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Russian hotels will have Bibles in each room
christiantelegraph.com ^ | January 2014

Posted on 01/17/2014 5:18:22 PM PST by ilovesarah2012

Russia joins the European and world traditions according to which hotel guests have the opportunity to read the Bible in their rooms, reports the Christian Telegraph invictory.com in reference to ITAR-TASS.

On August 9th, the first 6,000 copies of the New Testament and Psalms will be transferred to one of the largest hotels in Moscow “Izmailovo,” reports ITAR-TASS citing the New Department of the Russian Orthodox Church.

This charity event is supported by the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management of the Moscow Government and the Commission with the Diocesan Missionary Council of the capital.

“Actually, in every European hotel guests can find Bibles in the rooms. The Gospel is a book that has become the foundation of European culture, it is an essential feature of the respectful and hospitable attitude towards guests, as well as an indicator of the culture level of the owners of hotels,” said the chairman of the commission missionary hieromonk Dimitriy Pershin.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: bible; biblesibrussia; biblesinrussia; russia

1 posted on 01/17/2014 5:18:22 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

You`re in Russia so it`s their rules.

Don`t like it? GTFO.


2 posted on 01/17/2014 5:22:52 PM PST by Para-Ord.45 ( Americans, happy in tutelage by the reflection that they have chosen their own dictators.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

What if a Moslem should happen to rent that room? Could he demand that such filth be removed from his room forthwith? An Atheist?


3 posted on 01/17/2014 5:23:58 PM PST by YHAOS
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To: YHAOS

I would recommend that they remove the filthy Mooslim


4 posted on 01/17/2014 5:25:43 PM PST by MagUSNRET
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To: YHAOS

Maybe they’d read it an seek God, He’d save them wouldn’t that be a good thing?


5 posted on 01/17/2014 5:34:26 PM PST by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

My Mom was Saved because of the Gideon Bible, (OK. I know the Bible was an instrument).
Thank You Jesus for the Gideons.


6 posted on 01/17/2014 5:35:43 PM PST by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: ilovesarah2012

The last two hotel rooms I occupied in this country were devoid of Bibles. When did this happen? Are Leftists stealing them to violate them?


7 posted on 01/17/2014 5:37:36 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Americans will have Korans in every room promoting Islam because of Obama.


8 posted on 01/17/2014 5:38:03 PM PST by plainshame
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To: ilovesarah2012

Americans will have Korans in every room promoting Islam because of Obama.


9 posted on 01/17/2014 5:38:06 PM PST by plainshame
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To: ilovesarah2012
Russian hotels will have Bibles in each room

American liberals will demand Bibles be removed each hotel room

10 posted on 01/17/2014 5:40:16 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I have been in hotels/motels that have book of mormoN and koraN and no Bible.
I threw them away.
I have to ask for a Bible, which the desk always has, it sickens me what is happening.


11 posted on 01/17/2014 5:42:21 PM PST by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: ilovesarah2012
Just remember...in the early years...circa 1820...our Congress ordered thousands of bibles to be printed and distributed.

Please don't tell me we're not a Christian Nation.

12 posted on 01/17/2014 5:43:51 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Para-Ord.45

In Russia, Bible thumps you!


13 posted on 01/17/2014 5:49:51 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Guess they don’t have Annie Laurie in Russia...


14 posted on 01/17/2014 5:50:21 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: ilovesarah2012

YES! Complain about that Freedom From Religion Foundation. F U!


15 posted on 01/17/2014 5:51:28 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: MagUSNRET

LOL!


16 posted on 01/17/2014 5:53:27 PM PST by YHAOS
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To: JSDude1

That’s what I would hope, too.

That is the goal, fer sure.


17 posted on 01/17/2014 5:54:48 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: JSDude1

I think the last thing a Moslem would do is to read a Bible (even less likely than an Atheist), but I take your point just the same.


18 posted on 01/17/2014 5:56:22 PM PST by YHAOS
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To: Arrowhead1952

The gay athletes will be offended.


19 posted on 01/17/2014 5:57:03 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: ilovesarah2012

Why is Russia slowly becoming what we were, while we slowly become what they were?


20 posted on 01/17/2014 5:58:29 PM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: YHAOS

Muslims and Athiests are people too, I was no different than them before God pickup me up from the much through acceptance of Jesus righteousness!


21 posted on 01/17/2014 6:02:42 PM PST by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

LOL


22 posted on 01/17/2014 6:03:44 PM PST by Salamander (Sleeping don't come very easy in a strait white vest.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Not too long ago God was forbidden in Russia under the communist regime.


23 posted on 01/17/2014 6:05:47 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Russian hotels will have Bibles in each room right next to the Stoli.


24 posted on 01/17/2014 6:06:15 PM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

While here “University of Wisconsin Removes Bibles From Guest Rooms Following Atheist Complaint”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3112928/posts


25 posted on 01/17/2014 6:11:13 PM PST by huldah1776
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To: JSDude1
"Muslims and Athiests are people too"

The Moslem has a franchise from Allah to cut the throat of anyone who does not submit to his will, if not to simply convert to his precise version of Islamism. The Atheist properly should be distinguished from the rabid Anti-Theist. I stand corrected on that.

26 posted on 01/17/2014 6:13:53 PM PST by YHAOS
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To: ilovesarah2012

And the Free Trade Communists are gonna criticize Russia and Putin over this.

First no gays...now there are gonna be Bibles in hotel rooms.


27 posted on 01/17/2014 6:16:03 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: Lazamataz
Why is Russia slowly becoming what we were, while we slowly become what they were?

Because they saw where we stood in the world when we were what we were before becoming more like they were. They see where we stand today in the world and what they see is telling.

28 posted on 01/17/2014 6:49:07 PM PST by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Two articles up from this one on FR reads:

University of Wisconsin Removes Bibles From Guest Rooms Following Atheist Complaint
Friday, January 17, 2014 5:43:52 PM · by ilovesarah2012 · 29 christiannews.net ^ | January 17, 2014 | Heather Clark
MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Extension has removed all of the Gideon Bibles from its conference center guest rooms at the urging of an atheist activist organization.

Our Commie enemies have become what we once were. We are beginning to resemble our old nemesis, the USSR.

It’s a strange strange world, folks!


29 posted on 01/17/2014 6:51:22 PM PST by bopdowah ("Unlike King Midas, whatever the Gubmint touches sure don't turn to Gold!')
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To: ilovesarah2012
A Gideon here. Folks, it has nothing to do with government. We Gideons run into problems with hotel management. They are the ones that refuse placement of Bibles. More and more Muslims got into hotel management (and ownership).

Suggestion: STOP USING HOTELS THAT REFUSE TO INCLUDE GIDEON BIBLES.

Also, we are the only ministry the encourages theft. If you need a Bible, take it. We replace them. :-)

30 posted on 01/17/2014 7:04:05 PM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: Lazamataz
Why is Russia slowly becoming what we were, while we slowly become what they were?

Somebody is going to grab that as a tagline, Laz. Quite profound.

31 posted on 01/17/2014 7:17:14 PM PST by Dartman (CDN PM Stephen Harper may not be perfect, but we don't have to be ashamed or embarassed of him.)
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To: Dartman

Thanks bro. I actually used this as a tagline, when I sensed what is happening, way back in 2005: “First we beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them.”


32 posted on 01/17/2014 7:18:45 PM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I’m guessing the Bibles in Russian hotel rooms will be complete, instead of leaving out the books Luther tossed out: it’s not the Gideons behind this, but an Orthodox Christian charity, the Foundation of St. Gregory the Theologian.


33 posted on 01/17/2014 7:51:27 PM PST by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: tsowellfan; Lazamataz

And yet we cannot see what we are becoming.


34 posted on 01/17/2014 7:52:37 PM PST by thecodont
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To: thecodont
And yet we cannot see what we are becoming

Unfortunately, no. Those who see it easily are those who live here but grew up in the former Soviet Union / Eastern Europe. I fear that even the Cuban population in Florida who experienced communism's threat is too old and dying out while younger generations of Cuban-Americans are less informed on the subject.

35 posted on 01/17/2014 7:56:35 PM PST by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: elpadre
Bibles are also being placed in Russian schools -- at their request.

EEM -- The Bible: We want everyone to get it

Before the collapse of the evil empire, this was one of the groups that smuggled Bibles behind the iron curtain.

36 posted on 01/17/2014 8:18:55 PM PST by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: YHAOS

1 Timothy Chapter 21-6:

2 Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, 2 for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. 3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. 5 For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus, 6 who gave Himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time,


37 posted on 01/17/2014 8:36:02 PM PST by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: Para-Ord.45
You`re in Russia so it`s their rules. Don`t like it? GTFO.

Did you read the part that said, "The funds for the publication are provided by the Foundation of St. Gregory the Theologian."?

Seems to be State approved, not State dictated.

38 posted on 01/18/2014 4:05:41 AM PST by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

The world is upside down. In my Catholic school and Church, we used to pray for the salvation and conversion of Russia and now it’s the US that needs Salvation and Conversion from God.


39 posted on 01/18/2014 4:17:35 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Salvavida

God bless you and all the others who do what you do. Thank you.


40 posted on 01/18/2014 4:57:23 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: svcw

-— My Mom was Saved because of the Gideon Bible -—

Wonderful. You wonder how often this happens.


41 posted on 01/18/2014 5:01:11 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Lazamataz

Catholic school children used to pray for the conversion of Russia on a daily basis. Hopefully they’ll return the favor.


42 posted on 01/18/2014 5:03:48 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: svcw
I have been in hotels/motels that have book of mormoN and koraN and no Bible. I threw them away.

You're being no better than actor Ian McKellan (Gandalf The Gay) who rips pages out of hotel bibles that condemn homosexuality. Why not just leave them on the hotel desk and tell them no thanks?

43 posted on 01/18/2014 9:13:13 AM PST by Hacksaw (I haven't taken the 30 silvers.)
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