Before Destruction

Today’s lesson is brought to you by Proverbs 18: 12. I know there will be those of you who do not believe in God or the Bible and that is okay. However, after much prayful thought and sleepless nights, I feel that since social media has been a platform for hate, destruction and vitriol is it time to go in a new direction. That is one of love, God and the results of sin. I have sat quiet too long and not spoken out about my yardstick. So, if this lesson reaches one person and changes them, then God’s work is fruitful.
So back to Proverbs 18:12 “Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humilty.” Ladies and gentlemen we are on the eve of destruction. We see people who have no respect for the property of others, who have no respect for the lives of others and who have no respect for the history of this country. Their hearts are haughty, self serving and destructive. They go to and fro looking for ways to destory the country. They use the 1st Amendment to justify destroying everything in their wake.
We as a nation have become haughty, selfish and self serving. We as a nation and as a world have lost humilty. We have in the course of becoming haughty and self serving have turned on each other like a pack of ravenous wolves at the carcass of a dead deer.
Proverbs 16:18 tells us this, “Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.” We have not learned anything throught the rise and fall of the great civilizations of the world, They became proud and haughty, truly believing they were mighter than God. They believed that anything was okay and that what was wrong was right and what was right was wrong. If the facts of history didn’t suit a faction they either destoryed it or re-wrote it. Example Egypt go back and read some of their history. Some of the Pharoahs statues were torn down and their writings scratched out and written over. Hundreds of years from now if the earth is still around those who study the past and dig up history- you know archeologies, those guys, they will see how foolish Americans were, how sad they were in the fact that some believed they could hide the parts of history that did not suit them.
Parents are told to train up their children in the way they should go and when they are old they will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6. Sadly, it would appear that some parents have trained their children to be destroyers and haters. As they grow old, this will only become more evident, it will become generational. So the hate and destruction will continue until, we are overtaken by outside forces or God gets enough and destroys us himself. Something to think about. #God,#destructionofAmerica,#trainingupourchildren

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Yvonne Mason Sewell

Background:  The eldest of five children, Yvonne was born May 17, 1951 in Atlanta, Georgia. Raised in East Point, Georgia, she moved to Jackson County, Ga. until 2006 then moved to Port St. Lucie, Florida where she currently makes her home.  Licensed bounty hunter for the state of Georgia. Education:  After a 34 year absence, returned to college in 2004. Graduated with honors in Criminal Justice with an Associate’s degree from Lanier Technical College in 2006. Awards:  Nominated for the prestigious GOAL award in 2005 which encompasses all of the technical colleges. This award is based not only on excellence in academics but also leadership, positive attitude and the willingness to excel in one’s major. Affiliations:  Beta Sigma Phi Sorority  Member of The Florida Writer’s Association – Group Leader for St Lucie County The Dream:  Since learning to write at the age of five, Yvonne has wanted to be an author. She wrote her first novel Stan’s Story beginning in 1974 and completed it in 2006. Publication seemed impossible as rejections grew to 10 years. Determined, she continued adding to the story until her dream came true in 2006. The Inspiration:  Yvonne’s brother Stan has been her inspiration and hero in every facet of her life. He was stricken with Encephalitis at the tender age of nine months. He has defied every roadblock placed in his way and has been the driving force in every one of her accomplishments. He is the one who taught her never to give up The Author: Yvonne is currently the author of several novels, including:  Stan’s Story- the true story of her brother’s accomplishments, it has been compared to the style of Capote, and is currently being rewritten with new information for re-release.  Tangled Minds - a riveting story about a young girl’s bad decision and how it taints everyone’s life around her yet still manages to show that hope is always possible. This novel has been compared to the writing of Steinbeck and is currently being written as a screenplay. This novel will be re-released by Kerlak Publishing in 2009  Brilliant Insanity – released by Kerlak Publishing October 2008  Silent Scream – Released by October 2008- Slated to be made into a movie Yvonne’s Philosophy in Life - “Pay it Forward”: “In this life we all have been helped by others to attain our dreams and goals. We cannot pay it back but what we can do is ‘pay it forward’. It is a simple

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