Ezekiel 33:1-6 – “Again the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 2 “Son of man, speak to the children of your people, and say to them: ‘When I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take a man from their territory and make him their watchman, 3 when he sees the sword coming upon the land, if he blows the trumpet and warns the people, 4 then whoever hears the sound of the trumpet and does not take warning, if the sword comes and takes him away, his blood shall be on his own head. 5 He heard the sound of the trumpet, but did not take warning; his blood shall be upon himself. But he who takes warning will save his life. 6 But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet, and the people are not warned, and the sword comes and takes any person from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood I will require at the watchman’s hand.’ NKJV
This passage has troubled my heart for months now and I keep coming back to it time and again in my study and prayer time. I look around me and see the condition of our world, our nation, much of the church, and multitudes of people who walk in deception and darkness. I’ve been trying to sound the alarm but my heart cries out remembering the passage in Matthew 9 when Jesus said, “The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.” Then I think of the words of John the Baptist when questioned if he was the Christ, Elijah, or the prophet in John 1 he said, “I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord.” My heart keeps crying out, “Where are the Watchmen?”
The duty of the watchman is to sound the alarm. He cannot control whether or not people take heed and respond he can only sound the alarm. If he fails to give warning then the blood of the slain is on his hands and I fear that we have come to that place in our world and our nation today where multitudes are being slain (literally, figuratively, economically, socially, morally, and spiritually) and too many who have been called to be “Watchmen” are sitting silent fearing upsetting some so that their position can be secure. The Gospel has not concern about Political Correctness or the man-made ideology of separation of Church and State. It has the lost in view and the redemption offered.
Likewise, on the political front (some will castigate me now over this) if we see destruction, the sword, the evil, the calamity and remain silent will we not also be judged for our silence? We know the truth. We know the potential problem. We know the danger. We know the answer. If we sit silent how will God view that when we stand before Him? I fully believe that America is a catalyst for the Last Days Harvest and if she is destroyed then we (AMERICANS) will find ourselves on the outside looking in at what God is doing because HE WILL BUILD HIS CHURCH. His will is not always done so don’t tell me that whoever is elected is necessarily God’s will it might just be due to the negligence and silence of people. When good people do nothing evil triumphs!
I am first and foremost interested in the Kingdom of God and His Righteousness. I am also interested in preserving a Free Nation for posterity and a nation where one can openly and freely worship and spread the Good News that Jesus saves! If you are interested in the souls of men I beg of you, pray to the Lord and ask Him what He would have you do in these days. I ask you to do nothing more than what He directs but also, nothing less! It is HIS HARVEST not mine! He is in charge I am not. I am a fellow laborer and that is it. I know that I’ve been called to be a VOICE so I pursue that with all diligence and only death will silence me.
You must understand that I believe that we have A LIFE not a bunch of compartments in which we move and operate. So that LIFE touches everything about me and in any and all those areas which are touched I AM A WATCHMAN! I’m not your judge, just a VOICE! What you do with the sound of the Alarm is your choice! I pray that you choose what God chooses and if you do we have both done our jobs!
May the Lord Bless you richly is my prayer!