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Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn't have anything to do with it. ~Haim Ginott


Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina, old furniture, grandparents' pots and pans, the used things, warm with generations of human touch, essential to a human landscape. Instead, we have our paper phantoms, transistorized landscapes. A featherweight portable museum. ~Susan Sontag


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Although there are many aspects to the way that the glory and judgments of the Lord will be manifested on the earth in the last days, We want to address one particular issue in this article: God’s plan for restoring the generations. We understand that is one assembly that at firstwas directed only to the youth of the nation to gather in Washington D.C. for a solemn day ofprayer and fasting. Later, it was made a multi-generational assembly, calling for childrenand parents to assemble at the nation’s capital. We are convinced that calling all the generations together was pleasing to the Spirit. God prefersto work within the scheme of many generations interacting with each other, rather than anisolated generation. One of His most revealing titles for Himself is "the God ofAbraham, Isaac and Jacob." He is the God of many generations.Throughout His word, the righteous declare that their purpose is to declare the gloryof God to the next generation. "Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God, till I declare your powerto the next generation, your might to all who are to come" (Psalm 71:18 NIV)."One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mightyacts" (Psalm 145:4 KJV).


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From these verses we can see that there is a that hasnothing to do with our date of birth. It is the generation of God’s overcomers, whohave been on the earth throughout human history. This generation transcends 20, 50, 500 or3,000 years difference in natural age.


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Because of this, we can expect that there will be great generational warfare at the endof the age. Within the tribulation and chaos of this time, Satan has a plan to causetremendous disunity and mistrust between the generations. This is already happening in theworld in a greater measure than we have ever seen. Nevertheless, Satan will ultimatelyfail, because the Lord has already ordained that a key movement in the end times will beone of restoration among the generations!"Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great anddreadful day of the LORD: And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, andthe heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with acurse" (Malachi 4:5-6 KJV).

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In the 1870s, for example, when regionalism still ruled, Ralph WaldoEmerson would have felt more in common with William James, despite theirforty-year age difference, than with those his own age, because Emersonand James were both New Englanders. Conversely, in the 1950s, wellafter regionalism had given way to a national culture, an Oregon beat poetlike Gary Snyder would feel more in common with a New York beat poet ofhis own generation, like Allen Ginsberg, than he would to another Oregonpoet of a different generation.

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Similarly, tensions between intellectual generations arose during thefounding of the United States. In the 1760s and 1770s, the Revolutionarygeneration, such as Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine, were interestedin diffusing the power held centrally by the English Crown and spreadingthat power instead to decentralized independent states (former colonies). In the 1780s and 1790s a younger Constitutional generation, such as AlexanderHamilton and James Madison, had a quite different agenda. They workedto create, in the Constitution, a federal government with enough centralizedpower to bring strength and affluence to the weak collection of formercolonies.