“battle against our own nature.” This is a powerful statement. I believe this is why there is such a rift between conservative Christian Americans, and liberal Americans. I am going to start using this term more often.:)

Citizen Tom

Politics is an uphill battle. The promotion of good government requires us to battle against our own nature. To allow each other our Rights to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness requires more than just leaving each other in peace; we must act. We must unselfishly protect each other.

To protect each other appropriately, we have to understand how to judge both our own behavior and the behavior of others. Here, in The Most Misunderstood Word in AmericaDr. Robert Jeffress explains what such judgement involves.

In addition, we must overcome never ending discouragement. The battle with sin never ceases; we must always resist the urge to sin both within ourselves and in our neighbors. When we give up the battle, when we abandon each other to sin, we always lose some part of our liberty. Why is that important? Without liberty, we have less opportunity to share…

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  1. Citizen Tom
    Feb 03, 2012 @ 19:20:29

    Thanks for the link and the compliment.

    Reply

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