we need to recall clearly where our nation was at that time, and more importantly where we are this time.  Our nation has just experienced two deadly hurricanes within weeks of each other, with the most recent one, Irma, being the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic.  Why is that?

Maybe it’s because society thinks it’s OK for boys to think they are girls, and dress up like such?  That it is perfectly acceptable for two men, or two women, to marry each other and think that is a blessed union?  All of which are completely forbidden according to the Word of G-d.  What is worse, is the number of churches that are literally abandoning thousands of years of biblical teaching in order to stay “relevant” to modern society.  All of that of course is simply a cop out to keep the church doors open, and the money rolling in with offerings, because they know that taking such a strong stand would sent their congregations running for the exit doors of the sanctuary.  Simply put, America is coming under judgement because she has completely abandoned truth, that is the truth that comes only from Yeshua, and exchanged it for a lie.

The Last Great Hope

There is only one hope right now for America, and to prevent another 9/11 from happening.  That is America needs to realize she is deeply in sin, and that everyone from the President on down needs to repent of their sins, and turn their hearts over completely to Yeshua.  Only the salvation that comes from repentance and turning away from sin, will save our nation.  If such a change is not made, the Bible makes it clear that particular society will crumble.

So on this day, while we are not forgetting those who died on that day, let us also not forget what got us to that point.  Afterwards, lets come together as a nation and cast our sins upon Yeshua, and become overcomers!

Shalom

 

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Out Of The Abundance Of The Heart

Out Of The Abundance Of The Heart

This past week, the Protestant world was rocked when “The Message Bible” author, Eugene Peterson, revealed in an interview with Religion News Service, his support for same-sex marriage, and stated that he does not see it as a “good or bad thing.”  What ensued naturally were many leaders in the evangelical community point out that Peterson’s views were anti-biblical, and that The Message Bible consistently leaves out or changes words on homosexuality, so as to not directly address the topic the way the original scriptures address the sin of homosexuality.

Then just a day or so later, he recanted everything he said, and stated that he supports only marriage between one man and one woman, and that he would not officiate a same-sex marriage ceremony.  Of course, this all took place after LifeWay Christian Stores, made numerous inquiries, most that went unanswered for more than a day according to them, to see if this was indeed his feeling, and if so, they would pull every single thing of his that was for sale out of their stores.  As of this article, based on Eugene Peterson’s recanting, they are continuing to stock items of his that he has authored.

Now, before we get too far along, we need to understand that the Religion News Service, is not a conservative Christian news outlet.  They have a clear agenda, from everything to helping to squash creationism that the Bible teaches, all the way up to affirming homosexual members in congregations.  Having said that, in the wake of the backtracking by Peterson, they do make a good case that Peterson’s view on homosexuals, and it not being a sin, go back several years.  They posted video evidence of the fact, of him speaking at a conference, where he expounded on how he counseled people in his own church to accept gay family members, and that it is a good thing.

So what does this all mean?  We need to go back to the scriptures to really gain an understanding of what is going on.

Luke 6:45 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

45 The good person produces good things from the store of good in his heart, while the evil person produces evil things from the store of evil in his heart. For his mouth speaks what overflows from his heart.

Peterson claims in his recanting that he was, “put on the spot”, and that is why his answers came out the way they did.  I am sorry, but that argument does not hold water, when you look at what he said through scripture as the focal lens of discernment.  I am a believer in Yeshua, and I believe everything the Bible says, to include that it repeatedly states that homosexuality is a sin that will, like any other sin, send a person to hell.  If someone came up to me suddenly and asked if I thought that homosexuals were going to hell, I would not hesitate to state that yes, according to scripture, which I believe, they will go to hell if they die in their sin.

Peterson was not suddenly approached, nor put on the spot.  This was a thirty minute long interview with a religious news outlet.  What came out of his mouth is what was in his heart.  Now there will be those reading this saying, “What about the Bible saying ‘judge not lest you be judged?'”  Simply put, that scripture addresses the practice of judging on what we think is right and wrong, versus using scripture to judge what is right and wrong.  Clearly the scriptures state the following:

2 Timothy 3:16 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is valuable for teaching the truth, convicting of sin, correcting faults and training in right living;

There are many Christians over the years that have read the Message Bible, because it was billed as being written in contemporary language, that is easier to study.  However, this particular version of the Bible has many areas where the so called “easier translation” does in fact, change the entire meaning of the scriptural passages.  There are many areas where this occurs, and for sure when the subject of homosexuality comes up in the Bible, words are changed in the Message Bible.  When G-d’s own words are changed to the point of taking away the original meaning, that means it is at odds with G-d.

The spirit behind the Message Bible is rebellion.  All of this controversy that came up in the wake of this interview, and then the retraction, was to cause strife.  That is what the devil does, which is to stir up strife.  G-d and Yeshua do not cause strife.  It is man that chooses to not follow G-d’s Word, the rebellion, that causes strife, fighting, and what have you.  I personally do not for one minute believe that Eugene Peterson’s retraction was sincere, and I base that on the Word of G-d alone, because “out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.”  If he truly subscribed to the biblical view on homosexuality and marriage, there is no way that the words of agreement with gay marriage and homosexuality would have ever left his lips.

What we as believers need to be aware of is that, not everything that is branded as “Jesus” or “Christian” is in fact holy and right.  Only through exhaustive study of the Word, prayer, and supplication are we able to rightly discern what we hear, read, and hear others say.  Simply put, if it does not line up with the Word of G-d, then it is rebellion against G-d.  That is a black and white statement to make in a world that loves to promote “gray areas”.  However, Yeshua did not compromise when He died for our sins, and thus, we are not to compromise the gospel in any way, shape. or form.

Shalom

 

Want To Work In Government? Religious Tests Are Here.

Want To Work In Government?  Religious Tests Are Here.

In America, our Constitution is the law of the land.  It is the overarching document of laws that transcend all 50 states, that provides all Americans with the freedom and certain “unalienable rights”.  However on Capitol Hill this week, Americans were treated to a sitting US Senator testing the waters of a religious test to hold a government office.

If you want to read about the while account, there is a good article at the following link.

Russell Vought was forced to endure what many are considering a religious litmus test, to hold public office appointed by the President.  Former Presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, pressed Mr. Vought about an article he wrote regarding whether Muslims and Christians worship the same god.  Keep in mind, Mr. Vought is being nominated to head up the Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Senator Sanders even went so far to bring up the topic, “What about Jews?” in terms of going to hell for those that do not believe that Yeshua is the Son of G-d and the only way to salvation.  This was nothing more than the enemy, Satan, using someone to spread lies and discontent, in an effort to discredit Yeshua and His followers.  It was a classic scenario of trying to make it look like Christians were against Jews, which is to try and promote a narrative of antisemitism.  This in the wake of the last 50 plus years, where divides between Christians and Jews have been removed, and reconciliation has, and is taking place.

The bottom line is, the Bible is clear about who G-d is.  His Word clearly states the following,

Acts 10:  34 Then Kefa (Peter) addressed them: “I now understand that God does not play favorites, 35 but that whoever fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him, no matter what people he belongs to.

Did you see that?  Whether you are American, British, Libyan, Black, White, Asian, whether you are Jewish, or whether you are not,  it does not matter.  Salvation is not dependent upon nationality or ethnicity, but on whether or not people fear the L-rd and follow His commandments.

What should give all believers in Yeshua pause to notice, is that, for the first time that I can recall in my life, a sitting US Senator in front of the entire nation, said that he will not vote for someone to take office because of their faith in Yeshua.  Thus, Senator Sanders, who campaigned for President under the banner of “tolerance”, clearly has shown that if you are a believer, you need not apply.

What is incredible is that the chair of that committee should have realized that those very questions violate the Constitution, and should have called Senator Sanders out of order.  However, blatant violations of the law seem to be the new norm for our nation’s leaders.  All of this was prophesied in the Bible when those who, “call good evil, and evil good”, would face severe woes.

Senator Bernie Sanders clearly displayed his contempt for the Bible, for believers in Yeshua, and for the rule of law.  In the last days, the Bible says that, “lawlessness will aboud..” and thus we must be vigilant about events like these.  Does that mean we rollover and just take it?  Of course not.  We respectfully, but clearly point out such acts of bigotry against G-d’s people and let others know that this is unacceptable.  As for Senator Sanders, he should step down from office after such a gross violation of the Constitution.  Of course he will not do so, because that is how far gone people like him are.

Shalom

Terrorism Normalized

Terrorism Normalized

In just the last 10 days, the United Kingdom has come under attack twice by ISIS.  First there was the suicide bombing of the Ariana Grande concert, and then this past weekend at London Bridge, terrorists drove a van into a crowd of people and killed 7 people and injuring dozens.  Just three months ago in Westminster, a terrorist mowed pedestrians down with a vehicle, which then ended with him stabbing his victims.  That is a total of 3 attacks inside of a quarter of a year, and all claimed by ISIS.

The writing on the wall is pretty clear.  Terrorism is now normalized in the UK.

How did Britain get to this point?  It’s really quite simple.  It’s called political correctness.  Britain, like other countries in Europe, have the misconception that you can coexist with extremists, and if you talk to them long enough about individual liberty and try to espouse tolerance, then they will come around and stop wanting to blow you and your kids up.  This of course is complete nonsense, and shows a complete lack of understanding of just who exactly they are dealing with.

The members of ISIS have just one thing in mind.  They want to establish a caliphate, and indeed, in many areas of Syria, they already have.  However, they want this caliphate to be worldwide, and if you do not agree with their plans of grandeur, then they will just kill you because you are in the way.  Let me repeat that, ISIS are nothing more than cold blooded killers.  Convert to Islam or die is their motto, and it’s how they live and die.  This is the nature of the enemy of not just the people of Great Britain, but the entire peace loving world.

Yet, in the hours after the attack, American media, British media, and other news sources were very skeptical to call this what it is.  It’s Islamic Terrorism plain and simple.  No, they did not want to offend their muslim viewers, or possibly incite more attacks like these they thought.  However, the eye-witness accounts of hearing and seeing one of the terrorists shout, “This is for Allah!” removed all reasonable doubt.  After this, we saw the hashtags, “United with the UK” banners, and memes popping up all over social media, and of course people expressing their “outrage”.

However, none of that is going to matter, unless something is done about it.  Terrorists are not scared by people being in “solidarity” when there is no action to go along with said togetherness.  Britain, is dealing with an enemy that is several thousand years old, and it is one that the country of Israel is very familiar with.  The attack tactics against those on London Bridge, and the other incidents are exactly the same as the stabbing and car ramming attacks that happen against Jews at the hands of the Arabs.  The only difference is, Israel is very careful of who they allow to live in their country, and yes, they profile which I know sends liberals reading this into shock.

But this is also a spiritual warfare.  The Bible says very clearly:

Ephesians 6:12 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

12 For we are not struggling against human beings, but against the rulers, authorities and cosmic powers governing this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realm.

These men and women who live a life of terrorism, they are agents of the enemy.  That is to say, the devil himself.  Therefore, when we see acts of terror against people, be they English, Jewish, American, or whomever, the real operator behind the scenes is Satan.  He is the author of confusion, the father of lies, and he had deceived these people into believing that they will be rewarded in heaven for killing people in the name of Allah.  However, the Bible is also clear on where terrorists(murderers) will wind up.

Revelation 21:8 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

But as for the cowardly, the untrustworthy, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those involved with the occult and with drugs, idol-worshippers, and all liars — their destiny is the lake burning with fire and sulfur, the second death.”

The people also who are being lied to are those that try to coexist with people bent on killing them.  Instead of seeking G-d for an answer as to what to do, they turn to analysts, so-called “Middle East Experts”, and the like seeking a secular way of how to deal with terrorism.  It is interesting to note that prior to the D-Day Invasion of Normandy in WW2, allied troops all over the impending invasion force implored G-d to be with them, to give them victory over a murderous regime which were the Nazis.  They were not just victorious, but overwhelmingly so.  Germany is not a threat to any country anymore.

They achieved total victory, but only because G-d was behind it all.  Our G-d is one of justice, and ultimately, these terrorists who are dead now, are facing the judgement of our L-rd Yeshua.  However, just as we have seen many times in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament, very often G-d would be with the Israelites who prayed for victory against their enemies, and they would win.  However, this was only when Israel was serving the one true G-d, and not corrupting themselves by worshiping other things, like money, other religions, and the like.

So for Britain, and indeed, the rest of the world, there needs to be a return to G-d first.  Seeking His face and repenting of our sins the way that David did when he said, “Create in me a new heart O G-d.  And renew a right spirit in me.”  Once our spirit has been renewed through the power of the Holy Spirit of Yeshua, then and only then can we hope to defeat Islamic terrorism.  It is time for the world to go back to church, seek G-d, repent of our sins, and then humbly ask Him to help us stop this madness that we are witnessing.

Shalom

Refocus

Refocus

The purpose of this blog started out as a place to bring about the news of the day, and relate that to the prophecies of the “last days”, as well as how this all ties into Israel.  For a time this took place, but I must admit of late, there has been a loss of focus on my part.  I have allowed the Presidential Election of 2016, other odds and ends news stories, to interfere with the mission of this blog.

This truth convicted me one late night, when G-d spoke to me and told me that “The Watchman Report” had lost it’s focus.  He commanded me to return to the original purpose that I mentioned earlier, and I asked forgiveness, repented, and now I offer my apology to you the reader.  In this day and age, as a believer, we have to be focused, both as writers, as well as readers, of current events and not squander the opportunity to bring forth the message of the Gospel, by being led down the rabbit trails of petty politics, pop culture, and the like.  Make no mistake, they absolutely should be discussed, but when it gets into an attack, instead of a teaching opportunity, that is when I missed the mark.

Right now, so many profound things are happening worldwide, to include the USA, that are showing glaring signs of the imminent return of Yeshua the Mashiach.  Now more than ever, this is a time for believers who are in media, writers, consumption of the two I just mentioned (which includes all of us really), to use this time to educate ourselves on the scriptures.  We really need to pray to Yeshua for understanding of His Word, so that we can be ready, “in season and out of season”, to give an answer to those who simply do not know who Yeshua is.  That manifests itself in various forms from the truly unknowing individuals, to those who thrive on attacking believers, which is usually born out of some type of hurt that they feel the church inflicted on them.

Moreover, I strongly believe, that the entire community of believers in Christ, really need to seek G-d and ask Him to give us all a revelation of our Hebrew roots of our faith in Yeshua.  To continue to deny those Hebrew roots, in effect, is a re-emergence of a form of antisemitism.  For far too long, Protestant Churches have done Christmas and Easter pagents, showing Jesus as King of the Jews, but the other days of the year, nary a mention of the biblical feasts, or even how such things as the birth and death and resurrection of Christ relates to the feasts.  This even goes to denying Romans Chapter 2, which clearly states that a convert becomes a “real Jew” when their heart has been changed by the power of the Holy Spirit.  This has to end.  We’ve lived in the dark ages of our faith for far too long.

So again, this blog is going to focus on the things I mentioned above.  That is, end time prophecy and Israel.  Yes, that may mean that odds and ends news stories will be moments to bring about the message of the gospel, but it will not be an opportunity to attack just for the sake of attacking.  G-d’s Word is supreme, and thus, it is His Word that will be brought about for revealing the truth for His Honor and Glory!  Amen!

Shalom

Disney – I am done

Disney – I am done

The Walt Disney Company has, for generations, been a wonderful company of imagination, excitement, and has put smiles on the faces of children and adults alike.  From Mickey Mouse cartoons, to their wonderful and elaborate theme parks, Disney has always been a safe place, where the entire family could have some wholesome entertainment.  Personally, I have visited Disney theme parks on a number of occasions, and they all were fantastic vacations that I will remember for a lifetime.

In recent years, Disney has been on a buying spree of sort, like purchasing the ABC television network, acquiring Pixar, and Marvel Entertainment.  The latter of which many people have become quite familiar with through movies like “Iron Man”, “Captain America”, and “The Avengers.”  Simply put, just about anything that Disney has touched in the last decade has turned to gold overnight, which has netted them massive profits at the box office, all the way to merchandising, and of course, hordes of visitors to their theme parks all over the planet.  Things sound like they are firing on all cylinders at Disney and pretty much it would seem that nothing they do can go wrong.

That is until now.

During this month, the much anticipated “Beauty and the Beast” live action movie, was released to theaters nationwide.  However, there was controversy when it was revealed in the days prior to its release, that the director, Bill Condon, who is openly gay, said there would be an, “exclusively gay moment…that LeFou one minute wants to be Gaston, and then next minute kiss him.”  So a film, that was supposed to be a family affair, has now been turned into a platform to normalize homosexuality, and make it seem “OK” to kids.  More about this in a moment.

The next controversy was when “Girl Meets World” TV star, Rowan Blanchard, sat down with an interview with Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards, and essentially called her, Richards, her role model.  That’s right folks, she actually called the CEO of the largest abortion mill in the United States a “role model”.  So Rowan Blanchard, who is looked up to by thousands of teenage girls who watch her show, have heard that it’s o.k. to have an abortion.  One of the most outrageous statements she made was that she is for “equality”.  I guess that only applies to those who actually make it to live birth, but as long as you are in the womb, that’s a different story.

And then there is of course Blanchard’s coming out on Twitter as “queer”.  So on top of her being a supporter of infanticide, she now endorses another sin of homosexuality.  All of this, and she uses her popularity of the show she stars on as a platform to get the word out to the masses of people in her age group, and likely younger, that it’s o.k. to kill your baby and be gay.

Is this the image Disney wants to project now?  If it does, then I am out.

Companies like Disney have literally capitulated to the gay lobby of this country, and they have done it for one reason, and one reason only:  Profit.  Homosexuals make up 3.8% of the population of this country, and yet, they are in overdrive to push on children these horrific ideals like the ones mentioned above.  They are banking on the fact that most people will not research their company, what they support, and who they hire and put two and two together.  They literally are hoping that ignorant and lazy Americans will continue to just line up at Cinderella’s Castle and spend their money making Disney richer, all the while they use that money to promote ungodly principles.

Think about this for a moment.  Disney hired a gay director to direct a film that largely targets young children.  In the process of making the film, the gay director inserts a “gay moment” into the film.  Do you think that done was by accident?  Of course not.  Disney knew that the director was gay and hired him anyway.  They saw nothing wrong with it, and some would argue that due to the box office success of the film money wise, nothing is wrong with it.  Disney saw this entire film before it was released, so they saw the “gay moment” and endorsed it by allowing it to stay in the film versus sending it to the cutting room floor.

Let us also not forget that Disney each year sponsors a “Gay Day” at it’s theme parks, which is nothing short of openly celebrating and inviting depraved, sinful people to come out in the open and flaunt their sinful lifestyle for everyone to see.  One can only imagine that any day now on the Disney Channel, one of their sitcoms will feature a gay character, or one who is seeking an abortion, and everyone just gathers around them for a big old hug and say that “it’s o.k.”

What is very sad is Christians know that Disney promotes ungodly messages, and will literally turn a blind eye and continue to support Disney by buying their products.  Why are they doing this?  The answer is very simple.  They choose to satisfy their flesh instead of taking a stand for what is right.  The Bible is very clear:

1 Thessalonians 5:22 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

22 but keep away from every form of evil.

Thus, as  believers, we should not be supporting a company, or a form of entertainment that we know is at odds with the Bible.  To continue to give Disney future business is to essentially endorse what they are promoting.  Also, what are we filling our spirits with as believers in Yeshua?  We are filling it with things that are anti-Christ.  We are supposed to be like Christ, so how can we do that if we are filling our spirits, through watching movies with themes, images, and the like that are 100% against His Word?  The answer is, we cannot.

We have to separate ourselves from the pleasures and sinful nature of this world.  G-d’s Word says the following:

2 Corinthians 6:17 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

17 Therefore Adonai says,

“‘Go out from their midst;
separate yourselves;
don’t even touch what is unclean.
Then I myself will receive you.

G-d’s Word is very clear here.  If we do not separate ourselves from what is unclean, and in this modern era that includes forms of entertainment that run counter to the Bible, He will not receive us.  As for myself, as much as a fan I have been to comic book heroes, Mickey Mouse, and the like, my relationship with Yeshua takes precedence over all things.  Therefore, I cannot in good conscious support the Disney company with my money, and my time, when I know it literally has turned into a morass of unholiness, and devoid of any true goodwill.

Companies like Disney have essentially sent the message that believers opinions and points of view do not matter anymore.  They do not care that you object to portraying homosexuality and abortion as being o.k., because again, they are banking that you will turn a blind eye, and continue to patronize them with your business.  Why not take a stand, like many did in the Target trans-gendered bathroom situation, and boycott Disney altogether?  It has had a significant impact on their sales, despite Target’s PR campaign to try and mitigate these facts, so there is every reason to believe that if the entire community of believers in America would boycott Disney, they would take notice and perhaps change their policies.

In conclusion, the following statement will upset some, but you know what, you cannot please everyone.  That statement is, if you as a believer continue to give your dollars to Disney, knowing full well they are leading a campaign to indoctrinate kids and adults alike into accepting sinful behavior, then you need to check your heart with Yeshua right now, because something is seriously wrong in your spiritual life.  I pray that if this is speaking to you, that Yeshua will clear the confusion, because our G-d is not a G-d of confusion.

 

Shalom

 

History Will Show Barack Obama Sides With Evil Everytime

History Will Show Barack Obama Sides With Evil Everytime

Barack Obama has taken his fair share of parting shots at America, at decency, and sided with what is wrong as opposed to what is right.  After spitting in the eye of every Jew on the planet for the last 30 plus days, Obama has now commuted the sentences of nearly 1400 criminals.

The latest, Bradley Manning, the Army Specialist that divulged classified information to Wikileaks, and thus put people’s lives at risk, had his sentence commuted by none other than Barack Obama himself.  This is a man (Manning), who is mentally ill and was able to get us, the American taxpayers, to pay for his hormone therapy to turn himself into a woman.  Of course, he never can be one because you cannot alter DNA, but that is for another discussion (or maybe not because frankly, it’s a gross thing to think about).

What we witnessed today in commuting the sentence of a man who compromised US Intelligence, is just further proof of a pattern with this outgoing President. Barack Obama, since day one in office, has stood on the side of immorality.  He sides with terrorists by releasing them from prison only to see them return to the battlefield and hurt innocent people.  Obama pushed forward the homosexual agenda, by misusing his position of power to promote gay marriage.

This lame duck President decided to negotiate a nuclear agreement with Iran, and kept Israel in the dark for years while the negotiating went on behind their backs.  Again, a country who swore to “wipe Israel off the map” he decided to negotiate with!  Of course the pinnacle of his antisemitism was the snub in the UN last month.  This President for his entire two terms in office has thrown law enforcement under the bus, by meddling in local law enforcement’s work at protecting the public, by painting them as blood thirsty, racist animals.

Of course, we cannot forget that this President demonstrated zero leadership in the wake of the intelligence debacle that was Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.  Her level of violation of our national security laws was literally unprecedented in terms of her complete and utter stupidity in handling classified information.  Yet, not one time did this President use his office to bring down the full force of the law against her.  You would think that given her being a former rival, he could cut ties, but I guess the bond of Democrats supersedes all areas of decency and morality.

Therefore, it should come as no surprise that Bradley Manning is going to get out of jail in just a little over 3 months from now, after divulging 270,000 classified and unclassified documents to Wikileaks.  Take a look at the following quote from a news article regarding this travesty of justice.

In a statement posted on the White House’s website, the Administration states that “we must remember that clemency is an extraordinary remedy, granted only after the President has concluded that a particular individual has demonstrated a readiness to make use of his or her second chance.”

Let me get this straight.  So the President thinks that someone who put on our nation’s uniform, swore an oath to defend her, even unto the death, and then summarily turned his back on everything he promised, divulged our nation’s secrets, and most likely put other servicemen and servicewomen, along with various other intelligence assets around the world in mortal danger, should get a second chance?  Funny, because usually a traitor, which Manning absolutely is, does not get a second chance.  How he’s alive today is another testament that we as a nation have lost our backbone when it comes to dishing out punishment for violating the nation’s trust.

However, that is what this President does.  He is without honor.  He is without decency.  He is the most un-American President in US History, and no I’m not harking back to the birther argument by saying that.  Instead of standing up for the rule of law, instead of standing up for what is the natural and moral order of things in a civil society, instead of standing up and should to shoulder with our ally Israel, instead of backing our nation’s military by properly and rightfully letting traitors rot in prison for their full term, he chooses to side with the opposite.  In the simplest of explanations, he sides with evil, and bear in mind, America elected him twice.  What does that say about our nation?

In three days time, Barack Obama will vacate the White House, and a new President will take his place. From this blogger’s point of view, he cannot leave soon enough.  Every moment that he continues to stay in that honorable house at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, he soils the sanctity of the Office of President of the United States of America. Unfortunately, he has chosen to take up residence in Washington DC after he leaves office, so that he can continue his legacy of interference and general being a pain in the neck.  My greatest hope is that America will ignore this man once he is out of office, and focus on trying to piece back together this great nation.  I hope that this is a shared hope by all my fellow Americans.

Donald Trump is not a saint, and I resent members of the evangelical community that try to paint him as such.  However, I believe that Donald Trump loves America.  I believe that he respects the Oval Office, and I believe him when he says that this country is an absolute disaster.  I am hopeful that he will respect the rule of law, and work to make this country great again for all Americans.  Let’s pray for our incoming President-elect that he will listen to the voice of G-d and do what He wills.  That he will choose to side with what is right.

Shalom