Summons to Witness

“I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves. Be on your guard; you will be handed over to the local councils and be flogged in the synagogues. On my account you will be brought before governors and kings as witnesses to them and to the Gentiles. But when they arrest you, do not worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given what to say, for it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.” – Matthew 10:16-20

The following is typical verbiage that appears in a legal document called “Summons to Witness”:

“You are entitled to be paid the same personal allowances for your attendance at the hearings as are paid for attendance of a witness summoned to attend before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. If you fail to attend and give evidence at the inquiry at the time and place specified, without lawful excuse, you are liable to punishment by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in the same manner as if for contempt of that Court for disobedience to a summons.”

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Ambassadors

“And you will hear of wars and threats of wars, but don’t panic. Yes, these things must take place, but the end won’t follow immediately.” – Matthew 24:6

North Korea’s recent claim of successfully testing a hydrogen bomb put the US military on high alert in the region. Though doubt was raised as to the legitimacy of this latest provocative move on the part of Pyongyang, it brings to mind our progressive march towards highly sensitive, tense global events that makes the geo-political climate highly vulnerable. Continue reading