Today the hawks would have us continue the war in Afghanistan and start new wars in Iran and Syria. We, a Christian nation, are waging war for democracy and good among Muslim nations that hate us and worship another god. Why? I submit that we all are following God’s plan for us, revealed in The Bible: Revelations. Have you read it? Yes, it is difficult to understand. We have to turn to Bible scholars inspired by God to be His prophet. World War III, the last war, will be nuclear and will end by Jesus Christ’s devine intervention. Most of us are unaware how soon the world, as we know it, will end. Jesus told us to look for signs of His return. Many of us believe that we witness these signs today and look forward to Christ’s return.
My first experience with war was The Vietnamese War which I avoided fighting through the blessing of having a sliding hiatus hernia. While in the ROTC program, I naively wrote a paper against the war. I quickly lost my student deferment and was drafted. God provided a doctor’s note which I presented in the inductee line and was saved from and early death. Yes, there was “hell to pay” living a life of pain from the hernia. I accepted that this was a part of God’s plan for me: My own cross to bear. I sat down to write today’s post with no ideas. God inspired me write part of my story and bring to you a sermon on the Vietnamese war by Dr. Martin Luther King at the Riverside Church in New York City. Today I present his address as an
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