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John Calvin puts forward a very simple reason why love is the greatest gift: “Because faith and hope are our own: love is diffused among others.” In other words, faith and hope benefit the possessor, but love always benefits another. In John 13:34–35 Jesus says, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” Love always requires an “other” as an object; love cannot remain within itself, and that is part of what makes love the greatest gift.
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Defense Department Authorizes $1 Billion for NEW Border Wall

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Monday evening, Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan authorized the commander of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers to begin planning and executing on up to $1 billion in support to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Patrol, according to a Pentagon statement. 

The funds will be used to support DHS’s request to build 57 miles of new 18-foot-high anti-pedestrian border barriers, constructing and improving roads, and installing lighting within the Yuma and El Paso Sectors of the border.

The authorization is in support of the February 15 national emergency declaration on the southern border of the United States.

Democrats on the Senate Appropriations Committee immediately objected to the announcement.

“We strongly object to both the substance of the funding transfer, and to the Department implementing the transfer without seeking the approval of the congressional defense committees and in violation of provisions in the defense appropriation itself,” the senators wrote. “As a result, we have serious concerns that the Department has allowed political interference and pet projects to come ahead of many near-term, critical readiness issues facing our military.”

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