The Changing Face of America
November 2, 2008
INTRODUCTION: In the book of Deuteronomy, God laid down strict requirements concerning the governing of his people. Judges and officers were to be appointed throughout all the tribes. They were to judge the people with "just judgment." They were not to respect persons, nor were they to accept a gift, lest their judgment be perverted.
Just this week, a United States Congressman was sentenced to jail for accepting bribes from an oil company. Another congressman was indicted recently on charges of accepting bribes and racketeering. They found him hiding $90,000 in his refrigerator. These are United States Congressmen. What a shame. Here's something else; did you know that 3 of the last 7 governors of Illinois have gone to jail for corruption?
Unfortunately, it is no longer unheard of to see powerful politicians, governors and judges succumb to the temptation of corrupt ideals and material influence.
When we look at our justice system today, and when we take a look at our legislative branch of government, we would have to agree, many of our judges and politicians have fallen woefully short of the high standard we have placed upon them, to uphold the Constitution of the United States.
By the way, did you know that human government is not our idea? God ordained three institutions: Marriage, Human Government and the Church. It may also interest you to know that America's system of law was based upon principles taken from the Bible, not the least of which, were the Ten Commandments. However, the devil has convinced our officials that the Bible and the Ten Commandments are too dangerous for our children. They are politically incorrect and unacceptable. So, they have been removed. Over the last 40 years, we have witnessed the tragic results of those decisions.
By the way, it may also interest you to know that the first required public reader in our schools wa ...
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