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 ? ? ? ?