The New Colossus

FROM THE PULPIT

BY PASTOR JAMES ROLAND

Hope Evangelical Free Church

Emma Lazarus was twelve and living with her family in New York City when the American Civil War began in 1861. In the following years, the nation was torn apart and more than half a million Americans died in the fight for freedom and responsibility. Commitment to these principles had great influence on Emma as she developed in young womanhood.

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