“Everything that’s happening today [in America] is almost like a movie I have already watched.3
“I see a lot of parallels between the Soviet regime and things happening now because there was a time in history where they [the communists] closed churches completely, then they would reopen a little bit, and if the church was open there were certain ‘guidelines’ given to pastors.
“Don’t they realize what is happening now in America is exactly what happened to us in communist Russia? It started with ‘Don’t gather. Don’t sing. Spread apart. Listen to the government.’ Then it quickly turned into full-on persecution and the church did not wake up in time. I am here to beg you to call the church to wake up, stand firm, conquer!”4
“The system was more merciful towards murderers, pedophiles, and criminals than to Christians.
they took away freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, freedom of the press,
and [imposed] a very strict censorship and control of all media.”
See the entire article here by David Lane at the American Renewal Project.
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