Saturday, July 4, 2015

Joy. Mourning. Joy!

This year, as Christians reel from the impending consequences of Obergefell v. Hodges, many of us find it difficult to celebrate America's birthday. The almost certain denial of First Amendment rights to freedom of speech and religion herald our country's death, causing mourning rather than rejoicing. Although I dressed in red, white and blue today, I feel like wearing black.

Yet the Lord would have Christians rejoice, even now, in the freedom that  no court or government can take away. J.D. Hall, of Pulpit & Pen, published a marvelous blog post today that reminded me of Who ultimately gives us freedom. Please take time to read Should We Celebrate Independence Day?

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