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Lessons from Peter: Don't Sell Your American Soul.

Lessons from Peter: Don't Sell Your American Soul.
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Easter and Passover are a powerful time of reflection for many of the 77% of Americans aligned with our country’s cherished Judeo-Christian heritage. This year, as we leave Easter and Passover behind us, their timeless lessons couldn’t be more pertinent and critical.

At America’s core remains what Jesus Christ called life’s two most important guidelines. Matthew 22:36-40, "’Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?’ Jesus replied, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ [a] 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. The second is ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ [b] 40 All law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.’”

At this time, Christ lived under the autocratic Roman Empire. Putting God first was bold. Jesus’s stand against class or position and preaching "equal respect and kindness as souls under God's sovereign dominion" was even bolder. Jesus was irrefutably one of history's greatest influences and a staunch anti-institutionalist and deconstructionist.

In modern terms, Jesus consciously chose his dangerous path to "drain the swamp" of: 1) the repressive, recalcitrant Roman empire and 2) the overly influential, elitist, materialistic, hypocritical and cosmopolitan Pharisees.

Bold and passionate, Christ risked death to clearly stand for humanity's own inherent "greatness."

(To debunk a misnomer that led to ignorant antisemitism, these 6,000 Pharisees were a tiny fraction of the excellent and holy 500,000 total Jewish population of the time, including Christ himself.)

Matthew 5:15 also comes to mind. "Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick." Our commitment to this excellence and boldness also further defines our walk of faith.

Christ's miraculous mission to stand against all tyranny and repression bettered the world.

Reflecting on Jesus's death and resurrection, we remember his followers’ struggle to remain faithful after "He left his worldly office."

In the renowned "Repentance of Peter," he as one of Christ's followers must face the reality of admitting knowing Jesus. Peter risked the highest cancel culture penalties, prison and death. After Jesus’s arrest, Peter thrice denied knowing Jesus.

After the third denial, he heard the rooster crow and recalled Jesus’s prediction. "I tell you Peter, before the rooster crows today, you will deny three times that you know me." John 13:31–38. Peter cried bitterly when recalling this and upon Jesus’s death said, "Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified in him.”

The lessons of Peter's greatest crisis remain timeless.

In April 2021, Donald J. Trump’s followers face a new version of Peter's denial.

Conservatives daring to speak publicly in the Joe Biden era face the ultimate test. As we all know well now, “unity” means surrender and compliance for political survival.

A sad accepted cancel culture practice for liberal media shills is to begin interviews of conservatives with, "Do you believe the 2021 election was stolen when the courts denied to even hear the cases?"

As we saw earlier this year, a bold and noncompliant Senator Rand Paul aptly stated: "Arguing that most cases (on voter fraud) that have been tossed out of courts were done because of lack of standing and not the merits of the argument."

Paul bravely insisted on continuing the debate over fraud.

Still, the "Are you crazy or not?" leftist gaslighting of conservatives continues even, for example, as the liberal Washington Post finally admitted that Trump never sought to "find the votes" to win Georgia as his accusers claimed in the aftermath of Election Day 2020.

Yet for progressive ideologues, politics remains a win at all cost game.

Leftists cannot cease their tired yet constant witch trials until they pass their damaging H.R.-1 "For The People Act."

H.R.-1 would federalize all traditionally state-run elections, empower 16-year-olds to register, let illegals vote easily, remove restrictions from mail-in ballots, create automatic voter registration systems, prohibit Voter ID, expand access to early and absentee voting, and seal Democrat victories in perpetuity.

And now, the left is attacking the new Georgia election law as racist, saying that H.R.-1 is the only solution to stop voter suppression.

So, leftists now have their updated Peter-esque question.

"It is undeniable that the new voter integrity legislation in Georgia is racist and unnecessary as the 2020 election wasn't stolen as we all know. Don't you agree?"

This is the 2021 Faustian exchange. In short, any real conservative must sell their soul to stay in the game under Joe Biden.

But we must learn from Peter. When we feel weak, we must remain in faith and speak rational truths freely, regardless of consequences.

Happy Easter and Passover, America. He is Risen indeed.

Creator of #BPN, a conservative political news website, Judd Dunning is a political author, pundit and producer. He recently published his latest book "13 1/2 Reasons Why NOT To Be A Liberal: And How to Enlighten Others,'' via Humanix. Read Judd Dunning's Reports — More Here.

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Easter and Passover are a powerful time of reflection for many of the 77% of Americans aligned with our country’s cherished Judeo-Christian heritage. This year, as we leave Easter and Passover behind us, their timeless lessons couldn’t be more pertinent and critical.
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