I love the Constitution of this great country. It establishes the parameters for our governance and our freedom; it gives substance to the laws of our land.
As we all know, any time the Constitution is mis-applied or ignored, it is our freedom that is the first thing made vulnerable. It is like rot at the core of something valuable.
How grateful I am, then, for those in government that are appointed watchmen over such a vital document. We need leaders who take that charge seriously.
What some call legalistic, others call freedom's ring.
Bells are best heard in context ...
The law of the LORD is perfect,
Blessed are those who keep his statutes
Your statutes are my delight;
1: a law enacted by the legislative branch of a government
2: an act of a corporation or of its founder intended as a permanent rule
3: an international instrument setting up an agency and regulating its scope or authority
1: a command or principle intended especially as a general rule of action
2: an order issued by legally constituted authority to a subordinate official
The precepts of the LORD are right,
The fear of the LORD is the
I will never forget your precepts,
Grace is not the absence of law - of statutes and precepts. Grace is the loving application of that which ensures our freedom. Grace is Heaven's Constitution.
Let Freedom Ring.
Note: Definitions thanks to Merriam