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Monday; February 17

We live in a time when divisiveness is obvious.It seems like every day there is something or someone creating another issue or spouting another philosophy that has the potential to divide our nation or our communities.While there are divisions today, it pales in comparison to what our forefathers were going through in the middle of the 19th Century.Our nation was heated up over several issues until one day, it boiled over into what has been called the American Civil War.During the 1860s each side sought to defend their position from their own perspective and philosophies.In fact, a part of that discussion was the underlying theology each espoused to make a case for them being right.As I look back on these times I wonder what God thought about being used to “defend a human position”.The other day I came across on interesting quote that come from that era.At one point Abraham Lincoln observed, “Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side…