On This Day in History: January 23, 

1933 – 20th Amendment of the Constitution ratified changing Inauguration Day for the President from 4 March to 20 January, 1964 – 24th Amendment of the Constitution ratified barring poll taxes for federal elections, 1968 – USS Pueblo and 83-man crew seized by North Korea in the Sea of Japan.

Holy Writ

The Word of God Concerning Government

INTRODUCTION

As I pondered the choice that confronts each of us concerning our government (national, state and local), I thought that it might be good to reflect upon our Judeo-Christian heritage and what the Holy Scriptures say concerning government, this land we call America and nations in general. In the links that follow, I have used the Stone Edition of the Tanach, the King James Version of the Bible and the latter-day scriptures of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in this presentation.

Each of us, as a citizen, and a free man or woman, are at this time once again called upon to respond to the clarion call of Joshua of old, who said:

And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve;… but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD. (KJV: Joshua 24:15)

And let every citizen realize and understand that THEY MUST CHOOSE! In this fight there can be NO NEUTRALITY! Either you stand with our Founding Fathers and the patriots of 1776 on the side of our Divinely inspired Constitutional Republic OR you are against it and in league with those who would destroy our Heritage, the Ideal known as America, and our way of life for ourselves and our posterity.

Our elected leaders take an oath to protect and defend our Constitutional Republic against all enemies foreign and domestic:

I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.

It is time for them, the Congress, the President and the Justices of the Supreme Court to lay aside political correctness and be Statesmen. It is time for them to protect us, We the People, from ALL our enemies — “foreign and domestic.”
We the People, individually and as a nation, are engaged in a major battle for the hearts and minds of the American People. A battle that will determine if We the People, as a nation, will remember our Judeo-Christian Heritage and choose freedom as guaranteed by our Declaration of Independence and our Divinely inspired Constitution. A battle that will determine, as President Abraham Lincoln said, “That this nation under God shall have a new birth of Freedom — that government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.” Or, a battle where We the People, as a nation, acquiesce and choose the “chains of slavery” in the form of an oppressive government — a Welfare Socialist State.

There are evil and conspiring men and women within the halls of Congress, their behind the scenes unelected power-brokers, and the perpetual bureaucrats (unelected career government employees) who are bent on usurping power from We the People contrary to the Tenth Amendment. They are minions of Lucifer and seek to enslave us and to garner control of our lives and will use any crisis or any means to accomplish their purposes. They want us, We the People, to be dependent upon them for every facet of our lives. They seek to destroy the God given agency of man and our unalienable Rights to Life, Liberty and Property. We the People cannot allow these enemies of liberty to prevail for to do so will extinguish the “light of freedom” not only for ourselves and our posterity but for the entire world!

Truly our federal government is broken because it has forsaken the Judeo-Christian principles which our Founding Fathers used to give us our Declaration of Independence, our 1787 U. S. Constitution, and our Bill of Rights. Principles which for 185 years made us into the greatest nation in the world. A beacon of hope and freedom to ALL men. A Christian nation that honored God and His Son, Jesus Christ. A Christian nation that used the Holy Bible as a text book in its schools, public and private, but which tolerated the free expression of every citizen’s religion, Christian or not. Our Founding Fathers and the patriots of 1776 gave their all that FREEDOM might prevail over an oppressive English government and that our Constitutional Republic might be established. They pledged their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor to the cause. Are you willing to do as much to preserve our Constitutional Republic for ourselves and our posterity from an oppressive federal government? Are we willing to do as much so that the “light of freedom” might not be extinguished throughout the world?

Each of us needs to remember, “The only thing needed for evil to triumph is for good men [women] to do nothing.” Clearly the time is now for each citizen to choose. Reflect upon these words of President Eisenhower’s Secretary of Agriculture, Ezra Taft Benson: “To the patriots I say this: Take that long eternal look. Stand up for Freedom no matter what the cost. It can save your soul — and maybe your country.”

May God Bless and Save the United States of America —
Our Constitutional Republic !

With all this in mind, the following links will take you to the various Scriptures on Government:

For Our Jewish Friends:
1. The Tanach (Stone Edition)

For Our Christian Friend of All Sects
2. The Old Testament (KJV)
3. The New Testament (KJV)

For Our Christian Friends of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:
4. The Book of Mormon
5. The Doctrine & Covenants and Pearl of Great Price
6. From Conference Reports