“We Christians are not to withdraw ourselves and refuse or neglect to go to the polls and vote. We have a Christian duty and obligation to vote.”
Billy Graham, New Orleans, 1954
Portland: How Far You Have Fallen
Not long ago I pointed out Oregon’s long history of spiritual and political warfare to control the Northwest Territories and the continuation of that warfare into the politics of Oregon to this very day.
Oregon’s Christian Foundation
After a small group of Indians from Northeast Oregon and Washington traveled to St. Louis in 1831 to request the “Book of Heaven,” which they had heard of years before, Jason Lee became the first of the Oregon Protestant missionaries in the Oregon Territories (1834) followed a few years later by Marcus and Narcissa Whitman. Both were instrumental and sacrificed greatly in establishing Oregon’s early Protestant influence leading to statehood, and are memorialized in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol.
The Origin Of This Warfare
The warfare from the beginning was both political and spiritual and find their origin in the conflict between the Fallen Angel and the LORD of the universe over who rules the minds, loyalties, and activities of mankind on the earth. Either the “Prince of the Power of the air”, or the One Who was “with God and was God… in the beginning with God” and will return at the “end of the age” to set up His Kingdom.”
That warfare has not changed since the Garden of Eden, nor has it abated in America . . . or in Oregon.
In the 20th century, the warfare manifested in whether creation or evolution would be taught in our children’s classrooms; whether mankind is a creation of God or the ‘product‘ of evolution, or whether the Bible should be respected as eternal truth; whether our Christian history should be taught in our schools, prayer allowed, or the 10 Commandments posted for our children to see and read; or Jesus Christ mentioned at Commencement Ceremonies. And whether human life from conception to natural death, should be honored, and preserved. . . or not. Clarence Darrow
The Outcomes Of These Battles
The Christians in Oregon and America lost each battle to the fallacious, shallow, and humanistic arguments and fallen minds given over to the lies, deceptions, and purposes of the Prince of the power of the air; lies as illustrated by the temptations of Christ in the Wilderness (Matthew 4:1-11).
Unlike Jesus – who responded with Scripture – we failed to teach our children from one generation to the next from our pulpits, schools and homes, how to respond to foolish arguments with Scripture. As a result of believing the lie that Jesus was just a man, we simply forgot Whose we are, and His promise to be with us in Power as we stepped forward to take on the Goliaths who threatened to destroy us. We retreated into our churches, vacated the political arena, and capitulated to their godless arguments by ignorantly appointing them to the courts, abandoning our children to their secularized government schools, forgot our civic duties and waited for the Rapture. Now, in their foolishness, and ours . . . they rule us!
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Perversion, Murder, And Child Abuse
The murder of innocent human beings in the womb is now legal with hundreds murdered each day for selfish and rationalized reasons, as is Euthanasia. Child abuse is rampant including the corruption of our children’s innocence when teachers and administrations welcome transsexuals and pedophiles into our public schools to confuse our children about whether they are girls or boys and encouraged to ‘experiment’.
Sex trafficking, a billion dollar business kidnapping and selling boys and girls for filthy lucre finds Portland and I-5 a main route to traffic and market their prey.
Homosexual ‘marriage’ and relationships are flaunted daily on television, in our theaters, and politics; another form of child abuse. Same sex “marriage” is embraced by a majority of Oregonians.
Oregon taxpayers are forced to pay for abortions including abortions for illegal aliens as Portland, and now the State, are declared a “Sanctuary” for illegal “immigrants” by these same democrat politicians. An illegal policy that welcomes criminal elements and gang members from Latin America and who knows where else, and impedes the deportation work of the Federal Government of violent criminals and gang members.
All State legislators who live in the Portland Metro Area, are left wing, radical democrats, including the Mayor and George Soros supported bi-sexual
Governor, Kate Brown as well as the Speaker of The House who, in 2013 became the first openly lesbian speaker of any U.S. state house in the nation. Both U.S. Senators and Congressman are also very liberal democrats and live in Portland. Senator Merkley is said to be the most liberal Senator in the U.S. Senate.
Ellen Rosenblum, Oregon’s Democrat Attorney General, who single handedly declared the Constitutional Amendment to preserve Marriage – passed by the people of Oregon 57% to 43% – null and void, clearly alligns with the radical Portland democrat cabal that runs Oregon.
On her August 31 Twitter Account She said: “Our worst nightmare has come to pass: Someone tied to the protests in Portland is dead. The investigation into this tragedy will reveal who is legally responsible. We already know the President is morally responsible. His conduct is craven and cowardly.“
Is not Rosenbaum ‘morally responsible’ then for her decision to destroy God Ordained Marriage in Oregon? Such blindness, hypocrisy, and disdain for Oregon Voters, as well as the foundation of civilized society should be obvious to all. One wonders what she thinks about Planned Parenthood Executives selling baby body parts to the highest bidder? Does she not see that her position is craven and cowardly?
Together with elected state officials – with the exception of appointed Secretary of State Bev Clarno – these Trump hating far left ‘progressive’ democrats are anything but ‘progressive.’ Together these radical democrat ideologues
control Salem and all Oregon, from Portland. They virtually dictate policy for the rest of the state. To them, Human life is expendable, immorality acceptable, public safety be d_____, and law and order ignored . . . if it serves their political agenda. (The City of Portland was the first in the nation to draft a carbon reduction strategy… and who will pay for this?)
Political, Social, And Governmental Chaos
Portland Oregon and those who run the entire state have a rather checkered past, morally, ethically, and spiritually.
“At the turn of the 20th century, the city of Portland had a reputation as one of the most dangerous port cities in the world, a hub for organized crime and racketeering .”
From the 1970’s to the turn of the century the specter of Oregon democrat Neil Goldschmidt’s rise as a politician and power broker was considered remarkable. Portland’s democrat political aspirants virtually worshiped his political acumen and curried his favor; however, his several year sexual relationship with a 14 year old Portland teen in the 70’s was covered up by powerful democrat friends, all of which is difficult to believe has no bearing on the political strategies of Portland’s current democrat office holders.
In 2015 PRRI, a public research organization found that Portland was the most religiously unaffiliated (42%) Metropolitan City in the nation, “an urban mecca for eco-conscious free spirits.” Seattle and San Francisco were a distant 2nd with 33%, Chicago at 20%, New York at 19%, and the national average only 22%, a 20 percentage point difference.
According to PRRI, “Portland occupies a space all its own with 29% who say they have no particular faith. They are socially liberal and believe in evolution.”
With Portland and State Elected Officials unwilling – for apparent political reasons – to stop the rioting, violence, looting, wanton destruction of private and pubic property, loss of public safety and law enforcement protection . . . how can Voters return them to office?
“At the moment you believe you can’t . . . you won’t!”
“At the moment you believe you can . . . you will!”
must not obstruct our obedience
to Him from whose punishment they cannot protect us. All human laws which contradict His laws we are in conscience bound to disobey.“
George Mason, Delegate from Virginia to the Constitutional Convention, and
“Father of the Bill of Rights”
“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!”
We will post on our website where to get Voter Guides, What Churches May and May Not Do; How to conduct a well run Candidate Forum; and a Guide to Conduct Non Partisan Church Voter Registration Drives, and how to conduct a Get-Out-The-Vote Campaign, all of which are entirely legal and encouraged under state law.
“When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.”
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