I Tremble for My Country

Nena Arias | July 3, 2023

“God who gave us life gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the Gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath? Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that His justice cannot sleep forever; That a revolution of the wheel of fortune, a change of situation, is among possible events; that it may become probable by Supernatural influence! The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in that event.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

If you have ever gone to Washington D.C. and visited the monument dedicated to Thomas Jefferson’s honor, you probably read the excerpt quoted above which Jefferson wrote in 1781.

Being aware of the nation’s condition at present, we can only say: “My God, how blind our society is in the face of Jefferson’s prophetic words. We must open our eyes before it’s too late.”

Without a doubt, American society has radically changed for the worse, we can clearly see that the downward spiral and deterioration only continues to increase its momentum, including dragging much of the Christian church in its sweep.

This year, like every year, the 4th of July celebrations will take place all across the country, culminating at night with very impressive fireworks displays. Even at the U.S. Embassies and Consulates in foreign nations where national interests are represented and wherever Americans may find themselves; working, studying, or vacationing, there will be 4th of July celebrations. After Christmas, it is one of the most important celebrations in the history of our nation.

Independence Day is a special day in which most Americans demonstrate their patriotism one way or another. Of course, there are always those who will point out their discontent with the country and this celebration. The spirit of patriotism is a healthy expression and should be promoted to remember the vision, valor, and sacrifice of those who shaped this new nation.

Those of the liberal mindset, or how they now dangerously prefer to be called “progressives,” use Jefferson as their patron saint to reference that the worldview and perspective of this important man in the birthing of this nation, was not a Christian but a humanist, like them. Not only does the above quote debunk this claim, but also lots of writings by Jefferson reveal his perspective of the existence of the Creator, the importance of His divine intervention in the design and formation of this country and of the importance of His continued presence in the stability and the progress of this nation.

America is a divided nation into two opposing perspectives of life and the world. On one hand is the America that wants to retain and build upon the rich heritage which made it the most powerful nation in human history; the other America are the secular-humanists who consistently and persistently have been destroying the foundation of this country. Sadly, these secular-humanist teachers and their disciples, in the 21st century, have received a greater thrust with their destructive force.

Added to our national scenario is the out-of-control illegal immigrant problem that is more an invasion than anything who are coming with no knowledge of the true foundation of this country and what gave it its greatness. They only receive the distorted and warped perspective of America through the eyes of the “progressives.”

So, if Jefferson said over two hundred years ago that “he trembled for his country” when he considered its condition then, imagine what he would say today?

The only answer for saving America is a united biblical Christianity that was saving it then. Biblical Christianity must rise to the forefront for saving our country today if it even stands a chance. And it does, because with God all things are possible. We must believe and act upon that fact.

“Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil.” (Psalm 127:1-2)