How Is God Involved In America's Current Troubles

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God is totally involved with the current economic and security challenges to America in ways most believers have not guessed. The key to understanding this is in the Bible where God shows how He cares for a nation He loves even when they do follow Him well.

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How Is God Involved In America's Current Troubles

  1. 1. GOD IS THE LORD OFTHE NATIONSThe Destiny of Every Nation is in God’s HandsThursday, May 2, 13
  2. 2. OR IS HE?Economy not well. $16.8 trillion in debtNot able to protect our own civilians from terrorismNatural disasters, drought, crazy weather patternsMoral decadence at every level of societyChristians becoming the Enemy of the StateThe Church is full of sin and “asleep at the wheel”Thursday, May 2, 13
  3. 3. CAN YOU FEEL HIS PAIN?Thursday, May 2, 13
  4. 4. WHAT DOES THEFUTURE HOLD?Thursday, May 2, 13
  5. 5. WE REALLY DON’TKNOW WHAT THEFUTURE HOLDSThursday, May 2, 13
  6. 6. BUT WE KNOW WHOHolds the Future!Thursday, May 2, 13
  7. 7. THIS IS HIS WORD TO HIS PEOPLENo matter what happens ( Is.41:10)Thursday, May 2, 13
  8. 8. GOD REALLY DOES HAVE THEWHOLE WORLD IN HIS HANDSHe created all the nations and their languages ( Gen11)He determined their boundaries and when theyshould exist (Acts 17:26) “and He made from one manevery nation of mankind to live on all the face of theearth, having determined their appointed times andthe boundaries of their habitation...”“When the Most High gave the nations theirinheritance, when He divided all humankind, He setup boundaries for the peoples according to thenumber of the sons of Israel”. (Deuteronomy 32:8).Thursday, May 2, 13
  9. 9. GOD DETERMINES THERISE & FALL OF NATIONS“God said to Abram, "Know for certain that yourdescendants will be strangers in a land that is nottheirs, where they will be enslaved and oppressedfour hundred years. (Gen 15:13)Daniel told the pagan king Nebuchadnezzar: “Youshall be driven away from human society...until youhave learned that the Most High has sovereignty overthe kingdom of mortals and gives it to whom Hewill (Daniel 4:32).Daniel predicts coming of four kingdoms in sequence:Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece, Rome ( Daniel 2)Thursday, May 2, 13
  10. 10. GOD CONTROLS THEGOVERNMENTS OF NATIONS“ Let every person be subject to the governingauthorities; for there is no authority except fromGod, and those authorities that exist havebeen instituted by God” (Rom. 13:1).For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, "I have raisedyou up for the very purpose of showing my power inyou, so that my name may be proclaimed in all theearth" (Romans 9:17).The king’s heart is like channels of water in the handof the Lord, He turns it wherever Hewishes” ( Prov. 21:1)Thursday, May 2, 13
  11. 11. GOD CONTROLS THE POWER &HEARTS OF LEADERS“Thus says the LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus,whose right hand I have grasped to subdue nations... Iwill give you the treasures of darkness andriches hidden in secret places, so that you mayknow that it is I, the LORD, the God of Israel, whocall you by your name.”“And the LORD said unto Moses, ‘...see that thou doall those wonders before Pharaoh, which I have put inthine hand: but I will harden his heart, that heshall not let the people go.” (Exodus 4:21) (9x)Thursday, May 2, 13
  12. 12. GOD USES EVIL MENFOR HIS PURPOSESRomans 9:17-18: "For the Scripture says toPharaoh, "For this very purpose I raised you up, todemonstrate My power in you, and that Myname might be proclaimed throughout thewhole earth." So then He has mercy on whom Hedesires, and He hardens whom He desires.""...there were gathered together against...Jesus...both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentilesand the peoples of Israel, to do whatever Thyhand and Thy purpose predestined tooccur," (Acts 4:27-28)Thursday, May 2, 13
  13. 13. HOW GOD USES NATIONAL PROBLEMSTO RESTORE HIS REBELLIOUS CHILDREN HE DEARLY LOVESThursday, May 2, 13
  14. 14. GOD’S PATTERN OF RESTORING HIS PEOPLE TO HIMSELFSEEN IN BOOK OF JUDGESThursday, May 2, 13
  15. 15. GOD’S PATTERN OF RESTORING HIS PEOPLE TO HIMSELFSEEN IN BOOK OF JUDGESThursday, May 2, 13
  16. 16. AMERICA’S DARK HARVESTSEEN IN THE FOREWARD TO HEALING AMERICA’S DNAThursday, May 2, 13

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