AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL? NATURALLY? CULTURALLY? MATERIALLY? POLITICALLY? SPIRITUALLY? YES! NO ! Part 1
WHY  NOT? BECAUSE OF….. <ul><li>Humanism </li></ul><ul><li>Secularism </li></ul><ul><li>Naturalism </li></ul><ul><li>Ratio...
ROMANS 1:28 <ul><li>“ And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a DEBASED mind...
“ DEBASED” Mind <ul><li>GREEK ADJECTIVE  “adokimos” “unapproved; rejected;  worthless; reprobate” </li></ul><ul><li>THUS, ...
THINGS NOT FITTING… Rom.1:29-31 <ul><li>*Unrighteous  *Immoral </li></ul><ul><li>*Wicked  *Greedy  </li></ul><ul><li>*Mean...
THINGS NOT FITTING… Rom.1:29-31 <ul><li>*Gossiping  *Cruel </li></ul><ul><li>*Hateful to God  *Violent </li></ul><ul><li>*...
HUMANISM P R I O R I T Y M E
HUMANISM Defined <ul><li>HUMANISM…is the belief that human beings are the ultimate standard by which to judge all things a...
SCRIPTURE Declared <ul><li>“ Ephraim is oppressed…  because he willingly walked   by HUMAN precept…I will  return again to...
CONCLUSION Drawn <ul><li>America should see God as the Judge of all things and as the Master of the nation’s destiny! </li...
SECULARISM P E R S O N A L G R A T I F I C A T I O N
SECULARISM Defined <ul><li>SECULARISM is the ideology of gratification in the present  with  no  view  of  any  future  ac...
SCRIPTURE Declared <ul><li>“… I will say to my soul…eat, drink, and be merry…but God said…Fool!  This night your soul will...
CONCLUSION Drawn <ul><li>America should measure her present pursuits against future accountability to God! </li></ul><ul><...
NATURALISM P R O M O T I N G E V O L U T I O N
NATURALISM Defined <ul><li>NATURALISM is the reverence of creation over the Creator and attempts to explain away creation ...
SCRIPTURE Declared <ul><li>“ God CREATED the heavens and earth…God FORMED man…(but) they willfully forget that by the word...
CONCLUSION Drawn <ul><li>America should promote the God of the Bible as Creator and the created environment as secondary t...
QUESTION <ul><li>ARE WE EXPERIENCING COSMETIC CONSECRATION CAUSED BY A CRISES…OR… REAL REVIVAL RIPE  WITH REPENTANCE? </li...
IN SUMMARY “A Prayer” <ul><li>“ O, Lord, we thank You that America is beautiful in so many ways…but, please help us to be ...
AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL? NATURALLY? CULTURALLY? MATERIALLY? POLITICALLY? SPIRITUALLY? YES! NO ! Part 2
WHY  NOT? BECAUSE OF….. <ul><li>Humanism </li></ul><ul><li>Secularism </li></ul><ul><li>Naturalism </li></ul><ul><li>Ratio...
ROMANS 1:28 <ul><li>“ And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a DEBASED mind...
“ DEBASED” Mind <ul><li>GREEK ADJECTIVE  “adokimos” “unapproved; rejected;  worthless; reprobate” </li></ul><ul><li>THUS, ...
THINGS NOT FITTING… Rom.1:29-31 <ul><li>*Unrighteous  *Immoral </li></ul><ul><li>*Wicked  *Greedy  </li></ul><ul><li>*Mean...
THINGS NOT FITTING… Rom.1:29-31 <ul><li>*Gossiping  *Cruel </li></ul><ul><li>*Hateful to God  *Violent </li></ul><ul><li>*...
RATIONALISM P A S S I N G T H E B U C K
RATIONALISM Defined <ul><li>RATIONALISM is avoiding the commands of God and conscience by reasoning in favor of self, thus...
SCRIPTURE Declared <ul><li>“… their conscience bearing witness…their thoughts accusing or else excusing them…in the day wh...
CONCLUSION Drawn <ul><li>America should take  responsibility for her spiritual policies and practices! </li></ul><ul><li>C...
DECONSTRUCTIONISM P O L I T I C A L C O R R E C T N E S S
DECONSTRUCTIONISMDefined <ul><li>DECONSTRUCTIONISM is the the subtle process of revising history to fit one’s personal opi...
SCRIPTURE Declared <ul><li>“ Blessed is the nation whose  God is the LORD, the people  He has chosen as His  own inheritan...
CONCLUSION Drawn <ul><li>America should not ignore her founding fathers, nor try to erase her Christian history! </li></ul...
QUESTION <ul><li>ARE WE EXPERIENCING COSMETIC CONSECRATION CAUSED BY A CRISES…OR… REAL REVIVAL RIPE  WITH REPENTANCE? </li...
IN SUMMARY “A Prayer” <ul><li>“ O, Lord, we thank You that America is beautiful in so many ways…but, please help us to be ...
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  1. 1. AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL? NATURALLY? CULTURALLY? MATERIALLY? POLITICALLY? SPIRITUALLY? YES! NO ! Part 1
  2. 2. WHY NOT? BECAUSE OF….. <ul><li>Humanism </li></ul><ul><li>Secularism </li></ul><ul><li>Naturalism </li></ul><ul><li>Rationalism </li></ul><ul><li>Deconstructionism </li></ul>ISM ITIS
  3. 3. ROMANS 1:28 <ul><li>“ And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a DEBASED mind, to do those things which are not fitting…” </li></ul>
  4. 4. “ DEBASED” Mind <ul><li>GREEK ADJECTIVE “adokimos” “unapproved; rejected; worthless; reprobate” </li></ul><ul><li>THUS, SINFUL HUMANITY’S MIND IS NOT FIT AND THEY DO THINGS NOT FITTING… </li></ul>
  5. 5. THINGS NOT FITTING… Rom.1:29-31 <ul><li>*Unrighteous *Immoral </li></ul><ul><li>*Wicked *Greedy </li></ul><ul><li>*Mean *Envious </li></ul><ul><li>*Murderous *Arguing </li></ul><ul><li>*Cheating *Evil-Minded </li></ul>
  6. 6. THINGS NOT FITTING… Rom.1:29-31 <ul><li>*Gossiping *Cruel </li></ul><ul><li>*Hateful to God *Violent </li></ul><ul><li>*Proud *Boastful </li></ul><ul><li>*Inventors of Evil *Stupid </li></ul><ul><li>*Disrespectful *Unreliable </li></ul><ul><li>*No Love *No Pity *No Mercy </li></ul>
  7. 7. HUMANISM P R I O R I T Y M E
  8. 8. HUMANISM Defined <ul><li>HUMANISM…is the belief that human beings are the ultimate standard by which to judge all things and man is the master of his own destiny! </li></ul>
  9. 9. SCRIPTURE Declared <ul><li>“ Ephraim is oppressed… because he willingly walked by HUMAN precept…I will return again to My place till they acknowledge their offense.” -Hosea 5:11,15 </li></ul>
  10. 10. CONCLUSION Drawn <ul><li>America should see God as the Judge of all things and as the Master of the nation’s destiny! </li></ul><ul><li>Christian Americans should share this message in word and deed! </li></ul>
  11. 11. SECULARISM P E R S O N A L G R A T I F I C A T I O N
  12. 12. SECULARISM Defined <ul><li>SECULARISM is the ideology of gratification in the present with no view of any future accountability; for example, eat, drink, and be merry, and don’t worry about tomorrow! </li></ul>
  13. 13. SCRIPTURE Declared <ul><li>“… I will say to my soul…eat, drink, and be merry…but God said…Fool! This night your soul will be REQUIRED of you.” -Luke 12:19-20 </li></ul>
  14. 14. CONCLUSION Drawn <ul><li>America should measure her present pursuits against future accountability to God! </li></ul><ul><li>Christian Americans should share this message in word and deed! </li></ul>
  15. 15. NATURALISM P R O M O T I N G E V O L U T I O N
  16. 16. NATURALISM Defined <ul><li>NATURALISM is the reverence of creation over the Creator and attempts to explain away creation science, replacing it with evolutionary theory! </li></ul>
  17. 17. SCRIPTURE Declared <ul><li>“ God CREATED the heavens and earth…God FORMED man…(but) they willfully forget that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water…” -Gen.1:1; 2:6; 2 Pet.3:5 </li></ul>
  18. 18. CONCLUSION Drawn <ul><li>America should promote the God of the Bible as Creator and the created environment as secondary to Him! </li></ul><ul><li>Christian Americans should share this message in word and deed! </li></ul>
  19. 19. QUESTION <ul><li>ARE WE EXPERIENCING COSMETIC CONSECRATION CAUSED BY A CRISES…OR… REAL REVIVAL RIPE WITH REPENTANCE? </li></ul><ul><li>Only God Knows & Time Will Tell! </li></ul>
  20. 20. IN SUMMARY “A Prayer” <ul><li>“ O, Lord, we thank You that America is beautiful in so many ways…but, please help us to be beautiful in your sight…a nation of spiritual integrity!” </li></ul>
  21. 21. AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL? NATURALLY? CULTURALLY? MATERIALLY? POLITICALLY? SPIRITUALLY? YES! NO ! Part 2
  22. 22. WHY NOT? BECAUSE OF….. <ul><li>Humanism </li></ul><ul><li>Secularism </li></ul><ul><li>Naturalism </li></ul><ul><li>Rationalism </li></ul><ul><li>Deconstructionism </li></ul>ISM ITIS
  23. 23. ROMANS 1:28 <ul><li>“ And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a DEBASED mind, to do those things which are not fitting…” </li></ul>
  24. 24. “ DEBASED” Mind <ul><li>GREEK ADJECTIVE “adokimos” “unapproved; rejected; worthless; reprobate” </li></ul><ul><li>THUS, SINFUL HUMANITY’S MIND IS NOT FIT AND THEY DO THINGS NOT FITTING… </li></ul>
  25. 25. THINGS NOT FITTING… Rom.1:29-31 <ul><li>*Unrighteous *Immoral </li></ul><ul><li>*Wicked *Greedy </li></ul><ul><li>*Mean *Envious </li></ul><ul><li>*Murderous *Arguing </li></ul><ul><li>*Cheating *Evil-Minded </li></ul>
  26. 26. THINGS NOT FITTING… Rom.1:29-31 <ul><li>*Gossiping *Cruel </li></ul><ul><li>*Hateful to God *Violent </li></ul><ul><li>*Proud *Boastful </li></ul><ul><li>*Inventors of Evil *Stupid </li></ul><ul><li>*Disrespectful *Unreliable </li></ul><ul><li>*No Love *No Pity *No Mercy </li></ul>
  27. 27. RATIONALISM P A S S I N G T H E B U C K
  28. 28. RATIONALISM Defined <ul><li>RATIONALISM is avoiding the commands of God and conscience by reasoning in favor of self, thus blaming someone or something else! </li></ul>
  29. 29. SCRIPTURE Declared <ul><li>“… their conscience bearing witness…their thoughts accusing or else excusing them…in the day when God will JUDGE the secrets of men by Jesus Christ -Rom.2:15-16 </li></ul>
  30. 30. CONCLUSION Drawn <ul><li>America should take responsibility for her spiritual policies and practices! </li></ul><ul><li>Christian Americans should share this message in word and deed! </li></ul>
  31. 31. DECONSTRUCTIONISM P O L I T I C A L C O R R E C T N E S S
  32. 32. DECONSTRUCTIONISMDefined <ul><li>DECONSTRUCTIONISM is the the subtle process of revising history to fit one’s personal opinion or philosophy; this is relativism applied to history! </li></ul>
  33. 33. SCRIPTURE Declared <ul><li>“ Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people He has chosen as His own inheritance.” -Psalm 33:12 </li></ul>
  34. 34. CONCLUSION Drawn <ul><li>America should not ignore her founding fathers, nor try to erase her Christian history! </li></ul><ul><li>Christian Americans should share this message in word and deed! </li></ul>
  35. 35. QUESTION <ul><li>ARE WE EXPERIENCING COSMETIC CONSECRATION CAUSED BY A CRISES…OR… REAL REVIVAL RIPE WITH REPENTANCE? </li></ul><ul><li>Only God Knows & Time Will Tell! </li></ul>
  36. 36. IN SUMMARY “A Prayer” <ul><li>“ O, Lord, we thank You that America is beautiful in so many ways…but, please help us to be beautiful in your sight…a nation of spiritual integrity!” </li></ul>

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