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Protect Your Nose!

 

September 10, 2022

Pastor Joe Elick 1940 - 2021

Remember the oldie but goodie swearing in question for courtroom testimony: "Do you swear (now there's a heavy word) to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so help you God?" God? It used to be done with one's hand placed firmly on a copy of God's Word, the Bible. I understand that in at least some courtrooms now, God has been removed from the statement which, in my opinion, leaves more room for the whole thing to fall apart. Besides we live in a society where many people fear neither God nor the Pope any longer and have become pawns of their own devices. Leaves more r...



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