Thursday, November 8, 2012

2012 Presidential Election Perspective

I wept for my country tuesday night..........I've been struggling so much because I know the amount of faith, prayer and fasting that so many people have offered up to see our Nation recover.........but ultimately Heavenly Father sees the whole big picture..........I found comfort in reading of Nephi's own heartache anciently and realize God is in part is to keep his commandments and lean on His mighty arm!     

And seeing the people in a state of such awful wickedness, and those Gadianton robbers filling the judgement-seats-having usurped the power and authority of the land; laying aside the commandments of God, and not in the least aright before him; doing no justice unto the children of men;

Condemning the righteous because of their righteousness; letting the guilty and the wicked go unpunished because of their money; and moreover to be held in office at the head of government, to rule and do according to their wills, that they might get gain and glory of the world, and, moreover, that they might the more easily commit adultery, and steal, and kill, and do according to their own wills-

Now this great iniquity had come upon the Nephites, in the space of not many years; and when Nephi saw it, his heart was swollen with sorrow within his breast; and he did exclaim in the agony of his soul:

Helaman 7: 4-6

1 comment:

Cathy Bubert said...

Wow! That is powerful!
The Book of Mormon was truly written for our day.