A SHATTERED NATION – A SHATTERED PEOPLE By Sheriff Jim R. Schwiesow, Ret.
A SHATTERED NATION – A SHATTERED PEOPLE
By Sheriff Jim R. Schwiesow, Ret.
April 23, 2011
“But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.” Ezekiel 18:24
THE TRAVAILS OF A NATION YIELDED UNTO THE PRINCE OF DARKNESS
“Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?” -Romans 6:16
In the midst of a drunken debauchery King Belshazzar, successor to King Nebuchadnezzar, of Babylon flaunted his arrogance in the face of almighty God by using the sacred silver and golden vessels taken from Solomon’s Temple to praise ‘the gods of gold and silver, brass, iron, wood, and stone’.