Whilst we abhor war and the American flag is only a symbol of who we are, our flag has become so very precious to us as it represents all that is dearest to our heart.
We consider freedom to be more than just a way of life, counting freedom to be life itself ~ as terror and oppression is hell on earth. And, aside from pro-abortionists, Americans value life as the most precious commodity there is, next to God, Himself; and to love His children is to love Him.
Thus, as Jesus gave His life to make a way for us, with opportunity for life more abundantly, we offer a heart like His in defending others, in need, too.
When we do war, it is not to recompense evil for evil. Our loved ones are far too dear to risk losing for trivial cause.
It is with a heart of love we offer others the privilege of freedom and, aside from all our society's ailments, that is still what makes America great ...
Not proud of who we are, but proud of all we are not; being thankful that only by the grace of God were we born in such a wonderful country ...
And so it is that the American flag, and all it represents, thereby, brings tears to our eyes and humbles our hearts to worship.
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Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.
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