And also Independence day.

From Job 13:15 comes

Though He slay me,
I will hope in Him
Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him.

Very interesting mixture of obedience and independence mixed in there.  Not the same flavor as faith and works, but a similar dichotomy.

Hope to the very end – hope in the one who kills you – is a deep hope.  And yet there are differences of opinion, strong enough to argue over.

Perhaps obedience is not the right word.  Faith or love are closer.

This is sounding more like a marriage.  Which is appropriate.

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