America’s Coming Civil War
by Gerald Flurry
After Americans elected a new president on November 8, his opponents reacted fiercely. Their aggressive tirades are more dangerous than even they realize!
One of the worst post-election commentaries came from a man named Van Jones. An avowed Communist known for vulgarly attacking Republicans, Jones made his career out of stirring up racial guilt and agitation. He allegedly signed a petition demanding investigations into whether the George W. Bush administration intentionally allowed terrorists to murder 3,000 people on September 11. President Barack Obama appointed him as his “green energy czar” in 2009. Less than six months later, Van Jones resigned under pressure. CNN then hired him as a commentator.
In the early hours of November 9, just after it became final that Hillary Clinton had lost to Donald Trump, Jones said, “People have talked about a miracle. I’m hearing about a nightmare. … You tell your kids: Don’t be a bully. You tell your kids, don’t be a bigot. You tell your kids, do your homework and be prepared. And then you have this outcome. And you have people putting children to bed tonight, and they’re afraid of breakfast. They’re afraid of ‘How do I explain this to my children?’ I have Muslim friends who are texting me tonight, saying, ‘Should I leave the country?’ I have families of immigrants that are terrified tonight.”
That is wild fear-mongering! What is this man talking about? The only people who might be somewhat uncertain after Mr. Trump’s victory are those who have broken the law and are in America illegally. Mr. Trump said he would actually enforce existing immigration laws passed by Congress—which is the president’s duty! But for Van Jones, supposedly this is a “nightmare”!
Jones’s eyes were wet when he said: “This was a rebellion against the elites, true. It was a complete reinvention of politics and polls, it’s true. But it was also something else. … We haven’t talked about race. THIS WAS A WHITE-LASH. This was a white-lash against a changing country. IT WAS A WHITE-LASH AGAINST A BLACK PRESIDENT, in part. And that’s the part where the pain comes” (emphasis mine throughout).
What does he mean by “a white-lash against a changing country”? He is hearkening back to the days of slavery—accusing many millions of white people as the worst kind of racists!
He also said it was a white-lash against a black president, in part. And that racist statement after white people elected Barack Obama for two terms by near landslides!
Van Jones is expressing the deepest kind of diabolical black racism. And CNN is helping him spread it!
Where is this leading America?
This is the kind of vile language we have heard over and over and over that has stirred up terrible bitterness and anger among minorities against this country! This kind of incitement is dividing the races all the more—and is leading to RACE WAR!
Why do so many of our people fail to see this simple truth?
After the Election
The day after the election, President Obama made this statement: “Now, it is no secret that the president-elect and I have some pretty significant differences. But remember, eight years ago, President Bush and I had some pretty significant differences. But President Bush’s team could not have been more professional or more gracious in making sure we had a smooth transition so that we could hit the ground running. … So I have instructed my team to follow the example that President Bush’s team set eight years ago, and work as hard as we can to make sure that this is a successful transition for the president-elect—because we are now all rooting for his success in uniting and leading the country. The peaceful transition of power is one of the hallmarks of our democracy. And over the next few months, we are going to show that to the world.”
President Obama’s nice words were at odds with everything he has been doing over the past eight years!
At the same time he was making some of those statements, thousands of people were demonstrating and even rioting to oppose the president-elect. Demonstrators vandalized property, started fires and blocked traffic. In one video posted online, a group of African-Americans pulled a white man out of his car, beat him and stole his car because he had a “Trump” bumper sticker. Spray-painted messages read, “We are ungovernable,” “Kill white people,” and “Die whites, die.” Enraged people scrawled, “Kill your local Trump supporter” and “Kill Trump” on walls and wrote awful things about his wife.
President Obama said he wants a peaceful transition of power. But when people called on him, and on Hillary Clinton, to calm the protests, they were met with thunderous silence. Democratic leaders mostly remained silent.
Several days later, the president did say the election results should be accepted. But it was a quickly made surface statement.
Is that “working
as hard as we
can to make sure that this is a successful transition for the president-elect—because we are now all rooting for his success in uniting and leading the country”?
Bernie Sanders, an open socialist who stirred up a far-left populist movement of his own when running against Clinton for the Democratic nomination, actually encouraged the protests!
Al Sharpton said, “W
e are not going down without a fight, and Donald need sic
to know that.” Liberal celebrities said similar things.
What kind of “fight” is Mr. Sharpton talking about?
‘We Got Our Country Back’?
Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly asked, “IS A CIVIL WAR BREWING IN THE U.S.A.?”
That is an important question! Clearly there are many people who want a fight—a revolution—a race war! And they are going to get it—and a whole lot more!
As Americans are becoming their own worst enemies, what do you think our enemies abroad will do?
Average Americans just want everything to calm down so they can get back to their lives and their pleasures and so forth. But the shocks for America aren’t going to go away. You can see that if you are watching what is happening with open eyes.
But beyond that, you can be sure of it because of the prophecies in the Bible.
The Bible is full of passages describing what is about to happen to America. I have written a number of articles showing how a race war is prophesied. Chapter Five of my new booklet Great Again is titled “Where America’s Race Riots Are Leading” and explains many of these passages. You cannot understand the seriousness of this threat unless you know the Bible!
If you have never done so, you need to read Herbert W. Armstrong’s book The United States and Britain in Prophecy. It proves step by step how to identify America in biblical prophecy, and gives a stunning overview of what the Bible says on this subject. We will gladly send you a free copy of this important book.
The book of Amos has some very strong prophecies that every American should know about. In it, God condemns our nation for our sins and describes many punishments that will come upon us as a consequence. These include some curses that we have already seen to some degree, like drought in certain areas and flooding in others, and plagues on our food production. But there are also nation-destroying curses that have not yet happened, like nuclear fire devouring our cities!
Only deep repentance could prevent such a nightmare. But where do you see any indication of repentance in America today?
Think about this. The coming destruction is spoken of in many Bible prophecies. But it will not be wild and indiscriminate. God is measuring it precisely and carefully in order to accomplish something specific and wonderful!
Whenever God punishes, He does so to correct people, to turn them away from sin! As He said through the Prophet Ezekiel, “As I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?” (Ezekiel 33:11).
We are living in the time frame of Amos’s prophecy—and notice what God says there: “I WILL NOT AGAIN PASS BY THEM ANY MORE”! God has given many warnings over a period of many years, but America has ignored those warnings. So God says, This is the LAST WARNING. I’m not going to pass by again!
That shows you just how urgent these times are!
The Amos 7 prophecy indicates a different time—a period with a different man in charge: an end-time type of King Jeroboam. I believe the shift in administration is a transition into this time prophetically. This means America has very little time left—and you have very little time to respond to God’s final warning!
Many Americans are troubled by the divisions and hatreds being expressed right now. But they need to be a lot more concerned than they are! The problems are going to get worse and worse UNTIL PEOPLE GET THE MESSAGE, and they learn why these disasters are happening!
Donald Trump’s win is a prophetic sign of impending civil war and anarchy, followed by America’s worst military defeat ever! But don’t blame the politicians or the race-baiters or the professional rioters. This situation exists in America only because of the sins of the nation—of all Americans! We can no longer ignore what we have reaped by giving ourselves over to sin. This is a reckoning!
The good news, though, is that the destruction about to sweep over us is all for a purpose. It is precisely measured, and it is purposeful. It is preparing our people to come to know God!
There are dark days ahead—but never lose sight of WHY God is allowing it—and the inspiring conclusion!