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The worthiness of girlfriends

In journalism world, a controversy is being discussed stemming from a tweet sent by James Taranto of the Wall Street Journal. Referring to the three boyfriends who saved their girlfriends' lives by taking bullets for them in the Aurora theater, Taranto said: "I hope the girls whose boyfriends died to save them were worthy of the sacrifice."

Well, here's one example of where the best of Christian teaching comes in handy. Love your neighbor as yourself. Lay down your life for another. Jesus died for people who were obviously not his equals.

You get the idea.

None of us is worthy, really, of this kind of sacrifice. So when it happens, it's both grace and miracle.




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