Isaiah 62:6 ~ I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the Lord, keep not silence…
By James Teuton
I want you to ask yourself a question during the reading of this article. Under the Constitution’s Bill Of Rights “The First Amendment”… Do all citizens in the United States have the right of free speech? Does it seem that Christians right of free speech is taking wings and Christians are being ostracized from all directions within our own country? You decide.
~ The First Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing of the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting the petitioning for a government redress of grievances.
As a Christian you probably fall under one or both categories below. How we, as Christians, stand under such attacks is of utmost importance as we can see that the ultimate goal is to ostracize us and silence our voice.
In writing this next article I felt lead by the Holy Spirit regarding the attack on Christianity both on a national and international scale. What I have observed is that there are two types of genocide on Christianity in this day and time.
~ The first type of genocide is the blatant ostracizing through fear and physical attacks, which can include killing by cutting heads off, drowning, burning Christians and even taking Christians as sex slaves (women, girls and boys) by Muslim extremists.
~ The second type of genocide is another blatant attack of ostracizing Christians through intimidation tactics, stressing politically correct acceptable and unacceptable behaviors, such as speaking out against the LGBT lifestyle, Planned Parenthood, sex same marriage, Christmas, praying in schools, etc. The key here is to thwart all Christians, so they will not be willing to speak up and express their concerns or disagreement. This is control by intimidation. Even now, those speaking against Muslims can be prosecuted by our own Attorney General.
Most people don’t want to receive a fine for choosing not to bake a cake for a same sex couple. Another could lose his/her job for refusing to sign a marriage license for same sex couple. A college student could face a poor grade or class rebuke if you stand for believing in God and Jesus Christ. A person that stands for the right to life has a difficult time standing against Planned Parenthood. So, the left and others have been pretty effective in closing the mouths of Christians. Our free speech has definitely been thwarted.
Example: Melissa and Aron Klein, owners of “Sweet Cakes by Melissa” were taken to court and sued for damages because they refused to bake a cake for the wedding of a same sex couple and were ordered by the state to pay $136,907.07. The Klein’s paid the settlement in full, plus interest, in July. But it gets worse. After paying the damages with nine percent interest on $136,907.07 the so-called functional leadership of Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries decided to seize three bank accounts… checking, savings and church tithing accounts of Melissa Klein and did this a few days before Christmas.
My warning to any one reading this: This could happen to you. Especially, if you are a small business owner or are active in any party that stands against the loss of our freedoms.
Example: On the international arena, Christians from Iran have fled Iran and gone to Sweden for a safe haven. Muslim immigrants are wreaking havoc and have set up no go zones where police are not allowed to enter. They have their own “Sharia Law.” Some of these men are raping women and causing havoc in Sweden. This is definitely a clash of cultures and religious ideology. The irony here is that many of these migrants have more rights in Sweden, than do the Swedish citizens themselves. Iranian Christians are being sent back to Iran with no rights and death knocking at their door. Again, it looks like Political Correctness.
Attorney General (AG) Loretta Lynch, for the United States was appointed by and works directly for President Obama. She should be representing the American people as the top legal voice in the country (kind of like the Sheriff of a county). She should protect our people fairly, without favoritism. Remember, I started out quoting the First Amendment, which guarantees your right of free speech. You would think that our AG Loretta Lynch would allow everyone’s free speech not to be trampled on according to the Constitution, but I guess under this President and AG, any American who speaks against a Muslim will suffer the consequences.
AG Loretta Lynch spoke after the San Bernardino shooting before the group, Muslim Advocates for Promoting Freedom and Justice for All, (see C-SPAN video here) and expressed one of her goals, to prosecute those who use anti-Muslim rhetoric that edged toward violence. She had the audacity to say if anyone says anything that she considers an attack on a Muslim then they are lifting the mantel of “Anti-Rhetoric.” I wanted to vomit when I saw this. Under the First Amendment, where are the rights for any person speaking out in concern for our safety, and what is happening in our country directly relating to those from the Muslim religion? Note: I would not suggest violence against another human being. However, I do believe I have the right of free speech to disagree with their agenda of ultimate domination in our country and changing our political system to that of Sharia Law.
In the speech the AG said that she has charged 225 with hate crimes over the last six years, most of those in the last three years. Under Obama and the AG, this is the height of bullying. They want to ostracize anyone who dares question the Muslim religion. Again, the reader must make up his/her own mind regarding who has or does not have the First Amendment right of free speech.
James Teuton is a graduate of Christ for the Nations Bible College, Dallas, Texas. He has published two works, “Am I A Priest/Servant…Leader?” and “Unmasking the Deception of Dysfunction.” Visit the website at www.unmaskingthedeceptionofdysfunction.com