At this point in our history, all the Democratic Party has to offer is wickedness. And all the Republican Party has to offer is fear and moral compromise with that wickedness.
But the God we serve did not give us a spirit of fear. He gave us "a spirit of love, and of power, and of a sound mind."
Fear is the opposite of love. "Perfect love casts out fear," as the scripture says.
He didn't tell us to overcome evil with our own brand of evil. He told us quite clearly to "overcome evil with good."
Church, why don't you understand why you stand so powerless in the political arena today? As long as you continue to be motivated and moved by fear instead of by faith, that sad, completely unnecessary, losing situation will continue.
Get a grip! The worsening craziness you see all around you has to stop, and it has to stop first with you! Turn back to God! Turn back to the truth! Turn back to principle! Stop compromising! This is our only temporal hope to remain a free people! The fate of our earthly posterity depends on this!
"When a liberal sees a firearm they see a fearful weapon that they wish only to be in the hands of government, naively ignoring the obvious facts that:
1) Criminals are never going to follow their fond wishes,
2) Officers of government are most often not going to be there for them in a crisis,
3) We the People are the government in America, the sovereign, and the sovereign must possess the physical means to protect their people and their country from all enemies, foreign or domestic.
When a conservative sees a firearm he sees a primary implement of liberty, one that can be misused by evil men, of course, but that is, nonetheless, an indispensable tool, because this is a fallen world which contains many evil men, men who will only be restrained by the will and force of good men who are armed."
-- Tom Hoefling, December 15, 2012
"A good end cannot sanctify evil means; nor must we do evil, that good may come of it...To do evil that good may come of it is for bunglers in politics..."
-- William Penn
“16 Who will rise up for me against the evildoers?
Who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?
17 Unless the Lord had been my help,
My soul would soon have settled in silence.
18 If I say, “My foot slips,”
Your mercy, O Lord, will hold me up.
19 In the multitude of my anxieties within me,
Your comforts delight my soul.
20 Shall the throne of iniquity, which devises evil by law,
Have fellowship with You?
21 They gather together against the life of the righteous,
And condemn innocent blood.
22 But the Lord has been my defense,
And my God the rock of my refuge.
23 He has brought on them their own iniquity,
And shall cut them off in their own wickedness;
The Lord our God shall cut them off.”
-- Psalm 94: 16-23
The government is operating under a flawed understanding about human nature.
February 22, 2012
by JOEL HILLIKER
Crucial question: Do you think human nature is fundamentally good—or evil?
The difference between these two opposing views forms the heart of a crisis in the United States right now.
The common liberal view of human nature is that it is fundamentally good and should be given room to flourish. The biblical and realist view is that it is fundamentally evil and must be conscientiously governed.
Thankfully, America’s Founders took the latter view. As a result, the system of government they created has stood for over two centuries and done much to guarantee the nation’s success.
They realized that government is necessary in order to check the evils of human nature in society. They also recognized—having fought and bled in order to free themselves from a tyrant—that firm limits on power are needed in order to check the evils of human nature within the government.
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In the Constitution, the American Founders established a system that successfully governs the government.
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