When Israel and Judah chose to live the world’s way, they rejected God’s call to revive their hearts and turn back to Him.
Lessons from the Past
Rather than being a nation that honors God, we’ve become a nation that has turned its back on God – just as those ancient nations did in the Bible. Israel and Judah, God’s chosen people, was conquered and sent into exile because they chose to worship false gods and turned their back on the One True God.
If God would judge Israel to the extent that He did – do we Americans believe that we can sit back and do as we please and not expect God to judge us? Israel was actually guilty of this. They believed that because they were God’s chosen people and the temple of God was in Jerusalem that nothing would ever happen to them.
When God sent the prophets in an attempt to revive their hearts again, they laughed, scorned, mocked, and persecuted them. Ann Graham Lotz has said, “If God doesn’t punish America, then He owes and apology to Sodom and Gomorrah.” Yes, America is no better than these to countries God destroyed with fire and brimstone.
God judges the nations that turn against Him
Whether we look towards God’s judgement on Sodom and Gomorrah, Assyria, Babylon, Judah or Israel, the result is the same: God judges the nations that turn against Him. The nation that forsakes God can expect to see the blessings and protection of God removed and then judgement will soon follow. If there is one thing we can count on its that our Omnipotent Father is unchanging and His righteous anger against sin has not changed either. America’s time of judgment is coming, if we do not humble ourselves, pray, seek God’s face, and turn from our wicked ways.
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