By Vernon Gilbert
During his “fourscore and extra years” of existence in the US, Vernon Gilbert has watched the decline of his loved nation with sorrow and dismay. He attributes this decay to a rampant omit for the methods of God.
In the Bible, the motion of leaves that wither is pointed out over 40 occasions, and in each one reference the connotation is to anything bad. This deterioration of the elemental cloth of our society, this withering of our leaf, has been transforming into via leaps and boundaries some time past iteration. somebody who can't see the withering of the vine of our nice country hasn’t been observing what's going. we've been sitting down, looking ahead to the govt. to maintain our each whim, and we live off our sturdy credits demonstrated by means of our forefathers. we're in quickly decline. Our leaf is withering.
Never the pessimist, Gilbert nonetheless unearths cause of hope.
The God who parted the pink Sea for His selected humans can, if He so wants, flip the tide for our liked Republic. We needs to humble ourselves, pray, search His presence and advice, and switch from our depraved methods. we will be able to, as participants, dwell an outstanding instance to these round us and pray for our leaders to repent and glance to our writer for his or her version of dealing with the affairs of our nation.
Vernon Gilbert is a life-long Texan who grew to become a Christian as a tender youngster. He has been fortunately married to his spouse Shirley for over sixty years. the 2 all started a small company in Midland, Texas, the yr they wed. That corporation keeps this day less than the management in their 3 sons, one daughter, and a couple of their twenty-five grandchildren. Gilbert considers his maximum earthly blessing to be the great identify of his kinfolk and their business.
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Bits of Christian Wisdom: Words of Warning and Hope to a Failing Nation by Vernon Gilbert