A Nation Under Judgment (Part Four)

November  2022

   “But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet, so that the people are not warned, and the sword comes and takes any one of them, that person is taken away in his iniquity, but his blood I will require at the watchman's hand.” (Ezekiel 33: NKJV).

   The Bible clearly teaches that God judges both individuals and nations. The presupposition I am building these articles upon is that as people go, so goes their nations. It seems clear to me that as people have descended further into the darkness, further into rebellion against God, so has our nation gone in an endless downward spiral of darkness and depravity. While the first three installments of this series have followed the wicked on the road to a reprobate mind laid out in Romans Chapter 1, I will now focus on the responsibility that we, as Christians, have in society.  

   It can be easy to find fault in the world as we condemn sin and point fingers at those who are lost and deceived. However, we should remember that those who are trapped in the darkness of this present age are lead by their fleshly nature in the pursuit of sin. Those of us who are in Christ have a new nature, one that we must yield to. We have the advantage of being led by the Spirit of God if,  in fact, Christ Jesus is in us. Although we live in an age where personal accountability i ...

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