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Video: FNC's Brit Hume stands by statement on Christianity and Tiger Woods(video at link)
Washington Times-Water Cooler ^ | 1/4/10 | Kerry Picket

Posted on 01/04/2010 6:44:55 PM PST by paltz

Fox News senior analyst Brit Hume appeared on The O'Reilly Factor tonight and stood by the statements he made this weekend regarding his advice for Tiger Woods to turn to Christianity. In fact, Mr. Hume went even further this evening with his thoughts on redemption and Jesus Christ. (videos below)

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bornagain; brithume; fnc; foxnews; redemption; tigerwoods

1 posted on 01/04/2010 6:44:57 PM PST by paltz
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To: paltz

Will miss Brit Hume when he retires, just as I miss Tony Snow.


2 posted on 01/04/2010 6:46:20 PM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: paltz

Woah. The libtards will be all over this. Stand tall Mr. Hume!


3 posted on 01/04/2010 6:46:50 PM PST by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir!)
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To: K-oneTexas

Brit was the only one I really watched on Fox.

He did a really good job during Reagan’s funeral.


4 posted on 01/04/2010 6:49:22 PM PST by happinesswithoutpeace (Nobody move, Nobody get hurt)
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To: paltz

Wow! Straight from the heart, too.


5 posted on 01/04/2010 6:51:04 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: K-oneTexas

I like Brit. I sold him a car in the early 90’s. I was the official check taker. Not the salesman. He traded in an old Mercedes 300D.


6 posted on 01/04/2010 6:51:33 PM PST by BreezyDog
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To: paltz; informavoracious; larose; RJR_fan; Prospero; Conservative Vermont Vet; ...
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7 posted on 01/04/2010 6:52:23 PM PST by narses ('in an odd way this is cheering news!'.)
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To: happinesswithoutpeace; BreezyDog

Brit Hume and Tony Snow = Two Class Acts.

I watched FNC for them.

Shame Tony is gone. He will be and is sorely missed.

Hope Brit decides to stay for a long time.


8 posted on 01/04/2010 6:53:24 PM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: paltz

After reading his statement, I stand by Brit Hume.


9 posted on 01/04/2010 6:53:53 PM PST by Irish Rose (Will work for chocolate.)
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To: paltz

Brit Hume understands the power of his faith, the power of Christ. Tony Snow did too.


10 posted on 01/04/2010 6:55:33 PM PST by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: happinesswithoutpeace
Brit was the only one I really watched on Fox.

Same here. I always thought he was a really good man. Now I know it.

11 posted on 01/04/2010 6:56:03 PM PST by giotto
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To: paltz
I think Brit is correct. The problem with redemption from what I can gather is that those that need it the most are the least likely to try to redeem themselves and only a "perfect" person can redeem himself "perfectly". It's the all time catch-22.

I came to this understanding in a round about manner and saw the explanation of it best in "Mere Christianity" by CS Lewis. (my hero)

I think that Christianity offers the most to all men and that those of us that try to be Christians know how both hard and easy it can be, if only we trust in God totally and not in anything that this world or man provides.

I hope Tiger can somehow save himself, the road he's on is a one way ticket to Palookaville.

12 posted on 01/04/2010 6:56:32 PM PST by erman
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To: paltz

This is one of things I always lked about Brit when he was in the public eye and doing the news, he wore his Christianity in his heart and not on his sleeve.

Now that he’s retired, more power to him.


13 posted on 01/04/2010 6:59:58 PM PST by Bob J
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To: paltz

They cut off an important part. “You speak the name of Christ and all hell breaks out.”

The whole thing is here - go to 2:58

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_dCB-XUwoc&feature=player_embedded#


14 posted on 01/04/2010 7:00:24 PM PST by DManA
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To: erman

The Reformed position, more or less, is that it is impossible for ANY man to redeem himself; indeed, it is ONLY the work of the Holy Spirit, initiating grace in the unregenerate man’s heart. No man will seek Christ of his own accord.


15 posted on 01/04/2010 7:04:37 PM PST by Arkansas Toothpick
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To: Arkansas Toothpick

As that beautiful song goes ‘just a sinner saved by Grace’? I would agree wholeheartedly. Props to Mr. Hume, takes some stones to profess and defend the faith. :-)


16 posted on 01/04/2010 7:07:03 PM PST by WVRockDJ (Mountaineer by birth; USMC by choice; Christian by Grace.)
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To: paltz

I was watching ESPN’s “Around the Horn” (or Pardon the Interruption, it was on before SportsCenter) and the guy was savaging Brit Hume. Said Tiger shouldn’t take advice from “these news guys.”


17 posted on 01/04/2010 7:07:56 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (GO GREEN BAY PACKERS GO!)
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To: DManA
WOW! WOW! WOW! Awesome, awesome!! God bless Brit!!
18 posted on 01/04/2010 7:12:18 PM PST by RoseofTexas
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To: Arkansas Toothpick
The Reformed position, more or less, is that it is impossible for ANY man to redeem himself; indeed, it is ONLY the work of the Holy Spirit, initiating grace in the unregenerate man’s heart. No man will seek Christ of his own accord.

heck, I don't know any of the theory behind Christianity. I'm only a believer that there is a God, that he sent Jesus to us and that by his dying he somehow made a payment for my soul. I hope and pray daily that I can somehow find my way to honor his gift, but everyday I fail, dust myself off and try again. I just hope and pray that God helps me find a way to help me honor him and all that he's given me.

I can't imagine the temptations that Tiger had, with all the money, fame and adoring women. All of this since he was a teenager.... I doubt very seriously that I wouldn't have done the same thing or worse.... I am no saint and can easily see how the devil could have allowed pride to work it's evil magic.

19 posted on 01/04/2010 7:12:27 PM PST by erman
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To: paltz
I say hooray for Brit Hume. He is speaking the truth and it IS only through Jesus Christ, the way, truth and life, that anyone can ever find real forgiveness and redemption. Let the elites fuss all they want...they wouldn't make a peep if he said “continue down the path of Buddhism, Tiger, you'll get there one day - maybe not in this life, but...”, would they?
20 posted on 01/04/2010 7:13:24 PM PST by boatbums (Pro-woman, pro-child, pro-life!)
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To: paltz

bookmark


21 posted on 01/04/2010 7:13:29 PM PST by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: DManA

Thanks.


22 posted on 01/04/2010 7:18:42 PM PST by happinesswithoutpeace (Nobody move, Nobody get hurt)
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To: boatbums

YEP....BRIT is giving Tiger a really good OPTION.....it’s up to him to choose it....no one can MAKE him.....which is what the liberal lulu’s scream about....idiots.


23 posted on 01/04/2010 7:18:51 PM PST by goodnesswins (Become a Precinct Committee Person/Officer....in the GOP...or do NOT complain.)
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To: GOP_Lady
WOW is right!.....He’s lighting a fuse!
24 posted on 01/04/2010 7:24:20 PM PST by M-cubed
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

ESPN is a cesspool of liberalism and political correctness. It’s a network best avoided.


25 posted on 01/04/2010 7:25:54 PM PST by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: Arkansas Toothpick

That is true. However, it could be that God, the Holy Spirit is using Brit Hume to begin to draw and woo Tiger Woods or someone listening in to faith. There is no doubt that it is the Holy Spirit which quickens faith in Jesus, but, praise the Lord, He chooses to use His people to do it.


26 posted on 01/04/2010 7:26:34 PM PST by Jemian (I believe there's a hell, but I didn't know it was down the street with a dome on it." Abe Lincoln)
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To: paltz

Someone with the truth, and unafraid to speak it.


27 posted on 01/04/2010 7:26:39 PM PST by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
I was watching ESPN’s “Around the Horn” (or Pardon the Interruption, it was on before SportsCenter) and the guy was savaging Brit Hume. Said Tiger shouldn’t take advice from “these news guys.”

Hmmm...looks like Mr. Hume was right..."all hell is breaking out..."

28 posted on 01/04/2010 7:32:48 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: GOP_Lady
Give em hell Brit.

Apparently most don't want to hear the truth these days, or don't give a damn about the salvation of their soul!

I always keep in mind the private relevation that Our Lady of Fatima told Lucia when Lucia asked how many people would go to hell?

Mary responded, "as many as snowflakes in a blizzard."

That keeps me going.

29 posted on 01/04/2010 7:33:38 PM PST by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: erman
heck, I don't know any of the theory behind Christianity. I'm only a believer that there is a God, that he sent Jesus to us and that by his dying he somehow made a payment for my soul. I hope and pray daily that I can somehow find my way to honor his gift, but everyday I fail, dust myself off and try again. I just hope and pray that God helps me find a way to help me honor him and all that he's given me.

Great post...well said, well said!
30 posted on 01/04/2010 7:36:43 PM PST by LostInBayport (When the riders in the cart outnumber those pulling the cart, the cart stops moving. My back hurts.)
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To: DManA

Thanks for the link to the full video. Remarkable. I’ve always admired and respected Britt Hume, and this certainly is a powerful reinforcement.

It has been a puzzle to many freepers over the years why Fox didn’t give Britt a better time slot. He was their best guy, with the possible exception of Tony Snow, already mentioned on this thread.


31 posted on 01/04/2010 7:38:11 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: paltz

I’m pretty sure I read somewhere that Brit had entered the seminary after he retired full time from Fox news. Or at least had started taking seminary classes. If so, I’m sure he doesn’t care what anyone thinks about his witnessing except Jesus. (who I’m sure is very pleased!)


32 posted on 01/04/2010 7:39:57 PM PST by circlecity
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To: circlecity

I remember when someone asked hm on the air what he planned to do in retirement, one of the things he mentioned was “study the Holy Bible.”


33 posted on 01/04/2010 7:52:01 PM PST by clintonh8r (Oath Keeper and Manhattan Declaration signer)
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To: Jemian

I totally agree with what you said. My prayer partner and I had a great burden to pray for Tiger Woods right after it happened. We prayed that God would bring a Christian in Tiger’s life to help counsel him and bring to a point where all he could do is turn to Jesus. Seeds are being planted now.


34 posted on 01/04/2010 8:06:04 PM PST by truthandlife ("Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God." (Ps 20:7))
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To: truthandlife

God Bless Britt Hume.


35 posted on 01/04/2010 8:33:40 PM PST by yellowroses (a Yankee in Texas)
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To: Arkansas Toothpick

“it is ONLY the work of the Holy Spirit, initiating grace in the unregenerate man’s heart. No man will seek Christ of his own accord.”

Would you explain this. I have trouble understanding grace and how to get it. Is it faith first, then grace. I can’t seem to understand it. If you are in need of help how do you get it? Fear sometimes is so overwhelming your mind freezes up. What to do?


36 posted on 01/04/2010 8:49:26 PM PST by Taffini ( Mr. Pippen and Mr. Waffles do not approve)
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To: Taffini
Would you explain this. I have trouble understanding grace and how to get it. Is it faith first, then grace. I can’t seem to understand it. If you are in need of help how do you get it? Fear sometimes is so overwhelming your mind freezes up. What to do?

It is first grace, then faith. It works in this way.

The place to start in understanding grace/salvation is first to understand what the Bible teaches about man and sin. All people are born sinners. They are sinners by nature. They have no desire or ability to seek God or His ways. Because of this they all are condemned by God.

But God by His choice and for His purpose has chosen to save some of them. He then, in His chosen time and by His chosen means brings the ones He has chosen to faith in Christ and salvation. God does this because of His grace (undeserved favor), and not because of any merit of the person so chosen. Now, this that I have described is all from God's side. This is the part of salvation we do not see.

Now, from our (man's) side it looks like this. We hear the Gospel or parts of it. If God has caused the person to be born again, he understands the message and either accepts it or wants to hear more. Because of the work of the Holy Spirit in the new birth,upon this person, their spiritually dead mind is now made alive (spiritually) and can understand the issues of sin and salvation. His sin, which he formerly embraced and loved, is now a terrible burden and inflicts upon him the cost he cannot pay and a punishment he cannot bear. He is now desperately seeking a remedy and relief of this burden. He sees himself a guilty and condemned sinner before a holy, holy, holy God.

Further, he now sees Jesus Christ, who he formerly ignored, as the answer to his calamity. It is only Christ who has paid the price of his sin and borne the penalty of it as well. By faith in Christ and this work of His, the man is saved.

For you, if you desire forgiveness for your sin, don't worry about "finding" grace, it has already found you. Recognize Christ as the remedy for your sin, repent of it, pray that He will accept you into His family (the Bible promises that "whoever comes to Me, I will in no case cast out) and you will be saved.

37 posted on 01/05/2010 3:50:54 AM PST by good1
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To: Cicero

My impression is that Brett was in management at Fox news. I think he could have had any time he wanted.

Just my impression from the outside.

Good man.


38 posted on 01/05/2010 6:25:40 AM PST by DManA
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To: Taffini

Taffini,

I will try for you, since you asked and seem sincere.

Jesus said that He is the Way and the Truth and the Light; that no one comes to the Father except through Him.

He said that God desires not one of us to be lost to Him.

John 3:16 - For God so loved the owrld that He gave His only Begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

3:17 For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.

3:18 He that believeth on Hom is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath no believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

It is not through anything that we do. You can be the most moral person on the planet, without knowing Christ, your works are as filthy rags. It is only through Faith in Jesus that Salvation is possible.

How do you ‘get help’? Ask Jesus into your heart. Pray to Him, acknowledge that you are a sinner, that you are lost, that you need Him and His love in your life. Ask Him to save you, ask for His forgiveness.

It really is that simple. Do you have a Bible accesible? If so, please read the Gospel (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John). God does not want His children to have a spirirt of fear. Throughout the Bible we are told to “Fear Not” 365 times, once for each day.

Find a church, one that preaches Christ as your Saviour, that He is the Son of God, Crucified for our sins, and Risen in 3 days.

There is so much I want to say, it is hard to put it all down without rambling at times. I hope this helps. You are in my prayers. Please, think on this, it is Eternity we are talking about, not necessarily this life. Feel free to answer or FReepmail me.


39 posted on 01/05/2010 8:34:13 AM PST by RoadGumby (For God so loved the world)
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To: paltz

Give Brit Hume his own show on Faith and Culture for the moral and faith issues.


40 posted on 01/05/2010 12:38:38 PM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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