The following article is from Chaplain Mick’s Blog.  It’s refreshing to see our patriot clergy addressing the current events unfolding in our nation and the world, and applying a Biblical perspective that applies to each of us in a practical way.  I also highly recommend his other great articles, which you can read by clicking on the link at the bottom of the article.




Husbands, Fathers, heads of households, it is time to Redoubt, to return to your tents, to focus on getting your house in order in preparation for what may come!

Update, 1/2/2013: Illinois Moves to Outlaw Modern Firearms and Criminalize Owners
“Based on what we know about Cullerton’s bill, firearms that would be banned include all semiautomatic rifles, pistols, and shotguns. Pump action shotguns would be banned as well.” If this passes, it will be the last straw for me and my household!

Re·doubt: noun \ri-ˈdau̇t\ 1b : A defended position : Protective barrier 2: A secure retreat : STRONGHOLD)
— Merriam-Webster


The back story…

King Solomon has died and his son, Rehoboam, is taking over.

The people assemble to lodge complaints of a “heavy yoke,” described by The Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible by Robert Jamieson, A. R. Fausset and David Brown and published in 1871 as “a system of heavy taxation… [and] civil oppressions.”

3 And they sent and called him, and Jeroboam and all the assembly of
Israel came and said to Rehoboam, 4 “Your father made our yoke heavy.
Now therefore lighten the hard service of your father and his heavy yoke
on us, and we will serve you.” 5 He said to them, “Go away for three
days, then come again to me.” So the people went away.

But Rehoboam refused the wise counsel…

12 So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as
the king said, “Come to me again the third day.” 13 And the king
answered the people harshly, and forsaking the counsel that the old men
had given him, 14 he spoke to them according to the counsel of the young
men, saying, “My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your
yoke. My father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you
with scorpions.”
15 So the king did not listen to the people, for it
was a turn of affairs brought about by the LORD that he might fulfill
his word, which the LORD spoke by Ahijah the Shilonite to Jeroboam the
son of Nebat.

So the people revolt and return to their tents, they redoubt…


Read the rest of this article at Chaplain Mick’s Blog.