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My thoughts on “Killing Reagan “

My thoughts on “Killing Reagan ”
Early this morning or late last night I finished reading the book, “Killing Reagan.” I have mixed feelings on the book. There are parts I like and uplift the late President but there are other parts in the book which I question and or I fear will be used by the left to discredit the former leader of the free world.

      The book says there were times Reagan was confused after the attempt was made on his life. If that is the case why didn’t the media pick up on it. We all know most in the media hates the politics of those on the right. One would think they would jump at a chance to bring a right leading President down. So I do question that part of the book.

     The book points out Ronald Reagan saw his job as a mission from God after his life was almost taken. The attempt on his life changed him as a person. He even suggested to Nancy one Sunday morning they attend church which they seldom did. We all know it is hard for the leader in the White- House to attend church. All the things that has to be done to keep the first family safe. It seems President Reagan embraced the fact that God spared his life for a reason. 

        A thing which I was sorry to read in the book is the former First Lady Nancy Reagan depended a lot on astrology. The Reagan’s belonged to a Bible teaching church in CA. So one would think they would have trusted 100% in the Bible and it’s author. The Bible calls those of us who are followers of Christ not to look to the stars but to look to the true star who’s birth we honor next month. 

     Before I read this book I thought Ronald Reagan was the greatest President of my life time. Even though there are parts in the book which I question or even challenge I still view Ronald Wilson Reagan as the best soul to ever be elected leader of the freed world while I lived. It is my hope this book will be used to help Reagan’s name and his policy ideas to once again become popular. Though as I wrote above I do fear the left will use part of the book to bring a good and Godly man down who is no longer with us to defend himself or his ideas.

    God bless the name Reagan.

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

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The Late Chuck Colson on SQUANTO AND THE PROVIDENCE OF GOD

Listen to the radio commentary here or read it below.

Most of us know the story of the first Thanksgiving; at least we know the Pilgrim version. But how many of us know the Indian viewpoint?

( Breakpoint commentary )

No, I’m not talking about some revisionist, politically correct version of history. I’m talking about the amazing story of the way God used an Indian named Squanto as a special instrument of His providence.
Historical accounts of Squanto’s life vary, but historians believe that around 1608, more than a decade before the Pilgrims arrived, a group of English traders sailed to what is today Plymouth, Massachusetts. When the trusting Wampanoag Indians came out to trade, the traders took them prisoner, transported them to Spain, and sold them into slavery. It was an unimaginable horror.
But God had an amazing plan for one of the captured Indians, a boy named Squanto.
Squanto was bought by a well-meaning Spanish monk, who treated him well and taught him the Christian faith. Squanto eventually made his way to England and worked in the stables of a man named John Slaney. Slaney sympathized with Squanto’s desire to return home, and he promised to put the Indian on the first vessel bound for America.
It wasn’t until 1619, ten years after Squanto was first kidnapped, that a ship was found. Finally, after a decade of exile and heartbreak, Squanto was on his way home.
But when he arrived in Massachusetts, more heartbreak awaited him. An epidemic had wiped out Squanto’s entire village.
We can only imagine what must have gone through Squanto’s mind. Why had God allowed him to return home, against all odds, only to find his loved ones dead?
A year later, the answer came. A shipload of English families arrived and settled on the very land once occupied by Squanto’s people. Squanto went to meet them, greeting the startled Pilgrims in English.daily_commentary_11_26_15
According to the diary of Pilgrim Governor William Bradford, Squanto “became a special instrument sent of God for [our] good . . . He showed [us] how to plant [our] corn, where to take fish and to procure other commodities . . . and was also [our] pilot to bring [us] to unknown places for [our] profit, and never left [us] till he died.”
When Squanto lay dying of fever, Bradford wrote that their Indian friend “desir[ed] the Governor to pray for him, that he might go to the Englishmen’s God in heaven.” Squanto bequeathed his possessions to the Pilgrims “as remembrances of his love.”
Who but God could so miraculously convert a lonely Indian and then use him to save a struggling band of Englishmen? It is reminiscent of the biblical story of Joseph, who was also sold into slavery, and whom God likewise used as a special instrument for good.
Squanto’s life story is remarkable, and we ought to make sure our children learn about it. Sadly, most books about Squanto omit references to his Christian faith. But I’m delighted to say that my friend Eric Metaxas has written a wonderful children’s book called “Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving.” I highly recommend it because it will teach your kids about the “special instrument sent of God,” who changed the course of American history.

How great to hear again from Chuck Colson. I know that I and my colleagues at BreakPoint are so thankful to God for all that He accomplished through Chuck’s life.
And this Thanksgiving on behalf of Chuck and Eric Metaxas, I want you, our BreakPoint listeners, to also know how thankful to God we are for you—for all the encouraging words, and prayer and financial support you’ve provided this ministry over the years. Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts.
And before I go today, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that my friend Eric Metaxas wrote a great children’s book about Squanto called Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving. We have it for you at the BreakPoint bookstore online.
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

 
FURTHER READING AND INFORMATION

Get your copy of Eric’s book “Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving,” available at the online bookstore. And check out the article Eric wrote about Squanto’s life in yesterday’s edition of the Wall Street Journal.

“Squanto & the Providence of God”

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