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Posted on 02/13/2019 8:17:26 AM PST by SeekAndFind
Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has come out with a new book that aims to blow the lid off the lies that are destroying America.
The conservative Christian reality TV star spoke with The Christian Post to talk about the book and how coming to Christ at age 28 helped him leave his sinful life in the past.
The 72-year-old patriarch of A&E's hit reality series and the co-owner of the Duck Commander Company released his new title The Theft of Americas Soul on Tuesday.
The book purports to expose what he says are 10 essential deceptions and schemes being used by the devil to steal, kill and destroy Americas soul. The new book also shares what Robertson calls 10 counter-truths to those lies.
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In the interview, Robertson explained that he was inspired to write the book after witnessing how prevalent issues of drug addiction and sexually transmitted diseases are in todays American society.
Robertson said he fears that United States as it backs away from its founding on Judeo-Christian principles will one day dissolve because God could leave the country to wallow in its own wickedness.
I hope America wont be like the Roman Empire, Robertson said as he proceeded to quote Romans 1:28: Since they did not think it worthwhile to retain the knowledge of God, God gave them over to a depraved mind to do what ought not to be done.
Robertson said the idea of the book is simple: to get people to embrace living a godly life and to get them to love God and love their neighbor.
You go out and get a job and you work and you feed your family. You are the father and you have a mother and you raise your children and you teach them, correct them and rebuke and them and train them, said Robertson after noting how millions of Americans are suffering from some type of drug addiction that has left them hopeless.
We have lost that in America across the board and we are looking at the results of it. I am just trying to remind people that if we keep this up, this whole things is going to fall down upon us.
The 10 lies being used to destroy America that Robertson highlighted in the book are:
-God is dead
-There is no devil
-The truth is relative
-God did not create life
-Sex is for self-gratification
-Virtue is outdated
-Laws can be ignored or changed if they are inconvenient
-Unity is not possible
-Church participation and day-to-day life should be kept separate
-Christians should shut their traps
When asked about the lie of sex being for self-gratification, Robertson noted that the Centers for Disease Control has reported that there are as many as 110 million sexually transmitted infections in the United States.
As STD rates continue to rise to record levels, Robertson believes that this is because too many people are not following Gods design for their lives.
I am just trying to gear people toward the safe way of one-man-one-woman [marriage]. We are not going to sleep around and we are going to keep our sex between each other and no one will ever catch a sexually transmitted disease from that formation, Robertson contended. Why is it that sexually transmitted diseases follow immoral conduct? Well, the writer of Romans, the Apostle Paul, said that it's Gods wrath. He is saying to you, Don't do that.
Robertson was also critical of the many Christians who feel like their faith can be lived out just by going to church on Sundays.
Robertson, who has baptized hundreds of people in a river near his Louisiana home, asserts that Christians are not to keep their mouths shut in the public square but rather are supposed to live out their faith in a 24/7 fashion.
They misunderstand Christianity. The American model is build a [church] building and everybody goes up there at least one time a week, he said.
However, Romans 12 says something different.
If you think about it, the biblical outline of worship is in view of Gods mercy, offer your body as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God, which is your spiritual act of worship, Robertson paraphrased.
Biblically, [faith is more than just] going to church one day a week and calling it a wrap and worship is over. There is 168 hours a week. So if you went to church for a couple hours [on Sunday], there is another 166 hours of what are you doing? It has to be a 24/7-type thing.
Robertson admits, however, that he was not always a professing Christian and didnt always follow Gods design for his life. In fact, he said, there was a time he could barely tell Jesus apart from a billy goat.
I used to get drunk, get high, get laid, Robertson admitted. I was immoral.
Robertson said he began investigating God at the age of 28 in the mid-1970s.
When I read about him, I said, Goodness, there is a way out of here alive, Robertson recalled. I repented and since that time, as amazing as it sounds, now here I am as a multimillionaire if that means anything. How in the world did you go from a nobody and do what you do now? I put my faith in God and I did not waver and I left my life of sin and good things came out. It was either luck or what God said all along.
Robertson said he was driven to look for a deeper purpose in life because, at the time, he felt as if he was as dog chasing his tail.
So I repented and got on my knees before God for the first time. I am 72, so I have been at this for about 44 years now, he said. The more I have studied about God and the more I read my Bible, I realized that this is true and really happening. There is a way out of here alive.
Robertsons book has drawn some criticism. Publishers Weekly criticized Robertson for what was deemed excessive use of religious rhetoric. In its review, the outlet argued that the book suffered from a lack of nuance [that] will turn off many readers.
At the time Robertson responded in a statement saying the review was what he hoped for.
Our struggle is not against flesh and blood. It is the one in them, the evil one were the friction comes, Robertson told CP when asked about the review. The Bible says repeatedly, everyone who lives a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. So Jesus said to jump for joy and be happy when people hate you, when they exclude you or insult you or reject your name as evil because of Him. We can take a little flak from time to time. We just smile and we love them and we go on.
This guy tells it like it is, to use that phrase. But I think it applies here.
He also doesn’t give a damn what the liberals say about him. He puts it all out there, and let the liberals go into their outrage mode. He doesn’t care. It’s refreshing.
This is what happens to the world when the ‘judgement of liberals’ replaces the ‘judgement of God - - the world becomes a hellhole:
Man vs. rat: A true tale of life in Los Angeles
If you are into public defecation, you will be very happy to learn that Denver just made it legal
And San Francisco is generous. It offers street people food stamps, free shelter, train tickets and $70 a month in cash.
Theyre always offering resources, one man dressed as Santa told us. San Franciscos just a good place to hang out.
So, every week, new people arrive.
We like to think that we are setting a positive example to the rest of the world, but the truth is that they are laughing at us.
Thanks for posting
We're suffering from an overload of "nuance", and a toxic lack of "religious rhetoric".
14 Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, 15 And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.
I watched Phil and his wife on ‘700 club’ last night.. They were Wonderful!
33 Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree bad, and its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit. 34 You brood of vipers! how can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. 35 The good man out of his good treasure brings forth good, and the evil man out of his evil treasure brings forth evil. 36 I tell you, on the day of judgment men will render account for every careless word they utter; 37 for by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.
As much as I dislike celebrianity, I’d drop by and visit this fellow’s church on a Sunday or two, if he started one.
Thanks for the great post.
Phil is a wise man. I like his list of satan’s lies. You can add to that “The Light will kill you.”
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A very. Very wise quack.
It’s far past time that we make ALL of our laws comport with the LAW OF GOD. No such law could ever be unconstitutional because the Constitution itself was built on the firm foundation of God’s word.
When writing legislation, lawmakers should look FIRST to the Holy Bible and then interpret the Constitution appropriately as an expression of THE WORD. Any word interpretation of the Constitution that conflicts with God’s Word is inaccurate and demonic.
This is a Christian nation. Everybody knew that until the 1970s. It’s time we once again started acting like a Christian nation.
No “gay marriage.” No socialism. No welfare. No socialist medicine. No minimum wages. No unions. No government schools. And SECURE THE BORDER. If DemoRATS complain, arrest the traitors.
At my previous church (from my previous residence) I was good friends with one of the elders who was also a police officer (later retired police officer). He gave a sermon one Sunday about how all authority is derived from God and how the Bible explains the responsibility of citizens to follow Gods laws and the laws of govt/man AND law makers responsibility to make sure that they never forgot on whose authority they make the laws. He used to try to impress upon his new officers and deputies that their authority was derived from Gods law as well as the Constitution.
I am probably not doing justice to his theme here.
If what is being advocated is the
US Constitution (KJV), I’ll pass.
No, as I said, I am sure I am not doing this subject justice. But the point was that we are commanded by God to follow our own laws, but that’s not a blind command. It comes from the premise that, while our laws of man are not perfect, they should be derived from/consistent with the laws God laid out for us to live by. I wont try to speak with too much authority on this, as I remain only a student of the Bible, and I know I don’t study the subject enough.
Perhaps I’ll listen to Phil when he stops preaching the false gospel of baptismal regeneration that the Church of Christ/Campbellites are so fond of. It is the Blood of Jesus Christ that saved, not the water of a baptistry.
“Virtue is outdated”:
The problem in those modern congregations that still preach virtue is two-fold:
Those who do not practice it are not disciplined.
Those who do practice it are not celebrated.
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