Will you stand, or tie your shoes?

Here’s an interesting thought experiment for today: If Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego had believed God when He said to not bow down to idols, but when the time came to stand for their beliefs, noticed that their sandals were untied and took that opportunity to remedy the situation, what do you think would have happened?
When the time comes for YOU to either take a stand or bow to the will of tyrants, or the peer pressure of the majority… will you discover that your shoes are untied?
It’s a tough question that requires fearful consideration. But be sure… a time will come when you WILL be asked.
Plan ahead.
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Change begins in the mirror.

Change begins by first looking in the mirror and saying, “I will stand, I will speak and I will act.”

“We need to do something,” will guarantee that nothing will get done, and tyranny will prevail. Quit searching for leaders to save us. Unless that one person you are looking for, is looking in the mirror and committing his or her Life, Fortune and Sacred Honor to the cause of freedom, you will never find that leader.

So… You Moved to Babylon

Guest blog post by Monica Boyer

SoYouMovedtoBabylon

Read her full essay here: http://www.monicaboyer.com/so-you-moved-to-babylon/

Monica gets it. She knows that we are coming closer and closer to our personal “Daniel” moments. Are we, as Patriots, as Christians, as Americans, going to take a stand on the principles we believe in? Or are we going to compromise, try to conform, fit in and get along? Only YOU can answer that question.

I suggest we all take a moment to look in the mirror and figure out where, when and how we will stand when the time comes. Don’t be taken by surprise. And most important: Don’t hope that someone else will take the lead for us.

From Monica’s essay:

Friends we have a choice. Our country has turned its face from God. We feel the first pricks of persecution. They hurt, but we have a choice. We can hide, we can conform, or we can obey God. I choose obedience.

I want a Daniel Spirit. I want the courage of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. Things are going to get rough. I’ve spoken many times about what is coming to this nation. Your jobs will be impacted, your churches, your families. Nothing will be left untouched by this new Babylon.  Through all of it, choose to live in freedom of obedience.

Don’t twist the Scripture to fit the culture. Live beyond the culture. Don’t hide your life. Shine your light. Live loudly. Live boldly, Live courageously. Live Faithfully.