Let’s pray from the Florida Constitution:
Psalm 46:10 says, “Be still and know that
I am God”
Let’s pray from the Florida Constitution:
We, the people of the State of Florida, being grateful to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty…
“We, the people” have turned our back on Almighty God and have almost lost this covenant. I speak now to those who are grateful to Him. May we turn from being grateful to “the government” for what it may allow us to do, or give us, and return to looking to Almighty God only and to being grateful to Him alone for our constitutional liberty.
Let’s continue to look at our constitution, for our political power to return to that which He bestowed upon us:
SECTION 1. Political power.—All political power is inherent in the people.
This means that “We, the people” have the power, and (more accurately to recapture our heritage as Floridians) the responsibility to carry the power of government. This means turning from ever saying, “The government should do something about that…” We are the government. It is OUR responsibility to DO something about THAT!
Our founding fathers educated their children well.
Children were considered a blessing, a heritage and a reward- “blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them.”
We, the people fed the poor, we clothed the naked, we took in the immigrants, taught them to speak English, how to read and employed them.
Statue of Liberty quote:
“Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
“We, the people” need to return to our first love and do the deeds that “We, the people” once did.
You see our constitution is inherently Christian. In no other religion would the government be “of the people” to have the rights of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
But our Florida constitution does not give us these rights exactly. Our constitution says:
“All natural persons, female and male alike, are equal before the law.”
This is inherently a Christian concept. In most other religions, it is legally advantageous to be male. But Galatians 3:28a says, “There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female ….” We believe that Jesus in us is our hope of glory, not what caste we are born into, how much money we make, how old we are or what our sex or race is. We are all considered equal if we are Bible- reading, Bible-reasoning Christians as our founding fathers were.
Our constitution says that we:
have inalienable rights -
That means that neither man nor government can take them away. So in order to obey God and not man, we have to be willing to pledge our “lives, fortunes and sacred honor” to stay and be free.
And here comes the most important and critical part, because as Thomas Jefferson said, “The care of human life and happiness … is the first and only legitimate object of good government.”
And as President Ronald Reagan said, “We cannot diminish the value of one category of human life- the unborn- without diminishing the value of all human life… There is no cause more important.”
Our constitution, in declaring our rights, establishes that:
“among which are the right to enjoy and defend life.”
Without life we have no liberty, pursuit of happiness or ability to speak freely, assemble, or worship as we choose.
If we do not defend those unjustly sentenced to death, we will not enjoy our constitutional liberties. And if we want to truly be grateful to Him, we must obey Him in our constitutional responsibility to DEFEND LIFE.
This is why the PersonhoodFL amendment is so important. I agree with our founders, that governments should not be altered for “light and transient causes.” But if we continue to allow our disabled and elderly to be starved and dehydrated to death as Terri Shiavo and Carrie Johnson were here in Florida, if we continue to allow abortionists to profit from crisis pregnancies, if we allow embryos to be used for Nazis type experiments in some of our biotechnology labs, like the “cow-boys” of the UK or the “glow-in-the dark” experiments, we will not continue to “enjoy life” as is our heritage. (See PersonhoodFL.com or Personhood.net, if you want more information on these issues.)
In Ezekiel 9, the Lord said basically, “Enough!” and sent an angel to mark those who were crying out because of the injustice and sent angels behind him to wipe out everyone else for the “land is full of blood.” As you know they started in the sanctuary.
Malachi 3:16 says,
“Then those who feared the Lord spoke with each other, and the Lord listened to what they said. In His presence, a scroll of remembrance was written to record the names of those who feared Him and always thought about the honor of His name.”
I invite you now to covenant with God once more, to honor Him and declare that you love what He loves, and hate what He hates. This Personhood Petition will allow Floridians to vote in the general election of 2014, to determine that all persons may be considered equal and endowed with the inalienable right to life from our Creator, not our government or Supreme Court.
The proposed Personhood Amendment defines all humans as “persons” under the Florida Constitution regardless of age, race, creed, mental or physical ability. It will establish justice and respect for life from the moment of biological beginning until natural death.
Please sign the PersonhoodFL amendment today and print out more petitions. Share this message with your sphere of influence: your family, friends, co-workers, pastor and church, your men’s and women’s groups, schools and civic groups. Take it to the people at all kinds of public gatherings and invite them to join you in their constitutional right “to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
As we re-assume our constitutional responsibility to enjoy and defend LIFE, may all political power be restored to the people of Florida.
Once again, may we pray this covenant:
“We, the people of the State of Florida,
being grateful to Almighty God
for our constitutional liberty…”
© 2012 Mrs. Brenda MacMenamin
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