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Our Furry Friends: Unconditional Love


 

Watching the Annual American Humane Hero Dog awards the other night, I once again cried as each nominee was presented. The stories behind these brave animals are no less courageous than humans. Many risk their lives for us humans in various ways.

The Arson Dog, named “Judge” has worked more than 275 fires often bringing evidence leading to many arrests.

The Therapy dog helps the person who needs coaching in life skills.

The Police K-9 or Military Dogs are trained to find bombs, weapons or protect those in their command. “Layka” took shots and lost a leg while guarding her combat unit in Afghanistan.

There was one little dog who was what is now called a Hearing Guide dog. This precious little creature saved her human from getting hit by a bus because she can’t hear environmental sounds.

“Hooch” the French Mastiff who won has a story of his own. When found by Zach Scow 3 years ago in a rescue it was determined Hooch had had his tongue cut out. Emaciated from not being able to eat, he was rushed to a vet for treatment. He is fed by hand now.

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Ironically, Zach Scow almost died also from liver damage because he is a recovering alcoholic and drug addict. The two are now inseparable and Zach owes a lot of his stability to this survival of the fittest.

Hooch is now used to calm non-verbal autistic children while learning social skills. He also cares for women who have been abused. His peaceful nature is contagious; so much so that some of the first words spoken by these children of autism is “Hooch.” 

How have we humans missed it?

How is it that the unconditional love and loyalty from dogs hasn’t caught on with people?

For the most part, dogs have a natural ability for qualified love. It’s not in us, and unless a dog is abused or neglected that instinct remains.

God is unconditional love.  Maybe He knew we would respond well to dogs so He placed a great deal of that love inside of them.

He also gave them the instinct to know when something is wrong. Out of the love they have for their owners, dogs respond by letting us know when to be alert, on guard or even move us out of the way of trouble we didn’t see coming.

Isn’t that how God is with us?

He is our guide.

He alerts us to danger.

He often removes us or removes that which He doesn’t want in our lives for our own protection, spiritual maturity and growth for the kingdom of God.

Psalm 27:11

Teach me your way, O LORD, And lead me in a level path because of my foes.

 

Dogs know automatically what their purpose is in the life they’ve been given.

Our purpose is to have and maintain a close, personal relationship with God.

Maybe we can learn from dogs how to be more obedient to our calling.

2 John 1:6 “2 John 1:6 And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.

 

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How much do you love America?


 

 

At my age you know the difference of the last 10-15 years and what life was like prior to that time. I have observed over my lifetime evil take a slow, but very progressive leap into changing this country to a nation that hasn’t been this divided since the Civil war.

Let me warn you of my candidness in this post. As a Christian who has been through Hell for decades, I know the goodness and grace of God to be one of the Almighty’s greatest gifts to mankind. He is now using that gift for America. 

We don’t deserve God’s grace. America left God in the wings of liberalism and far left ideology as many listened to the devil instead of the Holy Spirit. As a result, America is where it is now which is on the brink of destructing itself.luke

God has a mandate for America and that mandate is part of our saving grace.

Our founding fathers built the Constitution on Godly principles so that America could be the example for the world of who Jesus is.

We have a job to do as the church to bring that message to the world. That can’t be done if America is lodged in pure evil.

America was created to support Israel.  Our present administration is full of Muslim components who have set out to destroy Israel and anyone who supports them.

I have listened, read and observed many prophecies about the future of this great country.

As a prayer warrior myself, God showed me early on in this election that Donald Trump was His choice to be President. 

I wouldn’t have chosen him but I am not God and neither are any of you.  I grew up in a stoic church that would never have accepted Donald Trump except to take his money.

God does want he wants and chooses who he chooses to fulfill His promises.

This morning I woke up to the Holy Spirit telling me,

“Anyone else who was running for President couldn’t reach the voters that Donald Trump can.”

Why?

Because he hasn’t been a Christian long.

He employs diverse people to work for him.

He can cross the aisle of politically correct jargon and reach those who are wishy- washy in their thinking.

He can reach those who have been hurt, ridiculed and left for dead by the present government and church in the wake of a faltering nation.

He is bold, outspoken and as Lance Wallnau described him, “a wrecking ball.”

So be it. Isn’t that what Mary responded with when the angel told her she would be the mother of the savior of the world?

IF you don’t believe God can use Donald Trump to do the “Christian” work needed to rescue America, then read the Bible. It’s full of adulterers, murderers and frauds who became God’s handiwork.

Moses was a murderer. 
Abraham was an adulterer.
Samson was an adulterer who ate honey out of a dead bear which was prohibited by the Nazarene theology.
Solomon had over 700 wives and 300 concubines who led him astray.
David was an adulterer and a murderer. 
Elijah decided to quit his calling.
Matthew was a thief.
Peter denied Christ 3 times after spending 3 years with him.
Paul was a Pharisaical terrorist who regularly persecuted and killed many Christians. 
And we all know about Judah.
All of these men are examples of us. 
All of these men were chosen by God. 
All of these men changed the world.  
God gave a voice to a donkey.
He can use anything and anyone to accomplish his purpose.

 

Dr. Wallnau has written a book and spoken often in the last 2 years of his journey in this political arena which by the way he didn’t ask for. God chose him

 Donald Trump is running for President because he loves America, not because he chose to.

Dr. Wallnau has described him as having the Cyrus anointing and has met with Donald Trump on many occasions. He has even spoken about how he feels the anointing of God on Mr. Trump when in his presence.cyrus

I hear the church screaming with that last sentence. Get over it.

And especially read Isaiah 45. King Cyrus was raised up by God to deliver the Jewish nation from who knows what. He wasn’t a follower of God.

“This is what the LORD says to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I take hold of to subdue nations before him and to strip kings of their armor, to open doors before him so that gates will not be shut.”

That pretty much sums up what Dr. Wallnau says God is doing and I totally agree. It’s no coincidence that God used the 45th chapter in Isaiah to describe the wrecking ball who could very well be the next President. President #45. With your help.

The two platforms couldn’t be any more opposite.

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see the difference.

As Christians, you have no excuse not to vote. If you don’t you are in my opinion choosing to deny your faith.

If you aren’t a Christian, you still have a God given right to cast your vote even if you don’t know that.

Voting for a 3rd party candidate is voting for Hillary Clinton.

The key here is to seek God for the person He wants all of us to vote for whether you like the person or not. The reason? Because God knows what’s coming and He is giving us the opportunity to filter through the evil that the enemy is perpetrating on America. We live in a fallen world; one we can choose to be protected by and guided by God to overcome.

Leaving God out of this equation is a sign that we don’t believe God can do what He says He can do. It is a belief that God can’t change people which undermines His position.

How much do you love America?

Then vote. And vote for the candidate (s) God wants you to vote for.