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Detroit A Deadly Look

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Detroit A Deadly Look

Maiming, killing, chaos, happening throughout this nation, happenings everyday.
Saw an article in the newspaper about the City of Detroit. A killing frequently just another day.
Now as Christians we should realize and know that violence breeds violence.
So what do we do? We arm our educators so we can protect our children our innocents.

More people this year have been killed in Detroit than in the Afghan war.
Right here in the U.S.A. violence is leaving a tremendous scar.
Our children being taught through the airways, video games, that same sex marriage is OK’
Our Television media explodes when violence is shown; our moral compass is in disarray.

This goes back along time our nation is a relatively young nation compared to the Vatican and the Pope.
Yet since our very Foundation we are supposedly a nation that believe in God, Christian today think that this is a travesty a joke. 
We lead in exporting smut triple x rated films nasty movies that turn up everywhere we are being misled.
The devil, his legions, control the airways they have crept into our culture, our families, our moral compass is dead.

As Christians we should pray in repentance, turn to God’s Commandments, and trust our Father.
Trusting corrupted leaders, trusting in man, is not the way in history it has never worked, this is what I’ve gathered.
Detroit a city gripped with terror, fear, a city where our children die in crossfire.
This is a national concern a must change policy towards children, to see them gunned down the situation is dire.

The four horsemen have been riding for a long time.
Ignoring the “Word” Ignoring the Father is truly the real crime.
We do ourselves no justice, with our free will we as Christians must trust in our Savior and the Lord.
Asking God to guide “Us,” in electing officials that have the courage to say enough, let’s go to God and His Son for help. Let’s truly as nation follow the “Word.” 

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  1. Date: 5/1/2013 9:21:00 AM
    You are strong Bob, yes all this is truly tragic, evil has really evaded more and more into society, a strong speaking write...always~ Linda

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 4:54:00 PM
    Just checking through and must agree with the the thrust of this piece Bob. You are uncompromising in your views and writes; which when all is said." people know where they stand with you, people may fool themselves and run after invented fashion; but in life,death,and everything, the Word is Infallible..God bless, Joe..)

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 12:32:00 PM
    God bless Robert! Glad you are well. Be happy. I love God to.He allows us to serve him in so many ways and that makes life a joy. I like to spread the love and forgiving comfort of Christ. We all have a role to play.

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    Date: 4/16/2013 6:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for your kind words, I have been ill for some time and unable to look at other members poetry but will look at some of yours later when I feel a little better. God loves us all without prejudice so brother God bless to you and yours Robert and Sharon