Reblog from the summer of 2020, a period of unrest in U.S. which seems to be more and more common.
What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? Certainly not! Indeed I would not have known what sin was except through the law. For I would not have known what coveting really was if the law had not said, “Do not covet.” (Romans 7:7, NIV 1984).
My Musings – “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” (1st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution).
We would not have known what freedom really was if the law had not said, “No law prohibiting…or abridging.” Our forefathers knew. They fought a revolution to win it. Our Uncles and grandfathers knew. They stormed the beaches in Normandy and marched across Europe, North Africa and the South…
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