Our Banner Is Love!
By Thomas R. Nickel ~ 1983, former editor of “Testimony,” Hanford, CA
Jesus Christ, our Leader, made the following declarations:
For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
This is my commandment. That ye love one another, as I have loved you. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love, one to another.
Thou shalt love the Lord they God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all they strength.
Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.
Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them that despitefully use and persecute you.
I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.
I appoint unto you a Kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me.
He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go to my Father.
Ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: ye shall be witnesses unto me.
And as ye go, preach, saying The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand. Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.
And, lo, I am with you always.
Other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold and one Shepherd.
Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God. He that is not with me is against me.
You shall know them by their fruits.
Satan has raised up a banner of hate, and Communists (and Jihadists), the Children of Darkness, all over the world, are rushing to the red (and black) flag(s) of Death.
Christ has raised up a banner of Love, and Christians, the Children of Light, all over the world, are uniting under the white flag of Life.
There can be no neutrals and no idlers in this world-wide Conflict. Choose you this day whom you will serve.
As recruiters, throughout the earth, for the Children of Light, we welcome you to join Christ’s united forces.
Our banner is Love!
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