The Son Will Soon Be Rising

Saturday, February 22, 2020

If we try very hard we can regain good faith in our fellow man and, most importantly, (once again) have faith in our nation’s ability to receive forgiveness and salvation. In order for us to do this we must have hope. Not only in ourselves, but also in all things that skeptics and cynics would not dare.  We can only hope to do this if we trust in what mankind was promised on a hill, atop a cross, from the mouth of God’s only begotten son, Jesus, whom died on that cross to give all whom ask for everlasting life.

To realize what humankind was promised we must return to a time that appeared (for a while) to be forgotten. A time when common sense would listen to the voice of reason. The only voice (without doubt) man can rely on, “Our Sheppard --The Good Lord”---“The Messiah”. Until we do our ship of state will continue to pound on treacherous reefs.

For many years pro-western nations have tried to keep the democratic Republic known as “The United States Of America” in its place of destiny, at the helm of a noble ship called “Liberty.” However, judging by the warning signs being given each day, one would not presume “The Grand Old Gal” will be able to stay the course for too much longer. It falls on us to determine if we will survive this relentless onslaught of lies and deception, while only clad in the armor of hope. 

The SON will be rising in a few more days.

God Bless America. Happy Easter early everyone.

Love thy neighbor, if thy can?

James A. Bolt 


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