Archive | March 4, 2010

ENLISTED

Matthew 22:2-3, 14 “The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son. He sent his servants to those who have been INVITED to the banquet to tell them to come, but they refused to come. ‘For many are INVITED, but few are CHOSEN.”

Friend, before you read this post, I would advice you to read the whole story on the THE PARABLE OF THE WEDDING BANQUET in Matthew 22:1-14.

ENLIST means to enter or persuade to enter the ARMED FORCES; to engage or secure a person or his support for a venture, cause etc; to enter into or join an enterprise, cause etc.

This morning I thought about the life of a soldier. Yes, a professional soldier. In case you don’t know, almost all countries in the world have a professionally trained army. Yet, most of them will probably never be on the frontline or battlefields in their lifetime. Then why waste the taxpayers’ money in equipping people who are almost PROFESSIONALLY REDUNDANT all their career lives? you may ask. The answer is simple. Because wars can start anytime…unexpectedly.

If that is the case, a soldier in the army cannot afford to be careless with his life…more so, no matter how long or unlikely a war may seem, a soldier cannot Continue reading