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Is God’s Harvest on the Horizon?

This old world seems to be about ready to fly off its axis. Almost everyone is into things just for the money. Altruism is at risk of extinction. It seems like what Jesus said in Matthew about the end times, as well as other parts of end time prophecy are being fulfilled right in front of us.

The neighborhood church is dead. It has been killed by the Mega Churches, where people can go, be anonymous, and not worry about the church seeing how they really live, and have their sinning interfered with. Why even bother going to church if you are not going to even try to live it. It is our nature to sin, so do not get me wrong that I expect folks to be perfect. One of the most tragic things lost with the neighborhood church is evangelism by people who knew you, as well as having something there to help people when they fell on hard times. Not just financial assistance, but spiritual assistance. We seem to be forgetting our founders, going all the way back to Plymouth Rock, where men, and women of faith came here to escape religious persecution, and make a better society.  Our nation was born with Christian values. Have we made mistakes along the way? Yes, we are after all only human; however, our collective sense of morality is in jeopardy, and our society is seeing under currents of religious persecution of Christians. In some cases we have seen overt persecution of Christian’s rights in the public arena.

Now a days everyone is in it all for themselves. Like animals, the world seems to be going the way of the jungle. We have thrown God, prayers to Him, and His word out of our classrooms, and public institutions. The Christians, those who act on, and truly believe the Bible are being pushed farther into the corners of society, all the while Satan has taken center stage in the public square. These are indeed very difficult times to be a Christian. Society has turned against God, in the name of political correctness, and not wanting to offend anyone. Our society no longer calls sin what it actually is, we have explanations, ad nauseam.

I worry when things play out to the end course of which our society is locked onto, will it be too late for the souls of the lost to be redeemed? Will God have already had enough, as He did in the days of Noah, and save His children, those asleep in Christ, and those who are still living, and saved. How many will indeed be left behind? It appears the masses are following satan right off the edge of a cliff, into eternal damnation.

I pray God helps this society see the course we are on is a course of destruction. Mankind has become prideful, and arrogant, thinking there is no need for God. We are in a tower of Babel, and the times of Noah situation. Had the neighborhood church not been killed, we may have been able to get more souls ready for the harvest, the inevitable harvest of God.

If you do not know God, please read John 3:16. This one verse can save a soul from eternal damnation.

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Elway Says Tebow Needs Revival – Denver To Go With Aged Manning

I just picked this up off of the NFL network’s Twitter feed. Now I am not a tweeter, but when it comes to football I read all sources. This is what I got. “ JasonLaCanfora: Elway says it would be his goal to get Tebow to a team where he was in position to revive his career”

Since when is a winning season, going to the playoffs, and winning a playoff game a sign of a person’s career in need of revival? Tim Tebow did really good last year, in all terms relative to football. Every team in the league sets its sights on the playoffs, at the beginning of each season. The fact that Tebow took the Broncos to the playoffs in his second season, and won a game speaks volumes about his ability to manage, and play the game. Even the awkward spin on the ball when Tebow threw it was starting to get worked out into a tight spiral, Why did the Broncos dump him so early in his career? Why were they so lukewarm to Tebow? Certainly his career in not in need of revival. It is Manning who is in desperate need of a career revival.

I hate to make assumptions without all the facts, but since I have not the funds to get to Denver, and cannot get John Elway on the phone, I have to make an assumption based on what I have seen. I think Elway has a problem with Tebow. I think Elway does not like the fact that Tebow has strong convictions about Jesus Christ, and is not afraid to show his convictions. For all we know Elway cannot stand Tebow’s national, and even international popularity. I think this is more of an Elway problem more than it is a Tebow problem.

If I did not know better I would think the Denver Broncos would rather have an avowed satanist than to have Tebow kneeling on the sidelines thanking God after a win. They just do not get it. To Tebow his talent, strength, health, everything he is has everything to do with Jesus Christ. He is a man of strong convictions. Manning on the other hand has never publicly given credit to any diety for his successes, at least not that I have seen, and not in a public way. The Jaguars played against Manning, and the Colts 2 times a years ever since he became a starter for the Colts. In all of those games, not once have I seen him give credit to his creator, whoever he thinks that may be. (I am not saying Manning is a satanist, nor am I advocating everyone should give a public display of thanks to their creator)

The contrast between Manning, and Tebow runs on a different track than the one everyone is looking at. Perhaps Tebow would not join Elway, and others in the front office for a cocktail, but Manning will. I do not know what the problem is in Denver. Could it be Elway’s ego is getting crowded out? Again, I do not know.

What I do know, strictly speaking football is that Tebow is an up and coming star, while Manning is seeing the sun set on his career. Manning may give the Broncos what they want right now, but there is nothing long-term there. The prospect of Denver picking up a good quarterback in drafts to come are not guaranteed. Look at the experiences of many teams in the NFL trying to find a decent starter. Not only did Denver give up a decent starter, they gave up a player whose star is rising, and brought in a senior citizen.

That is how I see it. Do not give me any flack for the senior citizen comment. I am older than Manning. He may last for a little while, but he will not be playing when Tebow is in his prime.

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