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Does Christianity Have A Place When SHTF?

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Now that Christmas is upon us, I began thinking about Christianity and the true reason for the season. And that got me wondering…

Does Christianity have a place when SHTF?

After all, this time of year makes many people feel grateful for their friends, family and loved ones. People are optimistic, happy, and tend to savor special holiday moments more than most.

However, it got me thinking about this song lyric, “It won’t be like this for long.” Soon (and we don’t know how soon), an SHTF situation is bound to occur – and most people will begin turning their eyes away from heaven, so to speak, and will instead act like the beasts of hell?


When it comes down to it, the fundamentals of Christianity won’t change; however, the way people treat Christians, the way Christians treat others, and the value of the religion itself may change dramatically in a post-apocalyptic situation.

Our nation began as a Christian nation.We’ve moved far away from those moral beliefs, and we’re paying the consequences. Just look around you. And, unfortunately, this isn’t the end of the road. 

So, in light of everything, I can’t help but wonder…

Does Christianity Have A Place When SHTF?

Faith is a funny thing when an emergency situation happens – it seems that many people claim to not have any until the big one hits. And then they’re praying to God and asking for forgiveness (a potentially redemptive story if you ask me).

The truth is, different folks will act in different ways – even when the belong to the same Christian faith. For instance, some will cope better with the day-to-day mess because they have faith to get them through. However, even the most faithful Christians may lose their way and/or have a difficult time coping.

It’s also interesting how people will relate to the circumstances they’re in. Some will say “God’s going to do what he wants, and so I have no control over it. I can’t do much.” while others will take the point of view, “I may not be able to control all of it, but I’m going to take control of what I can do in this moment, and pray that God will help me through the rest.”

The “Serenity Prayer” comes to mind when I think about this. For those of you who don’t know it, it goes something like this: “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Interestingly enough, it is often the people who choose to utilize that courage and act that tend to stay alive. This is because they’re using that free will and being productive with it and giving themselves a sense of purpose, rather than just feeling like they can’t do anything.

And that intentionality, action and purpose doesn’t just mean working extra hard. It also means recognizing the limited time you have left, and really relishing the moments you have left with your friends and family. It’s really being in the moment watching that sunset, and truly appreciating the things you have, the people around you, and the beauty of the environment you’re in.

The truth is, in the hell of an SHTF situation, most everyone’s going to need to find faith in a higher power. These horrific emergency situations turn people into animals, and take all the basic decency out of people. You’ll find yourself having to make a whole lot of sacrifices and some of the hardest decisions you’ve ever had to face. And it can be extremely difficult to do the right thing with the belief in a higher power.

And keep in mind, too, that the things you do and the way you act – good or bad – end up coming after you and finding you. There will be certain people who claim to be believers, and will be committing horrific crimes – like killing innocent children – all in “the name of God.” They do this to justify the atrocities they’re committing.

Keep in mind that not everyone who claims to be a Christian or a believer in God is actually the real deal. And trusting in these people will put you in a world of hurt.

There may be people, too, who turn from their bad ways. Time and time again, when the end is near, people have fallen on their knees, given repentance for their sins, and let Jesus Christ into their heart to become the savior of their lives.

There’s something about things ending that makes a man (or woman) take a hard look at what they’ve done and realize there’s got to be something more – something better – than all this. I don’t believe anyone is “too far gone” – and sometimes it takes an SHTF situation to help bring these people to the Lord.

Regardless if this happens to you or not, just know that each of us is going to one day be accountable to all the good and bad things we’ve done in this life. In the end, we all must face up to the choices we’ve made on this earth.

In addition, it’s not just about surviving the SHTF situation. Sure, that’s obviously crucial. But it’s also about what you do moving forward. Face it – these situations change you. It doesn’t matter who you are – you’re going to be a different person after going through what you did. And so the question then is “What are you going to do with it?”

Many believers find that one of the best ways to cope with these past events is to help others who are suffering, or to prevent them from going through the same events they’ve experienced. This can provide peace and purpose, and can help “pay it forward” to help future generations.

When it comes down to it, I think Christianity (and religion in general) can be of enormous help in an SHTF situation when it’s not twisted or corrupted by evil people/deeds.  The values Christ holds and teaches us can help light the path in a world full of darkness.

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Judge Threatens to Arrest Trump for Going to His Son’s Graduation

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Donald Trump, often maligned by his critics, has demonstrated one undeniable truth throughout his public life: he is a devoted and exceptional father. Observing him with his children—Don Jr., Ivanka, Eric, Tiffany, and Barron—reveals a man who is not only proud but profoundly nurturing. This connection with his children, built on respect and genuine affection, is something that any parent can recognize as authentic and admirable.

Amidst his many battles, the commitment Trump shows to his family life remains unshakeable, even as he faces an unprecedented and, many would argue, highly politicized trial. It’s utterly disheartening to see how low his opponents are willing to stoop in their pursuit to tarnish his image—so much so, that they would even suggest jailing him should he decide to attend his youngest son Barron’s graduation. This insinuation by Justice Juan Merchan is not only absurd but strikes at the heart of basic human decency.

Consider the sheer joy and pride a parent feels witnessing their child achieve a milestone like graduation. Barron, having grown up under the intense scrutiny of his father’s high-profile career, deserves to celebrate his graduation day with both his parents by his side, without the shadow of political vendettas darkening this important family moment.

The trumped up case against Trump, centered around alleged hush money related to an encounter with Stormy Daniels, is based on alleged actions that took place long before he entered the political arena. If we examine this scenario critically, it’s clear that this is a common enough practice among the elite to protect personal and family privacy. Yet, it’s portrayed as a sinister plot solely because Trump is the individual involved. This represents a glaring double standard, especially when compared to how similar situations have been handled with other public figures.

Let’s not forget, Bill Clinton, while President, engaged in far more directly compromising behavior, yet faced no criminal trial. His ability to attend his daughter Chelsea’s graduation and celebrate this occasion publicly was never questioned or jeopardized by his legal entanglements or the moral judgments of others.

It’s a stark illustration of the hypocrisy and bias that drives the actions of those who oppose Trump at every turn. This trial, and the drama surrounding his ability to participate in his son’s graduation, underscores a broader attempt to undermine him in the most personal and painful ways.

Should the situation arise where Trump is barred from attending Barron’s graduation, he should undoubtedly prioritize his paternal duties. Such an act would likely resonate with many Americans who value family and parental rights, potentially rallying more support for Trump in any future endeavors, including elections.

In the end, Trump’s enduring commitment to his family, despite the relentless attacks against him, not only humanizes him but also exemplifies his resilience and dedication. It’s essential to recognize and commend his role as a father amidst the tumult of political strife.

Should Donald Trump be able to go to his son’s graduation?

 

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Mayorkas in Hot Seat For Allegedly Encouraging Illegals to Vote for Biden

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During a recent congressional budget hearing, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas found himself under intense scrutiny by Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC) concerning a deeply troubling allegation. The Heritage Foundation’s Oversight Project reported the discovery of a flyer, purportedly from Resource Center Matamoros, which brazenly encourages migrants to vote for President Joe Biden, promising, “We need another four years of his term to stay open.” This inflammatory material, allegedly found by independent journalists in Mexico and reported by Muckraker, raises grave concerns about the integrity of our electoral process.

The flyer, still unverified by mainstream media outlets and missing from the Resource Center Matamoros’s official resources, points to a potential scandal of significant proportions. The implications are severe—suggesting a concerted effort to manipulate U.S. elections by influencing the migrant population, a group explicitly ineligible to participate in our voting system.

Rep. Bishop confronted Mayorkas directly: “The Heritage Foundation Oversight Project has released this document that is allegedly a flyer distributed by a non-governmental organization in Mexico called the Resource Center Matamoros … which is said to read, in part, if translated, ‘Reminder to vote for President Biden when you are in the United States. We need another four years of his term to stay open,'” illustrating a critical lapse in border security and immigration enforcement under the current administration.

Mayorkas’s response was both dismissive and inadequate, stating that “individuals who are not citizens of the United States cannot vote in federal elections” and claiming that DHS does not oversee election enrollments but merely enforces border policies. However, this response starkly highlights the core issue—the Biden administration’s lax enforcement and oversight policies, which have allowed millions, including two million undocumented ‘got-aways,’ to potentially exploit loopholes in the electoral registration process.

Secretary Mayorkas and the Biden administration must be held accountable for their role in what appears to be a flagrant disregard for the laws that safeguard both our borders and our ballots. This incident is not an isolated blip but a symptom of a broader, more disturbing trend under Secretary Mayorkas’s DHS: a deliberate softening of immigration policies that seem designed to favor political over practical interests.

It’s imperative for the integrity of our democratic process that thorough investigations are conducted. If migrants are indeed being instructed, implicitly or explicitly, to support a particular political outcome, such actions must be met with the full force of the law. We must demand more than lackluster assurances from our leaders; we need concrete actions and transparent accountability to restore faith in our immigration system and electoral integrity.

 

Illegals Get the VIP Treatment from Biden's DHS!

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Biden’s Blunders: Scripted Leadership in Crisis Times?

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Once again, President Biden has been caught on camera, not trusting his own words during crucial moments. During a recent Oval Office meeting with Iraq’s Prime Minister, while the world reels from a violent missile and drone attack by Iran on Israel, Biden couldn’t step away from his pre-written scripts.

Photographs reveal that Biden, aged 81, resorted to a detailed cheat sheet, which embarrassingly included all-caps stage directions for pausing, allowing for translation. This was during his first public address since the devastating attack on Israel over the weekend. The contrast was stark next to Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’a Al-Sudani, who spoke freely, without the aid of notes.

Instead of addressing the nation live while missiles were still threatening lives, the White House chose to “call a lid” early in the evening, opting only to release staged photos of Biden in the Situation Room. It was only after the immediate crisis had eased that Biden communicated with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to express U.S. support, and convened a discussion with G7 leaders—again, following the script too cautiously, reportedly urging Netanyahu to limit Israel’s response, seemingly more worried about political optics than decisive leadership.

In public, Biden stated, “The United States is committed to Israel’s security…We are committed to a cease-fire that will bring the hostages home and prevent the conflict from spreading further.” Yet, these words, read from his script, now ring hollow, reflecting a pattern of relying on scripted safety nets even in supposedly spontaneous discussions.

This tendency to lean heavily on pre-written prompts was noted not only in moments of international crisis but also in less formal settings like private fundraisers, causing discomfort among his own supporters, as per reports from Axios.

As crises unfold, the leader of the free world should be expected to address his nation and the world with conviction and authenticity, not hide behind carefully curated words. The frequent appearance of Biden’s cheat sheets raises concerning questions about his ability to lead through unscripted challenges—where real leadership is tested not by the ability to follow a script, but to speak from the heart and adapt with strength.

 

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