With a couple dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls vying to see who's pinker, perhaps it's time to contrast socialism with something more helpful and permanent: The Ten Commandments. Source: How socialism violates all Ten Commandments
This is such a fitting reminder that freedom has a blood price and that God is willing that all would be free. Historians do bear witness that before the Revolutionary war, churches were filled with soldiers and families and prayer for our nation. My heart breaks because this is not so today as we find ourselves in the midst of a cultural war- indeed a spiritual war- with our freedom hanging in the balance.
How Much Do You Want Freedom?
Lucinda Secrest McDowell
It is completely and utterly white. Puritan. No stained glass windows. No ornate decorations. Just a simple Meetinghouse built in 1761.
And I am standing in the same place that faithful patriots assembled one Sunday afternoon in order to pray before they marched off to Lexington Massachusetts to fight against England for freedom! As I glance around, I am reminded of the great ‘cloud of witnesses’ who have gone before me.
My home church is called the First Church of Christ because it was the first church gathered in Connecticut back in 1635. We still worship in the 18th century building and we are still embracing freedom. Are you?
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