|Vol. IV Number 45||November 19, 2000|
This past week I have received phone calls about the presidential election and have read many messages on mail servers about the same. The huge majority of the people talking about and commenting on the presidential election are saying either Al Gore is trying to ``steal'' the election, or George Bush doesn't want to have every vote counted. I feel that neither candidate is a fault for the current fiasco, but the lawyers, ``as known as liars,'' are the true ones creating the fiasco for their own well being. When the results of the elections finances come out you will see that the lawyers were the true winners in the election and the contest for Florida.
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Everywhere I looked on the Internet I could not find a single source that approximated the legal fees that both sides are incurring from all of the law suites that have been initiated since November 7, 2000. All of the reports are just about Gore of Bush initiating the suites. But it is my contention that all of the lawyers that are representing both sides are the true winners of Election 2000. These are not the small town lawyers with a small practice, but these are some of the highest priced lawyers in the country. These are the ones that are looking to milk this Election 2000 for every penny that they can get. They really don't care if Gore or Bush win, all they care about is the bottom line. Which ever party is willing to pay their fee they will gladly represent and file as many law suites as possible on ``behalf'' of their client. They are really hopping that one of the cases makes it to the Supreme Court. Then they will make more money.
You have to realize, that the legal professions main goal in life is the acquisition of wealth. This is the same for all lawyers. Look at the adds that are posted by the law firms claiming that they are on ``your'' side.
44 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves which appear not, and the men that walk over them are not aware of them.
45 Then answered one of the lawyers, and said unto him, Master, thus saying thou reproachest us also.
46 And he said, Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.
47 Woe unto you! for ye build the sepulchres of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.
48 Truly ye bear witness that ye allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchres.
49 Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and persecute:
50 That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;
51 From the blood of Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, which perished between the altar and the temple: verily I say unto you, It shall be required of this generation.
52 Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.
53 And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things:
The same condemnation applies to the lawyers of today. They all are looking for ways to fleece the public in the name of ``helping'' you. As Jesus said, ``Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.'' The legal community don't care who wins the election, but the care if their clients have enough reserve to pay their fees. The lawyers of today are of the same ilk that hung Jesus on the cross. Remember that the lawyers never talk about themselves, and they are always pointing the finger at the other's client. In most cases, the lawyers a good friends of each other and end up going out for dinner after the day in court.
In the end the Lord will have his way and one of the basest of men will be the President of the United States! See 04.12-mar.19.2000-BasestOfMen.html Basest of Men sermon.
17 This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest of men.
When all of the legal arguments are won and the lawyers go home with their crates of gold, the real winner will be the Lord Jesus for his will in showing the wickedness of the world to the world. As the Bible states that we are living in perilous times, where good is called evil and evil is called good.
2 Timothy 3:1-5
1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,
4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;
5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
As we know the antichrist is coming and also the rapture of the church. The day of the Lord is at hand. The world has become an unstable place where the wicked have preeminence of the righteous. When the Lord calls his glorious church home, will you be one of the ones to rise to meet the Lord in the air?
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