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How 501c3 Tax Code is destroying America by muzzling churches: 501c3 Cowards ^ | 04-16-11 | Ben D. Kennedy

Posted on 04/18/2011 10:38:53 AM PDT by poetbdk

501c3 Cowards

Oh, say can you see, in the rapidly decaying twilight,
Today’s churches throughout America cowering in fright.
So easily selling away what is their God given birthright!

How can they surrender their proud American heritage?
They once fueled the fires of freedom in patriots galore,
Triumphing o’er tyranny establishing a nation to adore.
Their leadership once shined as brightly as any sage of lore!

How can they dishonor their God’s glorious heritage?
His church built with martyrs’ blood their duty to preserve,
What of their oaths of loyalty and all they pledged to observe?
How easily they have forgotten: "God only shalt thou serve!"

Alas, all cowards and traitors have a price, there for all to see,
Judas chose thirty pieces of silver instead of Christ’s offer to be free.
As for most churches in America, they have sold to a tax code, the 501c3!


TOPICS: AMERICA - The Right Way!!; Poetry; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: 501c3; america; freedom; taxdode
I thought today would be an appropriate time to post my new poem 501c3 Cowards as today's tax deadline conincides with the approximate anniversary of the day Jesus drove out the money changers who were dishonoring the house of God.
1 posted on 04/18/2011 10:39:01 AM PDT by poetbdk
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To: poetbdk

The God Who owns the cattle on a thousand hills is much bigger than any IRS Code restrictions. While I make full use of the deductibles at tax time that is NOT the reason I give. If a church is altering it’s message in order to retain a 501(c)(3) status then that church is serving two masters.

If you cannot speak the truth clearly, completely and freely then get into another business. If you loose contributions because of a lack of an IRS deduction then so be it. God will stretch that which is given by those who are giving to God, not for the IRS deduction.

2 posted on 04/18/2011 11:14:56 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("If we don't stand for something, we shall fall for anything" - Peter Marshall)
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To: poetbdk
Many churches have mostly democrat members..
Which means THEY ARE EviL!........ Evil churches...
3 posted on 04/18/2011 11:16:49 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: hosepipe

Amen to that!
I don’t see how anyone that claims to be a Christian could be a Democrat.

4 posted on 04/18/2011 11:25:31 AM PDT by sport
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To: poetbdk

Does that include black churches?

5 posted on 04/18/2011 11:33:09 AM PDT by kabar
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To: poetbdk

If you allow it, churches will simply become funnels for hundreds of millions of dollars of campaign contributions. You already gave your limit to Obama? No problem, give another hundred thousand to a black church so they can campaign for him.

6 posted on 04/18/2011 12:00:34 PM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: poetbdk
Here’s to you, Band of Brothers!

Brother, life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who
treat you right. Forgive the ones who don't, just because you can. Believe
everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with
both hands, those of you who served in Viet Nam know this. If it changes
your life, let it. Take a few minutes to think before you act when you're
mad. Forgive quickly. God never said life would be easy, He just promised it
would be worth it.

Today is Band of Brothers’ Day; send this to all your brothers, fathers,
sons and fellow veterans you know.
Happy Brothers’ Day!


To the cool men that have touched my life. Here's to you!! I was never a
hero, but I am thankful I served among them.

A real Brother walks with you when the rest of the world walks on you.

Send to all your Band of Brothers, because the fake ones won't.

7 posted on 04/22/2011 8:08:43 AM PDT by mountainlion (America land of the free because of the Brave.)
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