These rights and obligations form the two types of status quo expectations. Note especially that expectations about property--who owns what--are part of the status quo. Obviously, the division between status quo and non-status quo expectations is not clear-cut. The criterion of discrimination is salience to fundamental values, and thus intensity of feeling and commitment.
Verses introduce the subject of spiritual warfare. We are told that the saints of God are engaged in a great cosmic battle against a powerful, relentless enemy. God had given His people some very precious possessions.
And, the devil wants all of it. He will stop at nothing to take everything we have been given by the Lord.
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The Belt Of Truth refers to a life of total commitment to the Lord. It refers to a life that is built upon faithfulness to the Word of God and to the God of the Word. It speaks of truth in testimony and truth in living.
The Breastplate Of Righteousness refers to power of a holy life. A holy life, that is, a life that is lived according to the teachings of God in His Word is a powerful defense against the attacks of the enemy. Holiness closes the door to the devil, and it helps protect us from his attacks.
We have different shoes for nearly every kind of activity. I have dress shoes, casual shoes, work shoes, and shoes that I wear when I go walking.
I have lots of shoes. My wife has lots more shoes than I do. What I plan to do on a given day determines the type of shoes I put on. They protect my feet from the dangers of walking around barefooted.
They keep my feet warm, dry, and safe. Shoes are an important component of our wardrobe. Think about how important shoes are to certain professions.
Construction workers would be crazy to try and do their job without proper footwear. Could you imagine a football player walking onto the field without his cleats. Could you see a baseball player doing that? What about a tennis player. As important as shoes are to an athlete, a construction worker, a business man, a housewife, or even a toddler, they are even more important to a soldier.“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”.
UNDERSTANDING CONFLICT AND WAR: VOL. 5: THE JUST PEACE Chapter 2 What Is Peace? * By R.J. Rummel. which sees peace as a phase in a conflict helix, , and are each the subject of chapters in In The Minds of Men (a; republished as The Conflict Helix).
9. On the. Citizens for Constitutional Government believe that we all want peace, so that we may pursue a free and just life. The purpose of this essay is an attempt to encapsulate the crux of our situation as a united Republic, and, briefly outlining the incremental usurpation of the Constitution by Washington D.C.
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The very peace of God, which outstrips and outshines every kind of earthly peace imaginable—even our understanding of the very nature of peace—will stand guard over our hearts and minds. Paul is saying that the very peace God has—utterly and unshakably invincible—is, for the believer, found only in knowing Jesus Christ.
B) there seemed to be higher rates of suicide in times of peace than in times of war and revolution. C) civilians were more likely than soldiers to take their own lives. D) suicide is a solitary act, unrelated to group life.