AMERICA AT A CROSSROADS

By Roy Burner - Minister of the Gospel


INTRODUCTION

Is America at a crossroads in its relationship to God; or has it already passed onto a road that will bring God's judgmental stroke?  Are we already seeing the results of God's taking away the protective hedge as found in the Parable of the Vineyard?

In this parable God planted a vineyard: And he fenced it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower in the midst of it, and also made a winepress therein: and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes (Isaiah 5:2).  It was in reference to the men of Judah and the house of Israel.  In the parable they are condemned for parading their sin before God.  There was no shame, no remorse, no fear of God.  


America at a Crossroads - Is there a Controversy?

Scripture reveals: Hear the Word of the Lord, you children of Israel: for the Lord has a controversy (or charge against) the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land (Hosea 4:1). 

Does God have a controversy with America?  Is America at a Crossroads? As America continues sliding deeper and deeper into the cesspool of filth and degradation; flaunting her sins openly, what would preclude God's judgment? 

What makes America, or any other nation, think they can weigh in on a sinful nature, seemingly without reproach, and not be found weighed in the balance?  Scripture reveals:  God has numbered your kingdom, and finished it.  You are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting (Daniel 5:26-27)?  Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man sows, that shall he also reap (Galatians 6:7).

The Hardening of the Heart

Scripture reveals: Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through (or because of) the ignorance that is in them, became of the blindness (or hardening) of their heart.  Who being past feeling have given themselves over to lasciviousness (or that which is lewd or lustful), to work all uncleanness with greediness (Ephesians 4:18-19).

There are those who flaunt the Word of God by misinterpreting it, or ignoring it, to suit their own purpose or lifestyle.  They are alienated from the life of God due to their ignorance of not accepting God's Word at its face value.  Does this bring America at a crossroads or has it already chosen its road to follow? 

The road of ungodliness will only lead to destruction unless one comes to realization of the error of their way and repentance comes into focus.  God through His mercy gives space for repentance. Scripture reveals: The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness: but is long-suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance (2 Peter 3:9); unless one has become so entrenched in their sin they will not hear what "Thus Saith the Lord."

A Deceptive Spirit

America, and many once godly nations, have a deceptive spirit sweeping forth; as a flood of devastation that washes away everything in its path.  We are seeing the crumbling of "once" godly values as the ungodly sweep aside the morals of yesteryear. 

Scripture reveals:  But there shall be false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily (or secretly) shall bring in damnable (or destructive) heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.  And many shall follow their pernicious (or destructive) ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of (or blasphemed) (2 Peter 2:1-2). 

America is at a crossroads and needs to decide which way it will go!  The Word of God does not change to blend in with the environment, or culture, but is everlasting to everlasting, and changes not.  It is those who wants acceptance of their ungodly ways, and lifestyles, that would attempt to alter that Word.

A Christian Heritage

America was birthed in God.  Its founding fathers had a Christian heritage and established this nation on godly precepts.  This Christian heritage has been maintained until a relatively few short years ago; with much transpiring that has placed America at a crossroads.  If it continues in its present trend it can only lead to the judgmental side of God rather than continuation of His merciful hand and blessings.

In the past; God used men of God to help set spiritual forces in motion that would preclude His judgment; with repentance coming into focus.  Even today, God has His watchman sounding the alarm, giving warning of that which is coming. 

God's Word reveals a pathway towards reconciliation to God: 

If my people which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways: then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land (2 Chronicles 7:14). 

Is America at a crossroads; if so will she make the necessary changes to return to the God of her youth? 

GOT QUESTIONS  A Website where Bible questions are answered.  With over 4,500 answers to frequently asked Bible questions published online, approximately 75% of the questions have answers available instantly.  This Website is an easy way to search out any questions you may have.

YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN

  1. As a Roaring Lion

    As a roaring lion is used as a biblical reference to one's enemy; and as such is a descriptive narrative used many times in God's Word.

    Read More

  2. God's Directions for Life

    God's Directions for Life website is designed to help one identify with the Word of God concerning the economic, political, and religious times in which we live.

    Read More

  3. Avalanche of Ungodliness

    Avalanche of ungodliness is an overwhelming influence that has far surpassed the pre-Flood, Sodom and Gomorrah, and fall of Babylon era of time.

    Read More

  4. Freshness of God's Spirit

    The freshness of God's Spirit is prevalent, to the believer, when one's focus is on God and the Lord Jesus Christ!

    Read More

  5. The Wayward Man

    The wayward man is resistant to guidance and is self-willed. The moral compass of such an individual has been cast aside.

    Read More

  6. Without a Preacher

    Without a preacher text is taken out of God's Word which assures the necessity of a preacher; possibly even more so in the unhealthy environment we presently live in.

    Read More

  7. Weekly Audio Podcast "Revival in the Word"

    Weekly Audio Podcast "Revival in the Word" helps identify with the Word of God concerning the economic, political, and religious times in which we live.

    Read More

  8. Return to God

    Return to God is of extreme necessity if one has withdrawn! We are seeing devastation in the world today that has shaken the very foundations of many hearts and lives.

    Read More