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Forty Years in the Wilderness

Donjindra Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:40 PM
"The great tragedy and failure of the Christian church in the latter part of the 20th century, and maybe to a lesser extent today (and only because the obvious failure of the strategy is so apparent!) is relying upon carnal methods, and a whole bunch of pious 'cluck-clucking' , and relying upon a cynical, hypocritical and utterly self-serving POLITICAL PARTY, to accomplish a purpose (saving this nation from the destruction it is heading towards) that can ONLY be accomplished by God and His power in the Holy Spirit! " I mostly agree. If you believe in the rightness of your cause there's only one way to promote it. Live the life. Offer yourself as an exemplary example. If you do that well you'll get followers.

Abraham Lincoln, deeply troubled by four years of Civil War bloodletting, gave a great second inaugural address in 1865. By then Lincoln saw slavery as a terrible stench in God’s nostrils, so he mused about why God was taking so long to blow it away with His mighty breath.

Lincoln’s words: “If God wills that [the war] continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman’s 250 years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn with the sword, as was said three thousand years ago,...