Skip to comments.Black Robed Regiment: Arise!
Posted on 02/13/2018 12:46:00 PM PST by fwdude
In the Revolutionary War, pastors who joined the Continental Army were called the Black Robed Regiment, and there were many because they understood the need for Godly Leadership to defeat tyranny. Without them we would not have become the first and greatest Constitutional Republic in the history of the world: a nation founded upon the Bible and a Covenental Oath called the Declaration of Independence.
Today, America faces a comparable test. President Trumps miraculous victory in 2016 saved us from subjection to the Clinton Crime Family and provided a window of reprieve in which to take back our country from the predatory leftist elites of the deep state, an adversary far more insidious than King George.
Under the banner of Resistance, all the powers and principalities of the hard left, deploying all their fascist tactics, are waging a massive political offensive and massing for the Great Election War of 2018. Their goal is to crush our rebellion, oust our president, and finish their task of subsuming Christian America under global socialist control.
Today we face a critical test of Christian courage and resolve. The Black Robed Regiment MUST rise again and provide Godly leadership on Americas political battlefield.
As a proud member of that regiment, I issue a challenge to every Bible-believing pastor: ARISE BROTHERS! Enter the fray at this critical juncture! Run for political office wherever you are, but especially in places where the Godless Left has the tightest stranglehold. Run to win! But even where that end is unlikely, run sacrificially, willing to govern if God grants the victory, but forcing the adversary to expend resources defending ground they thought was secure. Shun political norms and expectations, using your platform to boldly shine the light of the Gospel and Biblical truth into the darkness of the political realm. Bravely defy media mockery and intimidation to give hope and encouragement to every believer, seeker and conservative ally under the yoke of liberal oppression.
In this I am leading by example, running aggressively as a pro-life, pro-constitution conservative against the most popular governor in America (a pro-abortion, anti-family, pork-shoveling Republican) in ultra-liberal Massachusetts.
In Gods eyes we win just by standing up to speak plain truth without apology or equivocation. So, for the Love of God, our Families, and our Fellow Americans, BLACK ROBED REGIMENT: ARISE!
Dr. Scott Lively is a pastor and constitutional law attorney running as a Republican for Governor of Massachusetts who may be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. He will formally issue this challenge on behalf of the national Christian activist group Reclaiming America for Christ on February 6th, 6:30PM at Fairview Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1230 N Sooner Rd, Edmond, Oklahoma. He will be joined by Pastor Dan Fisher, Candidate for Governor of Oklahoma and author of Bringing Back the Black Robed Regiment (2013).
I issue a challenge to every Bible-believing pastor: ... Enter the fray at this critical juncture! Run for political office wherever you are, but especially in places where the Godless Left has the tightest stranglehold. Run to win! But even where that end is unlikely, run sacrificially, willing to govern if God grants the victory, but forcing the adversary to expend resources defending ground they thought was secure. Shun political norms and expectations, using your platform to boldly shine the light of the Gospel and Biblical truth into the darkness of the political realm. Bravely defy media mockery and intimidation to give hope and encouragement to every believer, seeker and conservative ally under the yoke of liberal oppression. [emphasis added]
This is where we fall and fail. At least the left has the courage of their convictions. Where is ours?!
“At least the left has the courage of their convictions.”
I’m not so sure about this. They are blinded by dogma, you don’t see them risking their necks, only visiting violence and deceit upon innocents. That’s not courage, it’s evil.
We’re not so much lacking in courage, but fail to recognize the magnitude of the evil our opponents represent.
Well sure, their convictions are wicked. But at least they stand by them unapologetically.
Proof that is not true is the exodus from California, NY, Cali, etc. Some have speculated Mass. becoming a red state.
If fellow FReepers have contacts or activists for this in the Salem, Oregon area, please contact me via FReep mail.
Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition!
Citizens, including CLERGY, make gunpowder ingredients:
“but the making of Salt Petre has made such rapid progress especially at Portsmouth where both clergy and Laity are employed six days in the week 8 the Seventh is seasoned with it.” “Provincial and State Papers, During The Revolution 1776-1783”, Volume 8 “By New Hampshire “, Nathaniel Bouton p26 -taken from “The New Hampshire Gazette”, Jan 9 1776, No.1001
75 years ago rock ribbed Republican was the definition of Massachusetts.
“75 years ago rock ribbed Republican was the definition of Massachusetts.”
And up to and including the 50’s, the Episcopal Church was known as the Republicans at prayer.
..Within its shade of elm and oak
The church of Berkley Manor stood:
There Sunday found the rural folk,
And some esteemed of gentle blood.
In vain their feet with loitering tread
Passed ‘mid the graves where rank is naught:
All could not read the lesson taught
In that republic of the dead.
The pastor rose: the prayer was strong;
The psalm was warrior David’s song;
The text, a few short words of might,-
‘The Lord of Hosts shall arm the right!’
He spoke of wrongs too long endured,
Of sacred rights to be secured;
Then from his patriot tongue of flame
The startling words for Freedom came.
The stirring sentences he spake
Compelled the heart to glow or quake,
And, rising on his theme’s broad wing,
And grasping in his nervous hand
The imaginary battle-brand,
In face of death he dared to fling
Defiance to a tyrant king.
Even as he spoke, his frame renewed
In eloquence of attitude,
Rose, as it seemed, a shoulder higher;
Then swept his kindling glance of fire
From startled pew to breathless choir;
When suddenly his mantle wide
His hands impatient flung aside,
And, lo! He met their wondering eyes
Complete in all a warrior’s guise.
A moment there was awful pause,-
When Berkley cried, ‘Cease, traitor! Cease!
God’s temple is the house of peace!’
The other shouted, ‘Nay, not so,
When God is with our righteous cause:
His holiest places then are ours,
His temples are our forts and towers
That frown upon the tyrant foe:
In this the dawn of Freedom’s day
There is a time to fight and pray!’
And now before the open door-
The warrior priest had ordered so-
The enlisting trumpet’s sudden soar
Rang through the chapel, o’er and o’er,
Its long reverberating blow,
So loud and clear, it seemed the ear
Of dusty death must wake and hear.
And there the startling drum and fife
Fired the living with fiercer life;
While overhead with wild increase,
Forgetting its ancient toll of peace,
The great bell swung as ne’er before:
It seemed as it would never cease;
And every word its ardor flung
From off its jubilant iron tongue
Was, ‘War! War! War!’
“Who dares”-this was the patriot’s cry,
As striding from the desk he came -
“Come out with me, in Freedom’s name,
For her to live, for her to die?”
A hundred hands flung up reply,
A hundred voices answered “I!”
— Thomas Buchanan Read, titled “The Rising,”
The wrong “Black Robed Regiment” has risen up. I saw today a federal judge in NY is ordering the Trump Administration not only go forward with DACA for those illegals who signed up for DACA, but to open the program to more illegals to sign up. Wrong black robes; wrong direction.
Nonsense. We are ALL total cowards. The Founders gave us the method to have a total revolution without firing a shot or shedding a drop of blood - it's right there in the Declaration of Independence: "Governments are instituted among men...deriving their just power from the consent of the governed."
The ONLY way the government continues to get away with the things they do is OUR CONSENT. Problem is, the moment we stop consenting is the moment we lose the mortgage, the cars, the toys, the health insurance, and the booze we drink while watching the "big game" on the flat screen TV. If we're lucky, the wife won't bitch too much about climate control, and we won't be forced to watch our children starve to death. So long as we accept our peaceful slavery, we get to keep all those things.
The bottom line? There are no actual PATRIOTS, in the mold of our founders, alive today. If there were, they would have stood long ago.
I recently did some research on the black robe regiment, and it was very interesting.
As a christian, I always felt it was my duty to stand up to tyranny. It was interesting to study those that did.
I trust you’re speaking for yourself and are not among tea party patriots. We’re tired of carrying the load for you condescending whiners. I won’t degrade myself by detailing the sacrifices, fortune and time I have invested in restoring our Republic. And, I know a lot more just like me. Since the MSM doesn’t report on us, you don’t know we exit. If you were involved, you would.
Are you sure you’re not a socialist Democrat trolling your betters?
Sadly, you are correct.
There is a counter “religious” movement against “rebellion” against any unconstitutional government edicts, using the purported principle that governments are instituted by God. But what I’ve come to understand is that our government has been subverted by radical anti-(constitutional)government forces. So fighting against these radicals is actually supporting the government that God established. The usurpers aren’t the government.
That’s an excellent way to look at that.
Christians have a moral obligation to resist those that oppose God.
Yes, otherwise we are complicit in evil. If any faction can, by force, simply seize the reigns of power of a government, that doesn't automatically make them God-ordained.
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