God And Country - Part 2



I'm not guilty until I'm caught.

Prosperity without gratitude makes us arrogant.

First, help me never to tell a lie. Second, give me neither poverty nor riches! Give me just enough to satisfy my needs. For if I grow rich, I may deny you and say, “Who is the lord?” And if I am too poor, I may steal and thus insult God’s holy name.  Proverbs 30:8-9 NLT

Increasingly, we are a nation that is saying, 'Who is the Lord?

The hope was that God's law would shape their conscience.

“So obey the commands of the lord your God by walking in his ways and fearing him..  Deut. 8:6 NLT

For the lord your God is bringing you into a good land of.... Deut. 8:7 NLT

It is a land where food is plentiful and nothing is lacking.  Deut. 8:9 NLT

When you have eaten your fill, be sure to praise the lord your God for the good land he has given you.  Deut. 8:10 NLT

“But that is the time to be careful! Beware that in your plenty you do not forget the lord your God and disobey his commands, regulations, and decrees that I am giving you today. Deut. 8:11 NLT

For when you have become full and prosperous and have built fine homes to live in, and when your flocks and herds have become very large and your silver and gold have multiplied along with everything else, be careful! Do not become proud at that time and forget the lord your God, who rescued you from slavery in the land of Egypt.   Deut. 8:12-14 NLT

He did all this so you would never say to yourself, ‘I have achieved this wealth with my own strength and energy.’ Deut. 8:17 NLT

Remember the lord your God. He is the one who gives you power to be successful.  Deut. 8:18 NLT

“But I assure you of this: If you ever forget the lord your God and follow other gods, worshiping and bowing down to them, you will certainly be destroyed.  Deut. 8:19 NLT

Just as the lord has destroyed other nations in your path, you also will be destroyed if you refuse to obey the lord your God.   Deut. 8:20 NLT

Increasingly, we are a nation that is saying, 'Who is the Lord?