America, America, It's Time!


For some reason I've been thinking a lot lately about the shortness of time. I read a statement that shook me to the core. "...I shudder to think what lies ahead for the West." Simple enough, but oh, so powerful.

God has done great works in this country lately. I think of the Response USA at Reliant Stadium in Texas as thousands came together to seek the face of God. Less than two months ago, America took part in the Call2Fall movement and The Great American Fast. Nearly one and a half million people have fallen on their spiritual faces to seek their God in the last several weeks, but still we are far from God. Could the earthquake and the hurricane that recently ravaged the east coast be just the beginning of God's judgment? I pray for God's mercy, just a little while longer--long enough for Him to reach those that will come to Him. I think of family and friends that do not know Christ and what lies ahead for them. I think of the glory of this great nation, built on the Truth of God's Word, and pray that He will call us back. If Scripture is true (and it is) I know the end must come. It did for Sodom and the similarities between Sodom and America are too great. God, would You spare America for 50 righteous? 40? 30?...10?

With what little or much time we have left, might we spend it all for the glory of God and the lost souls He died to save! As long as there is time, there is God. He can and He will work. But He has always worked through human instruments. There is no draft in God's Army, so who will volunteer?

Someone has to stand up and say, "God, I'll be broken for You! Brokenness is painful. Are you willing to face the pain for the cause of Christ? So many would answer "yes" until the pain of brokenness comes. Someone needs to stand up and say, "God, I'll sacrifice for You! God, I'll pay the price (and who knows how heavy a price tag might come with it)! Who would cry out from a heart filled with anguish, "God, God, let me be the instrument through which You work to stem the tide, to stand in the gap. God, please don't pass me by!"

I fear many may read this and respond with positive comments and thoughts, and perhaps even well meaning hearts. I am not asking for positive comments and thoughts. I am not asking for well meaning hearts. I am asking you to take your shoes off, for you stand on holy ground. I am asking you to go in the power and the Spirit of God and enter into battle to change America. America, America, it's time--time to quit talking about it and do it.

If I go it alone, I go it alone, but oh, won't you join me? Won't you have the faith, the courage, and the boldness of Joshua and enter the land--but first, you must enter the battle.





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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America

What is wrong with America does have to do with the religious, but not what you've written. LOL!


Eddie-Perkins 5 years ago

I’m in agreement brother.


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Faithful Daughter 5 years ago from Sunny Florida

I take a look at what's happening all around me, around the world and my heart cries out in pain. Pain for the lost, pain because of people's rejection of the Almighty, pain because of the cruelty and wickedness of men.

God has been patient for centuries, waiting for His children to turn around to Him, waiting and waiting, yet this world gets more corrupt and evil each day.

The time will come when God will have given all the second chances He is willing to give, and that divine alarm clock will go off.

So, if by sacrificing everything I am would make a difference in God's Kingdom, then may His will be done; I am only a mere servant. However, look at history. Look at what the wicked did to God's prophets? Then what happened next? Judgement day is very near. There will no more putting it off or second chances, no matter how hard we try to bring people back to God.


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lifegate 5 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA Author

Eddie,

Thanks for stopping by. Keep at it, Brother!


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lifegate 5 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA Author

FD,

As I look at history, isn't it remarkable how history keeps repeating itself. We're certainly running out of second and third and fourth chances. The inevitable is going to happen, but oh for mercy, just a little bit longer to get the lost in the fold! Thanks for the visit. It's always good to hear from you.


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lambservant 5 years ago from Pacific Northwest

The Lord says he will not contend with us forever. Pray as you, that He wait a while longer.


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aguasilver 5 years ago from Malaga, Spain

From what I can see America and the world in general is being shaken by God.

Take a look at this Derek Prince video message:

"I Will Shake All Things"

http://youtu.be/TlI_jqngQPo

Thanks,

John


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lifegate 5 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA Author

LS,

Yes, there is a limit to God's patience. How much is left, I don't know, but I do know it is running out. Thanks for the visit


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lifegate 5 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA Author

Aguasilver,

Thanks for sending along the video. I'll have to check it out. We need a good, holy, shaking from God. I hope America recognizes it for what it is and repents. Thanks for the visit.


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skye2day 5 years ago from Rocky Mountains

Wow Powerful Brother. You put this in amazing words. I pray many are touched and moved. Holy Spirit movement is on and I pray to be BOLD for the Kingdom of GOD. Glory to God the Father. Amen. I am going to compliment this lifegate because it is one beautiful writing for our Fathers work and a very powerful message of truth. I hope many, many land here and hear. Hugs Galore brother. In Christ Jesus The Spirit of God shines in you to touch many. Well done good and faithful servant. Linked out up awesome. did ot see video said error occured. I will return to watch. It could have been my computer. U will Phil 4:13


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lifegate 5 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA Author

Skye,

Thanks for stopping by. I really hope you get a chance to watch the video. It's truly life changing.


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skye2day 5 years ago from Rocky Mountains

Lifegate Oh wow. The video is powerful. I am touched and I have tears and sit here numb. Jesus come soon. Oh so much truth. May GOD help us, may the world repent. Thank you again for a Blessed Hub. I have your link on my blog. I am adding the video and doing a write up to your works. Keep ON Lifegate. U will Phil 4:13

Love you brother In Christ Jesus.


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lifegate 5 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA Author

Glad you got a chance to see the video. I wish more people could see it. Thanks for sharing the link. Several other videos of this kind are posted at www.thegreatamericanfast.org if you want to check them out.


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Rolly A Chabot 4 years ago from Alberta Canada

Hi Lifegate... so very true and what a teaching by David Wilkinson... I have subscribed... powerful stuff...

Hugs from Canada


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lifegate 4 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA Author

Rolly,

I do believe that is one of the most powerful messages I've ever heard by David Wilkerson or anybody else fore that matter, but yes, it's all so very true. Thanks for the visit!

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