Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Tour About Read What's New Help Forums Join
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
E
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Win A Publishing Package HERE            

The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!



 
Encouragement PLEASE ENCOURAGE THE AUTHOR BY COMMENTING

  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE   SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
Klingons off the starboard bow
by Melanie Kerr 
01/24/04
For Sale
Author requests article critique


  Mail
 





First of all I want to make one thing clear. I am not, nor ever have been a trekkie. I admit to watching Star Trek, setting the video if I'm out, knowing most of the characters and perhaps knowing the occasional Klingon word. But I do not go any further than that! Having got all that clear, I am going use a few trekkie phrases.
- "Shields are down to 40%, Captain."
- "Phasers are off-line."
- "Hull breach in 60 seconds."
We all have tough weeks. If it was one isolated incident, we could probably deal with it and move on. Life isn't like that. Sometimes it is one incident followed by another and another and another. You never seem to have enough time to right yourself before the next wave hits. I woke up one morning, during a week like that, which was part of a month like that. I thought, this is like one of those Star Trek episodes. Shields are down to 40%. You feel somewhat defenceless and open to attack. Phasers are off line. You just don't seem to have the resources to defeat the enemy. Hull breech in 60 seconds. Something feels like it is going to break. Is this the end?
There are one or two episodes where the USS Enterprise does explode into a million little pieces. Just as the enemy is powering up and ready to blast you into a million little pieces, out of the blue, on the starboard side, a Klingon Bird of Prey uncloaks. They promptly dispose of the enemy and you live to fight another day and boldly go to discover strange new worlds and new civilisations!
Elisha's servant must have felt like that. When faced with the King of Aram's great army, he cried out, "What will we do now?" Elisha told him not to be afraid, for their army was bigger. Suddenly God "uncloaked" his army and the hillside around Elisha was filled with horses and chariots! Elisha prayed, "Lord, open his eyes and let him see."
It should be the cry from our hearts too. Lord, open our eyes and let us see. Deuteronomy 20:3-4 tells us, "Do not be faint hearted or afraid, or give way to panic before them. For the Lord your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies, to give you victory."


If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by Melanie Kerr  or search for articles on the same topic or others.


Read More - Free Reprints, Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Christian writers can JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and help spread the Gospel.


The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 745 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date
Melanie Page 11 May 2004
This is a very interesting article and application of scripture. Very clearly written, logical, thought provoking. I won't look at Klingons the same way again.




TRUST JESUS TODAY














Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com