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UNLAWFUL PREMEDITATED KILLING

Murder is defined as the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another (Google) or the crime of unlawfully killing a person especially with malice aforethought. (Merriam-Webster) By either definition it is planned and carried out by one human being taking the life of another intentionally. Irregardless of what laws man makes, the laws of man will never supersede or trump the laws of God, men may suppress this in there unrighteousness or selfish evil intents but every person has the laws of God written on their hearts. The sixth commandment says “You shall not murder” (Exodus 20:13) and all nations (all people groups) know this in their hearts, even though they suppress this in their unrighteousness. The country that I live in has legalized murder, the murder of children in the womb. This was legalized by a decision of the U.S. Supreme court on January 22, 1973 on a case of, Jane Roe vs. Henry Wade. (Wikipedia) Since that decision there have been over 53 million liv…

Faith Is Not Meant to be Private

Our faith is not meant to be private and from the start our faith is and always has been meant to be displayed publically. I hear people say often that my faith is between me and God and while that is true in origin, once you are given faith in the Son of God Jesus Christ the manifestation of our faith is public and meant to be so. I have heard some quote Matthew 6:5 “When you pray, you are not to be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on the street corners so that they may be seen by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.” This is not about keeping our faith quietly but it is about doing things before men just to be seen by men so that they think you are pious. Our confession of Jesus Christ before men is not to bring glory to ourselves but it is to bring glory to the living God. My favorite and I believe to be the most important passage in scripture is Romans 3:23-26. A portion of that passage says; “Christ Jesus; Whom …