by Christina Farris
14 These were of the sons of Gad, captains of the host: one of the least was over an hundred, and the greatest over a thousand.
15 These are they that went over Jordan in the first month, when it had overflown all his banks; and they put to flight all them of the valleys, both toward the east, and toward the west.
16 And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the hold unto David.
17 And David went out to meet them, and answered and said unto them, If ye be come peaceably unto me to help me, mine heart shall be knit unto you: but if ye be come to betray me to mine enemies, seeing there is no wrong in mine hands, the God of our fathers look thereon, and rebuke it.
18 Then the spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the captains, and he said, Thine are we, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse: peace, peace be unto thee, and peace be to thine helpers; for thy God helpeth thee. Then David received them, and made them captains of the band. One the main factors in nation is coming together. On this veterans Day is only fitting our nation rallies together in tribute to the men and women that have fought and sacrificed there live to protect the people of this great land and nations around the World. It was started after World War II to combined the nations together. David a soldier and elected king in replacement of King Saul after his death. As each tribe came to David to pledge not only allegiants to him, but also honor him.
Our nation can not come together if President Trump does not start the official peace of laying down the baton so to speak and inviting the future President Biden into the White House. However I not sure if I was President Biden I want to go into the White House with the anger President Trump seems to demonstrate in the past. He more like a King Saul then a King David. Yet by and by God's will, will be performed in future days. Not sure how exactly President Biden will take office but hopefully peacefully despite China issues and so forth between future President Biden and President Trump. Yet what I know is it matters not who you are in our country or the country of Israel at the time of David everyone was important. Ever Soldier was important and honored. From the least to the greatest.
God's army is made of many men and women. It is a army of ministers, servants of the most High God in the world. It is army of fighters for truth, righteousness, faith, salvation, hope of eternity, and an army of love. Sometimes we fail to see the loyalty of faith to God the alliance of God's people to God not always to each other, for the human factor fails into place. Yet it is a loyalty to follow His will and his ways. David was looking for men and women of honor to join his forces, not ones of distrust but people of peace and truth. People of God that would stand beside him in battle if need be and sit at feast when available. He was looking for what we as a nation would call brotherhood.
What is it about being American, it is about agreeing to be disagreeable but loyal to unity of our nation. Not to be people of always in agreement but willing to let whoever wins the argument by our peers and in the case of election the electoral college. To be equals it does not matter who the strongest to the weakest of our people is, they are the same and equal in power. Yet when people treat people not equal then there is no brotherhood or sisterhood. No one is perfect. No is better then another. All have sinned and all fall short of the glory of God. Our loyalty to God comes first and to our nation. The divisions are laid aside until that division can be proven best for our nation. We has nation must come together in unity whether votes were corrupted or uncorrupted. Yet Our leaders have the right to know the truth and stop this insanity once in for all. After all it effect three elections if not more. However the handing over by tradition to form the unity between parties must occur for peace. The world is watching America and watching to see if it will subdivide or shake hands. Our soldiers have had to shake hands with enemies for both surrender and victory in the past. Part of war is the ability to see those that surrender to give in not for our glory, but for the glory of a nation to come and draw together. Our soldiers need our unity as much as our people in our land. Who do they show alliance to this new President or the old. This type of thing can not continue. This was David's assessment in his day, the tribes had to be unified.
God's people are unified by one faith, one Lord, one baptism Are unity is built on the foundation of Jesus Christ the solid rock of faith, the chief cornerstone of faith. The world watches our unity and wonder if we too will sub divide. In Christ there is no division, only satan kingdom divides and causes war because of mistrust and confusion. God's people unify over the cross, over faith, over the fact Jesus is Lord.
Dear Heavenly Father, as we look to you for the hope of unity of America, I pray you will help with the handing off of the torch, between to men of faith, to men of power and two men of political control. Lord let this unity be a testimony. Let our soldiers both those still in positions untold and those of past see that what they fight for in our nation still exist and that is the unity between two different groups of people. May you shine as the victor of peace. In Jesus precious name, Amen.
Thanksgiving Countdown Day 11: Thank you for those men and woman though often different then each other fight for the unity and diversity of our nation. That freedom of our nation will still stand.
Continual Scripture Study:Psalm 133:1-3 KJV
1 A Song of degrees of David. Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
2 It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments;
3 As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the LORD commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Ephesians 4:3-6 KJV
Romans 12:1-5 KJV