By Mike Ellis
Choose Whom You Will Serve
14 “Now therefore fear the Lord and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness. Put away the gods that your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. 15And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” ~ Joshua 24:14-15 (ESV)
On this past Tuesday, during our summer Bible Study, we were talking about the terrible events that unfolded in Charleston, SC, involving the Dylann Roof and the 9 Martyrs that he killed inside of their church. We talked about how hard it would be to forgive him of what he did, and yet, we found out that not only did the families of those wonderful people forgive Dylan Roof, they also told him that they would be praying for him, for his salvation.
Additionally, during all that happened in the aftermath of that horrible tragedy, not once did we hear of riots, of anger, of …read more