To: American Constitutionalist
What shall we Christians do with this rejected and condemned people, the Jews? Since they live among us, we dare not tolerate their conduct, now that we are aware of their lying and reviling and blaspheming. If we do, we become sharers in their lies, cursing and blasphemy. Thus we cannot extinguish the unquenchable fire of divine wrath, of which the prophets speak, nor can we convert the Jews. With prayer and the fear of God we must practice a sharp mercy to see whether we might save at least a few from the glowing flames. We dare not avenge ourselves. Vengeance a thousand times worse than we could wish them already has them by the throat. I shall give you my sincere advice:
First, to set fire to their synagogues or schools and to bury and cover with dirt whatever will not burn, so that no man will ever again see a stone or cinder of them. This is to be done in honor of our Lord and of Christendom, so that God might see that we are Christians, and do not condone or knowingly tolerate such public lying, cursing, and blaspheming of his Son and of his Christians...
- Martin Luther
posted on 01/23/2011 10:54:21 AM PST
(Originalist on the the 'general welfare' clause? No? NOT an originalist!)
What’s your point in posting that ?
Could you clarify in more detail of your post that has nothing to do with this thread ?
Foreshadowing that led to the Holocaust?
posted on 01/23/2011 1:11:21 PM PST
Are you trying to make the argument that Christians are enemies of Israel ?
Or better yet, are you trying to make the argument that those who cling to the teachings of salvation by Grace through faith alone look bad ? are enemies of Israel ?
That is NOT what the NEW Testament teaches us, just on the contrary !!
Christians ( the true Christians ( those who are saved by Grace, not of works ) who love Christ ) are taught to love Israel, to support Israel, that Israel, the Jews are actually our brothers and sisters.
I don't know what your trying to teach here, but, we are to love our Jewish brothers and sisters, and Israel.
Oh yeah ? BTW ? in your failed attempt to make those who cling to Martin Luther's teachings look bad, your totally wrong, and can see your true motive in your post.
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