Isaiah 1:17 Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow's cause. Dietrich Bonhoeffer said it best when he said; Not to speak is to speak- Not to act is to act and the story of which Bonhoeffer wrote of a conversation he had with a fellow pastor shortly before he was arrested. The pastor confided in him, “It was horrible. Our church is right beside the railway tracks. We can hear the trains going by carrying Jews toward the camps. At first it was rare, but now they go by several times a day. One Sunday several weeks ago, something terribly embarrassing happened. We were right in the middle of our service and the noise from the trains was deafening. Then, just as we were singing worship songs, we heard people crying out, ‘Help us! Help us!’ “Bonhoeffer, horrified, asked him, “Well, what did you do?” The pastor answered, “For a moment I wasn’t sure what to do, but then I told the church congregation, ‘Brothers and sisters, let’s sing louder! ’Are we, too, “singing louder” so we won’t hear the cries for help so near to us? First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew. Then they came for the Communists
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and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist. Then they came for the trade unionists
and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me. Author Martin Niemöller. These men suffered through the terrible atrocities of the Holocaust in which people chose to not become involved. My question is; will we also choose not to become involved and repeat history? If you love the Lord, your family, your country, and your way of life, and liberties then folks it is about time we united… stood up… and speak out… or then; we too.. Will be recorded in the history books as those who chose to be silent!!! Think about it!!!!