You've heard the patriotic saying: "Breathes there a soul so dead, who never to himself hath said, 'This is my own, my native land.'" Do you know what Jesus meant when He said: "The children of this world are, in their generation, wiser than the children of light"? That is, those whose minds are on material, worldly things only - unconverted minds - are wiser in worldly things than Christians. whose minds have been illuminated by the Holy Spirit, are about spiritual things. Those of the world feel a patriotism surging through their being. It may be patriotism for country - or for college or high school, political party, society, lodge, fraternity, dub, or business. This is the football season. Nearly all the larger colleges and universities play football. Now only eleven men play at one time on the team - the total squad of the average university will average from 33 to 70 men, out of a student body of, say, one to twenty thousand.
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