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America's Only Hope (1 of 3)
Series: Will God Bless America?
Judges 8:28 - 9:21
I heard about a man who went to the doctor. Actually, his wife took him to the doctor. He was feeling really, really sick. And so the doctor ran a bunch of tests on this guy. And then he called the wife into his office to talk to her separately about these tests. And he said, ''Your husband is in very bad shape.'' He said, ''He's in such bad shape that unless some things are done, he is not going to make it.'' He said, ''It's very important that you do the following things.'' And she said, ''I'm listening.'' And he said, ''Number one,'' he said, ''your husband has to have a good, nutritious breakfast every morning. You need to cook that for him. And, number two, you need to make sure that you do all the chores because he can't do any chores. And number three, you need to make sure that life around your house is very tranquil and peaceful. He can't have anything that would upset him. And he needs a great lunch that you'll fix him every day. And he needs a wonderful, balanced, nutritious dinner that you'll fix him. And if he's ever in an amorous mood, you need to be in an amorous mood, too.'' And he said, ''Do you understand?'' She said, ''I understand.'' And so she got her husband, and they got in the car. And as they're driving home, the husband said to the wife, he said, ''Well, honey, what did the doctor say?'' She said, ''Well, he says you're going to die''. Obviously, she wasn't willing to do what was necessary for him.
I want to talk to you today about America. See, I believe that America is just like that man in that joke. America, the land of the free and the home of the brave, is in critical condition. And unless some things are not done in America, America is going to cease to be the land of the free and the home of the brave. See, America used to be focused and rooted in God. But we have lost our moorings and we're so far from what we used to be. We're so ...
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