REMEMBERING THE DEAD AND THE WHYS OF WAR

REMEMBERING THE DEAD AND THE WHYS OF WAR

Citizen Tom

warTomorrow we will celebrate the sacrifices of our honored dead. Why will we celebrate this day? We have spoken of that in A Memorial Day Devotion for Christians, and enough we have said. Here we will consider why we fight so many wars.

Have we not read history books and listened to the words of studious historians? Have we not studied many long and thoughtful explanations of the causes of war? And now are we not done with our studies and done listening to those who should know? Did not too many of the “experts” tell us too much, but help us understand too little?

How can we understand the causes of war? What makes men want to kill? To know we need only read three verses from the Epistle of James (see herehere, and here). Then we may begin to understand.

James 4:1-3 English Standard Version (ESV)

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