This protection is for those who follow Him actively by paying Him honor and by living according to His precepts and obeying His Word.
The Bible is our roadmap for life. In it we receive instructions for the righteousness that is pleasing to God. We are taught how to be victorious in times of seeming defeat, how to become a better person, which we should all strive to be, and how to have peace in a chaotic world of violence. And God's Word, if carefully studied, will prepare us for unexpected things coming in the future, known as, prophecies, so that we can look to Him and triumph.
God knows everything, present, past and what is to be. EVERYTHING. And He saw and communicated through His Word that the 9-11 attacks would happen. He described it in The Bible showing He knows all that will happen and shows us that He is in control, to comfort us. AND He knows (sadly) that we will depart from Him. And America has done just that to her peril.
It is all there. Open your Bible and read along with me. All highlights and italics below are mine to emphasize certain points.
Deuteronomy 28:43 says; "The stranger (unknown people) that is within thee shall get up above thee very high (hijacked airplanes); and thou (you) shalt come down very low." (everything leveled by the bombings)
And why? The Scriptures answer that in vs. 47: "Because thou servedst not the Lord thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, (grumbling service) for the abundance of all things; Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the Lord shall send against thee from afar (Middle East), from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth; A nation whose tongue (language) thou shalt not understand (Arabic); a nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favor to the young."
Notice how the terrorists attack what they call, 'soft targets,' which means unarmed civilians, hospitals, nursing homes--the old, schools--the young.
Vs. 52. And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fenced walls come down (World Trade Buildings), wherein thou trustedst; (our money and security was there) and he shall besiege thee in thy gates throughout all the land, which the Lord thy God hath given thee." (Americans imprisoned in their own country not knowing where the Muslims will next strike.)
We seem to have forgotten that it was God's Divine Blessings that made this country great. Our Founding Fathers looked to God for guidance and were not ashamed to call His name.
Alexis DeToqueville, astonished at the great success and power that America had achieved in so short a time, came over to see for himself why this young country worked so well. He wrote that he visited people in their shops, on the streets, the farmers in the fields, and the factory workers.
"But," he wrote, "it was when I visited her churches and heard the fiery sermons on righteousness preached from her pulpits that I learned the secret of America's greatness." He went on to say, "America is great because she is good. Should she ever cease being good, she will cease being great."
Notice how the Democrat Marxists are continually trying to erase all morallity, decency, civility and even common courtesy from our life in America. Anything so we will cease being good so we will no longer be great.
The Lord continually reaches out to us. Lamentations 3:21-23 assures us: "This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope. It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning. Great is thy faithfulness."
And God's Word goes even further to assure us in Verse 60: "Thou hast seen all their vengeance and all their imaginations against me."
We have, in this modern age, locked God out of our lives. Much of society has forsaken knowledge and recognition of 'good and evil." Men continually evade accepting personal responsibility for what they do or do not do. When the higher moral code of God is hidden away and is denied as having any power over us, then evil will be be done in the name of our enemies.
I am often asked by Democrat Socialists: "If you know that the Bible is written by humans, couldn't it be possible that it is NOT true but that it offers answers IF you believe in it?"
My answer: The Bible stands alone whether anyone believes it is true of not--for its wisdom and truth are not man made, nor does God and His Word change just because man chooses to believe differently. God's Word is, 'sharper than any two-edged sword.'
As we approach this 10th Anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on our country, let us NOT delcare the events of that day as the demise of our democracy. Let us instead, declare these events as a rallying cry for the American character.
Especially since New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has declared war on God, prohibited Christian Clergy from taking part in the event Sunday, has forbidden any prayer and is so much an enemy of America that he has even closed the door for the first responders on that fateful day, who risked their lives to save others, to be part of that memorial. THIS is what Socialism looks like. Shame on you Mr. Bloomberg. You are a traitor to God and America.
To those who believe God is punishing us. God is not causing our problems, it is the Gates of Hell prevailing against the church and ultimately, America. And it has backfired. Heroes were made that day, people united and I believe this year that more people than ever imagined will come back to God. And our country will be America, once again.
Watch for next story, "Must We Forgive The Muslims Who Attacked Us?"