Sunday, February 08, 2009

Why I Have a Gun

Why I Have a Gun

My old grandpa said to me, "Son, there comes a time in every man's
life when he stops bustin' knuckles and starts bustin' caps and
usually it's when he becomes too old to take a Beating."

I don't have a gun to kill people. I have a gun to keep from being
killed.
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I don't have a gun to scare people. I have a gun because sometimes
this world can be a scary place.
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I don't have a gun because I'm paranoid. I have a gun because there
are real threats in the world.
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I don't have a gun because I'm evil. I have a gun because I have
lived long enough to see the evil in the world.
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I don't have a gun because I hate the government. I have a gun
because I understand the limitations of government.
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I don't have a gun because I'm angry. I have a gun so that I don't
have to spend the rest of my life hating myself for failing to be
prepared.
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I don't have a gun because I want to shoot someone. I have a gun
because I want to die at a ripe old age in my bed, and not on a
sidewalk somewhere tomorrow afternoon.
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I don't have a gun to make me feel like a man. I have a gun because
men know how to take care of themselves and the ones they love.
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I don't have a gun because I feel inadequate. I have a gun because
unarmed and facing three armed thugs, I am Inadequate.
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I don't have a gun because I love it. I have a gun because I love
life and the people who make it meaningful to me.
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"Police Protection" is an oxymoron. Free citizens must protect
themselves. Police do not protect you from crime; they usually just
investigate the crime after it happens, do the paperwork and then call someone in to
clean up the mess.
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Personally, I carry a gun because I'm too young to die and too old
to take a Beating.

Yes, I Believe that Jesus can protect me, but in His Word, He tells us to use Wisdom.

1 Timothy 5:8But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

-- Author Unknown (but obviously brilliant)


1 comment:

crisgai said...

I am sorry to hear that with such a depth of undrstanding of God's word you still find the need to be afraid and protect yourself with a gun
...." and God said to him "you fool, don't you know that this very night your life will be demaded of you"..you now where that reference is from.

Good luck keeping yourself from death. Hope to see you in heaven probably more mature and unafraid than you are now.

Best.