By Charles Woodruff
Over the years I have heard of, and even explored many conspiracy theories, usually related to the overthrow of the USA by enemies. As we know from 9/11, there are enemies out to destroy America. Usually the theories are of some sinister force behind the scenes manipulating things. Unless a man has unlimited resources, and insider contacts, it would be impossible to run down all the theories. There was even a movie made in 1997 starring Mel Gibson (before his attempt to paint the story of The Passion of the Christ with the Roman Catholic brush as provided, not by the Bible accounts so much as the mystical writings of a nun --Anne Catherine Emmerich. But, the earlier movie, Conspiracy Theory, had Mel playing Jerry Fletcher, a man who sees conspiracies everywhere. The story is that he checked out so many, he actually found one -- a very deadly one. An intriguing and action packed movie, but it has some bad language.
The point is, there are true conspiracies out there, but likely you and I will not be able to thwart them. We have to trust in God. He is our rock. Listen to this conspiracy: “Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us” (Psalms 2:1-3). You see, long before Christ was born (even in the garden of Eden for that matter), there was a conspiracy against Jehovah God and His anointed. These words written by David are a prophecy of what was, and is to come. This conspiracy came to a head when Christ’s enemies had Him crucified. All the rulers, the blasphemers and the devil thought they were victorious, but as I said earlier, it was a defeat for them, because God’s purpose was fulfilled at Calvary, and all His purpose ultimately will be fulfilled . “Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure. Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion. I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee. Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. ” (Psalms 2:5-8). (please read the entire blessed Psalm and be blessed).
What will God do regarding the USA? I can tell you right now, unless He is pleased to send an awakening, the USA, already under judgment, IMHO, will be on the ash heap of history like so many other corrupt nations. “The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God” (Psalms 9:17). What can we do? The foremost thing is “Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness. Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up. (James 4:7-10).
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