Isa 58:12 And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.
It was the early 1600’s and a group of Christians were being oppressed to the point of losing their freedom to worship God according to their own dictates. As the pressure grew and the wickedness of their government bloomed more black roses they determined it was time to launch out. They would hazard their lives for the purpose of living for Christ. Under the guidance of William Bradford they would cross the Atlantic to a New World for the purpose of promoting the soul saving gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
The impact of the gospel on the New World laid the foundation for what would become the United States of America. You see, this small group of people called Pilgrims lived the faith that the Bible had produced in them. When they witnessed of Christ and the glories of the Bible their actions produced an undeniable affirmation as to the truth of their claims
Friend, our nation is at a critical crossroads. The future or failure of our nation depends upon the actions of the believers across our country. Will you move on the faith God has instilled in your heart? Today will you stand up and be counted for Christ and not only voice your faith but put it into action by confronting the decay of our culture? Insert yourself in our political institutions and ensure your representatives know your name. Speak the truth in love but SPEAK THE TRUTH. And then ensure you are living that very same truth.
Today, “Lip it (the gospel) and live it!”