An Opportunity to Turn Tragedy into Triumph
Having previously warned several preachers that God was angry, there was no positive response. Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily ... (Ec. 8:11), none believed.
To whom much has been given, much shall be required. That means you, America. Drugs, violence, families torn apart, financial ruin ... we've been experiencing personal earthquakes for quite some time, while church slept on.
One lady said she heard someone on TV ask, "What did we do to deserve this?" And as soon as she heard question, answer came. Her response was this, "In past tragedies, America was shaken. This time, we got spanked."
If only by candidates they choose; New York supports such things as abortion in a more unified way. Others shed spiritual blood in less visible ways: attacking whatever they don't understand, thinking it will of God to separate from everything not like them, not allowing people to serve as God calls them, etc.). To subvert a man in his cause, Lord approveth not (La. 3:36). Blood for blood (Ge. 9:6), moon turning to blood (Ps. 89:37, Ez. 33:4), if that's what it takes. Every knee shall bow.
Tragedy reminds us of important things in life, draws us to unity that would otherwise never be, causes us to get on our knees and look up. The center of our earth shook. The land quaked ... this time, in a way that no one could ignore.
Those involved in Internet ministry have withstood gates of hell to go to highways and byways, and against criticism from without and within. One person suggested that church just received their wake-up call.
Having asked God how many prophecies had to come to pass, He said, "As many as it takes."