|Sunday is St. Patrick's Day|
This coming Sunday is Saint Patrick's Day. Actually we do not know if Patrick was a Saint…as the Bible uses the word. But we do know who really is a saint — anyone and everyone who has obeyed the gospel of Jesus Christ, as described in God's word in Roman 6:1-18.
First, however, let's have a closer look at Saint Patrick. Was he a saint? Well, that depends on who we ask.
If we ask Catholics, then they say, "Yes, he is to us. " If you aks Protestants they say "not to us." Well, what is a saint anyway? Let's go to the Layman's Bible Encyclopedia, where we find: "Saint" — In the Bible this term is usually applied to the company of God's people, rather than to any single individual.
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Leonard Gray is a retired foreign missionary. If you would like to talk to him about this or any other religion related subject, you may call him at (318) 299-7610.