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Receiving What is Deserved Versus Receiving What is Undeserved

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Dec 19, 2016 at 13:43

Actually, it is a Biblical imperative that a people are governed by that premise which guarantees a people that honor the Almighty are blessed and the people that turn its back on the Almighty are left to the political whims of any governmental force that not only seduces the population by force, but also by deceptions and delusions of the grandest order. Those that honor the first premise are given freedom to express that honor; those that do not project that first honor are enslaved to the delusion.

Though many have staked a reputation, political or otherwise, on whether a Trump presidency will bring some reputation of American 'exceptionalism' back; there is the backlash of a formerly resurgent liberal agenda that intended to curtail American freedoms the same way Islam wants and they are not content to let bygones be expressed here. While a Trump presidency is not going to be freely allowed to retrieve some semblance of America's former greatness, there is one aspect that many have left unnoticed as to why Trump pulled out the surprise he did. He did not do it alone.
There is an elaborate reason this is so. But let us be sufficient to make observation of this. In the wake of the political divisiveness (the popular vote expresses only a minor imbalance between the red count and the blue count, the interior of American political precincts versus the exterior precincts), the so-called 'have-nots' will be hard pressed to convince of solidarity when there is the perception of lost benefits they were promised by the political elites that have them under their spell.

Everyone gets a shot at a choice. Choosing wisely is part of the freedom we have in America-for the moment. Having that choice appropriated and proxied eliminates the 'freedom of choice' and that is part of the delusion in a society where the erudite elites think they know better. That is their delusion.

Humanity has, for the most part, squandered any real sense of what a good life is supposed to be like; but those of us who have experienced the freedom that a real relationship in solid Christian truth provides wonder why anyone beyond the wiles of the Adversary try to take that away, especially in America. But those types of people are here, in America; attempting to do just exactly that. Who deserve that kind of treatment?
In Biblical reality, everyone deserves judgment for rebellion against the Most High. But this Christmastime is one of nearly two thousand in which, if we submit ourselves to the Savior, like we have the freedom to do in America, then grace and salvation, not judgment, is expressed to the believer. And THAT is what is at stake in this probable last chance during a Trump presidency.

So under the premise of receiving what is deserved versus receiving what is undeserved, Yeshua, the Messiah, Jesus Christ, paid the difference to deliver the gift of mercy when we did not deserve it. Those who accept Him and the gift are undeservedly given eternal life; those who continue to reject it will ultimately get what they should expect for that rebellion, the judgment they deserve.

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