ARE YOU A BLESSING OR A CURSE
by Charles (Chuck) Robey
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My promised commandment came long ago
This Blessed promise I will always bestow
If in prayer My people are surely blessed
Then I will show you I have passed the test
If in prayer for My people you fail to kneel
Then to you my blessing will have no appeal
To earths central city My people will endure
Never to leave this holy place I can assure
Many will come in My name to show support
Throughout all this land many will transport
The future foretold events will soon all unfold
When the whole earth takes notice to behold
As many believers to the sky will quickly go
To others on earth the trumpet will not blow
For many unbelievers time will surely be late
As the books will be opened at that pearly gate
Time is still on your side to turn from your way
In prayerful faith now receive Him without delay
By His free grace a changed life has now begun
And the victory over the evil one is surely won
This poem is centered around God's promise to Father Abraham, the founder of the Jewish nation. ( Genesis 12:3 ).
Father Abraham's relation to God was so close that to bless or curse him was in effect, to bless or curse God. This same thought also holds true in ( Genesis 20:2-18 ) Genesis 21: 22-34 ) ( Genesis 23:1-20 ), as God says, " in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed".
In addition, this promise was fulfilled in the coming of Abraham's seed, Christ. ( Gal 3:8 ) Gal 3:16)
So, where do we fit into this prophecy, given to Abraham ? Are we now reaping a curse for not standing firm with God's people, Israel ? ( 1 Cor 10:12 ) ( Isaiah 7:9 ) ( Proverbs 4:25 ) ( Jer 3:22 ) ( Jer 2:19 ) Or, will we be judged, in the end time, for our treatment of Israel ? ( Joel 3:2-3 ) ( Matt 25:4-46 ) One need only to compare history to God's written word, to see that this promise of old still holds true today.
If the world's current manmade and natural disasters continues to progress, in the near future as they have been doing, we may have very little time left on this earth as we know it. ( Romans 13: 11-12 ) ( Luke 17:20-37 ) ( Luke 21:5-38 ) Very little time to stand in defense of God's chosen people. ( Zechariah 2:8 )( Matt 5:19 )
Consequently, how does this modern world stand in defense of Jerusalem and modern day Israel? How do you feel, about this ancient country, half way around the world? Regardless of your stand on the Middle East, America is treading on thin ice, if America considers any philosophy outside of Gods eternal protection of Israel. (Isaiah 60:42 ) ( Isaiah 40:17 ) ( Jer 17:13-14 ) (Deut 7:9-10 ) Lev 26:12-13 )
Human nature dictates that we shun away from those who consistently bring harsh judgment upon others. We want to make sure that we ourselves will not be the next victim, thus we feel impelled to resort to the self-defense mode, when exposed to such actions, and not get involved.
However, God commands us to stand and fight, for what's right. ( 2 Chronicles 7:14)
Yes God's promise given to Israel way back in the Old Testament of the Bible, is just as true today as it was thousands of years ago. ( Malachi 3:6 ) ( Hebrews 13:8 )
Thus, it is very important to understand God's call for Americans, as adopted Sons and Daughters of Abram, to stand in support of Israel as a nation. God has made it perfectly clear, in his word, that He will punish both nations and its people, according to their evil deeds. ( Obadiah 1:15 )
We are not privy to, nor do we know, when our religious setting will be changed in accordance with God's prophetic word. So, put action to your prayer, as a definite promise follows those who pray for Israel ( Psalms 122:6-7
The bottom line. There is absolutely nothing we Christians can, or would want to do, in defense of the postponement of God's prophecy. ( 2 Peter 1:21 ) ( 2 Tim 3:16 ) ( 1 Tim 3:16 ) ( 1 Cor 14:3). One need only to accept God's eternal redemptive free grace, by faith, ( Ephesians 2:8-9 )and then keep looking up for God's quick return, in the skies, to take us all home to " glory land". ( 1 Thess 4: 13-18 ) ( 1 Cor 15:52 )
Amen and Amen.
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