Jonathan Cahn Calls Out Obama for 'Striking Down' God's Law
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Rabbi Jonathan Cahn has called out President Barack Obama and Supreme Court justices for overruling "the rulings of the Most High" regarding marriage.
"The last time we gathered here on this hill was the day after the Supreme Court heard the case to decide the future of marriage in this nation," Cahn recalled in the speech. "Two months after we gathered here, America's highest court struck down the order of God, and the day on which it did was the 9th of Tammuz, the ancient day of mourning that commemorates the day that Israel's hedge of protection was removed, and the approach of judgment."
Watch part of Cahn's speech:
"And so it must be asked this day, 'Supreme Court justices, where did you get the authority to overrule the rulings of the Most High?'" Cahn questioned. "And by what authority did you strike down the laws of the Almighty? You are neither the highest court nor the final authority. There is a Supreme Judge with a Supreme Justice that does not sleep forever."
Cahn also questioned the actions of President Obama.
"And Mr. President when you assumed the office of your presidency, did you not lay your hand on the Word of God and swear before Him, 'So help me, God'? And yet on the day that the Supreme Court struck down the order of God, you issued the order that the White House be illumined by the colors of the rainbow to celebrate that striking down," Cahn said.
"Mr. President, by what authority did you take the sacred colors of God's covenant, the colors of His throne, and the sign of His mercy in the face of judgment and turn them against the purposes of God and the Word of God on which you swore your oath?" he continued.
Cahn also compared America to ancient Israel in his speech.
"In the history of this world, only two civilizations came into existence on the solitary foundation that God's calling and purpose was the reason. The first was Israel; the second was America," he said. "But as ancient Israel turned away from her God and His ways, so, too, has America."
"The city on the hill founded for the purpose and glory of God drew God out of its government, out of its culture, out of its public squares," he continued. "It celebrated ungodliness and called evil good and good evil."
"It lifted up the most innocent and helpless of its inhabitants and slaughtered them on the altars of self-obsession," he said.
Cahn also described the United States as a place that has lost its moral compass.
"The city on the hill has grown darkened. It has forgotten the God of its foundation," he said. "The temples of its culture have been expunged of His presence and are now filled with idols in His place."
"It's forgotten the warning that was embedded in the vision of the city on the hill," he continued. "For it was also written and prophesied, 'If our hearts shall turn away so we will not obey, but shall be seduced and worship other gods, our pleasures and our profits, and serve them, we shall surely perish.' In other words, we will stand at the precipice of judgment."
Cahn added, however, in spite of the ominous condition of the country, hope is found in God.
"And so we've come here to Capitol Hill this night because as long as God lives, there is hope," he said. "And we here place our trust in that hope, and we declare that the good is stronger than the evil, the light will overcome the darkness."
"We resolve that we will not yield to that darkness but will hold to the light, and we'll lift up that light and shine that light into the darkness," he continued. "We will stand against the night, and if the dark grows darker, we will shine yet brighter."
"We have come to Washington, D.C., not to seek the agency of government, but the Agency of the Holy Spirit," he said. "Not to lobby those who occupy high offices, but to beseech him who occupies the office of the Most High."
Cahn also declared the need for revival.
"And not to invoke the authority of man, but to call forth the power of the Almighty for revival. For there is no other hope but revival, and we now commit ourselves to pray for that revival. And not only to pray for that revival, but by the power of God to live and walk in that revival," he continued.
Cahn concluded his speech at the Capitol Hill event with his own stirring prayer.
"We have come to the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to the God of Moses and the God of Elijah, to the God of the Red Sea and the Resurrection, to the God of the impossible. We have come to the throne of the Sovereign Almighty Living God of Israel, and we cry out, have mercy, have mercy, have mercy on this land!" he exclaimed.
"Lift up again your eyes upon this land and have mercy! Let your power again be seen in this nation! Let it fall upon the heartland! Let it fall upon the coastland! Let it fall upon the cities! Let it fall upon this capital!" he cried out to God.
"Let there be revival in this land! Let the lost be saved, and let the saved be revived! No matter what it takes, let there be revival in the land!" he continued.
"For the rock upon which this city on a hill was built is not politics, not economics and not the power of man. It is the Name of Yeshua Ha-Mashiach, Jesus the Messiah, the Name above all names, the only answer, the only hope, the only way that the city on a hill will again shine with a light of redemption, and once more be a praise and a glory in this earth, so help us God, Amen!" he exclaimed.
Cahn is known for prophetic teachings. He leads Hope of the World ministries, an international outreach that consists of teaching, evangelism and humanitarian projects for those in need.
The Messianic Jewish believer also leads the Jerusalem Center/Beth Israel, a worship center just outside New York City.
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