U.S. Senate Fears God’s Judgment for Nation’s Sins

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August 15, 2018

The United States Senate issued a resolution noting that "the awful calamity which now desolates the land may be but a punishment, inflicted upon us, for our presumptuous sins." A day of humiliation was called. Oops, that was on April 30, 1863. Such resolutions are rare even for churches today. It was a day in which almost everybody feared God, and quite a comparison with a day in which almost nobody fears God. How do Christians view these calamities? Why is there so little humiliation and fear of God today? How should the church respond to these calamities? These questions answered on this edition of Generations.

About Your Host, Kevin Swanson

Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.