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1 posted on 07/22/2009 11:03:50 PM PDT by Stoat
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“Hatch n’ Match” ping


2 posted on 07/22/2009 11:06:25 PM PDT by Stoat (Palin / Coulter 2012: A Strong America Through Unapologetic Conservatism)
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To: Stoat

How people even consider the CoE a real church anymore?


3 posted on 07/22/2009 11:08:07 PM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: Stoat

the Archbishop of Canterbury is an ass.


4 posted on 07/22/2009 11:09:15 PM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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To: Stoat

The Church of England might as well fold up shop and hand their property over to the muzzie hordes.


5 posted on 07/22/2009 11:09:39 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Stoat
Cool! Next up, the CoE will be setting up Make-it-up-as-you-go-along Fast-Wedding Franchises.

AND, when you get your card punched on the 10th visit, the next wedding is 100% guilt-free!

Idiots...

8 posted on 07/22/2009 11:13:20 PM PDT by kromike
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To: Stoat
1 Corinthians 7:36
If anyone thinks he is acting improperly toward the virgin he is engaged to, and if she is getting along in years and he feels he ought to marry, he should do as he wants. He is not sinning. They should get married.

Sorry, but what is “acting improperly?” Does that mean holding hands? Kissing? Feeling her breasts? Massaging her vulva? Inserting a finger? A BJ? Having sex?

I realize Christ condemned “fornication,” Matthew 15:19, Mark 7:21, but where is the line drawn?

If a relationship is moving towards marriage, does one condemn any act of impulse that has a “hint of impurity.”

Just asking. Go ahead and state your opinion. I'm flame retardant.

Keep in mind that the word “virgin,” is euphemistic. Clearly, women who converted during the Roman Empire were probably ‘less than pure.’

10 posted on 07/22/2009 11:50:40 PM PDT by Daniel II (I'm Jim Thompson, this is my brother Jimmy, and this is my other brother Jimmy)
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To: Stoat
I mean, seriously, what part of “forgiveness” do you folks not understand?

If I became a Christian and wondered away from the truth and had children out of wedlock, and I then got married in the church and had my children baptized, what would be wrong with that, that is, if I repented?

Seriously, are you that unforgiving? Come on, answer me!

11 posted on 07/23/2009 12:18:28 AM PDT by Daniel II (I'm Jim Thompson, this is my brother Jimmy, and this is my other brother Jimmy)
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To: Stoat
The Church of England yesterday overthrew 2,000 years of history

The Church of England couldn't overthrow a coffee cup. Ridiculous Potemkin 'church'.

12 posted on 07/23/2009 1:35:22 AM PDT by agere_contra
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14 posted on 07/23/2009 2:23:38 AM PDT by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: Stoat
Don't know of many churches being too choosy lately. Some invite you to bring your pets. Why not this?
15 posted on 07/23/2009 3:53:31 AM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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It declared that although sex is best kept for marriage, couples who live together and have children without a wedding will no longer be regarded as living in sin.

Woe to those who call evil good. The sin of fornication is now unweded bliss; and sodomy has become an acceptable chosen lifestyle. When man has lost belief in sin [and he has], he therefore no longer believes in ‘The Last Four Things:’ death, judgment, heaven, and hell.

17 posted on 07/23/2009 6:56:01 AM PDT by NYer ("One Who Prays Is Not Afraid; One Who Prays Is Never Alone"- Benedict XVI)
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To: Stoat
This seems odd -- I don't think the reporter really understands the issue.

As I recall it, there were some parishes in England back in the 17th and 18th centuries where the rector would refuse to baptize a "base born" child, but they were in the minority even then. No law of the Church of England required refusal, although it had been discussed at length by the Puritans (who did refuse when they were in power, but I don't think it was ever made law).

All you have to do is look at a parish register and see the number of children baptized and registered as "base born" or "bastard". Any genealogists out there can probably back me up on this.

I think what's going on here is just the silliness of officially having the belated marriage and the baptism performed in the same service, without any specific acknowledgement of the sin of fornication.

But of course there's been General Confession in the Anglican Church for years and years, so not having to make a specific confession of sin is not news.

Much ado about nothing here, in my opinion.

18 posted on 07/23/2009 8:02:39 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Stoat
And come to think of it, a priest is not required for a baptism. All you need is a Christian, water, and a baby.

I think the issue is registration on the rolls of the parish, not baptism per se. Now THAT might make sense, but of course nobody uses the parish rolls for taxes or anything else any more. And they won't be much use for future genealogists, because hardly anybody gets baptised in CofE any more.

19 posted on 07/23/2009 8:04:38 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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