No Halfway Measures

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“’No. there is no plan B. There is no plan B to do things right. You either do things right or you do them right. Because if plan B is to start doing things halfway or compromise, that’s the story of Argentina, and that’s where we are now,’” Milei

Newly elected Argentinian president Javier Milei recognizes the necessity of taking strict, severe, non-compromising measures to correct problems created in the past.


The principle of “all in” started in the Bible.

God warned against eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

In the Old Testament the Lord says that he sets before you life and death, blessing and cursing, choose life that you might live.

Jesus says you cannot serve God and mammon.

James says a double minded man is unstable in all his ways and let him not think that he will receive anything from the Lord.

There are many places in the Bible where the Lord God gives a standard of “all in” … for mankind’s sake.

It is worth pointing out that God is on his throne with all authority, all wisdom, all knowledge, and all might.

If God tells mankind something it is for mankind’s benefit, not his own.

If there are problems in the earth, it is because God has already told mankind what to do, and individually, corporately, nationally, or a combination thereof, shortcuts have been taken, individuals and/or nations went a different direction than what they were told to do, or in general, there was not an “all in” response to God’s commands.  If we are “all in” that “all in” for God helps us; being “all in” for righteousness benefits us.  While God loves mankind and wants to fellowship with mankind, bad choices hurt mankind, not God.  God is already “all in” into being God and it’s working for him.  It is us that have to make the choices, adjustments, and changes to line up with the Word of God in order for things to work well for us.  And that begins with the new birth into the kingdom of heaven.

Not being “all in” marriage leads to adultery and broken families.

Not being “all in” in healthy lifestyles leads to diabetes, heart attacks, and expensive health interventions.

Not being “all in” in safety can lead to taking short cuts which can lead to accidents.

Not being “all in” in team practices can lead to defeat on the field.

Not being “all in” in any field brings less than desirable results.


Matthew 5:37 But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.


Genesis 2:16 And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:

Genesis 2:17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.


Deuteronomy 30:19 I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:


Matthew 6:24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.


James 1:6 But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

7 For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.

8 A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.







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