“Be sober and watchful, because your adversary the devil walks around as a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour” (1 Pet. 5:8).
I lived in the D.C. area for 24 years, worked directly across from the White House and taught the Bible weekly to 2000 young people 10 minutes away.
Positioned in the heart of the capital, we prayed for the government each meeting (1 Tim. 2:1-4), convinced of our call to “… stand against the schemes of the devil. For our fight is not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, and against spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places” (Eph. 6:11b-12).
On our watch, we witnessed the exposure and removal of a president and vice president for the first time in U.S. history.
The time has come to acknowledge spiritual realities: the devil is using the Democratic Party to try to destroy America. If we don’t awaken, our children will soon awaken in a nation unrecognizable to us today.
Thanking the Devil
Actor Christian Bale, a Democrat activist and stepson of feminist Gloria Steinem, recently gave thanks to Satan for helping him win his Golden Globe award for his role in Vice, destroying the reputation of former Vice President Dick Cheney.
In C.S. Lewis’ classic Screwtape Letters, novice demon Wormwood likewise thanked his Satanic life coach for teaching him how to deceive unsuspecting humans.
His diabolical advice: “… the safest road to hell is the gradual one-the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts …”
While there is no perfect party or politician, God-fearing Americans are asking if the time has come to say “sayonara” to the Democratic Party as it morphs into a European secularist and socialistic entity.
It has become increasingly leftist and anti-capitalist in its pursuit of “social justice” and “income equality.” It’s not the fringe or a few factions who believe they must aggressively remove “outdated” policies and “unenlightened” politicians hindering those they deem as the “disadvantaged.”
They believe man is not sinful but basically good, and by wealth distribution, freedom from repressive religion and by “progressive” education, we’ll enjoy utopia. They dismiss the wisdom of Nobel laureate Frederick Hayek, author of The Fatal Conceit, “The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to man how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.”
Recall the sincere but misguided socialist experiment of Governor William Bradford with the Pilgrims in pooling their harvest together but discovering there were slackers trying to live off the labors of others. He quickly exposed their laziness and apportioned each a plot of land to work and reap the fruit of his individual labor. This rescued them and incentivized them, resulting in productivity and success.
Exposing Dangerous Delusion
The Democratic Party’s socialistic economic initiatives are taking root, especially among Millennials. They’re woefully uneducated on its tenets and the devastation it has brought hundreds of millions in history. They’re seduced by lofty yet unrealistic promises and lured by charismatic politicians often going unchallenged by the sympathetic anti-Trump media.
A current example is their “Green New Deal”:
- Full employment, and if you dislike your job you depart and the government gets you another. You cannot be fired.
- Free health care.
- Free tuition from pre-K through college.
- Affordable housing for all with rent control and inability to be evicted. This will fix “climate problems” and income inequalities, they promise.
New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the party’s new star, who’s a symbol and proponent of Democratic socialism. She told 60 Minutes she was a “radical”; “advocated free health care for everyone”; and proposed a “top tax rate of 70 percent like the U.K. [it’s actually 45 percent], Finland or Sweden” (minuscule and easily manageable populations of 5 and 10 million compared to our 350 million).
Our already $22 trillion debt would quickly explode from this delusional scheme, devastating millions, collapse our economy and result in rioting like in Venezuela.
Do you know that in his Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx said the “progressive income tax” imposed by the governing elite was a “despotic inroad on the rights of property” requiring the Communist revolution?
Are you ready for the government to confiscate your savings and property upon death instead of you bequeathing them to your family?
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced the availability of total healthcare—primary, specialty, pediatric, OB-GYN, geriatric and mental—for all 9.5 million residents including 300,000 illegal immigrants, 600,000 uninsured and anyone with pre-existing conditions. Simply call a 311 number. He proposes the government assume authority over everyone’s property; universal free pre-K childcare and marijuana legalization.
Additionally, Governor Cuomo and Hillary Clinton propose the “Reproductive Health Act” be enacted immediately to codify abortion guaranteed up until birth.
Presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are both avowed socialists. California Senator Kamala Harris is announcing her candidacy, having gained notoriety for arrogant behavior at the Kavanaugh hearing, along with forcefully assaulting a judicial nominee simply because he’s a member of the 2-million strong,136-year-old Catholic “Knights of Columbus.”
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SOURCE: Charisma News, Larry Tomzcak