Karen Spears Zacharias claims that “God does not love America.” I think she is right, although I probably would not have put in those terms. Here is a taste of her blog post:
God does not love America.
If that offends you, you have a problem.
God does not love Israel.
Israel as a nation is a construct of the Truman Administration and some legal wrangling within the United Nations.
I know we have been taught — truly indoctrinated — to think otherwise. I get it. It’s a hard truth to realize that as a nation God is no more devoted to us than he is to Afghanistan or Iraq, Iran or North Korea. It’s like learning that your mama loves your brother as much as she loves you. It’s disappointing to not be the favorite.
But when it comes to nation-building, God does not play favorites.
I understand how we got to this place — the place where we believe that we are God’s BFF.
We packed up our wooden trunks, left Granny and the chickens behind, because it was obvious to us, if not to our neighbors, that Europe was morally and religiously corrupt. We were going to be a better people than they were. We were going to go all out for God. We were going to worship him in a way that was denied us in Europe. We were going to create the pure society. We’d teach the world what being sold out to God really looked like. Oh. Yeah, we’d teach the world to sing, too…
Read the rest here.