Righteousness exalteth a nation:
but sin is a reproach to any people.
If that nation, against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them. 9 And at what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to build and to plant it; 10 If it do evil in my sight, that it obey not my voice, then I will repent of the good, wherewith I said I would benefit them.
11 Now therefore go to, speak to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the Lord; Behold, I frame evil against you, and devise a device against you: return ye now every one from his evil way, and make your ways and your doings good. 12 And they said, There is no hope: but we will walk after our own devices, and we will every one do the imagination of his evil heart.
See if you can spot the odd one out
Earthquakes, floods, droughts, financial collapse ,terrorism , God s blessing , hurricanes
Of corse God s blessings is the oddity . Yet there are many who would believe the entire list is hommonious . In there ignorance , they think that the devastating things that are happening to this nation are nothing more than nature s rumblings.
USA today reported that 50-60 % admit to adultery
Fornication According to the Oklahoma state department of health
1 in 5 are infected with a sexual virus
380 thousand rapes or sexual assaults in one year
Fueling bad sexual desire which is out side of marriage
America is the largest exporter of pornography
Murder:We have allowed the murder of 50 million innocent children to supply no consequence for there act of promiscuity
Theft :It averages to about 50 billion dollars in goods stolen a year
Greed :on every level in society today no longer wanting to earn it but it is deserved
In a poll 91 percent admit to lying regularly
And we wonder why our nation is not doing to well
We are no different than Israel, who thru the ages kept straying from God s commandment into lawlessness from there they lost there promised blessing of health which was conditional upon righteousness ,Deuteronomy 28:15-20
But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee: 16 Cursed shalt thou be in the city, and cursed shalt thou be in the field. 17 Cursed shall be thy basket and thy store. 18 Cursed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy land, the increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep. 19 Cursed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and cursed shalt thou be when thou goest out. 20 The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken me.
Mean while despite our national sins a blind a mystified world points to everything from coffee to hot dogs for the cause for the increase in cancer