Daily Devotional: Not Called to Warfare But to Witness


Great thoughts, which I hope echo what I said earlier this week!

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The truth is like a lion you don't have to defend it let it loose it will defend itselfPsalm 35 is a call for God to fight and defend his hurting children.

So often we get this backwards in our society, believing God calls us to fight and defend God’s honor. So we raise Cain about the Bible and Christianity being in dishonor, waging little culture wars with others around us.   Mostly those are non-violent, but at times they sure do break out in violence – not just the violence of terrorists from the Middle East (which is an expression of this same desire to defend God) but also in home-grown acts of violence and discrimination.

joan of arcGod does not call us to defend God here, as if God is a helpless child in need of a grownup like us to take her or him by the hand, lead them to safety, and run off her or his bullies. No, God is depicted as able to take care of…

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2 thoughts on “Daily Devotional: Not Called to Warfare But to Witness

  1. I truly enjoy your writing, even though sometimes i think we have some different views of some things. Your writing is pure and obviously comes from your soul. Thank you again for blessing me this night before bedtime. jlehman1945 You are challenging the system, thank God. You are a true warrior. jlehman1945

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