Published on May 19, 2018
I once had a soldier who served in France during World War Two tell me candidly “dammit, you dig your own foxhole, if you jump in mine at night, I’ll kill you”!
I served in the military from 1980-2007, I can remember my father saying that the Army had never changed since he was in! I was excited about that, and the manly bond I would develop with my brothers in arms. I was raised on the pledge of allegiance to our flag, took shop classes in school, and played Army with the boys around the neighborhood.
GI Joe’s were our toys of choice, we would dress them for combat against the enemy, as it was our duty to protect and defend our way of life, family, and liberty!
When I became a man, I enlisted to serve our country, and the noble land I had come to respect, in no short measure because of my accelerations in the Boy Scouts of America, who taught us reverence foremost, and last in the Boy Scout oath. We were morally straight, and that meant exactly what we thought it meant – straight, not a deviant from the moral code of the family structuring!
We defended our positions of moral leadership, in preparation of someday providing and protecting our families from the evil forces in the world, which would threaten our great land. All of the men in my family since the American Revolution served in the military for at least one enlistment, as this was what was expected for a man to do, in all the generations past.
My father, my grandfathers, and before would have been appalled at the idea that their daughters would venture into a Navy shipyard, or Army barracks, for fear of what might happen to them! Is that culture wrong for holding such values? I think not, as these values (roles) which evolved as the most effective means to secure the family for the next generations to come.
Of course these are also godly values, which the Creator designed us to live by, and the more one strays from this design, the more complicated and corrupt a society becomes. Douglas Mac Author said it best: “Pluralism is the enemy, the longer it is allowed to exist, the bigger and bloodier the wars it creates!”
Natural law, is appalling to progressives, as it lends restrictions to “an all embracing pluralism”, which at its furthest limits, cannot even distinguish between right and wrong, good or bad – as relativism becomes God. This is why all the philosophers I have ever spoken with, seem distant and even ungrounded from any type of absolutes! This is where the limits of human understand reach their end. Or as Solomon put it, “Vanity, vanity, all is vanity…”
This was the basis for the Western cultures, which have been immensely blessed throughout history. Or what some might call the Judeo – Christian principals. When you discard these principles on the ash heap of history, as being antiquated, you are actually declaring that the Lord God our Creator is antiquated, and you enter into the darkness of natural understanding.
So, to get back on point, we now have a military which is “all inclusive” of everyone and every life style, which by its very nature must exclude the values I have aforementioned from our past. Equality is a myth, it does not exist, nor ever has! It is the lie (false narrative) which only allows the most powerful groups to maintain control over the masses, it is mere tribalism when all the different peoples who happen to be in power, insist upon their own lifestyles! Democracies cannot function when everyone insists upon their own ways!
What should we teach our boys who will become men, and our daughters who bare the offspring of our men? Are they equal, or are they created differently for a reason? Many nowadays would not even consider such a question, as that might infringe upon their (so called) rights!
In speaking with a Soldier buddy of mine at Ft. Hood, TX. He informs me that many women now take the testosterone hormone, so as to keep up with their male counterparts in the infantry! This is what gives me so much disgust, as I remember back to a simpler time when only men were allowed in combat arms, and rightfully so! It seems to me that the white straight male, is the only one excluded from having “rights” within our military today. If a female (for example) cannot function well in a field environment, the male soldier is at the very least, brow beaten to conform to the “New Army culture” and asked questions like; “are you saying you don’t want her in your foxhole”?! If the man answers in the affirmative, his career, and possibly even his personal freedoms become endangered by officials who are more concerned with their (political) careers, than they are with what is most effective and advantages’ to the whole of their troops! And, I am talking about the lives of both men, women, and deviants there of…
The military used to be able to legally discriminate based upon its needs, now it seems to me they only discriminate against the glue, in which once held together the very fabric of the esprit décor of the American Armed Forces.
Scriptural references: (which are only written to an actual disciple)
Of course, I am most guilty of violating the so called establishment clause, which not only separates Church and State, but wholeheartedly wishes to overcome any of its restrictions within society today. For, like righteous Lot; I am “vexed by the filthy conversation of the wicked” 2 Peter 2:7.
The “Church” is guilty of trying to teach the wicked by carnal means, the things of God, which are only given by the Lord to his people, they do not apply to the general population, which most evangelists fail to understand! 1 John 4: test the spirits, Matthew 7:6 give not which is Holy to dogs.
As for my people, (Spiritual Israel – not carnal) “children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths”. Isaiah 3:12.
Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle, shall remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side Jordan; but ye shall pass before your brethren armed, all the mighty men of valour, and help them; Joshua 1:14
Manly men…. Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, 1 Corinthians 6:9
For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way. 2 Thessalonians 2:7. – IS WELL UNDERWAY!
For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. Isaiah 60:2.
Come quickly Lord Jesus, the whole creation groans for the revelation of the sons of God!
So whose Jesus is this?
Are you on the narrow road which leads to Spiritual life, or being Born anew in Spirit?
A little hyper on this video, but my mind moves very fast, and sometimes it sounds like shorthand. My apologies, as I attempt to explain what it is to actually enter into the kingdom of heaven now, (which is within us) on the narrow road which leads to Spiritual life, or being Born anew in Spirit.
Published on Apr 11, 2018
I am attempting to peck this out on my phone.
After I got out of the Coast Guard, I have had a few experiences where my Lord has used my near drowning experiences (despite my strong swimming ability) in showing me just how he works in me, and others whom he has chosen to bring into my life.
These were deeply personal events, and are what were used, instrumentally, in guiding me in the evangelism of who was to become my wife.
These spiritual experiences always happen at a deeply spiritul level, as the Lord knows who I am personally, and just how to communicate (commune) with me most effectively, like he does with all genuine beleivers!
These events should never be framed in a one size fits all promotional event, which can be staged for Jesus, like done so often by churches, in books or the internet!
Yet this is exactly what happens, like a predigested meal to feed infant’s, or even to peddle as church sermons; this market is disgusting, mostly used by Satan to confuse and deceive actual brethren, away from Christ themselves, yet is rarely considered.
This is why Paul coined the term “enemies of the cross” , as they will not come themselves for their own personal crusifiction, but would rather “leach” from others in using systematic theologies, while attempting to justifie themselves before God!
This is why you can’t “teach people into Jesus”. Either the Lord will directly speak to his own, or he will not.
In the past when I have shared my experiences with professed believers, they have never failed to either dismiss the event, or use it as their own, provided it contains enough sensationalism.
This is so they can bolster themselves up in the eyes of others as spiritual men, while at the same time denying Christ in another (namely me) in building up their status in the world.
I am a very open person, and it has taken years for me to learn to not cast my Spiritual Pearl’s before swine!
THE HARDEST LESSON TO LEARN, was that most who claim to be with Christ, have never seen him nor known him! And because I do walk with him, it causes me much marginalization, persecution, and rejection. Especially concerning the religious about Jesus Christ!
When I had my near death experience while in Army water survival training, some 20 years after my experience in the surf, the Pastor “borrowed” my shoulder to shoulder with Christ experience, when my heart stopped: to use in his church flier that week, to *flock more people into church.
The very sad part to me (dispite being in the leadership at the time) is that I was never encouraged to share narrowly escaping my own death, nor my many experiences with the Lord, which I thought most edifying!
Never, ever, it seems am I going to be recognized in the world as the spiritual man which I have become, despite many a harrowing experience which the Lord allowed in my life.
And, that is the cost of true discipleship, rejection by the world, and many times even other (imature) believers, who wish to be seen as something – rather than a nothing and a no one.
By, Roland Dell
I wanted to post an updated version about the “Kings of Persia” as prophesied in Daniel Chapter 10, mainly because of the pathetically weak Biblical writings which I have read on this subject since I posted it years ago. Perhaps this is because most churches wish to remain comfortable within the world and not offend anyone? Or perhaps they are actually spiritually blind, and can’t see past their academia? I’m not sure, but what I do know is what I can plainly see, combined with having 30 years of Bible instruction, and all types of eschatology: but then there is the Truth which is only understood by the Spirit of truth, who is Christ himself!
The overthrow of the west, is an attempted overthrow of anything Christian within its traditional framework. It really starts to snowball after the events in – 2 Thessalonians 2, as “he that restraineth” (Holy Spirit) is taken out of the way. This does not include the Lord’s people, yet it does include the general grace to the world, which helped to keep sin down (restrained it) to a certain degree.
After the restraints come off, sin will run rampant upon the earth, worse than in the days of Sodom and Gomorrah. What do we have today, unbridled sin which looks to overturn all of the past restraints predominantly instated by western cultures, and people.
To make matters worse, sin insists on being non-restrained and will war against anyone or any culture which attempts to stand in its way. So then, “Multiculturalism” symbolized as the feet of iron and clay (Adam meaning red, clay) . In Daniel, shows a cobbled together world unified of different people, cultures and religions ruling the world, this is also known as Babylon, which represents a culture of sin and corruption apart from the Lord God’s order.
The most interesting phenomenon to me occurred after the 9-11 attacks on New York’s twin towers and the Pentagon. Islamic Terrorism thrusts the United Sates and all western powers into global conflict, (the Global War on Terror, which I played a small part in) and it has not slowed or stopped since, despite thousands of live lost, wars and rumors of wars, despite many attempts by the powers that be wishing to accommodate such fanatical people’s.
These Muslim (Persian) people have been allowed to migrate (for a large part) unchecked by western authorities, who were once charged with protecting their populations. As a result a slaughter is occurring to any “old school” western ideals and cultures (Christian informed values) , for a perverse progressive objective in the blending of the world together as one. This blending together, is the feet of Iron and Clay prophesied in the book of Daniel. In Daniel chapter 10 – verse 13-14 it is explained to Daniel in significant spiritual detail, what shall befall thy people in the latter days! I must interject at this point that this is not just physical Israel, but indeed is spiritual Israel, the ones grafted into the vine because of Christ.
The spiritual significance is that the Kings of Persia, are demonically driven forces who are allowed to battle the Lord God, and his Angels; most notably the Chief Angle Michael, who has been given authority next to the Lord God. These Demonic beings (the kings of Persia) – the Muslim world, are allowed to dominate, desolate and destroy all traces of the Christian informed culture, and their people.
This is blatantly obvious to anyone who has eyes to see, it is much more pressing than just a theological study of eschatology and the apocalyptic passages! It really amazes me just how passive and weak many of these scriptures are presented by Bible academics, who have no power nor light to see or digest an all-encompassing and consuming problem of this present age. No rather it is presented in the “safe space” of being merely academic, and therefore open to conjecture and interpretation by those who are puffed up within their own understanding of the scriptures!
I believe these Persians are exactly what they are described as being in the latter days, and will nearly destroy white western cultures, except for the fact that the man of sin (the Devil) will come first in playing God, who will be worshipped by the world as such. 1 Thessalonians 5-3 “and the world will cry peace and safety”. The wicked man of sin will perform many signs and wonders, and basically demand to be worshipped as God.
Then, Christ will return in the clouds and destroy him with the breath of his mouth and the brightness of His coming. Hence Babylon, with all its outwardly expressed sin in the world will be destroyed, and the thousand year reign of Christ and his Bride will begin. At this point, the judgment day will hold off till after the thousand year reign of Christ, after the very last rebellion of Satan and his people, who are judged not to be in the book of life, and cast into the lake of fire for eternity.