Written in Stone

    I wrote last week about our visit in Washington, D.C. to the new Museum of the Bible. They offer a simulated media and special effects flyover of D.C. (you are in a semi-prone standing position). It is programmed in the millisecond to occur so precisely that you feel as if you are actually flying. You see the city via technology which was developed originally for Hollywood films to stimulate the human sensorimotor feedback system.

    During this ride, you will see scriptures engraved on the walls of our most famous landmarks:

    • in Union Station, “The truth shall make you free” (John 8:32);
    • on the Supreme Court, Moses holding the tablets of the Ten Commandments;
    • on the Library of Congress, “Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself” (Leviticus 19:18);
    • on the U.S. Capital, “Preserve me, O God, for in Thee do I put my trust” (Psalm 16:1); 
    • on the Washington Monument, “Praise be to God” (Psalm 146:1, 2);
    • in Arlington Cemetery, “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13);
    • at the Holocaust Memorial, “You are my witnesses” (Isaiah 43:10)
    • and on the Martin Luther King Memorial which refers to “justice running down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream” (Amos 5:24).

    The time is now for the nation to recognize our heritage and repent of our iniquities and indifference. Psalm 119:105 is engraved at the Museum of the Bible: “Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.” Only the truth and wisdom of God can direct us out of darkness, disunity and the destruction of judgement. It is urgent that America gets a total truth make-over and not just a flyover!


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