Robert Jeffress, Sandi Patty Offer Biblical Response to 'March for Our Lives'

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Robert Jeffress (Robert Jeffress/Facebook)

This Saturday, thousands of people will participate in the "March For Our Lives" event in Washington D.C. to call for gun control legislation in an effort to end gun violence in our country.

However, this Palm Sunday night, March 25, thousands of members of First Baptist Church Dallas will publicly declare their faith by marching through the streets of downtown Dallas in a "March for Eternal Life." Members will be carrying a giant illuminated cross to symbolize their belief that the message of Jesus Christ offers the only hope for our nation and our world.

"For the last 60 years, secularists have been on a crusade to eliminate any acknowledgement of God from the public square, and the result has been disastrous for our country," observed Dr. Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Church Dallas. There may be a need for further gun regulation and background checks, but Jeffress compares those efforts to "putting a Band-Aid on a cancerous tumor."

For our nation to truly see change, Jeffress adds, "the hearts of the people in our country must be changed, which can be accomplished only through faith in Jesus Christ."

Recently, high-profile individuals like Larry Kudlow and Vice President Mike Pence have been attacked by the mainstream media for declaring that their personal relationship with Jesus Christ has changed their lives. Pastor Jeffress says it is time for this public shaming of Christians to end, and this Sunday night's march—which marks the beginning of the Christian Holy Week—is an opportunity for believers to publicly celebrate the message of Christ.

For a 50-second video showing the scope of last year's march, click here.

The march begins at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, in front of the fountain at First Baptist Church Dallas, and will make its way through downtown Dallas to end in Klyde Warren Park. The march will be preceded by a concert featuring renowned gospel artist Sandi Patty and the 250-voice First Baptist choir and orchestra in the worship center, beginning at 6 p.m.

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