[b]Learn from the fall of Rome, US warned[/b]The US government is on a burning platform of unsustainable policies and practices with fiscal deficits, chronic healthcare underfunding, immigration and overseas military commitments threatening a crisis if action is not taken soon, the countrys top government inspector has warned.David Walker, comptroller general of the US, issued the unusually downbeat assessment of his countrys future in a report that lays out what he called chilling long-term simulations.These include dramatic tax rises, slashed government services and the large-scale dumping by foreign governments of holdings of US debt.Drawing parallels with the end of the Roman empire, Mr Walker warned there were striking similarities between Americas current situation and the factors that brought down Rome, including declining moral values and political civility at home, an over-confident and over-extended military in ...read more: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/80fa0a2c-49ef-11dc-9ffe-0000779fd2ac.html
_________________SI Moderator - Greg Gordon
It is sad that "secular" prophets are warning this nation not true prophets of God.
Greg,David Wilkerson has been warning the nation for decades, and when some of his warnings took to long to come true or if God held them back in His mercy, many, even on SI, have called him a false prophet.I also remember the last times Andrew Strom or Josef Urban have written prophetic warnings about America, they were pracitcally booed off of SI...[url=https://www.sermonindex.net/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?mode=viewtopic&topic_id=14331&forum=35&start=60&viewmode=flat&order=1]Judgment is already here - Josef urban[/url][url=https://www.sermonindex.net/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?mode=viewtopic&topic_id=15584&forum=35&start=0&viewmode=flat&order=0]Has the crash begun - Andrew Strom[/url]In Christ - Jim
Drawing parallels with the end of the Roman empire, Mr Walker warned there were striking similarities between Americas current situation and the factors that brought down Rome, including declining moral values and political civility at home, an over-confident and over-extended military in ...
dorcus wrote:He didn't pick on America in particular, but indicated that evidence from past cultures (if nothing changed), is overwhelming for decline.moe_mac wrote:We know the force that is responsible for this downward spiral. We just need be set apart from those groups who say aborton, homosexuality, no Bible in school, no Bible or Godly principles used in one life that is in authority. Each of us who are christians would set ourselves apart from those organizations who approve of such as Romans 1:28 reveals we would do well in God's eyes.
sermonindex wrote:It is sad that "secular" prophets are warning this nation not true prophets of God.
Walker neglected to add sports and entertainment to his list. Like Rome in it's fall, today we also idolize the athelete and movie stars. Vast sums of money were spent to entertain the masses in the days preceding the end of the Roman empire. In ChristJeff