Share, if you would fight to defend freedom!

This entry came up as a result of a challenge posted elsewhere: “Share, if you would fight to defend freedom.”

Would I fight to defend freedom?  Sure, but I would remain within the law to the maximum extent possible.

In 1989, I took the following oath of office as part of my commissioning ceremony towards becoming a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force:  “I, Steven L. Janss, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.”

I am now an honorably-retired veteran.  My oath of office, never expires, and I firmly believe, based on his own actions and words, that Obama not eligible to be President, that he is a strong supporter of Islam, that he has illegally funneled billions of our hard-earned tax dollars in support of Islam, that he has aggressively attacked key provisions of civil rights and freedoms in our Constitution, and that as such, he is one of the “domestic enemies” mentioned in my oath of office.  I believe most, if not all of the “czars” populating his cabinet and acting as advisers are also domestic enemies, as are many members of Congress, most notably Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, and Diane Feinstein.

The question is, what do we do about it?  Well, I’m doing it!  I sincerely hope you’ll join me!

1.  I’m exercising my freedom of speech as protected under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  If you’re on FB, Twitter, or run your own blog, you’re exercising that, as well.

2.  I’m petition the Government for a redress of grievances as protected under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  If you’re not writing your Congressmen, you’re not doing your part — they need to hear from you!  So please, write them.  Let them hear from you!

3.  I carry my firearm everywhere I go, as protected under both the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution as well as our State Constitution and those of 48 states in our Union.  I often open carry, as protected under our State Constitution, as well as those of 43 other States in our Union.  I am thoroughly familiar with the laws of my state with respect it’s carry and use.

4.  I will not go on the attack, except via public speaking, e-mail, and letters, or as ordered by Constitutionally lawful authority (i.e if I were recalled into military service, deputized by the local sheriff, etc.).  Subject to that, I will adhere to my oath of office and defend my Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.  Anyone who threatens me or does me harm in a manner contrary to the U.S. Constitution, its Amendments, and all subsequent laws, will be met with a man who will defend himself, his family, and his property by any and all lawful means necessary.

5.  I will love the Lord my God with all my heart, mind, soul, and strength, to the best of my ability.

6.  I will care for widows and orphans, to the best of my ability.

7.  I will treat others as I would have them treat me.

In The End Times, We’re Still Saved By Grace, Through Faith

It may very well be the beginning of the end times.  I actually find a lot of comfort in that, not because I look forward to it, but because in spite of it I know where I, my son, and my ex stand with God.  Thus, no matter what happens, we are temporal here on this Earth, passing away sooner or later, but will reign with God forever.

That doesn’t keep me from fighting against it, though.  A lot of the Jews didn’t resist socialistic oppression and mass genocide common to socialism during WWII because they honestly believed the prophesied Messiah would rescue them.  When that didn’t happen, a large percentage of the survivors left the faith.

I believe our trust, hope, and faith in God should be as if everything were up to him, but that we need to fight as if everything is up to us.  That’s what David did, and God made him the head of all clans which followed!  The human side of Jesus descended from his line, as well.

Sorry, Islam, but illegitimate children such as Ishmael do NOT carry God’s covenant.  The proper lineage is Abraham (via his wife Sarah) … David … Jesus:

“And Abraham said to God, “If only Ishmael might live under your blessing!”  Then God said, “Yes, but your wife Sarah will bear you a son, and you will call him Isaac.  I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him.  And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation.  But my covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you by this time next year.” – Genesis 17:18-21

Ishmael’s mother was Hagar, who was not Abraham’s wife.  Hagar was Sarah’s handmaiden.  So, no dice — God did not establish his covenant through Ishmael.

Don’t go around wailing, gnashing your teeth, and killing people, though, as I’m not descended from them, either.  Most Christians are adopted into the Christian faith.  We become sons of God, brothers with Christ, not because of our lineage, or anything we’ve done, but because of God’s invitation all all peoples from all nations, an invitation made possible by the ultimate sacrifice for sin, a sacrifice good for all time, that of Jesus’ death on the Cross.  Our ONLY action is accepting God’s invitation, in faith of His plan for our lives.  “Ye are saved by grace, through faith.”

God’s grace, our faith.  It’s that simple.