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His Ways Are Higher (Isaiah 55:9)
Today in our country, for the first time, we have seen someone actually put in jail because of their faith. Kim Davis, who is a county clerk in Kentucky, has been put in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to homosexuals. This begs the question: Whose law are we supposed to obey -- God’s Law or man’s law? God’s Law comes first -- always. We obey man’s law as long as it doesn’t go against God’s Law. America is a republic founded on Judeo-Christian principles and beliefs, which basically means that God’s Law supersedes man’s law.
Because of the Christian, foundational truths of our nation, within the Declaration of Independence are written these powerful words: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” “Unalienable” means impossible to take away or give up. A few months ago, none of us said this kind of thing could happen. People said, “Not in America!” Well it has happened in America. And because it has happened by legalizing homosexual marriage, it proves that the homosexual movement is one of the most destructive movements of our day. Religious freedom is slipping away in the United States.
We will all have to decide whether to obey God or man. My hope and prayer is that you choose to obey God and His Word -- even if it costs you your freedom. As Christians, we must be willing to put God first in our lives. Either He is Lord of all or He is not Lord at all.
Just a Thought,
Published on Monday, September 7, 2015 @ 5:52 AM MDT
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