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Put not your trust in princes
Pslam 146 | Bible

Posted on 11/05/2012 7:40:34 PM PST by redgolum

Praise the Lord!
Praise the Lord, O my soul!
I will praise the Lord as long as I live;
I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.
Put not your trust in princes,
in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.
When his breath departs, he returns to the earth;
on that very day his plans perish.
Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,
whose hope is in the Lord his God,
who made heaven and earth,
the sea, and all that is in them,
who keeps faith forever;
who executes justice for the oppressed,
who gives food to the hungry.
The Lord sets the prisoners free;
the Lord opens the eyes of the blind.
The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down;
the Lord loves the righteous.
The Lord watches over the sojourners;
he upholds the widow and the fatherless,
but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin.
The Lord will reign forever,
your God, O Zion, to all generations.
Praise the Lord!


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A reminder for the election.

No matter how it turns out, remember that to put our faith in Man will always result in failure.

1 posted on 11/05/2012 7:40:35 PM PST by redgolum
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To: redgolum

When the wicked rule, the people mourn.

Obama rules, America is mourning.

Praying he is defeated.


2 posted on 11/05/2012 7:43:09 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: redgolum

AMEN! And AMEN!

Put not our trust in princes, or would-be kings, or men we would loft to a king.

Thanks for the admonition, I fear it is sorely needed.


3 posted on 11/05/2012 7:43:18 PM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: redgolum
Man never listens.....

1 Samuel 8

Israel Demands a King
8 When Samuel became old, he made his sons judges over Israel. 2 The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba. 3 Yet his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after gain. They took bribes and perverted justice.

4 Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah 5 and said to him, “Behold, you are old and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now appoint for us a king to judge us like all the nations.” 6 But the thing displeased Samuel when they said, “Give us a king to judge us.” And Samuel prayed to the Lord. 7 And the Lord said to Samuel, “Obey the voice of the people in all that they say to you, for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected me from being king over them. 8 According to all the deeds that they have done, from the day I brought them up out of Egypt even to this day, forsaking me and serving other gods, so they are also doing to you. 9 Now then, obey their voice; only you shall solemnly warn them and show them the ways of the king who shall reign over them.”

Samuel's Warning Against Kings
10 So Samuel told all the words of the Lord to the people who were asking for a king from him. 11 He said, “These will be the ways of the king who will reign over you: he will take your sons and appoint them to his chariots and to be his horsemen and to run before his chariots. 12 And he will appoint for himself commanders of thousands and commanders of fifties, and some to plow his ground and to reap his harvest, and to make his implements of war and the equipment of his chariots. 13 He will take your daughters to be perfumers and cooks and bakers. 14 He will take the best of your fields and vineyards and olive orchards and give them to his servants. 15 He will take the tenth of your grain and of your vineyards and give it to his officers and to his servants. 16 He will take your male servants and female servants and the best of your young men[a] and your donkeys, and put them to his work. 17 He will take the tenth of your flocks, and you shall be his slaves. 18 And in that day you will cry out because of your king, whom you have chosen for yourselves, but the Lord will not answer you in that day.”

The Lord Grants Israel's Request
19 But the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel. And they said, “No! But there shall be a king over us, 20 that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.” 21 And when Samuel had heard all the words of the people, he repeated them in the ears of the Lord. 22 And the Lord said to Samuel, “Obey their voice and make them a king.” Samuel then said to the men of Israel, “Go every man to his city.”

4 posted on 11/05/2012 7:48:44 PM PST by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: redgolum
You must not read some of the posts on here.....don't you know Romney is going to lead everyone to salvation?

I mean he doesn't support the homo agenda; he's anti-abortion, pro-Second Amendment, and is against giving weapons to "rebels" [read Al-Qa'ida] in Syria......

and who could be a more devout Christian than a Mormon that believes he'll one day become a god and that Christ was just a devout man that became a god? ...........oh wait.

/s

Don't worry some of us still put our faith in God and not man.

5 posted on 11/05/2012 7:55:39 PM PST by Repeat Offender (Why do cops have more lenient ROEs when facing us than troops in combat facing suicidal islamists?)
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HEY redgolum Good post...Jer 17.5 : Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be {empowered to fail] be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.....


6 posted on 11/05/2012 8:40:33 PM PST by djone (He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy,)
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To: redgolum

Amen, FReind. We keep our eye on the prize ... (Php 3:14)


7 posted on 11/05/2012 10:32:51 PM PST by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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