A more prosaic post by my post-Christian friend, Zane Gilley.
Years ago, while I was still Christian, I had this great idea for a song about the three young men in the fiery furnace. I don’t recall any of the verses of it, but the chorus still comes readily to mind.“What’s it to you, O Nebuchadnezzar, Why do we care, what you do to us? The God that we serve, lives ever and ever, And he has the pow’r to deliver us.”
The reason I am writing this today is because in the story, these three men believed in something. They believed in it strongly. And when they were tested, the believed it defiantly.
“Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.” Romans 12:9
These men believed the bowing to images was evil, and they acted accordingly. No…
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