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Memorial Day tribute 2013

Am I a soldier of the cross,
A follow’r of the Lamb?
And shall I fear to own His cause,
Or blush to speak His name?

Must I be carried to the skies
On flow’ry beds of ease,
While others fought to win the prize,
And sailed through bloody seas?

Are there no foes for me to face?
Must I not stem the flood?
Is this vile world a friend to grace,
To help me on to God?

Sure I must fight if I would reign;
Increase my courage, Lord;
I’ll bear the toil, endure the pain,
Supported by Thy Word.

Thy saints in all this glorious war
Shall conquer, though they die;
They see the triumph from afar,
By faith’s discerning eye.

When that illustrious day shall rise,
And all Thy armies shine
In robes of vict’ry through the skies,
The glory shall be Thine.

http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Am_I_a_Soldier_of_the_Cross/

Dear Public Servant: AN OPEN LETTER

Dear Public Servant,

What is happening to our America? With receipt of Obamacare passing in the Supreme Court surely, the majority of Americans hearts have sunk. How could this happen? Where is Justice? Was Justice John Roberts purchased with cash, with longevity, with healthcare for all?

As an American Soldier and pastor of troops, I took an hoath to defend the Constitution of the United States against enemies both foreign and domestic. This Obamacare bill is a domestic enemy against the Constitution. The Supreme Court knows it does not comport with the Constitution and they wriggled their way around it. They have said ‘penalty’ should be changed to ‘tax’ and thus stamped it constitutional. But what a word game; what a leap! What happened to ‘taxation with representation?’ Indeed our constitution is at stake with this ruling. This ruling has opened the door to anarchy or at worst, dictatorial rule by one. What is more, the President, in order to argue for its passage, told the public Obamacare was not a tax.

But something else is at work here, public servant – something underhanded, something sly and pervasive. We are seeing direct attacks against in the public highways and byways, such as against anything not islam. It will seduce the weak and erode the Constitution until it is the supreme law of the land, starting in Dearborn, Michigan. Freedom of religion never intended for the enemy to encamp itself in our midst. Freedom of Religion was written into the Constitution to be interpreted within the constraints of the One True God being worshipped in Spirit and in Truth, not freedom to worship idols, and not to forbid or confine this worship in anyway. Let me be clear, the people of Islam are not the enemy it is the ideology of Islam.

Dear Sir, yet something else is happening – the majority of America’s population are not being represented. Conservatives are voting on liberal issues; liberals are siding with conservative issues. The whole head is upside down. Republican is the new Democrat, it seems. I’m not writing parody here, Ma’am, but fact that the majority, unrepresented, unheard citizens of this once great country would agree upon. The problem is the political system.

With these thoughts, i call upon the majority of the citizens of these once great United States, as another pastor has just suggested, to Nullification. Yes, "it is time for the American people to exercise nullification. We simply will not participate in this tryanny. We will not buy it. We will not pay the fines, and we will be willing to suffer the consequences by the grace of God!"

I also call upon every public servant, from the President to the lowest magistrate, who has not represented the people but have had their own agenda and/or have been purchased by cash or power, to resign and repent. Repent to the majority, the citizens you are called upon by God to represent. Repent to God who has called you to public service and turn to Him fully and He will restore you. Resign, you profligates. Yield your responsibilities to the better man. Be courageous and say that you are not capable to continue in the job you have used for your own gain. You have broken down the walls of this country all the while building your own kingdom with a lust for power and money. Is that you, dear reader? Don’t you know that "the love of money is the root of all evil?" You are our servants! You work for us! Yet, you are proving yourselves to be the actual terrorist to freedom. You who have voted on and signed your name to laws legislating immorality thereby protecting the wicked – resign and REPENT before it is too late.

And, dear citizens, ALL, i implore you by the mercies of God, to seek the Lord and plead with Him to rescue this nation before we all fall into His hands for judgment and destruction. The prophet Jeremiah says, "You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart," and Isaiah the prophet says, "let the wicked forsake his ways…and I [the One, True God] will have mercy." Cry unto Him until He comes and rains righteousness upon us. This kind of seeking is our only hope; !

"Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people." (Proverbs 14:34)

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Richard C. Hagen

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