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A Broken Vessel

Image In the wee hours of the morning, a tan Ford Focus drove left of center. Tires screeched. Metal clashed and crumpled. Whimpers and cries escaped the victim’s vehicle, but the other remained silent. Amidst sirens and flashing lights, rescue vehicles arrived. As paramedics filled the gurneys, a flash came from beneath the Ford. “It’s gonna blow,” a Fireman shouted, rushing to save the driver. “Just let me die,” Kathryn screamed. “I want to die. I don’t want to live.” “I can’t do that, Ma’am,” he yelled, yanking the door. It wouldn’t budge. “Bring the Jaws,” he hollered while other firefighters dashed to douse the car with chemical extinguishers. “No,” Kathryn shrieked, sobbing hysterically as the Jaws of Life opened her car like a tin can. Prying Kathryn from the wreckage, paramedics strapped her onto the last available gurney, checked her vitals, and slid her into the remaining ambulance. W


Lorrie Naylor Photo   From M e m o r i a l D a y to I n d e p e n d e n c e D a y , there are thirty-four days, and thirty of them now celebrate SIN calling it pride . Not the pride we feel in our children, spouse, family, and friends or when singing our National Anthem or God Bless America . No, this pride defies God Almighty, desecrates His Holy Word, and yet proves it TRUE at the same time.   Those who celebrate—hate God—even though they may not realize it, as some claim to be Christians. So why flaunt sin and act like their lifestyle doesn’t grieve God’s heart?   Pride originated with Lucifer/Satan as he proclaimed, “I will be like the Most High.” [1] By his cunning, he deceived one-third of the angels. And after their expulsion from heaven, they, along with their leader, roam around in the dry places [2] until they find one who will believe their lies. [3]   But Satan hated God first. His goal was to depose the Most High and reign as king. What better way to be