by June Griffin
Coming back from a trip to Middle Tennessee, we turned on the radio to a popular financial adviser who was talking about Williamson County, which is pretty close to Nashville. He stated that Williamson is the eighth richest County in the nation, and certainly the richest in the Volunteer State. Stunned, I turned to my husband and asked him if he realized what was just said. Why, rich Williamson is the only County whose Commission voted against the Tennessee Ten Commandment Resolution! Ten Counties tabled the Resolution, but Williamson actually voted against it!
Now this Resolution doesn't require anyone to post God's Law, which is the basis of our entire legal system. It merely states that we have been Biblically based from our beginning and that the County resolves to defend its Right to post the Commandments. Who could sue you for promising to defend your Right? Only a coward would refuse to defend his God-given Right.
Sometimes facts are hard to realize, especially when they defy reason. After all, most folks reason with that little expression, "if we only had the money..." Now here is a County which has the money, at least that is what the statistics say. It must not be the money. By contrast, dozens of so-called poor counties have begun taking the Bill of Rights away from the thieves of the ACLU and taken their stand against today's AntiChrist. Who is the poor one and who is the rich one?
Possession of wealth is a natural God-given Right in the United States. After all, wealth acquired through honesty and hard work is a mark of God's blessing. Our forefathers secured this Right by making a covenant with Almighty God.
In 1937, the United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, established by Joint Resolution of Congress, issued a beautifully bound commentary. Under the heading, "The Heart and Soul of the Constitution," it says: "Life and the right to enjoy liberty come from God. The guaranty of the right to enjoy liberty, the power to maintain liberty, must come from the human heart and soul. The Constitution is this guaranty.... The Constitution prescribes an oath or affirmation which the President must take in order to qualify for his office. This oath or affirmation in its essence is a covenant with the people which the President pledges himself to keep with the help of Almighty God.
All officers of the United States and of the States, all judges and defenders of the Union must bind themselves to support the Constitution. Whether given by oath or affirmation, this pledge is essentially an appeal for Divine help in keeping inviolate a sacred obligation.
"Our national celebration called Thanksgiving acknowledges the God of our Fathers, the Master of Armies and Lord of Hosts. He has anchored our Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights to the Ten Commandments. In the words of early circuit preacher, Francis Asbury, American Methodists couldn't help but be rich. They kept the Commandments and the courage of Nashville founder and Methodist class leader James Robertson is legendary. Andy Jackson said: One man with courage makes a majority."
The Book of Acts records that there was a certain sorcerer named Simon who wanted to buy the Spirit of God, but the evangelist Phillip told him that the Spirit of God wasn't for sale. How many of the rich in Williamson County would wish to buy the Spirit which was poured out upon Judge Roy Moore, who along with our holy forefathers laid down his life, his fortune and his sacred honor to uphold the Constitution! Where would you go to buy such integrity and faithfulness! Such courage!
Abraham was a very rich man but he wasn't a coward. In fact, he mustered an army and he was thankful for his wealth, as was J. C. Penney who dared not open his store on Sunday, and the old-fashioned Methodist Asa Candler who refused to sell his coca-cola syrup on Sunday, or the God-fearing Henry Ford or a thousand other blessed American industrialists whose wealth testified to the glories of the United States. What would they say about Williamson County?
And what Counties will be on top when the Saviour turns the world upside down? After all, He is the Landlord.