"This is what the Lord says: "Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, and ask where the good way is, and walk in it. You will find rest for your soul."
Jeremiah 6:16 NIV
By Jerry Stewart - Vision Productions What did it take for our founding fathers to declare our nation's independence? Courage,determination, faith? All of these - but one more.
There's a reason why in the Bible we humans are referred to as sheep. It's because, just like sheep, we can be easily lulled into following the status quo without a second thought. To believe something, written or said, believing it just because it's there.
But not our founding fathers.
There was a time, a moment in time, when they had to say "enough" and they stood up for what was just and right and good.
We're in such a moment in time today. Will we step up, step out? Or just follow the status quo?