KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS: More 9/11 tragedies to hit US cities PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 12 September 2011 14:02

BY Atty. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you...” (Isaiah 46:4, the Holy Bible).
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MORE 9/11 TRAGEDIES TO HIT US CITIES: Much have already been said of the 9/11 tragedy that struck the US 10 years ago, but let me reiterate my position here that 9/11 was a punishment from God, on account of the fact that many Americans no longer listen to the Word of God and no longer obey His commands, in great contrast to the time when US was just starting as a nation, and where its motto then was “In God we Trust”.

What happened on September 11, 2001 was a fulfillment of God’s warning in the Bible, in its Deuteronomy 28:15 and 49, which says, if a people no longer listen to God and no longer obey His commands, God will bring to them a nation from far away, “…from the ends of the earth, like an eagle swooping down, a nation whose language you will not understand, a fierce-looking nation without respect for the old or pity for the young…”

But, 9/11 is not the end of the American people’s sufferings. There will be more attacks against Americans, right in their cities—”They will lay siege to all the cities throughout your land until the high fortified walls in which you trust fall down. They will besiege all the cities throughout the land the Lord your God is giving you” (Deuteronomy 28:52). Unless, of course, America goes back to God real soon.
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FILIPINO SEAFARERS BARRED FROM LEAVING THEIR SHIPS IN PORTS OF ENTRY: Emmanuel Regio, the president of Island Overseas Transport Corporation and of the EastGate Group of Maritime Companies, has another warning, on top of his disclosure that the Philippines is expected to lose some US$ 1.4 billion annually which represents the salaries of Filipino ship captains manning international ships who will be laid off from their jobs in the next several days.

Regio disclosed that because the Philippines is failing or refusing, without any justifiable excuse, to sign an international agreement which will allow Filipino seamen—captains or ordinary seafarers—to enter the countries where their ships will dock, these seamen are now barred from going down their ships, and are left as virtual prisoners in their cabins while their foreign counterparts are allowed to disembark and enjoy the amenities of the port.

This situation is driving Filipino seafarers crazy, Regio said, considering that all of them usually stay on board while their ships are on the high seas for long periods of time, and are not given any entertainment at all, making them terribly seasick. Indeed, I wonder why our government is not acting to solve this problem?
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GOD’S CURSES, PART I: Just to remind all of us once again about the penalties God will impose on us if we stop listening to Him, if we stop reading His Word, and if we stop obeying His commands, I will reproduce here today and in the next several days, the curses promised by God to those who have turned their backs on Him. Here they are, as written in Deuteronomy 28:15, series:

“However, if you do not obey the LORD your God and do not carefully follow all his commands and decrees I am giving you today, all these curses will come on you and overtake you: You will be cursed in the city and cursed in the country. Your basket and your kneading trough will be cursed.

“The fruit of your womb will be cursed, and the crops of your land, and the calves of your herds and the lambs of your flocks. You will be cursed when you come in and cursed when you go out. The LORD will send on you curses, confusion and rebuke in everything you put your hand to, until you are destroyed and come to sudden ruin because of the evil you have done in forsaking him…”