CONTRIBUTOR: Minister Keith Evans
This is a most touching piece that I am about to bequeath to my fellow Bahamian brothers in this article. I honestly feel like the apostle in Romans 9:1-3, “I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh:”
I feel your pain Paul, yeah I could relate with you brother! We are losing a plethora of young men to senseless killings and imprisonments.
It is certainly conspicuous that the enemy is at work here. You know the old stories from the Biblical accounts in Exodus and Matthew, respectively, that I’ll use as a foundation to build on. Let’s start with maniacal plot by Pharaoh Thutmose 2, whom the late Bible theologian Alfred Edersheim proposed as the one qualified to be the Pharaoh in Exodus. Thank you Alfred. Let’s go! Exodus 1:22, “And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born you shall cast into the river, and every daughter you shall save alive.” The Pharaoh was highly influenced by a demonic entity that sought to eradicate the seed. You see that? Satan from thousands of years ago sought to kill MEN! Umm! The pernicious attack was by design in order to murder the Great Law-Giver Moses from coming forth. And then there’s Herod the Great in another Biblical account in Matthew concerning the Saviour of the world, Jesus! Matthew 2:16-18, “Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wi