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The Soon Coming Judgment Of God Upon America and How To Escape It                 28
Although we have been predestined to be the adopted children of Christ, to be conformed
to the image of Christ and to glorify God, he has given us free will. We can choose to forsake our
inheritance; we can refuse to accept Jesus as our savior. We can choose sin and unrighteousness
rather than the righteousness of Christ. We can choose death rather than everlasting life. The
choice is ours and sadly, most of the world has rejected Christ and accepted death.
While God respects our right to choose sin and death, because he loves us, he is
constantly working to draw us to him. He is not willing that any of us should perish but that we
should all repent and obtain the promise of eternal life through Jesus Christ:
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count
slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but
that all should come to repentance (2 Peter 3:9).
God is patient and longsuffering as an evil and corrupt world rejects his love and the
sacrifice of his own Son Jesus Christ. While the world continues to reject God and his love and
the saving grace of Jesus Christ, God continues to pour out his love. The love of God is poured
out on a rebellious, defiant and evil world.
But while God’s love will never end his
longsuffering and patience will come to an end. God loves us so very much that he will use every
device possible to show us the consequence of the choices we have made to reject him and the
saving grace of Jesus Christ. When love and patience have run their course, God turns to
judgment. This is not a vengeful judgment but a judgment to repentance and it can also be an
example to others.
A judgment is a decision. When we repent, confess our sins and accept Jesus Christ as
our savior God decides in our favor. He decides that the blood of Jesus Christ has cleansed us
from our sins, and that we stand blameless before him and are therefore the inheritors of eternal
life. When we choose not to repent, not to confess our sins and not to accept Jesus as our savior,
God Decides against us. All three of these are necessary for eternal life. We cannot accept Jesus
without accepting his law and we cannot accept his law without true heart felt repentance and
When God judges or decides that a nation has gone so far astray that they will not return
to him, he withdraws his blessings and protection which they have rejected and even brings
disasters upon a nation. These can include: earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, famine, plagues,
pestilence, terrorist attacks, war, and judgments can even be of an economic nature. Through
these judgments God hopes that the people will see their need for Jesus Christ and will repent of
their wickedness and turn to him. If individuals within a nation repent and receive Jesus Christ as
their savior, God is able to save them, this is God's desire. Through the prophet Isaiah God
explains that judgment can bring people to their senses and through judgment they can learn
For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it
low; he layeth it low, even to the ground; he bringeth it even to the dust. …for
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