My Fathers Day Message


This was my Father’s Day message delivered at my church a few years back.

A FATHER AND HIS CHILDREN

Don’t try to mold your children into your image of a Christian.

Trust God and let Him mold them into what He wants for them.

A father must  forgive and  ask for forgiveness when wrong.

I have asked my kids to forgive me many times.

Your family is a team. Your family is your first ministry. God will not give you church ministries until you learn to minister to your family.

Communication is vital. Be transparent before your children.

Preach little and live your life before your family. Have a good time with them.

Support the dreams of your children. Be available for their special occasions.

Your children are not particularly called to follow our dreams.

Be a servant to your children.

Let your children know that God and His will, comes first.  The blessing upon a family is proportional to putting God first.

A father who puts his family above God’s will run into problems. This is when he makes his family an idol. This is a huge problem in the church

Put your family second after God, but always before job, church, and ministry.

Let your children know that even in their very worst sin you  love them, and will not reject them

It’s diabolic when family members cut each other off for any reason, including money or politics.

Welcome your kids to stay and live at home as long as they want to, even if it’s till marriage

Even when married let them know that this is their home.

If so, they will never seek a home somewhere else.

Let your kids know that you are their best friend. Children who know their parents to best friends will never look for wrong friends.

Let them share all things that they do, even the very worst and let them know that they will never be rejected. Then they will not keep secrets from you or do harmful  things in  wrong places.

If a child knows that they can come to you with anything and everything he won’t be tempted to do things in the company of evil men.

A FATHER AND HIS WORLD

Pr 29:25  The fear of man bringeth a snare, but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.

Be free from the fear of man but always fear God.

Not obeying God the first time is disobedience.

Be willing to lose your earthly reputation as a man pleaser. Become a fool for Christ.

Ga 1:10  For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I yet sought to please men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

A father is not a people please but a God pleaser.

A father is not politically correct but God correct. He is a world changer and a revivalist.

A father does not compromise the Word of God under any circumstance.

2Ti 2:15  Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

A father is a student of the Word  and disciple of Jesus Christ. The lack of a foundation God’s word in the church is her greatest problem.

If your Bible studies are limited to a smart phone you will never be free.

A father is at the minimum a faithful  tither. He who does not tithe will run into financial problems.

A FATHER AND HIS SPIRITUAL CHILDREN

Ac 1:24  And they prayed and said, “Thou, Lord, who knowest the hearts ( the heart knower of all) of all men, show us which of these two Thou hast chosen,

A father is not religious but  a listener and knower of all hearts.

He must embrace and accept unconditionally.

He does not embrace the sin, but the sinner.

He loves unconditionally and accepts unconditionally. That is not  acceptance of the sin but of the person.

He is authentic, and is not scared to make mistakes for he knows that he will  correct them.

Jas 1:19   Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;

A father is a good listener. He must learn to speak less than what he listens.

Ps 16:11 Thou wilt show me the path of life; in Thy presence is fullness of joy; at Thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

Transparency is  a sign of wholeness. Be real to yourself. Let people know you for who you are. A father is on his way to wholeness.

Nothing brings wholeness quicker than knowing the Word of God and spending time in God’s presence.

The opposite of pain is laughter and joy. The presence of Jesus is the pinnacle of laughter, pleasure and joy. There is point in Jesus where pain caused by sin and brokenness leaves. This should be the goals of fathers.

A father does not legislate Biblical morality to the sinner but draws people to Christ by demonstrating the Father’s love .

A father can deal with a variety of  people and demonstrate God’s love to them.

A father does not become easily offended. He rises above the offenses of others and never cuts off anyone because of sin.  Even when hurt by another he will not shut them out.  He will be there in the midst of his own hurt.

A father must focus on younger generations. There is a responsibility to pass the baton.

You and I will die. We must make disciples of those behind . This is part of the legacy of a father.

2Ti 4:2  preach the Word. Be instant in season and out of season. Reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

A father lovingly confronts, rebukes and reproves with all authority.

The love of God is not icky sweet and sugary.

A FATHER AS A LEADER

God is looking for fathers who will be leaders.

I am sick of seeing men in  church whose wives have to lead  and pull them up by their bootstraps. This is demonic and is an attack on the family.

Every father should forge his own way with the Lord. Don’t be as follower. Blaze your own trail. Make a difference, leave a legacy.

You have something great to give. Don’t copy somebody else’s message.

Php 3:12  It is not as though I had already attained it, nor were already perfect; but I follow after, that I may sieze hold of that for which Christ Jesus also seized hold of me.

Eph 5:16  Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Be a doer. Don’t waste time. Redeem the time because the days are evil.

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For communication is not Face Book, its one on one and face to face.


I had an illuminating conversation yesterday.

This person confirmed things that I have felt from the Holy Ghost.

Facebook is the worst communication tool ever. Don’t use it for communicating anything serious.

Second to that is email, followed by phone calls.

The most effective way of communicating is one on one and face to face.

Any challenging situation subject to misunderstanding and volatility must be advanced one to one and face to face.

There are volatile issues which have been shackled to closed paradigms.

What is a closed paradigm?

These are explosive issues in which both sides have shut themselves to prejudging a situation around closed arguments, closed questions and closed responses.

Take the matter of the sexual schism plaguing our nation.

All sides have predisposed themselves to certain viewpoints which gender specific arguments, with the same questions asked and the same responses expected. Its “cookie cutter” communication.  Appalling.

If the answer falls outside of the closed expectation, accusations of hate speech, knee jerk reactions and eventual crucifixion fly.

Piers Morgan is a perfect example of a closed paradigm communicator.

This is why I will not go on his show.

The church is also guilty of painting the whole sexual thing with  a broad brush of black paint.

Jesus loves individuals, knows their individual stories, and encourages Christian leaders to know individuals.

Every story is different. Circumstances have been different.

You can only help people when you hear them as individuals

Mature leaders need at arise beyond the phenomena of closed paradigms.

In volatile issues I will not talk unless I can meet with the person.

For communication is not Face Book, its one on one and face to face.

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Hello, I Am Apostle So and So ( Part One )


We live in times where many want to be called an apostle. But what does the Bible say about apostles. Are you one of them? You may, if this lifestyle is the motivation of your heart.

I Cor1:1  Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,

An apostle is a divinely summoned and divinely appointed ambassador belonging to Christ Jesus.  The formation of the apostolic office comes as the apostle learns to do everything through the will of God. An apostle is the product and a vessel of God’s will, ways and timetable.  The apostolic office is not a ministry, which one chooses for himself or is conferred upon by men.  It is divinely willed by the Lord.

He is divinely picked and divinely sent out and his life is result of the will of the Lord.

John 5:30  I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

 John 8:28  Then said Jesus unto them, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things.

 John 8:42  Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.

 Through the agency of God’s will.  The apostle called to be an apostle has no other choice than to fulfill everything through the will of God, in that His will is the agent or vehicle for the apostolic ministry to be executed successfully.

The apostle does not matter but the one giving him the commission, the Lord.

The apostle sacrifices all programs and agendas to become a vessel of God’ ways, will, and His timetable.

Thus the apostle becomes an ambassador or a representative of the Lord.

Gal 1:1  Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;)

In absolutely no way is his calling from men, or his ordination or authorizing from men. Neither is it through their help, support, influence, or the open doors that they can provide.

Paul, an apostle not from men as a source. Not raised up by men but by Jesus Christ

Thusly the apostle is never intended to please man outside of God’s will, but to please God who chose and raised him up.  Not pleasing man, but a bond slave of God.

Eph 1:1  Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints, which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:

An apostle by the agency, influence, and the open doors willed by God.

Col 1:1  Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother,

The apostle can proclaim the will of God, because he or she lives strictly out of the will of God.

 1Tim 1:1  Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope;

He or she can proclaim God’s commandments, because the apostle lives strictly out of the commandments of God.

2Tim:1:1  Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus,

With the apostolic proclamation of the resurrection life in Christ Jesus there it the promise and ability for us to live in this quality of life now.     Hence the apostle in proclaiming Christ’s power and life must be an ambassador of the life of Jesus.  In other word he or she must live in the resurrection life of God, which comes forth from the death of Christ’s cross, which has touched everything in their lives.

The apostle can only proclaim the life of the resurrected Christ to us to the degree that he lives in it.   No cheap grace message here.

Titus 1:1Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God’s elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness;

(Greek: and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God’s elect, and the full knowledge of the truth.)

The apostle lives in accordance with God’s level of faith for His saints.  God’s level of faith is His rhema word, or the voice of the Spirit. Therefore the apostle lives out of God’s rhema word.

The apostle stimulates and promotes the faith of God’s chosen ones. The stimulation of this faith is to make others thirsty for the Son of God and not just simply for the blessings, prosperity, social justice issues and other things that come from God.

True promotion of faith by the apostle is to reveal the Son of God, and give the saints the knowledge of what is their participation, ministries, and callings into the riches found in the Son of God whom the apostle has just revealed to them. This called the fellowship of the mystery.

Secondly, the apostle reveals to the church an exact witness of the Word of God found both in the logos and rhema word.  This allows the saints of God to take part in the truth of the Word, which will produce godliness in their lives.

The apostles thus must live themselves in that accurate recognition and participation of the truth so that they may be able to testify to it and bring others into its participation or fellowship.

In accordance with the faith of God’s chosen out ones as a precise and full knowledge of the truth, which is in accordance with godliness towards God.   He leads the saints into the correct discernment, recognition and participation of the truth, which belongs to and harmonizes with what tends to godliness.  He must live in that accurate recognition and participation of these very truths.

Romans1:5  By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:

The apostolic ministry promotes obedience to the gospel, and through it makes disciples among all the nations.  The gospel must be testified to in such an accurate way by the apostle that it will have the power to promote obedience to others.

He or she promotes obedience to the faith and make disciples among all the nations.  It is a traveling ministry.

The apostle can only promote obedience to the gospel to the extent that they are themselves living in accordance to it.  I limit the administration of the kingdom to my hearing of the rhema word, or voice of the Spirit.

The apostle does not have the power to do anything from myself as a source.

The apostle does not matter who sent him and His mission.  The emphasis on the commissioning is the author of the mission, Christ Jesus.

None can be sent but the one who is under orders.

The man commissioned is always the representative of the one giving the commissioning. The apostle represents in his own person the Lord and His rights.

He must be as good as the one who sent him.

God’s commission cannot be fulfilled unless there is an absolute subordination and death of the sent one’s will.

God’s authority is given to the one who lives under God’s authority.

God’s power is given to the one who lives out of God’s power as the source of life.

The sent one by the Lord should be as the Lord Himself.

A man that is sent with full authority must stand fully under the authority of the Lord and as a slave of the Lord derives all that He is and has from the Lord,

He forfeits his own initiative and unites his won will to the one who sent him.

An apostle is always a mathetes (disciple).

The commissioning to represent Jesus and His cause means humiliation and not exaltation.

There is no special position or personal privilege.

The apostle has no personal influence on how his ministry will turn out.  He is brought under the will of God who destroys his autonomy and leaves the apostle with no other choice but to a full and obedient dedication to the will of God and a military walk to the voice of the Spirit.

Gal 5:25  If we live in ( Instrumental (By)) in the Spirit, let us also walk (Greek word which is defined as “marching in the footsteps of a soldier”) in (Instrumental (By)) the Spirit.

Greek paraphrase) (It is a given that we should be living our lives not in the present day world system, but in the domain, influence, and sovereignty of the world of the Holy Spirit.

Because we are being continually affected and influenced by the Spirit, in that influence and effect we must march in step as soldiers so that the Spirit’s influence can go on, deepen, intensify, and continue interrupted.

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Benghazi, be sure that your sin will find you out.


Briefly watching the Benghazi whistle blowers hearing, revealed nothing new.

I knew that the embassy attack had nothing to do with a film on Muhammad.

That is the stupidest thing I’ve heard.

How the media perpetrated  the fib!  Make no mistake, many media outlets are government propaganda machines who answer to the government.

I know, having fled from Cuba.

It’s tragic that many Americans are naive to the point of swallowing what a socialist media feeds it.

I have known that this administration functions in the duplicity of serial chronic lying, assisted by the media, and that many Americans either believe it, or don’t care.

But my thoughts today are on the people who perpetrate, manipulate and and pervert these lies.

How will they answer God? We know that He hates lying.

It’s obvious that these folks have no fear of God. Yet, God has a way to make things catch up with us, not matter how we try to hide them.

Nu 32:23  But if ye will not do so, behold, ye have sinned against the LORD: and be sure your sin will find you out.

What powerful words from the mouth of Moses!

I hate lying  because it expends so much effort to cover my tracks.

I got to remember what the lie was, so that next time I can make up another one to cover the first. Wow! What a mental effort!

It’s simpler to tell the truth and never think back on what has been said.

You can be sure that your stories will never contradict.

But there are people who are entangled in the profession of lying and conjuring  the past so that the new lie will not refute the old.

Can you imagine, this being your life’s work?

How utterly wretched!

What levels of anxiety and stressed must be involved?

How many open doors for demons to attack you?

How much has the lying seared the conscience, hardened the heart, and deceived the person doing the lying.

2Ti 3:13  But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

I couldn’t live like this. There is nothing sweeter, grander, than a conscience at peace both with God and man.

I pity many a Washington politician. Their lives are void of godly fear. They live  in the fear of man thinking of ways to get enough votes for the next reelection.

They betray their conscience and convictions  to push an agenda, right or wrong.

How will they answer God, who entrusted them with the mantle of servant leadership?

I’d rather live with moderate means, but a have a razor sharp discernment to the voice of God  in a clear conscience and pure heart.

Benghazi, be sure that your sin will find you out.

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Isaac Newton Move Over, I am Posting The Two Most Essential Universal Laws


A law is a living principle, and axiom, that postulates that under particular circumstances, specific results will always occur.

“Newton’s law of universal gravitation states that every point mass in the universe attracts every other point mass with a force that is directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.” Wikipedia

In other words,  whatever is thrown up in the air, must come down to the ground as it is affected by the impulses generated by the law of gravity.

Humanity, is subject to many types of laws.

Romans 7:23  But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.

Ro 8:2  For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death

The two most essential universal laws are the ones which we scarcely talk about.

These two are  the “ law of the Spirit of life which resides in Christ Jesus” and “the law of sin which results in death”.

The latter dwells in the soul, members, extremities, and organs of every human being.

To sin, is to miss the bull’s eye of what God has intended for mankind.

The law of sin and death was nonexistent until Adam disobeyed God, missed God’s  bull’s eye, and triggered said law.

I am bold to say that every man and woman is directly under the control  of either the law of sin and death, or the law of the Spirit of life found inside the Person of Christ Jesus.

There is no middle ground, its either one or the other.

Like Bob Dylan said “ you gotta serve somebody”… you are either serving the law of sin and death or that of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus.

Some will say, “ Jose, how can you be so arrogantly narrowed minded to tell me that Christ is the only way? What about the Muslim or the Hindu? There are many ways to reach the One God!”

I’d say“ Very well, show me another historical figure that not only destroyed the law of sin which results in death, but introduced the law which gives an incorruptible, eternal type of life. If you can show me I will also investigate his or her claims.

It’s important to know that the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus is available to every human being on planet earth.

The law of the Spirit of life residing inside the Person of Christ Jesus is the universe’s foremost and essential law.

It has shattered the law of sin and death which produces unremitting impulses to sin, and that has kept most of human civilization as its unwilling victimized slave from the creation of the earth.

The law of sin and death then, is the universe’s second most essential law.

Death, illness, wars, blindness to the presence of God, greed, infidelity, hatred, and the eventual annihilation of this world,  are the products  of the incessant impulses generated by this law.

Worse than this; this law also   generates impulses which create an arrogant and antagonistic independence in mankind to the very one, Christ Jesus, who can set it free from its grasp!  This my friends, is the horribleness of sin.

Mankind, through deception, would rather die in the claws of the law of sin and death than to come to the one who will embed it with the law of the Spirit of life.

Man will not go to heaven or hell centered on whether he was good or bad, but rather to what law he was subjected to.

Heaven cannot invite those who are subject to the law of sin and death, as much as hell will reject those who are subject to the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus.

Let’s conclude by looking at some of the marvels of the law of the Spirit of Life which resides in Christ Jesus

Ro 7:22  For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

The law of the Spirit of Life which resides in Christ Jesus generates its impulses from an inward man in a human,  mainly Christ Jesus. The person who does not have Christ does not have this new inward man, and this law.

 Rom 8:9  But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so it be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man has not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of His.

If man has not invited Christ Jesus into his life, He is not of God. By that I mean, is that Christ, and the law of the Spirit of life in Him, will not be inside the man, who rejects Him.

This poor man remains clutched by the law of sin and death, and has no share in heaven based on that heaven  will not embrace anyone who is subject to the impulses which generate sin.

Ro 8:2  For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death

The law of the Spirit of Life which resides in Christ Jesus not only has set me free from the law of sin and death,  but also  eradicates my sinful habits, until I have no memory of sin, and find myself effortlessly living by the impulses of heaven’s endless and incorruptible life.

11  But if the Spirit of Him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, He that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by His Spirit that dwelleth in you.

The law of the Spirit of Life which resides in Christ Jesus will begin to nourish the extremities of your body with this eternal type of life. Though you will die because of sin, you can achieve better health and longevity due to the impulses of the law of the Spirit of life gracing the human body.

29   For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.

The law of the Spirit of Life which resides in Christ Jesus will take us into a process of being conformed, that it is to assume the same form, as the glorious and eternal Christ. This process is not perfected now, but because we negotiate with a law, its impulses will lead us onward into this con – forming process.

30  Moreover, whom He predestined, those He also called; and whom He called, those He also justified; and whom He justified, those He also glorified.

To be justified is to be declared innocent. The most innocent being is a corpse. A dead man has  no sin. He is wholly innocent.

The Bible tells us that he who is dead is justified or innocent from sin.

The law of the Spirit of Life which resides in Christ Jesus has set me free from the law of sin and death because I am co crucified with Christ. When Christ died, I died. I am a corpse, and thusly justified.

Now that I am justified by the law of the Spirit of life, I have the right to be transformed into the very same glory which God Himself has.

32  He that spared not His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?

The law of the Spirit of Life which resides in Christ Jesus will give us all things freely. This wonderful word  “freely give” is charizomai.  That is an extravagant, abundant, lavish, not ties giving. God will not hold anything back from us if its In Christ.

Jas 1:25  But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

Jas 2:12  So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be judged by the law of liberty

The law of the Spirit of Life which resides in Christ Jesus is the law which gives mankind perfect liberty. Liberty is not do to what we feel, based on personal choices, or rights. Much of that is really bondage. True liberty can only be found in following the impulses of the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus.

Sir Isaac Newton

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Happy Mother’s Day, Mother America!


A grave misjudgment occurs in America. It’s not simple confusion. There is a higher agenda at work. Under chic clichés: “separation of church of state”, “political correctness “and “not to offend, but to respect”, sinister forces toil within our country. Their focus is to strip the foundations which made America great.

Ps 11:3 If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?

Without the doctrines which define this country, we are a proverbial chicken with its head cut off. I have seen a headless chicken. Aimlessly it runs, easily it is captured and killed.

Col 1:18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.

A head, owns the brain, the eyes and ears. The head is the guiding, planning and seeing principle of a body and a people. Christ Jesus is the head of the body of Christ. Christ has been the head of America. So it was on this head that this nation was founded upon. The head, Christ Jesus, has steered our country soundly.

Under the emblem of “separation of church and state”, powers now conspire to cut off this head and reduce America into a frenzied chicken easily snagged, killed and cooked.

Political correctness is used by devil to shred the foundations which made our country what it was.  He tempts unassuming people to be politically correct  under the mask of accommodation, tolerance and respect. At the end, those whom we try to accommodate despise us for not being loyal to our values.

The work of political correctness in Satan’s hands is not accommodation or tolerance, but for this country to give up her rights to what made her great. A house without foundations will fall. Make no mistake, this is political correctness’s hidden agenda.

We are not fighting a battle against human beings but against  invisible evil forces set in heavenly locations. Satan’s goal is to eradicate America  of its Judeo Christian fundamentals, craft deception, birth confusion, and produce a secular nation from what once was the greatest gospel carrying, mission minded country.

The devil’s goal is to weaken the church, take many to hell and introduce the antichrist.

Don’t be fooled.  We can have absolute liberty for all religions, and the lack thereof and still cleave to our head. No religion needs endorsement, but our head must be preserved on our neck. If the devil succeeds in chopping this head, chaos will break and aliens to our values,  who never let a good crisis go to waste, will seize it.

These truisms “separation of church of state”, “political correctness” and “not to offend, but to respect” are head chopping instruments! Beware!

The arrogance of western nations is to congratulate themselves in their varied opinions, many viewpoints, and accommodating beliefs. Westernized people pride themselves in being opinionated. The plethora of their opinions mean little if not in agreement with God’s truths. In reality, many opinions exacerbate deception and distraction from the one voice of God.

When I lived in Kenya, the Muslim call to pray in the early morning daily woke me up. It irked because the prayers blared over loudspeakers and into my open windows. We call this noise pollution, but I respected that Muslims had more passion than I to wake up and pray. I was not offended by it. I was not irreparably damaged by the blasting noise. Baloney to those who claim irreparably damage by the mention of Jesus Christ. It’s just another ploy. The name of Allah did not wound me in Tanzania, Uganda or Kenya.

There is no Muslim nation that relinquishes the worship of Allah to put the worship of Jesus next to it. For them, Allah is the head, and they hold on to it.  There is no Muslim populace which apologizes for its beliefs. There are no “politically correct” Muslim countries.

The notion of offending people is more a figment of our own cowardly imagination than realism. Folk are much less offended than what we think. People respect those who hold on to standards and principles which define them.

Offense ensues from the very ones whom we cower and bow down to in the guise of political correctness and the fear of offending.

What does a girl think of a guy who is insecure, apologetic, and bashful? Heck, she has no respect! What generates admiration? Confidence, assurance, convictions and principles. Fear breeds contempt. Courage breeds respect. We have incubated the contempt of others by our spineless timidity to accommodate and not offend.

God is using the very rebuff of Him by America, to open a door of deception  back upon the country which this rejection brings. The deception begets spiritual  darkness which actualizes bondage upon people. The darkness and bondage results in aimless confusion and America’s eventual despair. God employs  America’s despair to test and sift the heart and soul of the country. So far America as she is being tested, has yet not realized, that her only way out of the mess is to turn back to God.

Human nature only seeks God when everything else fails. Every other penchant will fail, if it’s not God.  Our country is still experimenting with every other preference except God. They will all fail.

Meanwhile, God allows our own perpetrated antics which leave Him out of the picture to continue to sift and test us. The problems of America are not financial or political. They are God problems, or problems which America has contrived by rejecting God.   America is not in a financial crisis, it is in a God crisis. Part of its fix is in the hands of the church. The body of Christ has been called to be salt and light from above to lead America out of her self inflicted despair.

The consequences of rejecting the author of life, light, and freedom is just the  opposite; death, darkness and bondage.

America’s  dismissal of a God specified morality founded on His wisdom, love and freedom, is now  forcing the country to create its own. Look at our public institutions. No soft drinks. Food is being regulated by  public schools and not  parents. Massachusetts is banning bake sales, in the name of health.

Whereas God’s principles are outfitted by Him to produce freedom and wholeness which comes by faith and obedience to His voice,  America’s self-promulgated morality is fear based.

One of America’s idols is safety. We are a safety crazed nation,  a principle which is propelled by those who have lost their faith.

Trust in God puts safety second before obedience to Him, knowing that the safest place to be is in His will.

The opposite of faith is fear. Faith is a risk taker, it’s exploratory, brave, and audacious.  A vacuüm of faith cultivates mistrust, which nurtures a need for safety and self-protection. America once  a nation of adventurous, exploratory entrepreneurs is  now  safety motivated, and protection minded by  fear driven people. This is the aftermath of snubbing  God for our own conceits.

The church must set the example of godly audacity, fearlessness and perform the exploits which faith brings.  The church must become salt and light and a leader of America to bring he into faith and out of fear.

God is the great protector of our nation. When we reject Him, we lose His mighty protection and find ourselves cowardly running to our own.

Many of our dietary regulations are fear based and safety driven. I am not against good health. I am against the idol which it creates because we put our trust in fear generated safety,  rather than the safety which trust in God creates.

Only Christ, can create, a titanium spine, as was once stated of  Michelle Bachman.  Without Christ, our head, our strength and our power are no more. America is in danger of succumbing to the spine of a jellyfish.

Ultimately, the holding of this nation’s head, Christ, is in the hands and on the neck of the church. In Kenya, the church is powerful enough to influence much of the decisions which the government makes. The Kenyan parliament knows that if the church votes against, many are out of a job.

Yesterday we were watching, “Driving Miss Daisy”.  In the film there was a speech given by Martin Luther King, and I quote.

“History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the vitriolic words and the violent actions of the bad people, but the appalling silence and indifference of the good people. Our generation will have to repent not only for the words and acts of the children of darkness, but also for the fears and apathy of the children of light.”

Does it sound like the church of 2012?

So on this day, I not only say Happy Mother’s Day to the hundreds an even thousands of wonderful mothers, and mothers to be, which God has graced my family to know all over the globe.

I say Happy Mother’s Day to Mother America.

God bless America,

Land that I love.

Stand beside her, and guide her

Through the night with a light from above.

From the mountains, to the prairies,

To the oceans, white with foam

God bless America, My home sweet home

God bless America, My home sweet home

Mary freely talking about her faith in Jesus Christ at a girl’s school in Kitengela, Kenya.