God’s commandment to mankind through our first parents, Adam and Eve, was to ““Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth (Genesis 1:28).” This was to be accomplished through marriage, for God made one man to go with one woman, and said through the writer of Genesis “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh (Genesis 2:24).”
Our culture, on the other hand, fights against this design by discouraging marriage and faithfulness to one woman, encouraging couples to be selfish and not have many children (if any), and even to KILL their own children within the womb if their conception happened “unintentionally”. Continue reading
This is my blog to talk all things related to the Bible, the Christian faith, and it’s impact on every aspect of life. It’s mostly a place for me to organize my thoughts in writing and keep a time line of the topics I’m thinking about. If anyone else should happen to read it, that’s just a bonus, I guess.
About the name… a friend of mine suggested I name my blog “Drew Up for Battle”, since my name is Drew. I really liked the verse that he “drew” that quote from (1 Samuel 17:21), but the name itself was too corny, even for me. So, I just decided to take it out of the past tense and turn it into an imperative: Draw Up for Battle! I like the imagery of that verse, with Israel, the forces of good and righteousness, drawing up for battle against the forces of evil, the Philistines. It made me think of this verse, which concerns New Covenant warfare: Continue reading