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Stand Firm

The English language is filled with hundreds of phrases that people use in everyday conversation without ever giving a thought to their origin. Phrases such as handwriting on the wall, wolf in sheep’s clothing, and charity begins at home are colloquial expressions that are widely utilized and understood.

If asked, most people would probably say that the phrase, stand firm, was initially uttered by a great ruler or leader, quite possibly a military leader, as an encouragement to his subjects or troops. But as with the previous phrases, stand firm also has its genesis in the Bible. In fact, …

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