THOUGHT OF THE DAY

It’s better to be hot or cold than lukewarm. For even the Lord your God despises this!

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Revelation 3:15-16

“‘I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth.

Why is being cold better than Lukewarm?

At least those who are cold cannot pretend that they are in the right. But those who are lukewarm may have just enough pretense to cause them to think they are okay. God desires wholehearted, sincere responses. Anything less suggests that other things have a higher priority…

Are you lukewarm in your fight for justice, equality and humanity? 

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Source: The Quest Study Bible NIV – page 1714

 

 

ACLU of Texas

Social Action 2014

ACLU of Texas

In the wake of an incident in which a Bastrop deputy tased a Texas high school student on school grounds, leaving him currently hospitalized and in a coma, a coalition of civil rights and social justice organizations are asking the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement to end use of so-called “less-than-lethal weapons” in school districts statewide.

We are asking the nine-member Commission to create and implement new standards barring the use of Tasers, stun guns, and pepper spray on Texas students. View the letter to the Commission here: http://bit.ly/1cZSdqw

“Tragic incidents like this one demonstrate why the state should not grant police free rein to wield weapons in schools for the apparent purpose of maintaining order,” said Terri Burke, Executive Director of the ACLU of Texas. “Schools should be safe havens from this type of police use of force. I hope the commission will heed our call to end use…

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY

A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dream of.

– Nelson Mandela