I have read your comments with interest. I am reminded how Satan deceived
Eve by subtly questioning God's commandment with the words "You surely shall
not die!" I believe that is a form of making the issue complex, i.e.,
bringing man's understanding and pride into the issue.
>You are a soldier in Patton's army in late 1944. Battle of the Bulge. You
>have been in England and came over three months after D-Day; you are not
>There has been a story in circulation about how 35 American soldiers,
>prisoners of war, were machine-gunned by the Germans a week or so ago.
>The battle is fierce, and resources are tight. Cold. You are scared
>beyond anything you ever dreamed about when you were a lad growing up in
>Ohio just a few short years ago.
Thanks God I never was in such a situation. I think some Christians may not
be fit for the armed forces.