Corruption, vice, bondage, slaves kissing their chains – what a horrible picture the great blind poet, best known for his “Paradise Lost”, paints. Ask yourself how far down that scale has our nation progressed? What am I doing about it? God bless you.
Because of Calvary,
Galatians 5:1 English Standard Version (ESV)
Christ Has Set Us Free
5 For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
“But what more oft in nations grown corrupt
And by their vices brought to servitude,
Than to love bondage more than liberty,
Bondage with ease than strenuous liberty?”
[John Milton, Samson Agonistes in F. W. Farrar, “The First Book of Kings,” The Expositor’s Bible II edited by W. Robertson Nicoll, (Hartford, CT: The S. S. Scranton Company, 1908), p. 247]