TWO FORMULAS

TWO FORMULAS FOR HUMAN LIVING II

CHRISTIANS MAKE BAD CHOICES

By

Al Cronkrite

There is a sharp divergence between the life in the former Communist Soviet Union and the life promised by our Christian God.  For the past several decades there has been a slow deterioration in the influence of God’s Commandments in Western society.  While the White Christian race has been busily inventing and producing a social order that has been a blessing to the entire world this steady, almost unnoticed, change has in the so called “free world”, created an arrogance that is beginning to destroy all the advancement.

In Stalin’s Russia outside the prisons life was always tortured by the expectation that an arrest might be made.  Solzhenitsyn tells of Russians being arrested by insignificant citizens like a bicyclist who saw you on the street, a railroad conductor a taxi driver, a savings bank teller, or the manager of a movie theater.  You could be arrested by any citizen who carried the maroon colored ID card which innocent victims often failed to notice until too late. Stalin set death quotas that might require 25 percent of the population so that arrests were made at random.  Anyone might be arrested for no reason other than he or she was there.

No one has dug deeper or with as much understanding of the horror that took hold of Russia than Alexandre Solzhenitsyn.  His book, “The Gulag Archipelago” contains 613 pages of the basest kind of human behavior, atrocities that resulted from the maturity of humanistic government. – torture, lies, hopelessness, suicide, murder, prison sentences with no basis in human reason and no relation to crime, sentences for innocent men and women, haphazard shooting of prisoners, and terrorism as a regular policy of the government. On page 403 of his book he writes:  “…there was no way out.  They were damned if they did and damned if they didn’t.  If they went forward it was wrong, and if they went backward, it was wrong too.  If they hurried, they were hurrying for the purpose of wrecking. (Hampering any plans of the Party was called “wrecking”.)  It they moved methodically, it meant wrecking by slowing down tempos.  If they were painstaking in developing some branch of industry, it was delay, sabotage.  And if they indulged in capricious leaps their intention was to develop an imbalance to create wrecking.  Using capital, for repairs, improvements, or capital readiness was tying up capital funds.  And if they allowed equipment to be used until it broke down, it was a diversionary action!  (In addition, the interrogators would get all this information out of them by subjecting them to sleeplessness and punishment cells and then demanding that they give convincing examples of how they might have carried on wrecking activities.)” (Pg. 382)

Intense interrogations were described this way: “—-handed over to the butcher-interrogators, and they gave him the full treatment – the freezing punishment cell, the hot box, beating his genitals.  They tortured him so intensively that he and his fellow defendant opened their veins in desperation.”

The purpose of the courts was to get convictions.  Justice no longer had meaning.

As I have written many times before “human beings were not created to govern themselves”.  The sin that pervades even the very best men makes them unable to provide consistently righteous government   Solzhenitsyn with elegant prose describes the culmination of human government as it actually took place in Russia.  He writes in detail about the desperation and chaos created by Marxism.

Now, some information on the desecrated fabric of Christianity  —–

In 1963, when God called me, there was a sizeable revival going on and an atmosphere of excitement prevailed throughout Charismatic and Evangelical circles.  Christian leaders prayed for healing on the stages of many churches and numerous Christians claimed to be healed.  Teachers taught on the gifts of the Holy Spirit.  Ministers and laymen gathered around and laid hands on supplicants while praying audibly in tongues and petitioned God to Baptize with the Holy Spirit.

There was a wide spread opinion that the Holy Spirit would radically change the lives of those who received His indwelling.  He would write His laws on their hearts and they would obey them.

Since the definition of obedience was never clearly defined talk of obedience was never followed by proper actions. Grace and living by Faith filled the obedience void.  The was no criterion that defined pleasing God.  Many Christians believed that the Holy Spirit would lead everyone into righteous living and that singing and voicing praises was all that God required.

Unfortunately, Christians who lived righteous lives never became the majority.  Polls confirmed  that Christian behavior was not much different than that of their pagan brothers and sisters.  The morality of American society continued to plummet.  Christians were unable to thwart widespread abortion and the rise of Feminism and homosexuality.  They protested but never from a solid platform.

During many years of revival Christians seldom read through the entire Bible.  “Lucky scriptures” were popular where the Bible was opened at random and a verse was read from the pages that were exposed.  God’s law was always put aside with an explanation that law was anachronistic, that Grace had replaced it.

God’s promises were claimed as if when petitioned God owed Christians blessings.  No one seemed to notice that every one of the blessings was contingent on obedience.  Since God’s law was never considered, the exact meaning of obedience was never clear.  Sin was described as disobedience to God, but disobedience was not exactly defined.

Since the Biblical definition of sin is disobedience to God’s law, sin cannot be defined without law.  It was disobedience to God’s commandments that finally resulted in the rejection of the Jews who were God’s chosen people.  God, the Father, in an ultimate act of mercy made a final effort to redeem His people sending His Only Son, Jesus, who sacrificed His life as a propitiation for their sins.  Instead of accepting and marveling at His mercy, hardened Jewish hearts called for His crucifixion and willingly accepted blame for His death.  It was this final rejection that resulted in the salvation of the Gentiles and the continuing apostacy of the Jews.

Along with thousands of others I was converted into heretical Christianity.  This heresy consumed my attention for a couple of decades.  It was not until I became aware of the lack of definable fruit that I began to question the validity of the revival. Leadership never provided a clear explanation.

God used R. J. Rushdoony’s writing and the ministry of Christian Reconstruction to help me understand the full gospel of Jesus Christ.  The Bible contains all the tools God provides for Christians who are willing to hear and understand.  It took several months and lots of reading to correct my error filled theology.  Since then my efforts have been directed at bringing other Christians back to the orthodoxy of the Reformation, the only true Christianity and the only way to bring righteous reason back into this God-forsaken world.

Law is the major stumbling block.  Denigration of God’s legal structure is the most common characteristic of today’s heresy.  Large segments of the Christian community believe the law is no longer valid and are happy to ignore it replacing obedience with a heretical and disastrously lenient Grace.  Others believe God’s law is restricted to the Jews with Gentiles being exempt.  All of this is heresy   Our unchanging God gave the law to Moses.  It is His law.  He does not change, and it does not change, He still expects all His people to obey it.  Obedience is the source of blessing.  Individual Christians and entire nations that live by His law are blessed.  Living by humanistic law brings curses. Today’s Christian church has never been able to bring real revival to the United States.  Large numbers of people have been converted to Christ but converted Christians have failed to bring God’s righteousness to the culture.  Many Christians sit in the pews of Dispensational churches without a clear idea of what God requires of them.

God has not changed.  The same God that we worship today gave His Commandments to Moses.  They were to apply to His chosen people.  Today, Christians are His chosen people. It is heresy to question the validity of His commandments.  They define the Character of the God we claim to worship.  It is our duty to obey – He is the Creator, we are the creatures.  It is His law and we have no authority to question its relevance.  If God recommends stoning and stoning sounds cruel by today’s standards Christians must reconsider.

If revival is ever to come to our sin filled planet it will come because God’s people have been obedient to His Law.  Obedience is the only source of God’s blessing!

Wars will cease when we begin to obey.  There will still be poverty, but prosperity will be predominant.  Filthy movies will no longer fill the airwaves. Society will begin to return to order.  Honesty (just weights and measures) will fill our retail establishments. Our courts will produce justice and apply the law with mercy.  Our churches will be full of grateful worshippers and our populace will thank God for His blessings.  Our doors will no longer be locked. People will again begin to help one another.  A new era of peace and prosperity will come upon God’s creation.

The world needs God’s legal structure.  Human law will continue to deteriorate, and the United States will become like erstwhile Russia with all reason, all mercy, and all intelligent procedures sacrificed for the insane installation of a Marxist government.  The pinnacle of humanistic control will be reached, and terror will fill the nation.  The detention centers have already been constructed  and our police force has become a model for the future handling of political prisoners.  Lists of dissidents have been compiled and all that is needed is a spark to ignite a rebellion.  That is how near we are to the horrors of Marxism.

Our churches and secular citizens have so far chosen the laws of men and rejected the law of God.   The choice is for humanistic government that will eventually murder citizens at will.  It will be controlled by leaders chosen from the basest and least qualified of our citizens.  Just as it was in Russia.  There will be talk of government by the people, but that government will never materialize.  Instead we will be governed by the least qualified of our citizens while they will claim to be getting their revenge on their former oppressors.  It will be a government of death and death will be its prime characteristic.  That is where we are headed and if the Gracious God of the Bible does not intervene it will not be long in coming.

Addendum:  On February 21st David Goldman who among several other distinguished positions is a columnist for the Asia Times, speaking before a leadership seminar for Hillsdale College related the astonishing progress in China.  “The average Chinese consumes 17 times more today than in 1987.  They have moved ‘approximately 600 million people from the countryside to the cities – the equivalent of moving the entire population of Europe from the Ural Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, To accommodate those people, it built the equivalent of a new London, plus a new Berlin, Rome, Glasgow, Helsinki, Naples, and Lyons.”

To create this monumental increase in productivity China destroyed a great part of its ancient culture by force.

If the United States of America wishes to compete in this highly efficient totalitarian world Goldman believes It must be done “the American way”.

Goldman did not mention the powerful God of our universe but contends that the American way is E. Pluribus Unum (Out of many, one).

Goldman is correct in recommending a free transition, but our ability to make such a transition hinges on obedience to and faith in the God of the Bible.  Christian Reconstruction can provide the tools for a Christian renaissance but America’s lazy, stubborn Christians must apprehend the true Gospel and begin the work.

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Two Formulas for Human Living

TWO FORMULAS FOR HUMAN LIVING

CHRISTIANS MAKE BAD CHOICEs

By

Al Cronkrite

 

There is a sharp divergence between the life in the former Communist Soviet Union and the life promised by our Christian God.  For the past several decades there has been a slow deterioration in the influence of God’s Commandments in Western society.  While the White Christian race has been busily inventing and producing a social order that has been a blessing to the entire world this steady, almost unnoticed, change has in the so called “free world”, created an arrogance that is beginning to destroy all the advancement.

In Stalin’s Russia outside the prisons life was always tortured by the expectation that an arrest might be made.  You might be “arrested by a bicyclist who has run into you on the street, by a railway conductor, a taxi driver, a savings bank teller, the manager of a movie theater.  Any one of them can arrest you and you notice the concealed maroon colored identification card only when it is too late.”  (Solzhenitsyn Pg.10 Internet)   Stalin set death quotas that might require 25 percent of the population so that arrests were made at random.  Anyone might be arrested for no reason other than he or she was there.

No one has dug deeper or with as much understanding of the horror that took hold of Russia0.

than Alexandre Solzhenitsyn.  His book, “The Gulag Archipelago” contains 613 pages of the basest kind of human behavior, atrocities that resulted from the maturity of humanistic government. – torture, lies, hopelessness, suicide, murder, prison sentences with no basis in human reason and no relation to crime, sentences for innocent men and women, haphazard shooting of prisoners, and terrorism as a regular policy of the government. On page 403 of his book he writes:  “…there was no way out.  They were damned if they did and damned if they didn’t.  If they went forward it was wrong, and if they went backward, it was wrong too.  If they hurried, they were hurrying for the purpose of wrecking. (Hampering any plans of the Party was called “wrecking”.)  It they moved methodically, it meant wrecking by slowing down tempos.  If they were painstaking in developing some branch of industry, it was delay, sabotage.  And if they indulged in capricious leaps their intention was to develop an imbalance to create wrecking.  Using capital, for repairs, improvements, or capital readiness was tying up capital funds.  And if they allowed equipment to be used until it broke down, it was a diversionary action!  (In addition, the interrogators would get all this information out of them by subjecting them to sleeplessness and punishment cells and then demanding that they give convincing examples of how they might have carried on wrecking activities.)” (Pg. 382)

Intense interrogations were described this way: “—-handed over to the butcher-interrogators, and they gave him the full treatment – the freezing punishment cell, the hot box, beating his genitals.  They tortured him so intensively that he and his fellow defendant opened their veins in desperation.”

The purpose of the courts was to get convictions.  Justice no longer had meaning.

As I have written many times before “human beings were not created to govern themselves”.  The sin that pervades even the very best men making them unable to provide consistently righteous government   Solzhenitsyn with elegant prose describes the culmination of human government as it actually took place in Russia.  He writes in detail about the desperation and chaos created by Marxism.

Now, some information on the desecrated fabric of Christianity  —–

In 1963, when God called me, there was a sizeable revival going on and an atmosphere of excitement prevailed throughout Charismatic and Evangelical circles.  Christian leaders prayed for healing on the stages of many churches and numerous Christians claimed to be healed.  Teachers taught on the gifts of the Holy Spirit.  Ministers and laymen gathered around and laid hands on supplicants while praying audibly in tongues and petitioned God to Baptize with the Holy Spirit.

There was a wide spread opinion that the Holy Spirit would radically change the lives of those who received His indwelling.

Since the definition of obedience was never clearly defined talk of obedience was never followed by proper actions. Grace and living by Faith filled the obedience void.  The was no criterion that defined pleasing God.  Many Christians believed that the Holy Spirit would lead everyone into righteous living and that singing and voicing praises was all that God required.

Unfortunately, Christians who lived righteous lives never became the majority.  Polls confirmed that Christian behavior was not much different than that of their pagan brothers and sisters.  The morality of American society continued to plummet.  Christians were unable to thwart widespread abortion and the rise of Feminism and homosexuality.  They protested but never from a solid platform.

During many years of revival Christians seldom read through the entire Bible.  “Lucky scriptures” were popular where the Bible was opened at random and a verse was read from the pages that were exposed.  God’s law was always put aside with an explanation that law was anachronistic, that Grace had replaced it.

God’s promises were claimed as if when petitioned God owed Christians blessings.  No one seemed to notice that every one of the blessings was contingent on obedience.  Since God’s law was never considered, the exact meaning of obedience was never clear.  Sin was described as disobedience to God, but disobedience was not exactly defined.

Since the Biblical definition of sin is disobedience to God’s law, sin cannot be defined without law.  It was disobedience to God’s commandments that finally resulted in the rejection of the Jews who were God’s chosen people.  God, the Father, in an ultimate act of mercy made a final effort to redeem His people sending His Only Son, Jesus, who sacrificed His life as a propitiation for their sins.  Instead of accepting and marveling at His mercy, hardened Jewish hearts called for His crucifixion and willingly accepted blame for His death.  It was this final rejection that resulted in the salvation of the Gentiles and the continuing apostacy of the Jews.

Along with thousands of others I was converted into heretical Christianity.  This heresy consumed my attention for a couple of decades.  It was not until I became aware of the lack of definable fruit that I began to question the validity of the revival. Leadership never provided a clear explanation.

God used R. J. Rushdoony’s writing and the ministry of Christian Reconstruction to help me understand the full gospel of Jesus Christ.  The Bible contains all the tools God provides for Christians who are willing to hear and understand.  It took several months and lots of reading to correct my error filled theology.  Since then my efforts have been to try to bring other Christians back to the orthodoxy of the Reformation, the only true Christianity and the only way to bring righteous reason back into this God-forsaken world.

Law is the major stumbling block.  Denigration of God’s legal structure is the most common characteristic of todays heresy.  Large segments of the Christian community believe the law is no longer valid and are happy to ignore it replacing obedience with a heretical and disastrously lenient Grace.  Others believe God’s law is restricted to the Jews with Gentiles being exempt.  All of this is heresy   Our unchanging God gave the law to Moses.  It is His law.  He does not change, and it does not change, He still expects all His people to obey it.  Obedience is the source of blessing.  Individual Christians and entire nations that live by His law are blessed.  Living by humanistic law brings curses. Today’s Christian church has never been able to bring real revival to the United States.  Large numbers of people have been converted to Christ but converted Christians have failed to bring God’s righteousness to the culture.  Many sit in the pews of Dispensational churches without a clear idea of what God requires of them.

God has not changed.  The same God that we worship today gave His Commandments to Moses.  They were to apply to His chosen people.  Today, Christians are His chosen people. It is heresy to question the validity of His commandments.  They define the Character of the God we claim to worship.  It is our duty to obey – He is the Creator, we are the creatures.  It is His law and we have no authority to question its relevance.  If God recommends stoning and stoning sounds cruel by today’s standards Christians must reconsider.

If revival is ever to come to our sin filled planet it will come because God’s people have been obedient to His Law.  Obedience is the only source of God’s blessing!

Wars will cease when we begin to obey.  There will still be poverty, but prosperity will be predominant.  Filthy movies will no longer fill the airwaves. Society will begin to return to order.  Honesty (just weights and measures) will fill our retail establishments. Our courts will produce justice and apply the law with mercy.  Our churches will be full of grateful worshippers and our populace will privately thank God for His blessings.  Our doors will no longer be locked. People will again begin to help one another.  A new era of peace and prosperity will come upon God’s creation.

The world needs God’s legal structure.  Human law will continue to deteriorate, and the United States will become like erstwhile Russia with all reason, all mercy, and all intelligent procedures sacrificed for the insane installation of a Marxist government.  The pinnacle of humanistic control will be reached, and terror will fill the nation.  The detention centers have already been constructed and our police force has become a model for the future handling of political prisoners.  Lists of dissidents have been compiled and all that is needed is a spark to ignite a rebellion similar to the Russian Revolution.  That is how near we are to the horrors of Marxism.

Our churches and secular citizens have so far chosen the laws of men and rejected the law of God.   The choice is for humanistic government that will eventually murder citizens at will.  It will be controlled by leaders chosen from the basest and least qualified of our citizens.  Just as it was in Russia.  There will be talk of government by the people, but that government will never materialize.  Instead we will be governed by the least qualified of our citizens while they will claim to be getting their revenge on their former oppressors.  It will be a government of death and death will be its prime characteristic.  That is where we are headed and if the Gracious God of the Bible does not intervene it will not be long in coming.

Addendum:  On February 21st David Goldman who among several other distinguished positions is a columnist for the Asia Times, speaking before a leadership seminar for Hillsdale College related the astonishing progress in China.  “The average Chinese consumes 17 times more today than in 1987.  They have moved ‘approximately 600 million people from the countryside to the cities – the equivalent of moving the entire population of Europe from the Ural Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, To accommodate those people, it built the equivalent of a new London, plus a new Berlin, Rome, Glasgow, Helsinki, Naples, and Lyons.”

To create this monumental increase in productivity it destroyed a great part of its ancient culture by force.

If the United States of America wishes to compete in this highly efficient totalitarian world Goldman believes It must be done “the American way”.

Goldman did not mention the powerful God of our universe but contends that the American way is E. Pluribus Unum (Out of many, one).

Goldman is correct in recommending a free transition, but our ability to make such a transition hinges on obedience to and faith in the God of the Bible.   Christian Reconstruction can provide the tools for a Christian renaissance but America’s lazy, stubborn Christians must apprehend the true Gospel and begin the work.

THE WAR BEGAN WITH CREATION

THE WAR BEGAN WITH CREATION

IT IS PERPETUAL

By

Al Cronkrite

 

“When God gave the Ten Commandments to Moses, He instituted thereby the laws to govern man’s relationship to God and to his fellow men. The first four Commandments govern worship.  The other six govern the family, property, man’s speech and testimony (“Thou shalt not bear false witness against Thy neighbor”), and the heart of man (“Thou shalt not covet”)  With the triumph of Christianity in the Western world, these laws became basic to all society, the result was Christian civilization.” R. J. Rushdoony

God to Moses:

  1. Do not have any other god before God
  2. Do not make yourself an idol
  3. Do not take the Lord’s name in vain
  4. Remember the Sabbath Day and keep it holy
  5. Honor your mother and father
  6. Do not murder
  7. Do not commit adultery
  8. Do not steal
  9. Do not testify or fear false witness against your neighbor
  10. Do not covet

 

In 1847 Marx and Engle’s “Communist Manifesto” was published.  It contained the following commandments to be enforced by Government.

 

Marx and Engle to Government:

 

  1. Abolition of private property in land.
  2. Income tax.
  3. Abolition of the right of inheritance.
  4. Confiscation of all property of rebels and emigrants.
  5. A national bank monopoly and concentration and centralization of credit in its hands.
  6. State control of communications and transport.
  7. State ownership of factories and instruments of production
  8. Equal responsibility of all to labor and establishment of industrial armies, especially for agriculture.
  9. Combination of agriculture with industry and the abolition of the distinction between town and country.
  10. Free education plus child labor as a part of education.

 

(Please note that most of this legislation has already been enacted.)

“These two law systems are at war today, two sets of Commandments.  One offers man the good life through faith, godly morality, and law.  The other offers the good life through changing the environment, that is, by revolutionary action.”  One requires man’s conversion and new men to bring the world under God’s law.  The other, since man is only of product of his environment, not lord over it, requires man to change his environment.

Between these two positions there can be no peace!

My bookshelves contain several books that clearly describe the pernicious influence of Jewish leadership in the United States and all over the world.   I have written a number of articles describing the effects of their powerful influence on the United States.  Rushdoony’s description of the conflict can be accurately applied to these modern decedents of the Biblical Pharisees.  They have forsaken God’s clear instructions given to Moses and replaced them with man as the determiner of his fate and the mind of man as the instrument for the solution to world problems. This has left them with a recipe for the arrogance and chaos their acquisition of power has imposed on the world.

 

Nevertheless, God may still have His hand on this people and His intention may be for them to be a strong influence for righteousness.   It would please God and be a blessing to His creation if they would repent and begin to again obey His Commandments. Bred into this peculiar people is the need to lead.  God has given them a superior intellect, a desire to rule, and the durability to succeed.  From the Biblical selection of Joseph to manage the nation of Egypt to Bernard Baruch’s dominance of President Woodrow Wilson, they invariably rise and dominate.

In spite of these sterling qualities they have been exiled from a number of different nations as people that are not wanted.  Even now as we struggle with how to respond to the power they have accumulated in United States and around the world we are aware that though there is something special about this people they are often a detriment to the nations that have given them asylum.

Satan has gained a strong foothold in the Jewish race. As his agents they are in the process of bringing his kingdom into the Christian culture of Western society.  They have made great progress with little or no resistance from the world’s Christian organizations.   As they change the legal system of the “Free World” from the Biblical based system that has dominated Western culture for centuries to a Marxist system from the “Communist Manifesto”, most of our citizens are so dumbed down, brain washed, and distracted they have barely noticed.

It all started when they rejected their Savior who was sent by God to blot out sin and bring them back into His Kingdom as obedient servants.  Since that rejection resulted in the Diaspora during the early days of the First Century Jews have been without a home.  They have been nomads in the world without a nation of their own.  They have lived among us, becoming citizens and participated in our affairs but they have never been at home.

Solzhenitsyn in “Two Hundred Years Together” (A truncated translation that is available on the Internet) records personal descriptions of the inner turmoil some Jews experience after decades of attempting to integrate.  Deep inside they know that something is not right, that they will never be at peace in this culture.  Hard as they try to integrate there is always that feeling that they belong elsewhere.  Some have identified the problem but failed to recognize a solution. Years have gone by since the Diaspora but they still do not understand that their inner turmoil is not a result of problems in the Christian culture but instead is a result of the still, small voice telling them that their home is in Christ, that it will never be found in Satanism or in the human works of the Talmud.  Christ is their home, a home God prepared for them when He sent His only Son to die so their sins might be forgiven and they could again enjoy His fellowship.  It is His fellowship they crave and that fellowship is only available through Jesus.

They are now working to create a nation by force.  By starving, robbing, and torturing the owners and inhabitants of land to which they have no right and no title; land taken from them by God and inhabited for two thousand years by another people.  They are doing this without having repented from the persistent, sinful disobedience that lead God to reject them and their brethren.  Neo-Israel is the work of a rebellious, satanic people, not God’s work; the result has been decades of constant conflict.

If our world is to survive and again know peace, this rebellious, satanic people must once again repent and accept the Grace of their God through Jesus Christ.  They must agree to obey the law God gave to Moses and again become His servants.  When this miracle becomes reality we can expect our new government to bring us a law abiding, peaceful, and prosperous society.

This is the battle, both spiritual and physical that the present Church of Jesus Christ has not yet recognized or challenged.  It would take another miracle to awakening Christians with a resolve to counter the Evil of Humanism with the righteousness, peace, and prosperity God promises those who worship Him and obey His commandments.

The responsibility of confronting them with this truth lies with the Christian church.

 

As an ending these paragraphs from Australian based write Greg Maybury:

“I can think of no more fitting coda to the narrative herein than to quote from an acceptance speech the English playwright Harold Pinter delivered when he received his Nobel Prize in literature in 2005. In reference to the lies we were told about the Iraq invasion, and from there intoning that ‘the truth is something entirely different, [which] is to do with how the United States understands its role in the world and how it chooses to embody it’, he continued with the following:”

“Everyone knows what happened in the Soviet Union and throughout Eastern Europe during the post-war period: the systematic brutality, the widespread atrocities, [and] ruthless suppression of independent thought. All this has been fully documented and verified. But my contention here is that the U.S. crimes in the same period have only been superficially recorded, let alone documented, let alone acknowledged, let alone recognized as crimes at all. It never happened. Nothing ever happened. Even while it was happening it wasn’t happening. It didn’t matter. It was of no interest. The crimes of the U.S. have been systematic, constant, vicious, remorseless, but very few people have actually talked about them. You have to hand it to America. It has exercised a clinical manipulation of power worldwide while masquerading as a force for universal good. It’s a brilliant, even witty, highly successful act of hypnosis.”  Pox Amerikana

At This Time

AT THIS TIME

GOD STILL SEEKS OBEDIENT SUBJECTS

By

Al Cronkrite

My 55-year journey as a Christian has been miraculous, exciting, pleasurable, and blessed beyond measure.  The Triune God of the Bible has touched and guided me and my family.  He has given us law that lights our path and brings us the promises He grants for obedience.  He has guided us even when we did not feel his hand upon us. It was His wisdom that moved us where we needed to go.  His direction was always better than ours.  I often wept at the results of His Wisdom and His gracious nature.

There have been disappointments and sorrows.   I have seven grandchildren: two boys from my son and four boys and a girl from my estranged daughter, there is also at least one great grandchild.

I have had no contact with my daughter, the children, or their father for over fifteen years.  Some of this breach is my fault.  I have made serious mistakes both as a father and as an individual.  The estrangement began when my daughter, without consulting me, decided to join a cult taking her children with her. To the best of my knowledge her husband was reluctant but finally joined his family.  It has been a great disappointment to me.  However, I am not alone, this kind of separation is not unusual when children join cults.  Broken families result from rebellion.

My second marriage is now in its 43rd year.  Our son needed and received our fervent prayers for many years.  Then, in one of the circumstantial miracles that only our gracious God can produce, he met a beautiful woman and got an unusual opportunity to inherit a going business.   He married the woman and in two years of hard work turned the business into a profitable and rewarding enterprise.  He and his wife have brought two sons into the world.  My wife and I have been delighted to watch them grow. God performed another miracle in allowing me to live to see these two grandsons.

Two years ago, I was hospitalized with Acute Heart Failure and Ad Fib.  Since then I have lost over thirty pounds and though I look like I am at deaths door, I feel much better than I look.  Heart failure is not my only problem.  I have severe arthritis that has fused a couple of vertebra in my lower spine and aggravated one that was broken in one of the falls.  The disease is also virulent in both of my knees, my hands, my neck, and several other joints.  Despite these problems I am grateful and still enjoying life.  I do a lot of reading and occasionally add a few sentences to essays I have begun but not finished.

It has now been over twenty years since I left the Charismatic movement and became a Reformed Christian.  The change was a second epiphany allowing me to understand the Gospel more fully and to better realize the duties God places on His people. So far, I have been satisfied with using God’s Commandments as a guide for behavior and with pointing out the tragic results that have resulted from the widespread Dispensational heresy that has abolished the Ten Commandments and caused hundreds of thousands of Christians to behave like pagans and support things that Jesus condemned.

Recently, two sincere Reformed Christians (Both far smarter than I.) wrote articles discussing what has prevented the establishment of a successful Theocratic social order.

One of these scholars writes “In modern thinking, we are used to trying a taste test to see how a ‘model’ works.  ‘Let’s implement a part of the agenda and see what happens.  If a little is good, we’ll try to implement more bits and pieces of it.’  This approach is not actually possible with Biblical law because it is a unity: every single statute dovetails with its companion ordnances in a seamless garment of justice.”

Another writes, “Follow me here. The idea that government should be limited to certain tasks and kept strictly out of others?  The idea that government Is not the highest authority?  The idea that your home and possessions should be safe from search and seizure?  The idea that you have a part in selecting your rulers?  The idea that judgment is the job of the people who make up the jury?  The idea that you own your property, its damages, its debts, and its profits?  The idea that men’s minds are not the property of the state?  The idea that there is private property?  Who you associate with is not the business of government enforcement? …I could go on.”

“That’s straight up theonomy, baby, and you are right!  It doesn’t work … for long!  But it sure feels good for the brief periods when it is tried.  And maybe, just maybe, though it doesn’t ‘work’ right now, it is a result of god’s law working with us to create at every level a freedom undreamt of by those who came before.”

One believes we have failed because we did not accept God’s law as a single unit while the other leaves the door ajar by imagining some progress.

Is it utopian?

As one of the thinkers points out, our Constitution encoded much of what God desires and the results were excellent for as long as they lasted.  The freedom we enjoyed during that time was unprecedented in world history.  Now, the evil spirit God clearly describes in Genesis has afflicted our leaders and we are in the process of losing our most precious possession. This slide into perdition could be stopped if the hearts of the people would turn to God and begin to obey Him.  We can hope and pray that God might grant us this miracle and save His people from looming annihilation.  He has given us a host of pseudo Christians who if they could see the heresy they are following and become involved as obedient men and women, could change the entire world.

Most of us understand that we are living in dangerous times.  The world is being controlled by individuals who are exerting power that emanates evil hearts.  Justice, mercy, and righteousness, have been destroyed by the error of humanism and people created in God’s own image have become expendable in their satanic plans for world domination.  The actions of these men and women are inflicted on the populace as if they, themselves, are gods who have a right to control the world and determine the life and death of those who live in it.  They are not restrained by law or conscience and the unthinkable comes easily to their minds.

Russia has already experienced the unbridled savagery and chaos that can result from this domination.  Read here.   Many are now returning to Christianity and to the Russian orthodox church.  When men and women experience the real nature of government without God they learn to hate government and are often ready for a return to Christianity and to God’s commandments.

We need to hope and pray that our nation does not need to experience the barbarity of the former Russian tyrants.

I was 88 years old last September.  Many of my regular readers have passed away.  I do not write with the regularity of my younger years and since much of what I was attempting to warn about has already come to pass further warnings are not helpful.   Since my earlier warnings and those of many others fell on deaf ears our nation is now in the clutches of devilish rulers who are powerful and will not be stopped short of a direct intervention by God.  We have had plenty of warnings from the 1978  speech Alexandre Solzhenitsyn made at Harvard to the current warnings by Paul Craig Roberts.  None of the modern prophets have been heard.   The attempts have been made and ignored so we are now beginning to experience the treatment of atheistic Fascism; a government that may soon resemble Trotsky’s Soviet Union.

In this government it is the brave truthtellers that will suffer first.   Neutral citizens who failed to attempt to stem the evil tide will enjoy their lives for a little longer.  Eventually they too will face the grim reaper of lethal government.

Terror, the murder of obvious innocents, was a trademark of Stalin’s Communist regime.  He murdered millions of Russian citizens and intentionally starved many others.  Lenin recommended terror as a means of controlling the population.  When the fear of God is gone from a nation the leaders resort to their most malicious behavior.  That is where the United States of America is right now.

God help us!

THE KEY TO FREEDOM

THE KEY TO FREEDOM

IS DORMANT IN OUR CHURCHES

By

Al Cronkrite

 

The Word of God an idol?  Several months ago, Paul Rosenberg published an article entitled “How the Bible Became an Idol” (read here).   The article was included on the webpage of “Freedom Phoenix” giving it wide circulation.   It was a veiled attack on the Christian religion by a man who is passing the Word of God through his devious intellect rather than reading it and seeking to understand and obey.

The Bible is the Word of God and the foundation for the Christian religion.  It is the only inclusive written record Christians possess.  When ancient Israel obeyed God their nation was blest when they disobeyed they created big problems for themselves and for their nation.  God judged their behavior by obedience to His Law.  It was disobedience to the Torah that brought Israel’s final downfall.

Theology is missing in the practice of much of today’s Christian world.  It has been replaced by humanists who distort the Biblical narrative to conform to their mental gymnastics. The current vogue is New Testament based religion that is spirit oriented and emotionally exciting.  Christians are busy trying to make God their servant instead of seeking Him as their Lord and Master.

The Bible records God’s discourse with His chosen people.  It specifies His exact requirements and provides an accurate picture of His character and the requirements of His Kingdom.  It should be a light to the feet of every Christian and indispensable in a quest for righteous living.

When God chose His people, He chose a single willing person and made of him a great nation.  The Bible records the nature of his obedience and the rebellion of his progeny giving us concrete examples of His judgment and of His mercy. The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the One True God, is omniscient, omnipotent, and immutable; He is all seeing, all powerful, and unchangeable.  Since He does not change, His dealing with the people of ancient Israel provides us with a perfect description of what He expects from us today.

Instead of being an idol the Bible is sorely neglected in most contemporary Christian circles.  It has been replaced with the humanistic, often evil, opinions of men.  As a result, Christianity has become a quasi-religion that is being replaced by the Talmudic Cult all over the world.  R. J. Rushdoony writes: “If man is sovereign, as some hold, then every man is his own god and lawmaker.  We have a growing anarchy in the streets because of this belief……The open face of religion is its system of laws.  Its character is plainly revealed thereby.  The humanistic laws of our time tell us that humanism is suicidal.”  Rushdoony, “An Informed Faith” Vol.III, Pg..920

The Bible is a product of human endeavor governed by the Holy Spirit.  It is the platform for the Christian religion.  It had occupied that position even before it was duplicated on the Gutenberg presses in the Fifteenth Century.  It is this Book and the religion it undergirds that during the Middle Ages freed the world from tyranny.  Human sin quickly began to usurp this new freedom and the result is the creeping tyranny that like a cancer grows from day to day.  Freedom without obedience to righteous law brings anarchy, chaos, and oppression.  Man was created to live under God’s Law and when he does he is as free as humans can ever be.  The choice is to live under God’s perfect law or to endure Fascism.  When human beings create law, the result is always a loss of freedom; one man or some men seek to control their fellows and will (and have) murder millions of their fellows to accomplish that goal.

Nevertheless, all this does not excuse the misuse of the Bible. Creating arguments over specific passages accomplishes nothing.  It only antagonizes people.  Theology is badly missing in our pulpits and God’s servants are often out in left field with doctrine. The result is masses of new Christians who have been taught heresy and have been its proponents often for many years.  The Bible contains the doctrine and theology for the Christian religion.  When it is dissected, censored or rewritten by ignorant or arrogant people the resulting heresy is barren.  It is a book about obedience.  There are thousands of pieces of wisdom between its covers that can help Christians please The Savior, but the fruit of the Gospel will never be harvested until God’s people understand that obedience to His law is our Heavenly Father’s prime objective.  Disobedience is sin, it creates chaos and strife; obedience brings blessings.  When our leaders begin to preach and teach obedience revival will come to our land.  Jesus, God’s only Son, was sent into the world to sacrifice His life for the redemption of God’s chosen people.  When His disobedient flock ignored His gracious provision and crucified His Son, God rejected them for breaking the covenant and made a new covenant with Christians – those who follow His Son’s example and accept the forgiveness He provides.  This is the full gospel, anything less is heresy.

Paul Rosenberg’s article claiming the Bible has become an idol appears to be a blatant attempt to undermine the Christian religion with a bucket full of humanism.  He sets himself up as judge and plays god while attempting to point to a misuse of the Holy Scripture.  Christians understand that the Bible is a guide, not an idol.  When God’s people accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior and begin to live according to God’s commandments not only will they change but society will change as well.  The Bible is indispensable in this endeavor

We have a dangerous crisis in our nation.  The religion of humanism has gained control of our government and its elite practitioners are making the state sovereign and allowing it to control our legal system as well as every phase of our lives.  The Christian religion has been replaced by humanistic elitists who have made sodomy and the murder of infants legal.  The Christian church has been cloistered in its sanctuaries and no long has a voice in Public affairs.  R. J. Rushdoony writing about the fall of Rome mentioned that tyranny and sexual freedom increased together.  He writes, “Slaves see freedom as license; freemen see freedom as responsibility. The less free Greece and Rome became, the more they granted sexual license.  The fools of that day believed themselves to be free because license had been granted, explicitly or implicitly, to a wide variety of sexual sins.”  Rushdoony, “An Informed Faith” Vol. III, Pg. 945.  Unfortunately, society in our era has no more sense than the Romans.

We are a foolish generation that is attempting to fight and defeat tyranny through the State.  The State is the culprit.  It is the State that is imposing tyranny.  We have rejected Christianity and the God of the Bible and have selected the State as the panacea.  This effort is useless!  We should be fighting for a return to God’s law when it’s meaning was in place the United States was the freest and most prosperous nation in the history of civilization.  A humanistic critique of the Bible is not helpful.  Rosenberg is a Libertarian.  Christians can agree that individual freedom and free trade are desired goals but neither can be useful until both are under the legal standards of the Bible.

United States is getting the government it deserves.  Our people detest God’s legal standards opting instead to support the evil law created from the minds of men.  It is this pagan stand against the God of the Bible that is turning our nation into a totalitarian state.  Nothing good will happen until real revival touches the hearts of our population and obedience becomes the goal of the Christian population.

“The sin, of course, begins with the people.  For the most part, they want Jesus Christ, if at all, only as their great fire and life insurance agent, not as Lord.  The state has become their lord, and the awareness is growing that the state is a false messiah.”  Rushdoony, Vol. III, “An Informed Faith” Pg. 976

FREEDOM AND THE STATE

FREEDOM AND THE STATE

THE STATE WE DESERVE

By

Al Cronkrite

 

We are living in a time that when the State provides the people with something beneficial it is accompanied by something evil.  Measures ostensibly used to protect us also contribute to our enslavement.  Airport security was put in place to protect airplanes from hijackers by subjecting the public to an invasion of their privacy and a demeaning loss of control.  Propaganda about public safety is accompanied by a push to ban guns.  Liberty and equality are popular devices for increasing State power.  While there is much talk about equalitarianism, protecting our freedom and other social leveling programs freedom robbing law will be used for implementation.   Totalitarian laws pass quietly through the congress and remain remote until the State deems more leverage is needed.  Rushdoony notes that the reign of Diocletian in ancient Rome was characterized by propaganda emphasizing “power to the people”.  This popular idea was accompanied by burgeoning enslavement.

The American people have and are helping the State to become an idol – a false god.  They have rejected the God of the Bible deploring His law with the same fear they exhibit against Sharia law.  Because they will not accept His legal standards, they are ready and willing to accept the injustices that characterize laws created by humans.  This rejection of the God of the Bible has resulted in the loss of the criterion for justice and has allowed the government we thought we could control to become fully despotic.  At first it seemed wonderful that we could elect a government and control it through our votes; so, we backed such a government.  But now that government has gotten out of control and instead of us controlling it, it controls us – completely, including our sex life, our marriages, our media, and our elected officials.  Now we are in dire need of a just government that is honest and bent on bringing us freedom but the monster we have tolerated does to us what it wills.  Now the only hope is for a return to the just law of our creator and this will require our citizens to accept the entire Gospel, both the Old Testament and New Testament.

Our leaders are also at fault, but the major sin comes from our people who have chosen a secular government instead of the justice, freedom, and prosperity promised by the government of the God of the Bible.

I am an old man who has lived through some of the manipulations of the elite world controllers.  The Big Depression that began in 1929 was a deliberate attempt to create a Socialist government by restricting the money supply, creating a depression and robbing citizens of the product of their labor.  It was successful through the efforts of President Franklin D. Roosevelt who created Social Security, and various government work programs.  Despite Roosevelt’s freedom robbing programs the depression lasted through the 1930s and was finally broken by WWII.  Messianic government was a product of the Big Depression.  The people began to depend on the government to care for them replacing a dependence on God.  Though during the 1930s we were still enjoying the wonderful freedom the embers of Biblical government created, the clouds of totalitarianism had already created severe thunder storms.

Quickly following WWII, wars were created in Korea, Viet Nam, and finally in Iraq.  This Twenty First Century war that began in Iraq has now lasted for sixteen years saddling the nation and its people with a debt of over Twenty Trillion Dollars. The war has produced nothing beneficial to our nation, the benefits have been to the rogue nation of Israel. As the Twenty First Century unfolds the consolidation of industry has continued at an ever-increasing pace.  Fascism is a totalitarian form of government with authority coming from the top down. As each of these massive mergers is completed the number of industrial units become smaller and easier to control.  If you think the totalitarian governments of Germany, Russia, and China were cruel wait until you see the full force of the new world order as it consumes the United States of America!

Legal systems are religious.  They are the basis of the religion of a nation.  God’s law was the original foundation of the United States of America.  Our nation was created by a Constitution that promised religious freedom.  We never think of our government as having anything to do with religion, but the sovereign of a nation creates the religion of that nation and the intellect of man is the sovereign of the United States of America.  Because men are various in their opinions and beliefs, power must become centralized to maintain order. The State is the agency for the centralization of power.  All religions are exclusive by nature.  Humanism is no exception.  We now see an antagonism developing between Christianity and Humanism.  The God of the Bible claims absolute exclusivity and sovereignty and the new religion of our nation makes the same claim.  As time goes on Christians will be treated with ever-increasing disdain.

Since the nation and its churches have become antinomian the word sin has faded from our vernacular.  But our thoughtlessness has not touched God’s awareness.  He knows that we as individuals and as a nation are a rebellious people guilty of usurping His dominion with our evil notions.  Our sinful behavior has allowed a wicked cabal to gain power over the earth and we will suffer under it until He decides to change hearts.  This new power structure has come about because the legal standards that God gave us in His Word have not been set in place to prevent alien legal systems from developing.   The quasi-Christians that make up a large share of our population have ignored Biblical law and have no way of countering this new evil law which is being passed and imposed without a real challenge.  Christians may sometimes be vocal in their condemnation but the rejection of God’s legal system, has left them with nothing to replace it.

The State is responsible for dispensing justice and maintaining peace.  It is not vested with the responsibility of equalitarianism, welfare, excess taxation, foreign wars, the money supply, or the regulation of individual behavior.  Responsibility for most of the problems of a nation should be in the hands of the Fathers of families.  This would diversify power and protect us from totalitarianism.  A sound Biblical doctrine has been sacrificed on the pagan altar of intellect with the mentally superior individuals believing they have a right to rule.  This widespread secular idea is the source of much of our present dilemma.  Human beings are evil and given the opportunity they will always attempt to enslave those they deem inferior and even their peers at times.  Apparently, the elite world rulers have never watched their young children take toys away from each other and demand the right to do so.  They do not believe human beings have evil hearts and must be reborn and restrained.  Over and over again they have devised systems of government to bring about a peaceful and prosperous society and over and over again they have failed.  It is time to try another system!

On Pg. 973 of Vol. III of “An Informed Faith” Rushdoony wrote, “The state, which under God is to be a ministry of justice, has become instead men’s sovereign and savior.  It has become a great and evil power because men have willed it so.  It has seemed good to have a god-state which man can control by his votes, but that god-state is out of control now and it is controlling men and steadily confiscating their freedom, families, wealth, and more.  (para.)  Men cannot expect politics and the state to change unless they first are changed.  They cannot indict the state with any moral standing for claiming all powers in all spheres when man has limited God’s claims on themselves and their possessions.”

DEATH OF A NATION

 

DEATH OF A NATION

NATIONAL SUICIDE

By

Al Cronkrite

 

When I was young, before God apprehended me, I thought a little sin in society was like the seasoning in the creations of an accomplished chef.  I was involved in sin and thought it was the spice of life.  Political figures who allowed sin to flourish were my heroes.  I wanted to “Get All the Gusto (I) You Can Get” out of life.

Then sin began to flourish, and a sin filled generation began attacking righteousness by passing law that not only allowed but often mandated blatant sin.  Chaos became everyday fare with policemen who had been friends becoming enemies to the public.  Political candidates lied, sold the nation down the drain with trade agreements, and restrictive legislation from which they exempted themselves.   Preachers forsook the true Gospel and preached sermons that distorted Christianity but attracted a fun loving, poorly disciplined public.  Media news became propaganda, distorted and edited to manipulate and deceive citizens. Though not enforced law was passed that would enslave the people. Through all this the insouciant public continued to believe in the freedom charade.  We murder our unborn babies enjoying the thrill of illicit sex but do not want the children.  Our armies financed by our taxes, commandeered by alien forces, are now used to murder and disrupt nations that have never done us harm or posed a threat.  All this is going on as the American people remain placid spectators.

The family has deteriorated along with society.  Women’s liberation and the purposeful denigration of husbands and fathers hurt this basis unit of government causing lasting damage.   Women’s careers left families without the dependable anchor that children depend upon.  We now drop them off at daycare where they spend their days without mothers. Seventy-five years ago, few women worked outside the home, most women stayed home, had children and raised them.  One income would supply the necessities of a home and women worked by choice.  Then, assuring us they would make the nation more prosperous, our elected officials voted for trade agreements that have destroyed our wealth and seriously damaged the middle class.  As heads of families lost access to high paying jobs the media sold their wives on careers outside the home.  The result is that the social leaches that run the world and receive income from each worker now get income from two workers instead of one.  The divorce rate is now well over 50 percent with Christians and their secular brothers and sisters running neck and neck.  Sex education that has invaded our schools has caused boys and girls in their formative years to question their gender creating problems that are both injurious and unnecessary.  Our rulers actually dislike our people, detest our Christian religion and are making every effort to destroy our moral fiber.

The slide into degeneracy began in the churches where orthodox theology has slowly been exchanged for attractive sermons and easy believism.  Our colleges and universities founded by Christians as seminaries forsook righteousness for a more popular secular curriculum.  At the beginning of the Nineteenth Century Harvard fell to the Unitarians and began to ignore its Calvinistic roots.  Historically the rip in orthodox Calvinism was apparent in the Seventeenth Century with Jacob Arminius, a Dutch college professor who taught that “the grace sufficient for salvation is conferred on the Elect, and on the Non-elect; that, if they will, they may believe or not believe, may be saved or not be saved”.  The idea that man could decide to be saved or not to be saved struck at the heart of orthodoxy by destroying the doctrine of pre-destination and placing the will of man above the will of God.  It was a cancerous human crack in the sovereignty of the Almighty that continued to be watered and fed by humanistic power seekers.  Today we are living in the age Humanism has created and are beginning to experience what God sought to prevent.

I recently read an eloquently written article by a Libertarian lawyer who believes we are headed for a time of technological advancement that will bring a gilded age to civilization.  Claiming to be an agnostic he places his faith in the intellect of the creature rather than the creator.  His well-written piece was pregnant with the superiority of his own ideas.  Humanists have been tinkering with society from the beginning of time.  The result has always been tyranny.  The most brilliant schemes devised by men are quickly denounced by other men and back we go to conflict, war, and tyranny.

In a few short decades we have dropped from a nation that still held the faint odor of Christianity to a nation that has turned entirely against it and is pursuing a completely secular course.  We are now less polite, more selfish, crude in our speech, cruel in behavior, sloppier, dishonest, conniving, we lie, we cheat, and we put winning ahead of compassion, love, and redemption.  We have lost the Godly practice of mercy and like the Roman mobs in the coliseum we are thumbs down on forgiveness.

Pietistic American preachers have never paid much attention to doctrine.  Filling their churches has long been more important than presenting an orthodox religion.  They and their parishioners would rather continue in easy believism even though it is deplored by the God of the Bible and produces no fruit.  Christianity has been overcome by the Pietistic thrill seekers that attempt to control God by leading into their presence and imploring Him to produce healing, Baptism, and conversions.  Instead of attempting to serve God as their king and master they strive to control Him.  Christianity is now centered around the heart of man rather than the will of God.  The result of this upside down religion is a complete lack of fruit and a dependence upon the state to do what Christians should be doing.

  1. J. Rushdoony writes: “We are ready to accept God and His ways provided He will accept us and our ways. We say to Him ‘I am thine O Lord, but my will be done”. We want God but too often on our own terms and not on His.  We need to be broken and harnessed to the will of God, but instead we yearn to harness the Almighty to our will.  Is it any wonder that Christ the King must subdue us to rule us?”  Instead of us being His servant we seek to make Him our servant.  We want healing, protection, blessings on our food, and prosperity for our children.  We have a list of requests, but we never take time to determine what He requires of us.  When we seek out our duty we find to our dismay that all the promises of blessings are contingent on obedience.  If we obey His commandments we will be blessed; if we fail to obey His commandments we are cursed!  Our nation is seeing the results of disobedience.

How do we reverse the disaster that threatens us?  We stop listening to pastors who bless what God has cursed.  We stop listening to feckless preachers whose sterile, lawless pulpits have failed to bear fruit for decades.  We cease from the search for churches that will bless us and begin to individually obey God’s law.  Once we begin to obey we seek other Christians who are attempting to obey and join them, carefully avoiding displeasing the Almighty by continuing to supporting what He has rejected.

I recently received a letter that began with this statement: “It does not take a keen observer to see the many levels of public discord in the United States.  To some extent it is a vocal minority aided by a media that is drawn to conflicts, but there is a very real problem in our country; we are not a united nation, but one at war with itself on numerous fronts.”   It ended with this statement: “We will not come together politically, socially, or culturally unless we first of all come together in a communion of faith   that establishes us as a community.  The wrong faith will lead us into the dust bin of history.  A community of Christian faith, understanding, and practice will give us a transcendent strength.  Only such a revival will bring us together in a positive way.”

Instead of vilifying and condemning Russia we need to emulate its return to Christianity.  Hundreds of thousands of Russian citizens have returned to the Orthodox church and are seeking the blessings of the One True God.  Read about it here.  http://batr.org/reactionary/040714.html

Will we return to the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob?   Nor under our current leadership.  America needs a Putin to support Christianity and direct its citizens back to the Orthodox Christianity that the Pilgrims and Puritans brought to our shores.