Paul Harvey says:
I don't believe in Santa Claus, but I'm not going to
sue somebody for singing
Ho-Ho-Ho song in December. I don't agree with Darwin, but I didn't go
and hire a lawyer when my high school teacher taught his theory of
Life, liberty or your pursuit of happiness will not be
someone says a 30-second prayer before a football game. So what's the
It's not like somebody is up there reading the entire book of Acts.
just talking to a God they believe in and asking him to grant safety to
players on the field and the fans going home from the game.
"But it's a Christian prayer," some will
argue. Yes, and this is the United
States of America, a country founded on Christian principles. According
our very own phone book, Christian churches outnumber all others better
200-to-1. So, what would you expect-somebody chanting Hare Krishna? If I
to a football game in Jerusalem, I would expect to hear a Jewish prayer.
went to a soccer game in Baghdad, I would expect to hear a Muslim
I went to a ping pong match in China, I would expect to hear someone
Buddha. And, I wouldn't be offended. It wouldn't bother me one bit. When
"But, what about the atheists?" is another
argument. What about them?
Nobody is asking them to be baptized. We're not going to pass the
plate. Just humor us for 30 seconds. If that's asking too much, bring a
or a pair of ear plugs. Go to the bathroom. Visit the concession stand.
your lawyer. Unfortunately, one or two will make that call. One or two
tell thousands what they can and cannot do. I don't think a short prayer
football game is going to shake the world's foundations.
Christians are just sick and tired of turning the
other cheek while our
courts strip us of all our rights. Our parents and grandparents taught
us to pray
before eating, to pray before we go to sleep. Our Bible tells us to pray
without ceasing. Now, a handful of people and their lawyers are telling
cease praying. God, help us.
And, if that last sentence offends you, well..........just sue me.
The silent majority has been silent too long. It's
time we let that one or
two who scream loud enough to be heard, that the vast majority don't
they want. It is time the majority rules!
It's time we tell them, you don't have to pray. You
don't have to say the
pledge of allegiance, you don't have to believe in God or attend
honor Him. That is your right, and we will honor your right … but, by
are no longer going to take our rights away. We are fighting back. .
God bless us one and all, especially those who
denounce Him... God bless
America, despite all her faults, she is still the greatest nation of
God bless our service men who are fighting to protect
our right to pray and
May 2004 be the year the silent majority is heard and
we put God back as the
foundation of our families and institutions.
Keep looking up...... "In God WE Trust."