Yes, We Can! (8 of 32) by Zach Terry

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Yes, We Can! (8 of 32)
Series: Genesis
Zach Terry
Genesis 11:1-9

OPENING ILLUSTRATION:
Who would you consider the greatest politician our Nation has ever witnessed? I suppose we would have several different answers to that question - but we can probably all agree that a good politician is a person who can get people to do what the politician wants… because the people want to do it.

You can see that the successful politicians get the, "What's in it for you?" platform when you do a brief study of the slogans of American Presidents.

Campaign Candidate Slogan
1848 Zachary Taylor-
For President of the People

1860 Abraham Lincoln-
Vote Yourself a Farm

1928 Herbert Hoover-
A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage

1980 Ronald Reagan -
Are you better off than you were four years ago?

1992 Bill Clinton-
Putting People First, it's the Economy Stupid

1992 Ross Perot - Ross for Boss - didn't work too well.

2008 Barack Obama-
Yes We Can!

These were not the first to employ this slogan to energize the masses in a singular direction. They all borrowed a page out of the play book of another great politician a man named Nimrod.

CONTEXT: Chapter 10 details the spread of Noah's descendants upon the face of the Earth. Nations are established and tribes form. In the midst of this table of nations a name is mentioned… Nimrod (not a good name to give your firstborn).

NIMROD was a TYPE OF ANTI-CHRIST a picture of the coming Antichrist who is also going to resurrect Babylon and establish a one world government and a one world religion that will seek to eradicate God and God's people from the planet.

Both Nimrod and the Antichrist share the same characteristics.
A. Great Pride- The name Nimrod literally means "let us rebel". Nimrod was a rebel against God. He didn't just believe in the separation of church from state. He believed in the separation of God from everything. Why was he so proud? 10:6 tells us that this man ca ...


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