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 The Good Ship Christ's Church and His Beloved Battleship America

The Good Ship Christ's Church and His Beloved Battleship America

The battleship America's materials for her construction were gathered together by the Puritans and Pilgrims in the 1600s. Her mission was to preach the pure Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world and “Destroy the Works of the Devil” over the whole seven seas. The metal for her keel was brought forth from the Holy fires of the Great Awakening from 1732 to 1760 in which the “Sons Of The Republic' cut their teeth, grew up and matured on the preaching and teaching of George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards. It wasn't unusual for twenty to thirty thousand people to show up and hear the Grand Internant preacher George Whitefield preaching searching and scorching messages in the open field in which he whipped up the holy fires of revival to white hot. Patrick Henry himself received the New Birth through the preaching of George Whitefield.

Immersed in the fires of the Great Awakening and living in the wake of them, Heaven released a new form of government based on the Bible and the Mayflower Compact. From these foundational pillars of truth manifested our Constitutional Republic.

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” John Adams

A new form of government that came with a price of eternal vigilance and diligence. The people had to be watchmen on the wall or on the “Bridge” to protect the freedoms and liberties that were bestowed upon them by their Creator God. Also to protect from Satan's messengers who would constantly try to board the ship coming up the mooring lines that were there to hold the ship in secure position to the pier.

After the original “plank owner” crew members passed on, the new crew that took their place forgot that their vessel and mission was to be a battleship for the Kingdom Of God. They started reveling in “Liberty For The Crew” and visited every foreign port around. Watches were relieved early so the watchmen could get off the ship early so they could get out and party at all the foreign “ports of calls”.
The Deck-hands even stopped putting “rat guards” on the mooring lines to keep the destructive rodents off the ship and out of the ship's stores because it cut into their Liberty time. Soon foreigners were on board. They got on easy because just like the deck hands didn't install the rat guards, the Quarter Deck watch wasn't checking IDs of people coming on board to “check things out”.

Over time the old faithful crew was completely changed out with a new Commander and Crew. Soon all the 16 inch gun turrets were removed and replaced with game rooms, massage parlors, large Banquet halls, gambling casinos, smoking rooms and bars and lounges. Soon the Battleship America was gradually transformed into a Carnival Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Vanity Fare. It offered everything a heart could desire, and it's new crew were made up of cowards, liars, unbelievers, the corrupt, murderers and idol worshipers.

We can thank the old crew, the plank owners, who christened in blood that 53 thousand ton armor- plated beauty, that helped evangelize the world for Christ in those early days, while helping the Lord of Heavens Army destroy the works of the Devil. It was the new commander and crew of Vanity Fare, that was and is on watch now they over saw the refitting of the Battleship America into Vanity Fare.

The Church forgot that the Christian Faith is a total World view: spiritual , physical , mental, financial and social, seeing everything through the prism of the Bible like the Plank Owner Crew did. The Vanity Fare crew compartmentalized and agreed and reminded everyone they did not get involved in the affairs of men like government or “politics” even though those spheres of our reality dictated enormous influence on the people.

It was the Church's job to make sure godly Christians were sent to leadership. It was the church's job to sound the alarm from the roof tops when an elected leader was trying to initiate ungodliness into our laws and government that would help destroy the people. It was the Church's job
not to allow the mindset of the people to be established where they would call evil good and good evil bringing about their destruction. It was the Church's job not to allow hirelings to slither up the mooring lines of the Good Ship Christ's Church. It was the Church's job to send out a war cry in 1948 when Justice Hugo Black separated Christ's influence on our government and the governed in the Separation of Church and State, a lying Scam. It was the Church's job to demand impeachment of the Justices who foolishly banned prayer and Bible reading in the schools in 1962 and 1963 influenced by only 3% of the population of which were atheists. It was the Churche's job to shout from the roof tops the 45 communist goals(the Devils form of government for man) for the take over and destruction of America in January 1963 that were read into the congressional record. Goal #28 was to take away the enlightening of our God to our children by banning Bible reading in the schools which was accomplished on June 17th 1963. It only took them 6 months to get it done after the goal was revealed to the Congress on January 10th 1963. Just like Balaam was able to show Balak how to curse the Israelites by getting them to sin against their God. It was the Church's job to storm Washington and demand the impeachment of Justice Harry Blackman and his other minions in 1973 for the diabolical evil of abortion causing American to be guilty of murder defiling the land. It was the Church's job to run out Congress and impeach the Supreme court for daring in 1980 to ban the 10 commandments the very foundation of our laws from the view of our children in the schools. This and everything else that has happened is laid at the feet of the Church of Vanity Fare as they're having a real good time pigging in the banquet rooms and drinking and partying as the new twisted crew.

The good news is that a remnant has been praying for years for revival in America again. Just like it was only a remnant that declared Independence and birthed a new nation. Most of the people were loyalists who did not want to break away from England, until of course they started seeing a possible victory, then they started waving their patriotic flags when all the work was done and it was time to enjoy all those benefits of freedom. Then you could hear the “Yes, Amen’s” and the Star Spangled banners all over the place.

Yes, a remnant crew that will help steer her back to safe harbor. A remnant that will not abandon ship during the most perilous time of her existence. See “Washington’s Vision” In this vision Washington saw (3) perils to Americas existence. (1) The Revolutionary War, (2) The Civil War, and (3) a battle on American soil from enemies within and without. The American people were about to be overcome and Heaven stepped in and helped them overcome. Redemption and revival though judgment. America being re-purified through fiery trials of war on American soil. Steering America back to her destiny, like Jonah, a prodigal that comes back faithful! God remembering as stated in Psalm 112, the good deeds of the righteous that birthed this nation. George Washington, George Whitefield, Jonathan Edwards, and the other great men and women of that era and later that poured everything out for this nation. In His Mercy not letting America be turned into Hell as all other nations who forget God.

See Jeremiah 23 1-4 Now, the “Loyalists” to the journeys of the Vanity Fare who watched the Battleship America and her Mother Ship the Good Ship Christ's Church get dismantled and destroyed without even uttering a muffled peep: You'll get your testing too! During this time of Redemption through judgment on American soil, your passive and “non judgmental” view of the dismantling of the Good Ship Christ's Church and His Beloved Battleship America being refitted for work that was the exact opposite of their calling will bring about your testing. You will be the first to be lead away. You know, “Separation of Church and State”. You ok'd the development of the circumstances by your silence. You will get an opportunity to develop your faith which is more precious then gold, if it's real, like the beautiful saint Corry Ten Boom was purified, since you didn't think the Church needed to be concerned about who the people's leaders were.... or be involved in “political issues” or what laws were passed and how they lined up with what the Bible had to say about it. Read up on Corry Ten Boom and while you're at it, read up on Richard Wumberland. Because the judgment you helped position America into is about to roll you out of your pews, “bedhead” and all, along with the rest of your hireling preachers...fitting for your treachery against Jesus Christ and His Kingdom!

Washington's Vision the Third Peril
Again I heard a mysterious voice saying,
"Son of the Republic, look and learn."
At this the dark, shadowy angel placed a trumpet to his mouth, and blew three distinct blasts; and taking water from the ocean, he sprinkled it upon Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Then my eyes beheld a fearful scene. From each of these continents arose thick black clouds that were soon joined into one. And throughout this mass there gleamed a dark red light by which I saw hordes of armed men. These men, moving with the cloud marched by land and sailed by sea to America, which country was enveloped in the volume of the cloud. And I dimly saw these vast armies devastate the whole country and burn the villages, towns and cities, which I had seen spring up.
     As my ears listened to the thundering of the cannon, clashing of swords, and the shouts and cries of millions in mortal combat, I again heard the mysterious voice saying,
"Son of the Republic, look and learn."
When the voice had ceased, the dark shadowy angel placed his trumpet once more to his mouth, and blew a long and fearful blast.  Instantly a light, as of a thousand suns shone down from above me, and pierced and broke into fragments of the dark cloud, which enveloped America. At the same moment the angel upon whose head still shown the word 'Union,' and who bore our national flag in one hand and a sword in the other, descended from the heavens attended by legions of white spirits. These immediately joined the inhabitants of America, who I perceived were well-nigh over come, but who immediately taking courage again, closed up their broken ranks, and renewed battle.
Again amid the fearful voice of the conflict I heard the mysterious voice say,
"Son of the Republic, look and learn."
As the voice ceased, the shadowy angel for the last time dipped the water from the ocean and sprinkled it upon America. Instantly the dark clouds rolled back, together with the armies it had brought, leaving the inhabitants of the land victorious.
     Then once more I beheld the villages, towns and cities springing up where I had seem them before, while the bright angel, planting the azure standard cried with a loud voice:
"While the stars remain, and the heavens send down dew upon the earth, so long shall the Union last."
And taking from his brow the crown, which blazoned the word 'Union,' he placed it down upon the standard while the people, kneeling down said, 'Amen.'
The scene instantly began to fade and dissolve, and I at last saw nothing but the rising, curling vapor, I at first beheld. This also disappeared, and I found myself once more gazing upon the mysterious visitor who, in the same voice I heard before said,
"Son of the Republic, what you have seen is thus interpreted: Three great perils will come upon the Republic. The most fearful for her is the third. But the whole world united shall not prevail against her. Let every child of the Republic learn to live for his God, his land and Union."
     With these words the vision vanished, and I started from my seat and felt that I had seen a vision wherein had been showed me the birth, progress, and destiny of the United States."

 2013/2/14 15:19Profile









 Re: The Good Ship Christ's Church and His Beloved Battleship America

Please do not equate Corrie Ten Boon and Richard Wormbrandt patriotic Americans. These saints suffered for their faith in Christ Jesus.

In reading the OP I get the impression that you regard America as the kingdom of God. That showing this nation has a covenental standing before God.

The kingdom, we as believers in Jesus are interested, in is that kingdom that is not of this world. As the writer of Hebrew reminds us we are looking for a better country, a heavenly city.

Paul reminds us our citizenship is above. Thus we set our sights on things above. We set our sights on Jesus. Not of the things of this earth.

Our destiny is to be strangers and ailiens in this earth calling on people to come to saving fath and life in King Jesus and become citizens of his heavenly kingdom.

My thoughts.

Bearmaster.

 2013/2/14 15:38
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bearmaster, i was all set to disagree with u until i read your post in its entirety. i agree w/what u had to say, brother.

also, there is much that was good and still is good about america, but we must divorce ourselves from the thought that america is a christian nation, or that god favors america. he doesnt. at least in this present age. great revivals are going on around the world, but in america we think revivals are those circuses that we see on trinity broadcasting network. shameful.

i luv america. thats why i weep for her.

 2013/2/14 15:52Profile
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RE: ///Immersed in the fires of the Great Awakening and living in the wake of them, Heaven released a new form of government based on the Bible and the Mayflower Compact. From these foundational pillars of truth manifested our Constitutional Republic.///

I have been interested in researching the last few weeks on how or what impact the Great Awakening had in causing the "Presbyterian Rebellion" or American Revolution,

John Wesely oppossed the American Revolution but afterwards acknowledged Gods sovereign hand in the outcome.

I myself also am not convinced that the American Revolution was a Just War, But I must confess that the forefathers did use the Biblical principles in creating our Goverment System in which though slandered by many, has been I believe, the most superior Government system ever created, of which I am thankful.

Just some thoughts, I have been struggling with, while I meditate and study the character of Jesus Christ as potrayed in the Scripture, I do not personaly find Him as One of taking up muskets and fighting in the American Revolution, But who can deny Gods sovereighn hand in the outcome.

How quickly revivle leaves and our focus becomes one of this world, but even then how long some of the wounderful blessings from a great revivle continue to bless us. I see this reality both in the research I have done on great revivles and of my own personal revivles in my life.

(Revive us Again, OH Lord!!)

Just jangling on some random unfor sure thoughts that I have been struggling with.

but on another note:

hiscomm, This artical is pure genius at the very least and absoulute wounderful.

 2013/2/14 16:07Profile









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Let us not confuse what revival is and is not. Revival is not putting forth the notion that America is the New Jerusalem. Revival is the presence of God in our midst that gives rise to faith and rdpentence in Jesus Christ. Revival is the preaching of the cross. Revival is the gospel of Jesus Christ. Revival is the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Chtist.

Jesus came into the world to save sinners. He did not come to start a a physical kingdom. He cane to preach a heavenly kingdom where he rules as King.

My thoughts.

Bearmaster.

 2013/2/14 16:20
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Let us not confuse what revival is and is not. Revival is not putting forth the notion that America is the New Jerusalem. Revival is the presence of God in our midst that gives rise to faith and rdpentence in Jesus Christ. Revival is the preaching of the cross. Revival is the gospel of Jesus Christ. Revival is the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Chtist.

Jesus came into the world to save sinners. He did not come to start a a physical kingdom. He cane to preach a heavenly kingdom where he rules as King.



Amen brother. We have been called into a different kingdom, this is not only a theology truth but a present reality to any true believers in Jesus Christ. We are pilgrims and sojourners.


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///Please do not equate Corrie Ten Boon and Richard Wormbrandt patriotic Americans. These saints suffered for their faith in Christ Jesus.///

And What Country Did both Corrie Ten Boon and Richard Wormbrandt move to ?



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Washington's Vision the Third Peril
Again I heard a mysterious voice saying,



Saints your choice is America is the Church or the Church is the kingdom of God. Listen to the voice of George Washington or Jesus Christ.

God is calling apart His saints from such thinking that country allegiance is above His kingdom. This will require repentance.


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Well I don't know if the writer believes that America is the Church, I didn't get that impression from the article. In fact I don't know anyone who believes America is the Church.

What I do know is that America has a godly heritage that she has turned her back on and this should cause us to weep and howl. It is altogether right that we should seek the Lord very earnestly and confess, repent, and pray for this nation like we've never prayed before.

God has given us the weapon of prayer. Now we have the opportunity to restrain the powers of darkness, save souls, experience divine intervention and mitigate the judgements of God. The daily news should be enough to provoke an immediate response of prayer.

In Christ,

Ron


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The article implies that America has some special relationship to God as a "Christian nation". Some such as the late Peter Marshall have suggested America had a covenant with God. According to Hebrews tbe the only covenant God recognizes is a blood covenant. And that covenant is found in the blood of his Son Jesus Christ.

If anything it is the American church that nerds to weep and wail over its sin. That sin is the worship of America. That sin is patriotism and nationalism.

The cross is anathema to Christians. American Christians that is.

My thoughts.

Bearmaster.

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As brother Greg posted earlier. Our choice us either to listen to Jesus Christ or George WShington. I will take Jesus over George any day.

 2013/2/14 19:34





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