There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
John 15:13 NLT
Many thanks and true appreciation to the men and women who fight for our country, our freedoms and our protection. Blessings to each one of them and the families who stand so strong and fight the fight at home. Our heroes are amazing!
If this plan or action is of men, it will be overthrown; but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God.
9 When you hear of wars and uprisings, do not be frightened. These things must happen first, but the end will not come right away.”
10 Then he said to them: “Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom.11 There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven.
12 “But before all this, they will seize you and persecute you. They will hand you over to synagogues and put you in prison, and you will be brought before kings and governors, and all on account of my name. 13 And so you will bear testimony to me. 14 But make up your mind not to worry beforehand how you will defend yourselves. 15 For I will give you words and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict. 16 You will be betrayed even by parents, brothers and sisters, relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death. 17 Everyone will hate you because of me. 18 But not a hair of your head will perish. 19 Stand firm, and you will win life.
It is truly amazing that when you visit another blog and decide to post a comment that actually agrees with the initial blogger’s stance, that the initial blogger would turn around and berate you for using the Bible to support your view…AFTER the Bible was already brought into the debate. Really???
How will we ever make a difference as a country if we turn on those who fight for the same thing in which we are fighting?
Anyway, shortly after, in the car, I heard the song I Am Redeemed on the radio. Great song. But this line stood out and I wanted to share:
Then You look at this prisoner and say to me “son
Stop fighting a fight it’s already been won”