God's Judgment on the Nations
efsmith, February 29, 2004 2:16:00 PM GMT
By Emmett Smith
February has been an interesting month. For one thing, the "controversy" surrounding Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" seems to have become increasingly shrill as the movie neared release. On top of that, we've been bombarded from all sides with images of homosexual "marriages" in San Francisco. Who needed to see Rosie O'Donnell "marry" her lesbian partner? Certainly not me.
On the other hand, perhaps the "in your face" strategy we've been witnessing will awaken anyone who has gone back to sleep since 9/11/2001. You do remember 9/11/2001 don't you? A prominent Australian Muslim cleric went on record this week claiming that it was "God's work". He also spoke of an Islamic revolution, and said not to be surprised if a muezzin called out "Allah is Great" from the "top of the White House" some day.
It's worthy of note that God has historically punished nations for their ungodly ways. As this nation debates the homosexual agenda and as anti-Christian "critics" (devout humanists) insist that the biggest problem with an upcoming movie is that it takes the Biblical record "too literally", let's all remember how God warned Israel through Jeremiah, "O house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter has done? declares the LORD. Behold, like the clay in the potter's hand, so are you in my hand, O house of Israel. If at any time I declare concerning a nation or a kingdom, that I will pluck up and break down and destroy it, and if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turns from its evil, I will relent of the disaster that I intended to do to it." (Jeremiah 18:6-8).
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