Skip to comments.School carnage: Blame church, not God or guns!
Posted on 12/17/2012 7:16:42 PM PST by wesagain
"Exclusive: William J. Murray reveals only way to turn society from violent, destructive path "
If an individual is not afraid of the wrath of God, it is impossible to cause him to fear the justice of the state.
The killing of young children at their school will be linked by many pundits to the availability of guns. Still others will blame the violent act on some pathology or childhood trauma. Some may even blame the Hollywood culture with its disregard for humanity, on which human bodies are seen being dissected nightly on network TV. Virtually no one will call what occurred in Newtown an act of evil.
Probably not a single sermon will be preached in which the perpetrator is predicted to have begun his eternal punishment for his crime after judgment by a just and angry God. A splintered American church driven by a pew-hungry, feel-good message will offer assurances that eternal peace awaits all those who died, including the shooter. The words hell and sin will very likely not be used in any sermons associated with the massacre.
Yes, there is societal blame: Ridiculous privacy rules that allow the mentally ill to conceal their condition from schools, employers and gun-shop owners is just one. The constant esteem building in public schools teaching even low-functioning kids with anger problems to judge themselves equal to the valedictorian is yet another.
But the greatest villain is a church that has accepted the worlds view that hell does not await evildoers.
With a weak message from a weak church, there is no restraint or lessening of the violence. The shooting at Newtown was immediately followed by a shooting at a Birmingham, Ala., hospital and a Las Vegas hotel. Across the country, there are more than 16,000 murders ........
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Dear Lord, please forgive this author.
He is an idiot.
"a God without wrath who brings humans without sin into a kingdom without judgment through a Christ without a cross."
That anti-creed ought to be memorized by every orthodox Christian, the better to guard against the seduction of *modern heresies.
*oxymoronic, because most heresies are just 1st and 2nd century lies in contemporary language.
He is reminding Us that We are suffering the consequences
of choosing to Outlaw the Bible and GOD's Ten Commandments as
the final-authority for our so-called code-of-conduct".
The Scriptures plainly say:
"Behold, The Lord's Hand is no shortened that It cannot save, nor is HIS Ear heavy that It cannot hear But Your sins have seperated You from Your God"
Satan has entered the hearts of godless-and-bitter souls like Adama Lanza, Eric Klebold, Dylan Harris, Jared Lee Loughner and so many other mass-shooters.
No, he is 100% correct. Fear of the eternal torment, clearly taught the Bible, but ignored by most of the modern “church” is one of the most powerful preventers of evil there is.
The church has betrayed both God and man by failing to preach about Hell.
Retards are godless ?
Dear Senior Minded Murray:
Explain Cain and his “dilemma” of emotions after his horrible act and get back to me.
Fatuous aptly describes your addled mind.
Most people, even the most religious, act as if they aren't afraid of the wrath of God. They go about sinning knowing that they could die at any time and could thereby condemn themselves to eternal life in hell.
Of course they might have gone through the motions of "being saved", but if they haven't been living in a cave then they are aware of many people that appear to have "been saved" and yet live like heathens and heretics.
So why aren't more people behaving as if they really do believe there is a possibility of an eternity of hellfire and damnation?
Hhmmm......the churches and the choices. Kinda what the article is about.