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Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm
By Gary Kelly

October 5, 2022


"THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value." --Thomas Paine "The Crisis" (December 23, 1776)


Once again, it has become necessary to exhort Biblical Christians and Constitutional Republic minded citizens to not remain silent. For what is at stake is our own families and their future generations. Remaining silent will allow tyranny to continue to transform “We the people” into “We the serfs.”


"It is not our duty to leave wealth to our children; but it is our duty to leave liberty." --John Dickinson


Could Election 2022 finally be the election that reverses the Democrat march to Marxism? Could Election 2022 begin to restore the Republic for which it stands? Reversing this tyranny depends on how angry "We the people" are concerning the Democrat assaults on God's design of marriage and family and most disturbingly on our children. Will "We the people" put an end to compromising with evil? Or will complacency and apathy allow the degradation of liberty and freedom to continue?


The blatant bias of "progressive" (I.E. Marxist) mainstream news media, social media, judges, businesses, sports, and most disturbing schools, now all subscribe to the “newspeak” George Orwell foresaw. These factions control most of the media and use the Marxist tactic of broadcasting selective news, information and commentary, while silencing anyone who reveals the tyrannical agenda and subterfuge. For in revealing the Democrat orchestrated rhetoric of terms of contradiction will make apparent to Democrat voters how deceitful and deceptive their tyranny is.


This irreligious wokeism of misplaced tolerance, which promotes a false equity and undermines equality, has permeated our country, resulting in despicable consequences of unequal justice, special Rights making Christianity criminal resulting in dire mental and health risks which primarily impact our children.
“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act." (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)
A righteous anger should heighten our senses into discerning the wisdom, required to confront Democrats and their anti-Biblical assaults on freedom, liberty, family, and faith. Our children will inevitably suffer the consequences if we remain dormant.
As “an unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it” (Colonel Jeff Cooper), a silent man does not impede the evil of tyranny.


Both Isaiah and Solomon were examples of exhorting God-fearing people to speak and act: “ Yea, truth fails and he who departs from evil makes himself a prey. And the LORD saw it, and it displeased Him that there was no justice. And He saw that there was no man, and was astonished that there was no intercessor.” (Isaiah 59:15-16a) “A righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.” (Proverb 25:26) 


"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. …

"The republic was not established by cowards, and cowards will not preserve it." –Elmer Davis
Democrats who "never let a crisis go to waste" saw how they could mandate millions of people, through fear and lies, to blindly comply with tyranny, misusing the "pandemic" as a weapon of fear and a coercive tool to violate the Constitution, including hospitals and doctors denying medical care and surgery to the unvaccinated. Even worse, many Democrat voters, as if under a witches spell, became willing to even fine and/or imprison their fellow citizens.

"We the people" must rise up to the task of destroying the the warfare tactics of socialism, Critical Race Theory (CRT), 1619 Project, Environmental, Social, and Governance policies (ESG), unjust laws driven by a "environmentalism," to Gender delusion and the imperative to confront the denial and lies concerning the science of biology, and "entitling Rights" that violate "the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God," all targeting America's Biblical and Constitutional Republic premise and foundation.
"A compromise which results in a half-step toward evil is all wrong." --Theodore Roosevelt"


“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace; and this single reflection, well applied, is sufficient to awaken every man to duty.” ― Thomas Paine, "The Crisis"


As we recall how Lot, being a righteous man was tormented by the way of life of the lawless in Sodom, as he lived among them day after day (2 Peter 2:8), "We the people" in like manner will experience the same torment if we remain silent. Christianity and the Kingdom of God will survive without America, but America will not survive without Christianity.


"Indeed I tremble for my country when reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever." -- Thomas Jefferson
2 Timothy 3:1-5 - But you must always understand this, that troublesome times will come in the last days: for people will be selfish, greedy, boasters, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, wicked, unloving, hostile, slanderous, without self-control, savage, not loving good, betrayers, thoughtless, being conceited, loving pleasure more than loving God, having an appearance of reverence, but denying the power of it: so you must continually turn away from these things.
Nehemiah 4:8-14 - Do not be in awe of them! Remember the Lord, Who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your houses. Work With One Hand, Hold a Weapon in the Other And it happened, when our enemies heard that it was known to us and God had brought their counsel to nought that we all returned to the wall, each one to his work. And it was from that day on, half of my youths continued in the work and the other half of them held the spears, the shields, the bows, and the armor, and the rulers were behind the entire House of Judah. Those who built on the wall, and those who bore burdens, with those who loaded, worked with one of his hands in the work and with the other hand held a weapon. For the builders, each one had his sword girded by his side, and so built. … Our God will fight for us!
"Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm." --James Madison, Primary author of the U. S. Constitution.


The lessons and exhortation from the Word of God make it clear, that those who threaten and silence will be silenced, if, and only if, they are confronted by "We the people" with the same “boldness of Peter and John.”
Acts 4:13,29 – “And when they saw the boldness of Peter and John and understood that they were unlearned and unskilled men, they were astonished and recognized them, because they had been with Y’shua, … And now these things, Lord, You must look upon their threats and You must right now give to Your servants to speak Your message with the greatest boldness…”


There will be personal attacks, accusations, reprisals and retaliations as Democrats stay true to how they react to truth and facts, by evading, avoiding and deflecting accusations. We can either capitulate or keep faith and the freedom of our families future as our sword of righteousness by electing "enlightened statesmen at the helm."


"A Republic, if you can keep it." ..."Man will ultimately be governed by God or by tyrants." --Benjamin Franklin
Gary Kelly is the author of “Lessons of the Holy Spirit: A Guide for Entering the Kingdom of God and Discover Why it Pleased God to Hide His Kingdom from the Wise” and maintains the EarsToHear.net web site and Facebook Page.