While I agree with you about our political system, and how both parties only care about what can make them rich, I do not agree with you about the abortion issue. The Bible tells us that murder is wrong, and I know most people say that was the Old Testament, and we are under grace now. But the Bible also tells us that the law was given to stop the mouth of every man, or woman, so we all become guilty before God.
The law was given to make us guilty, and grace was given to remove the guilt, so that being said, we know if we say we are Christians and we believe that abortion is OK we are contradicting our belief in Christ, because he said, “I did not come to destroy the law but to fulfill it.” Also the Bible says, “That whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope” (Romans 15:4).
So what I am trying to say is as before in a letter to the editor I had written, whatever party you support, you will still give an account to God for every idle word and deed you did on this Earth. If you “hitched your team to a bad wagon” you will still answer to God for what you voted on and said.
And finally, if Christians cannot agree that the Bible is right, and we cannot agree that we have to live by what it says, we will continue to lose our religious freedoms in this country until they are all gone. I once heard a great old preacher say, “The greatest miracle God will perform will be getting all us Christians to live together in heaven.”
Citizen of the Week: Kacee Smith of the Georgia Rampage
When the Georgia Rampage became Dalton’s first professional indoor football team last year, it would have been easy for the owner and players to focus only on drawing attention to themselves as they tried to build up the team’s following.
Successes continue at Dalton State College
These are exciting times for our local college, Dalton State, both on campus and off.
Mark Millican: The birds hushed their singing
For the uninitiated, that line is from what many consider the greatest rock song of all time, “Stairway to Heaven,” by Led Zeppelin.
Misty Watson: When blood sugar drops, anger rises
It wouldn’t have taken 107 married couples and 21 days to figure out that being hungry makes people angry.
Working for the man
You may be one of the many Americans who will rush to file their income taxes today. But you may not yet have earned enough money to pay all of the taxes that will be imposed on you this year.
Letter: The glib tongue, the fake smile
A recent Daily Citizen column by Walter Williams will both awaken and frighten any thinking person who claims even a smidgen of knowledge about — or belief in — either the Bible, world history or current events.
College soccer team would bring local talent together
Dreams of combining the best soccer players from all local high schools into one team finally could come true.
Letter: Primaries feature many choices
Many people are confused this year about the May 20 Election Day. Unfortunately, very few voters in Whitfield County actually go to the polls for a primary election. But this means any increase in participation can have a significant impact.
Letter: Hooper for Murray chief magistrate
Thanks to all the wonderful people and friends who backed me for District 1 Murray County Board of Education. You sure showed a lot of support. Sorry I had to step down due to my and my wife’s health. I am a lot better now.
Judicial dispute could have been avoided
Judicial elections in Whitfield and Murray counties tend to be low key. In fact, we can’t recall the last time an incumbent judge on the Conasauga Superior Court, which cover the two counties, has even faced a challenger.
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