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Letter: Who is your God?

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

In Matthew 6:24, the Bible says “No man can serve two masters.” In the U.S., we have the two masters of religion and government. They both have authority, Commandments, laws, rules, etc. Since they are often opposite on some issues, we have to decide which is the higher authority, or who is our God?

Here are three examples of the differences:

—The Bible says “Thou shall not kill.” The Supreme Court’s Roe v Wade decision on Jan. 22, 1973 says it is legal to abort an innocent unborn child.

—In Leviticus 18:22, the Bible says “You shall not lie with a male as with a woman. It is an abomination.” Same sex marriages became legal in the U.S. with the Supreme Court decision Obergefell v Hodges on June 25, 2015.

—In Exodus 20:3, the Bible says, “Thou shall have no other gods before me.” Many people in the U.S. think the Supreme Court has more wisdom and authority than God in deciding what is right or wrong, good or evil.

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