Message on The State of America
from the Mandate of the Bright & Morning Star
In our country right now, everybody has an opinion. There's the left, the right, and all the in-betweens.
We hear a lot of talk today about the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the Constitution of the United States (1787).
And indeed, men of God wrote the Declaration and the Constitution, and these documents definitely have brought this country, up to this point, to a Promised Land to come to, to make it the desired country for millions to immigrate to, with the hope of a better life for them and their children.
My own grandparents, from Italy, had that hope. And I'm sure many of you who read this had ancestors with the same hope too.
It's important in this juncture—that I believe is the Times of the Purification of the Hopi elders, and of the Christian teachings called the Tribulation, and that of many other religions who speak in their scriptures of the time of troubles and the coming of a Promised One, who would bring justice to this planet—that we must look for and know our true spiritual leaders.
Of course all men and women know God at different levels, and many men and women claim to but don't know Him at all.
However, men of leadership must know God at higher levels, like the writers of the Declaration of Independence (such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, and John Adams) and the Constitution (such as George Washington, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and Benjamin Franklin).
Men such as these and others did not come to national recognition then and now, 200 years later, because they were all rich and powerful, but because they were humble and put humanity before anything else.
But their hopes were that what they wrote in these documents would bless all the citizens that came to this country, called The New Order of The Ages.
A great and terrible Civil War occurred approximately 100 years later, mostly over racism.
Signing into documentation, Abraham Lincoln wrote and signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
But writing something down on paper and in a document does not make an individual obey the document.
Only God within a person can do that. Knowing right from wrong can only come through a relationship with the Creator.
This I call a Spiritualution, a spiritual revolution, and I have been teaching this for over 30 years now.
Men and women who have tried to right the wrongs of this planet have been persecuted for centuries and centuries.
They have been lied about, misrepresented, hung, persecuted, burned at the stake, and assassinated for trying to really change this world.
They have been called all kinds of things, their reputations ruined. And that is the cost, as Dietrich Bonhoeffer's great book, The Cost Of Discipleship, points out.
The Apostles all lost their lives to Caesar's empire. They were martyred.
As said by Edmund Burke: “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
Van / Gabriel of Urantia / TaliasVan