Restoring America


THE PROBLEM

America, along with everything else, has changed. Change isn’t always bad, but today, in spite of the President’s agenda to restore America to the greatness of days gone by, most will agree that America is not better in many ways that matter. We are divided politically. The lack of accountability on the internet allows people to insult and accuse one another with impunity and there are two different versions of ‘news’ reported daily.  I suppose everybody knows the problems we face. How do we find solutions? 

Isaiah 45:22“Look to me, and be saved, all the ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no other.

THROUGH CHANGING OUR FOCUS

America was once called a Christian nation. Christians are required to obey the word of God. Suppose we refocused on what the word says is needed. 

2 Chronicles 7:14 If My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

Jeremiah 30:17… I will heal you of your wounds,’ declares the LORD…

Do we still believe this?

THROUGH EDUCATION

Early America relied upon schools to teach students to read the Bible. Biblical morality was taught regularly. As change over time occurred, political forces began to see educational institutions as opportunities to teach political propaganda. Students went from learning to read the Bible to being punished for bringing a Bible to school. Truthfully, we need to place education outside of government and allow parents to once more have control of educating their children. America cannot be saved without a repenting and returning to the Lord, but a part of that repentance should include having a wholesome curriculum for all students.

“Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.” (Jer. 6:16)

THROUGH EXAMPLE

We are being watched. Little eyes are upon us.

2 Thessalonians 3:13 But you, brethren, must not grow weary in the path of duty;

As a child we sang, “O Be Careful What You Do.” This little song offers good advice for adults as well. 

I believe we must each agree that change begins with the individual. Change begins with me. The greatness we need comes from the Lord!

Philippians 4:4-7 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!  5 Let your gentleness be apparent to all. The Lord is near. 6 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

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About jlue

I am a grandmother of seven and I like to garden, read, study the Bible, and spend time with family. I am not very politically active, but very interested in who is elected to lead our country.
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