Be Not Afraid

Netanyahu before Congress

Netanyahu before Congress

Recently, the United States Congress heard a message they have not heard very often. It was a message of courage and fearlessness by the Prime Minister of Israel. The basic challenge was “BE NOT AFRAID!” While those exact words may have not been used, they could have. It reminded me me God’s encouragement to Joshua and Hezekiah of the Old Testament. Continue reading

Preferring Your Enemies Over Your Friends

Netanyahu before CongressThe latest snub by President Obama to Israel is his refusal to attend Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech before Congress and to have Vice President Biden also be conspicuously absent. Also many Democrat lawmakers are also planning to not attend.

Many from both sides of the isle have expressed concern that President Obama seems to be incapable of calling ISIS, Hamas, Hezbollah, and other radical Islamic groups terrorists or to develop a cohesive strategy against them. Indeed, liberals in government and in the news media generally seem to have trouble calling acts of Continue reading

The Problem of Lawlessness

10-commandmentsAs we approach the end of the age, we know the spirit of lawlessness will be prevalent. This is true in every part of society and that includes politics.

For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only He who now restrains will do so until He is taken out of the way – 2 Thessalonians 2:7

The lawlessness referred to here is not the breaking of man’s laws but, the breaking of God’s laws, which are more stringent than man’s laws. For example, breaking your word is as bad as stealing. By that standard most politicians would be called ‘lawless’. Politicians are more concerned about their standing and re-election or committee positions than the keeping their word or the good of the country. We have a lot of politicians and very few statesmen! Continue reading