*[[Gal 2:21]] KJV* I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.
So if righteousness does not come by the law, how does ot come?
*[[Phi 3:8]] KJV* Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ, *[[Phi 3:9]] KJV* And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:
Perhaps I should have been more clear. I was trying to draw a correlation between opposition to homosexuallity and transgenderism being construed as hatred, and that view being superimposed on God's Word in It's entirety, viewing all of it as hatred rather than a revelation of God's great love for His creation.
I'm reminded of a past martyr I once read about. She was clutching her Bible when authorities decended on her, and rather than simply ripping the the Bible out of her hand they beat her hand until it was so badly battered and broken she could no longer hold on.
I believe we are quickly returning to such a time.
No one says it has nothing to do with the training, equipment, etc. God gives us the ability to do many things but it is up to us to develop and apply that ability. Think about the parable of the talents. There was one man who never even tried to do anything with what God had given him. These men did not do likewise and rightfully gave God the glory.
92% of blacks murdered in this country are murdered by other blacks. If BLM wants me to take there protests seriously they need to get off the freeways, malls, airports, state fairs, etc., and start protesting in the areas where these murders are being committed.
â€śThe danger is that we somehow think the act of a troubled person speaks to some larger political statement across the country â€” it doesnâ€™t,â€ť. But somehow, apparentley, the act of one police officer does. I wonder how our president