March 25, 2012
Did America Vote for Its Own Demise?
Thousands of years ago, the Israelites made a choice. They asked the prophet Samuel to give them a king to rule over them. So Samuel did what all prophets do: he went to God and inquired of Him. God told Samuel to give the people what they wanted, but also instructed him to explain to the people that, by asking for a human being to be their king, they were rejecting the Almighty as their ruler -- the One who knows all, can do all, and has their best interests at heart. But the people insisted that an earthly king be given to them anyway. Samuel complied, and Saul was made king. As events unfolded, God -- no surprise here -- was proved right. Things turned out terribly for the Israelites. Instead of listening to the God who, just years earlier, had brought them out of the horrific bondage of slavery in Egypt, the Israelites wanted a person to essentially tell them what to do and to fight their battles for them. Today in America we're also looking for a...(Read Full Article)