By Vernon Gilbert
During his “fourscore and extra years” of lifestyles in the United States, Vernon Gilbert has watched the decline of his cherished state 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 instances, and in every one reference the connotation is to whatever bad. This deterioration of the elemental cloth of our society, this withering of our leaf, has been becoming by means of leaps and limits long ago new release. somebody who can't see the withering of the vine of our nice country hasn’t been looking at what's going. now we have been sitting down, anticipating the govt. to keep up our each whim, and we live off our sturdy credits proven by way of our forefathers. we're in quick decline. Our leaf is withering.
Never the pessimist, Gilbert nonetheless unearths explanation for 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 counsel, and switch from our depraved methods. we will be able to, as contributors, reside a very good instance to these round us and pray for our leaders to repent and glance to our author for his or her version of handling 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 begun a small company in Midland, Texas, the yr they wed. That corporation keeps this present day below 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 nice identify of his kin and their business.
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Bits of Christian Wisdom: Words of Warning and Hope to a Failing Nation by Vernon Gilbert