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Faith of Nations -God and People Like DNA-Strands

Is Renewal of Faith in Christ in the Nations in our Age Possible?

This site is about the two strands that make the nations – God and people. They are like the two strands that run as the building block that makes us beings – DNA.

This is the code that makes a nation – and for God’s people, it makes them authentic in their expression of faith.

The constant cry that goes up for people that make up nations throughout the centuries is an accumulated cry that will reach a critical mass that will result in the greatest renewal or revival that the world has seen before the return of Christ. So I include a poem below from the 1800s for the people’s plight.

The People, When and How Lord?

When wilt thou save the people?
O God of mercy, when?
The people, Lord, the people,
Not thrones and crowns, but men!
Flowers of thy heart, O God, are they;
let them not pass like weeds away
Their heritage a sunless day
God save the people

Shall crime bring crime forever,
Strength aiding still the strong?
Is it thy will, O Father,
that men shall toil for wrong?
No, say thy mountains; No, say thy skies;
man’s clouded sun shall brightly rise,
and songs be heard, instead of sighs,
God save the people!

When wilt thou save the people?
O God of mercy, when?
The people, Lord, the people!
Not thrones and crowns, but men!
God save the people; Thine they are,
thy children as thy angels fair;
from vice, oppression and despair,
God save the people!

The Poem above called “The people, the people, when wilt Thou save the people?” was written by poet Ebenezer Elliot in the 1800s in Sheffield, England, when industrial smog shut out the sun and child labour was prevalent. He was a poet of the people, a prophetic voice in his day when life was made more difficult by unjust laws. Does God’s compassion for people move us to action?

The Two DNA Strands of a Community of the Kingdom of God

“‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbour as yourself.’ The entire law and all the demands of the prophets are based on these two commandments.” (Mt. 22:37-39) The question is what are the dynamics that make it a visible expression for today?