UPDATED: ONLY THE LORD CAN SAVE AMERICA! How Many U.S. Presidents Have Been Impeached? We Have Been Here Before

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TEAM JESUS PRAY FOR AMERICA, WE ARE SO VERY DIVIDED! WILL WE EVER COME TOGETHER? PRAY FOR UNITY! UNITY IN OUR LORD! AMEN!


 We have faced many danger points in our history…..Only the LORD can save America, not politics!

We need to pray for America, we are a very divided nation, we are at a danger point. This morning on K-LOVE Radio the announcers were talking about that the best thing we can do is pray for our nation, pray for our leaders. We have been down this road before, Bill Clinton……….How Many U.S. Presidents Have Been Impeached?

Impeachment a rarely used path for upending a president

Lincoln’s House Divided Speech

It is not God Bless America! God has blessed us even before our nation was formed…it is time for America to Bless God! Amen!

What I have not seen in my time, is America being so divided, so much hate, so many nasty words, it makes me weep. It is so very sad that the peoples business is not getting done……It is very clear that our political process is broken. Can it be fixed? I see know end to this mess at this point, it will take a miracle from God. First of all America needs to repent, ask our Lord for forgiveness, it starts with us. We must end such evil things as abortion.

The latest on impeachment: Two biblical imperatives

September 26, 2019  |  READ TIME: 5 minutes
In The Daily Article today:

  • Summarizing the impeachment inquiry
  • Is Congress more polarized than at any time since the Civil War?
  • Two urgent principles for God’s people
Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced this week that the House of Representatives would initiate a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

Mr. Trump could become only the fourth president in American history to face impeachment. Presidents Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton were both impeached by the House but acquitted by the Senate. President Nixon resigned as the House was preparing an impeachment vote.

This announcement is both historic and momentous. In his introduction to Impeachment: An American History, Jeffrey A. Engle writes that impeachment “disrupts the American political landscape as few other events do, leaving scars forever dimming the political careers for all involved.”

How does impeachment work?

The Wall Street Journal explains that the impeachment process “generally includes a House investigation, hearings, and a markup of articles of impeachment, or written accusations.” Traditionally, such articles have been drafted by the Judiciary Committee.

Once cleared by that committee, they are immediately considered on the House floor. A simple majority is required for impeachment.

Three types of conduct are typically seen as constituting grounds for impeachment: abusing or exceeding the powers of the office, behavior incompatible with the function or purpose of the office, or misusing the office for an improper purpose or for personal gain.

If the House impeaches Mr. Trump, House managers will then be selected to make their case before the Senate. A two-thirds majority is required to convict the president and remove him from office.

However, as CNN notes, Senate Republicans likely have the votes to easily dismiss the charges. With the current party split, twenty Republicans would have to join every Democrat in the Senate in voting to remove the president.

The process could take months. Rep. Jerry Nadler, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, says he hopes to conclude their work by the end of the year. If the House then votes to impeach, the trial in the Senate could take many weeks. For instance, the House approved an impeachment inquiry for President Clinton on October 8, 1998, but the Senate did not acquit him until February 12, 1999.

What led to this decision?

Six House committees are already investigating elements of the Trump administration. However, the tipping point came with President Trump’s July 25 conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Democratic leaders allege that Mr. Trump betrayed his oath of office and undermined national security during this call by seeking to enlist a foreign power to tarnish a rival for personal political gain.

They claim that Mr. Trump pressured the Ukrainian president to investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. During the Obama administration, Vice President Biden worked with the Ukrainian government at a time when his son served on the board of the country’s largest private gas company (a position for which he was reportedly paid up to $50,000 a month).

Rudy Giuliani, the president’s attorney, has alleged that Vice President Biden worked to protect his son from corruption investigations. Democratic leaders in the House claim that Mr. Trump tried to pressure the Ukrainian president to investigate the Bidens so as to benefit the president personally.

They also note that he withheld $391 million in military aid approved by Congress one week before the phone call. A so-called “whistleblower” reported his or her concerns about the July 25 conversation, prompting the investigations that followed.

Mr. Trump states that he withheld the funds to encourage other countries to support Ukraine and that there was no “quid pro quo” in his July 25 conversation. He authorized the release of the “fully declassified and unredacted transcript” of his conversation with President Zelensky, which you can read here.

The whistleblower’s complaint was hand-delivered to Capitol Hill yesterday for lawmakers to review. The person has tentatively agreed to meet with congressional lawmakers. The White House claims that this person has “political bias” in favor of a “rival candidate” of the president.

Two biblical imperatives

Studies indicate that Congress is more polarized today than at any time since the Civil War. Pew Research Center has documented an ever-widening gap between Democrats and Republicans in America on a variety of social issues. I assume Americans will be just as divided over the impeachment inquiry, with the president’s critics supporting his impeachment and his supporters opposing such action.

The purpose of The Daily Article is not to provide personal or political commentary but to offer a biblical perspective on the news and cultural issues. In that context, I believe this acrimonious time is an opportunity for those whose highest allegiance is not to a president or a political party but to their King.

Whatever our view of President Trump or his opponents, let’s remember two biblical imperatives as the impeachment inquiry proceeds.

One: We are called to pray for our leaders and respect their office even if we do not respect the person (1 Timothy 2:1–2). This principle applies to leaders of both parties across the political spectrum. If they are in public office, they are to receive our intercession.

Two: We are to speak truth in ways that glorify God and advance the common good. This verse is a perpetual command from the Lord: “When you talk, do not say harmful things, but say what people need—words that will help others become stronger. Then what you say will do good to those who listen to you” (Ephesians 4:29 NCV). Such speech will be a powerful witness in these polarizing days.

Frederick Buechner: “If you want to be holy, be kind.”

How holy will you be today?

“Speaking the truth in love” is God’s charge to his people (Ephesians 4:15). I am honored to answer his call with you.

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I love this devotional from Adrian Rogers, one of the greatest preachers God gave America!

BIBLE MEDITATION:

Do all things without murmurings and disputings: That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world. Philippians 2:14-15

DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:

Do you know the problem with many of us when we obey God? We murmur about it while we are doing it! And God is taking notes, because halfhearted obedience isn’t obedience at all. Remember, God is looking at the heart, not the deed (see 1 Samuel 16:7).

Do you know why we murmur? Because we’ve taken our eyes off Calvary. Jesus didn’t murmur on the way to the cross. Do you thank God for the pains in life? Or only the gains?

Senate GOP vows to quash impeachment if it passes in the House
Senate Republicans are vowing to quickly quash any articles of impeachment that pass the House and warn that Democrats will feel a political backlash if they go forward and impeach President Trump.

Read in The Hill: https://apple.news/A86HbiXICSyyLkcOXt3bqvw

Shared from Apple News

I post the news here at FGGAM by the movement of God……He guides me…….He told me to share this with you all today…….We must behave ourselves…we must stop the hate…can you imagine the damage we are doing to our children growing up in this America?

We are to be our Father’s image, from Dr. Jim Denison:

“I have already been given a taste of God”

Part of being made in our Father’s image is sharing his heart for his children. This impulse to make the world better shows that we intuitively believe in a better world.

Henri Nouwen:

“I know that the fact that I am always searching for God, always struggling to discover the fullness of Love, always yearning for the complete truth, tells me that I have already been given a taste of God, of Love, and of Truth. I can only look for something that I have, to some degree, already found. How can I search for beauty and truth unless that beauty and truth are already known to me in the depth of my heart?

“It seems that all of us human beings have deep memories of the paradise that we have lost. Maybe the word innocence is better than the word paradise. We were innocent before we started feeling guilty; we were in the light before we entered into the darkness; we were at home before we started to search for a home.

“Deep in the recesses of our minds and hearts there lies hidden the treasure we seek. We know its preciousness, and we know that it holds the gift we most desire: a life stronger than death.”

As we work, God works

The fact that we were made for a better world, however, does not exempt us from seeking to better this world.

Darian Thompson started at safety for the Dallas Cowboys in their 31–6 win over Miami last Sunday. After overcoming numerous injuries and setbacks, he is following his dream in the NFL.

He told a reporter, “I’m thankful for God allowing me to do this. But also, it’s a testament to me and my work and the time I’ve put in.”

Noah built the ark, and God closed the door (Genesis 7:16). Moses held his staff over the Red Sea, and God parted the water (Exodus 14:21). Joshua led the people to step into the flooded Jordan River, and God stopped the water (Joshua 3:14–17). Peter preached at Pentecost, and the Spirit led three thousand souls to Christ (Acts 2:41).

As we work, God works. As we give our Father our best, we position ourselves to experience his best.

A man spent a year turning an overgrown, weed-infested field into a beautiful garden. When he showed it to his pastor, the pastor exclaimed, “What a beautiful creation of God.”

The man replied, “You should have seen it when God had it all to himself.”

“You will set the world on fire”

Denison Forum seeks to build a movement of culture-changing Christians because we are convinced that such a movement is the greatest need of our day. God has entrusted to each of us a Hassan Nezhadessivandi or a weed-infested field—ways we can use our gifts and influence to help someone follow Jesus.

Helping hurting people has been at the heart of the Christian mission from its beginning until today (cf. Acts 2:45). Our most powerful witness to a skeptical culture is our compassion for those in need.

Such compassion is not only our gift in God’s name—it is also God’s gift to us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson: “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”

St. Catherine of Siena went further: “Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.”

What part of the world will you set on fire today?

When I was in full-time radio, this is the song I would play on the radio when America faced danger…….

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