“Answers of God not of Man,” by Dr. James R. Wining

This picture is one of bravery, courage, commitment and dedication. It represents protecting a Nation above all else including your own very life. It embodies the very core of our USA Constitution, “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.”  These are the answers of Man which are rooted in the very fiber of yourself and what faith you listen to. Challenges posed by man are usually based on self interest, political position or even social interaction. Today many of these challenges have become conflicting persuasions involving simple Christian values such family, marriage, education, work, respect and love. These are obstacles unseen in the normal pathways of combat as defined at “Iwo Jima.” However, these persuasions represent the last evil bastion before “The Gathering, of Believers.” When I say “Look to God and not to man,” it is with the sincerest appreciation for our soldiers who understand a manly challenge above their own lives. Therefore, soldiers understand a greater cause and are an excellent example of how to sacrifice. Moreover, we as Christians must be soldiers ready to sacrifice…

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