My Heart is Heavy for America today
“You have answered me” Psalm 22:21b
Except for Psalm 22:21b, my heart is heavy indeed. I am resolved in whatever direction the world turns now: Let the LORD have His way!
My heart is heavy for America today as I watch the process of the media impatiently pushing for Joe Biden to be president. My heart breaks for the nation of America, and half of its people, who are led by a bombastic but patriotic man; President Trump carries on in spite of a hateful media and 15% of the nation’s loudest and most violent socialists scream to oust him. Mankind is certainly staring into the abyss and my heart is heavy. Because whether we like America or not, whether we agree with President Trump or not, whether we believe in climate change or Biblical prophecy or capitalism or not, where America goes the rest of the West and perhaps the rest of the world will follow.
We are on a precipice: do we soar toward righteousness or do we fall into complete depravity and shame? The middle ground is all but obsolete, absorbed into one extreme view or the other. Fence-sitters, it’s time to choose.
Did the Democrats cheat on the election? If they did and they get away with it, it is the end of the free world. This is NOT about who is the best president but about who actually won.
I take my stand, not by my opinion nor my deepest fears, but by faith. I do not know what GOD will choose. For example, I don’t know if President Trump will continue to be president of the United States beyond 20th January 2021. I know that if he does, he may only be delaying the inevitable. Or if Mr Biden becomes the president, it seems inevitable — by the words of his mouth — that globalisation will be pushed, and will likely be established very quickly. With it, personal freedom will be gone with a final breath. Then it seems, the vast majority of humanity will despair!
As might I, but for one thing: a phrase in Psalm 22: “You have answered me.” (v21b)
Dear friends, GOD always answers a prayer.
Today the world as we know it is under attack. Some of the systems have been imperfect, but now we are staring into the face of godlessness. Morality is at an all-time low. The globalists are at the door and pushing to alter the stock market, the infrastructure of fossil fuels, the economic structure of the West, with a lean toward extreme socialism (research: Global Reset). What does that mean and how does it relate to those following Jesus, whose lifestyle encourages us to share?
It means the political classes around the world will unite around one cause and have the power to achieve it: absolute power over humanity. Dominating and crushing free thought, free expression and freedom to prosper, personal freedom has been under increasing attack. With the “Political Class” (President Trump calls it “The Swamp”) dominating in America, freedom will end and it will end quickly.
The opposite is Jesus, who came to give us abundant life, and inherent in that is freedom.
Where is hope?
When Jesus was on the cross he quoted Psalm 22:1 “My GOD, my GOD, why have you forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46) But then he said, “It is finished” (John 19:30), completing his task — offering salvation to the world.
David wrote Psalm 22 and within it are the prophetic words, “They pierce my hands and my feet” (v16) and “… for my clothing they cast lots” (v18). He also wrote, “Save me from the lions mouth…. You have answered me.” (v21)
GOD always answers.
As Paul wrote in Philippians, “but one thing I do, forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward calling of GOD in Christ Jesus.” (v13b-14)
And that is what we must do. We pray, we trust, and we move forward according to GOD’s will and plan.
Yes, my heart is heavy for the world, and even for me and my family and friends, because if the interpretation of End Times prophecy is true, and if we are in Daniel 7 or Matthew 24 or Revelation 6 or 19/20*…. then the end is approaching. (*there is so much on End Time prophecy and different ways to interpret Daniel or Matthew, Ezekiel or Revelation, that I encourage you to study and to do your own research.)
But if the end of the world as we know it is near, then so also is the new earth (Revelations 21).
It is my complete belief that we must let GOD… we must pray, His will be done on earth as in heaven. Yes I celebrate those who have faith to believe absolutely that right will win in the battle over America. And I agree with them in prayer. But I also have another conviction, that GOD’s will must be done. These are not contradictory statements, nor are the confirmed to be in total agreement. Ultimately, the one must supersede the other as in all matters. We love and serve a righteous and sovereign GOD and He alone knows how the end and the new beginning will best be accomplished. In that I encourage us all to put our hope. Releasing the authority back to GOD who has given it to us for the earth, enables Him to bring righteousness. Praise GOD, He reigns!
4 replies on “My Heart is Heavy for America Today”
Be thou Glorified Father God, whatever You decide, I trust Your Way. To my American friends who may be reading this today, Happy Thanksgiving. Amen.
Oh dear Sarah! Why do you perpetuate Trump’s lies about the election being stolen from him. What makes you believe him? He has lost 30 lawsuits. He has done nothing to help covid19 sufferers before or after the election. Trump trained people, his cultic followers, to believe everything he says and now they don’t wear masks and they die! Fake News is Trump’s trope. For him everything is the opposite of the truth.I must look up Global Reset. If it means levelling out things, that’s fine. The billionaires could be the really dark element in the world. How can so-called christians be duped into following a man who can’t see that white policemen are institutionally racist and that democracy shouldn’t be walked on because until the Lord comes back it’s as good a system to protect than any other? I reckon Biden probably has a closer walk with God than Trump.
First, it is so good to have earnest conversation in spite of a differing point of view. This is a hallmark of brotherly love.
Second, to address your overall perspective which is different from mine regarding the current president, I have scrutinised since his election 4 years ago, his words and his works. Consistently, he has worked on behalf of those who testify of Jesus and those who are disenfranchised, poor, underclass. The evidence of his respect for women and racial minorities is incontrovertible. Though his past is chequered, the only disagreeable aspect to him is his temperament. Given the main stream media are hateful toward him, while it is unpleasant that he shouts it is understandable. I have listened to words that come out of his mouth in entirety and then watched how fragments are reported and they do not match. If you’ve never listened to his speech given in August 2017 to the Arab nations, it is well worth watching. His actions speak as loud as his words, and his actions uphold Judea-Christian values consistently. He was hated before he got into office and has been hated throughout his tenure. Those who hate him have the microphone and the press.
May I encourage you to ask yourself one question: Why would a man who has a more posh home than the White House and fame, fortune and adoration run for presidency when the opposition and media despise him? Why would he bother himself and his family to endure the onslaught of aggressive hatred if it weren’t because he wanted to protect his nation’s values?
The opposition desperately wants to change the constitution. The Republicans want to uphold the constitution. The main stream media in both the US and the UK dislike Judea-Christian values and those who support it are frequently discounted, misquoted and disliked by it.
To my mind, it is not in the remit for anyone to change a Constitution which defines a country. Changing it, ignoring it, trashing it is the same as in the days of the Judges when “everyone did what was right in their own eyes.”
These are just some of the fundamental ways I have researched, weighed and decided to support the presidency of Donald Trump.