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Matthew 19:24 And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
Matthew 22: 37-40
37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
38 This is the first and great commandment.
39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
Amen. Thank you God for your Word and for Jesus Christ. How blessed we are who receive these things and believe. Let us be strengthened and empowered by the Holy Ghost to proclaim your word and do the will of God in our lives. Let us walk in the Spirit and not in the carnal self, in Jesus name we pray for this to be done.
Recently I read a book about a North Korean Christian family who defected to S. Korea in the 90's and wrote a book about the generations of Christians in their family all the way back to the early 1900's. It is an amazing story and gives us a glimpse of the darkness that envelopes N. Korea, as they try so hard to eradicate all Christianity from the country. The book is called These Are The Generations, by Mr. and Mrs. Bae, and is available from the Voice of the Martyrs and from a site called www.seoulusa.org.
The book has me looking at America, and seeing the freedom we have to be Christians. We can have as many Bibles as we want, we can go to church, we can listen to Christian music, and even go on the streets and preach the gospel to the lost. Yes, America is starting to get restrictive about these things, and Christianity in it's true form is being persecuted more and more, but still compared to N. Korea we have freedom and richness in the Lord Jesus beyond what most of us can appreciate.
The problem with America is we are rotten, spoiled, conditioned into immorality and self-centered vanity. We are the epicenter of the NWO experimentation, the focal point of Satan's conditioning into his tools of destruction. Our problems are different than N. Korea, yet we are in as dire of a situation as they are. We are in a world of delusion as much as they are, yet by different methods. Almost worse, we are choosing our delusions, and the majority of so called Christians are choosing a false Jesus to follow, although the real thing is very much available. It's one of those things, where people don't know what they have until it is taken away.
Even those who see and know the real Jesus, are struggling to deprogram from all the lies and apathy around us we have been raised in. The true remnant of believers are also isolated and underground even in some sense. More and more this is becoming the reality, until the world at large manifests into a N. Korean state.
I used to think I was blessed to be an American, to be born here, but more and more it seems like a curse. Really I am only blessed to find the Lord Jesus Christ, and I have to say it's despite America that I have found Jesus. The problem of course isn't America, it's the world, the world is being ruled by Satan. What does it matter though, if Satan rules the world, when Jesus comes back and wipes him out? What does it matter to try fit into this world and follow the masses, when it will all be destroyed. Why are all these people around us worshiping the things of the world, when none of it ultimately matters? There is no other conclusion, except they are deluded, brainwashed, just like the N. Korean people who are told their president is God.