The assassination attempt of a Republican Senator on Wednesday this last week followed by a threat against all Republicans in the Senate demonstrates that Biblical Christianity is being threatened by those who lost in the election of 2016. Donald Trump, as he ran for the office of the president of the United States claimed that he would drain the swamp of corruption that is in Washington D.C.
The assassination attempt of Republicans in the Senate, this last Wednesday demonstrates that the dominion of darkness in Colossians 1:9-14 goes much deeper than just Washington, DC.
Donald Trumpâ€™s swamp surrounding Washington DC is nothing compared to the blight, corruption, darkness, and futility in America that stretches across the nation from Sea to Shining Sea.
When the would be assassin, James Hodgkinson, a volunteer worker for the Bernie Sandersâ€™ failed presidential bid, arrived at the Democrat and Republican Baseball practice for Thursdayâ€™s game, he asked whether the players were Democrats or Republicans. When they announced that they were Republicans, he maneuvered himself into a situation where he could begin shooting at the Republicans who were surrounded by a 10ft high chain link fence which made them into sitting ducks. Shortly after the Scalise attack another Republican Representative received a text that read, One Down 216 yet to go.
Colossians 1:9-14 demonstrates that God has qualified His people to share in Christ's inheritance, to be transferred from the dominion of darkness, and conveyed into the kingdom of His dear Son whom He loved.
Pastor Dan Bartel grew up in Meade, Kansas and received a call to the ministry in 1974 while serving in the Philippines with World Vision International.Â He received a BA from Tabor College in Hillsboro, KS (a Mennonite Brethren College) in 1976 and in 1982 received his M.Div. degree at...