I heard the story a few weeks back that the Pentagon’s intelligence briefings for the White House were going to cease carrying quotes from the Bible. But I hadn’t seent these:
Thanks, GQ, for sharing them.
I’m pretty sure these aren’t the kind of things Jesus had in mind.
Thank you, Defense Department, for stopping this abominable use of scripture.
Seriously, though, fellow people of the Way, followers of Jesus, and our Jewish brothers and sisters with whom we share a good portion of our Holy Writ: It is time we re-claim the Word and words.
Let us live into and model the life God calls us to live – so that the image of an M1-A1 will make no sense to anyone should it appear on a page with the words “Put on the whole armor of God.”
(Yes, that really happened)