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.”
Letter: The difference between fair and just
Fair is a juvenile concept that even the most pedestrian thinker can grasp. It is really nothing more than a word summarizing an emotional reaction based on limited information and flawed logic. It actually has very little to do with justice or bringing about and achieving a just result in any sort of disagreement.
LetterL A letter to Mr. Charles Bowen
You may have been the most beloved and admired person in this community.
Letter: Wage inequality persists in U.S.
Currently wages and salaries nationally as a portion of the economy is again near the record low of 2011
Letter: An appreciation of David Pennington
When you took office six years ago as mayor, I did not know you personally, but during these six years, you have earned my respect and my trust. I now consider you and your family as dear friends.
Amanda Burt: Another successful campaign
“This has been a year of everyday, ordinary people becoming heroes, stepping in to fill the service gaps and needs in our community,” proclaimed board chair Celeste Creswell, as she opened the United Way Annual Meeting this week.
Kudos to all who are seeking elected office
Qualifying for local and state elections ended Friday, and while many incumbents will be running unopposed, there are a few surprises in the mix.
Charlie Bowen will be missed
Finding someone in Dalton who doesn’t know — or at least hasn’t heard of — Charlie Bowen could be difficult.
Citizen of the Week: Tressia Brooks Watkins
Some individuals might perform random acts of kindness in hopes they’ll receive some sort of recognition. Not Tressia Brooks Watkins.
Getting a HOPE scholarship will get more difficult next year, as some long overdue requirements start to kick in.
Voters, candidates deserve debates
Qualifying for local elections doesn’t end until Friday, but it’s already clear voters will have some good choices.
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