Will the USA suffer the same Fate as Ancient Israel?
There are striking similarities between Ancient Israel and currently the USA. These lead to the inevitable question: Will the Christian USA suffer the same fate as Ancient Israel?
Ancient Israel Modern USA
– Israelites are God’s children – Christians are God’s adopted children
-God chose the Israelites – The U.S. Christian leaders chose God
– They escaped religious tyranny – They escaped religious tyranny
– Entered a land of milk & honey – Given rich farmland with resources
– Founders followed God’s ordinances – Founders followed God’s laws
– Israel protected the Israelites – USA protected their people and Israelites
– God’s laws clarified in Talmud – God’s laws clarified in the US Constitution
– Lost no wars while following God – Lost no wars while following God
– Was tolerant of other religions – Was tolerant of other religions
– Leaders became tolerant – Leaders became tolerant
– Leaders became wicked – Leaders became wicked
(Kings, Chief Priests, Judges, Scribes) (President, Legislators, Judges, Professors)
– Many children quit following God – Many children quit following God
– Showed secrets to enemy – Sold secrets to enemy
– Emphasized legal not morally correct – Emphasizes legality not morally correct
– Laws enacted, leaders couldn’t follow – Laws enacted, leaders couldn’t follow
– Children sacrificed to Milcom & Baal – Infanticide (abortion) legalized
– Began encountering disasters – Began encountering many disasters
drought, and famine. (Katrina/Sandy, 9/11 Twin Towers, shootings!
– Intermarried w/other religions – Citizens intermarried w/ other religions
– God’s laws overruled by Sanhedrin – God’s laws overruled by Supreme Court
– Invaded by foreigners – Invaded (illegals, terrorists, MS-13 gang)
Disasters didn’t turn nation to God – Disasters didn’t turn the nation to God
Didn’t follow God – OVERTHROWN – People quit following God, so ? ? ? ?