From The Pastor's Study

July 2018

The prophet Hosea wrote: “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.”  God did not destroy His people because of a weak military or not having a gold standard to stabilize their economy; instead, God rejected them because of their rejection of Him.  Similarly, God does not care about our constitution, gun rights, health care, military, tariffs, taxes, or immigration.  None of these are the reasons we experience God’s judgement.  God’s judgment upon this nation is squarely centered on our willful rejection of knowing Him.  If we want God’s judgement turning into blessings then we must return with zeal in our desire to know God.  Knowing God is the chief form of knowledge.  As King Solomon wrote: “Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man” (Ecclesiastes 12:13)  

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