Say Goodbye To The Confederate Flag

Two loyal FHG followers’ commented on my post, Say Goodbye To The Stars And Bars (the flag for the Confederate states during the Civil War) last week.  Both their comments compelled me to write this follow-up post.

Here’s what my dear blogging buddy Butch Dean wrote in his comment:

“Removing symbols will not change bigotryanything…it would be like putting band-aids on cancer. The core problem is the need for heart surgery to cut out the hate and bigotry…only Jesus can do that.”

He is exactly right.

Ridding our landscape of symbols of hate and racial discrimination might help keep America beautiful. But heart surgery by the Great Physician is the only remedy for the hate and bigotry and gun violence prevailing in our country.

We can’t legislate it away. We can’t wish it away. We can’t stop it. We can’t ignore it. And we can’t  hope it will go away.

We are powerless to control it all.

We are all at the mercy of Almighty God. Only God can heal our land. He can heal it. He can allow us to continue our downward spiral into apathy and anarchy. Or He can say to Jesus, “Go and get my children.”

I wish it were time. I’m ready to go home. How about you?

About Steven Sawyer

God blessed me with the gift of writing. Mom told me I wrote paragraphs in second grade when others were learning to write sentences. I spent more than three decades in professional writing gigs. For the past eight years I've combined my passion for writing with my love for the Lord. He and I write a Christ-centered, family-friendly blog to glorify God Monday-thru Friday at My wife and I have four grown children and two precious granddaughters we co-parent with their mom. I'm a Galatians 2:20 disciple of Christ seeking to allow Christ to live His life in me, through me, and as me.
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5 Responses to Say Goodbye To The Confederate Flag

  1. Pingback: My Article Read (7-4-2015) | My Daily Musing

  2. Sue C. says:

    I’m with you, Evelyn. The Lord can come take me home any time.

  3. ptl2010 says:

    Change hearts Lord in Your mercy and grace – Your children need Your help in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

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