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To: Campion

He had told a crowd of some 100,000 people packed in rain-soaked St. Peter’s Square just after his election that he intended to pray to the Madonna “that she may watch over all of Rome.”

“You shall not make for yourself a carved image—any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me, but showing mercy to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.” Exodus 20:4-6

12 posted on 03/15/2013 10:14:16 PM PDT by delchiante
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To: delchiante
Campion can answer you better than I can. In the meantime, I submit to you that in Ex 25:18 God commands that "two cherubim of gold" be fashioned. A few verses later he says he will meet Moses between those two images and speak further with him. In Ex 21:33-34 God commands that images and adornments be placed on priestly vestments. In Num 21:8 God commands Moses to make an image of a serpent. That serpent is later broken, but only after it was used as an idol (2 Kg 18:4). In the 6th chapter of 1st Kings we find Solomon's temple filled with carvings and graven images yet a few chapters later (9:3) we read that God has consecrated this temple and promises "my heart will be there for all time." Would he consecrate a temple of idols?
14 posted on 03/15/2013 10:38:23 PM PDT by PeevedPatriot
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To: delchiante; Campion; PeevedPatriot; PanzerKardinal; MichaelCorleone
Genesis 1:25 And God made the beasts of the earth according to their kinds, and cattle, and every thing that creepeth on the earth after its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Genesis 1:26 And he said : Let us make man to our image and likeness : and let him have dominion over the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the air, and the beasts, and the whole earth, and every creeping creature that moveth upon the earth.

God made man in His own image so by the same reasoning the anti-Catholic crowd who worship their own Most High and Holy Self selectively apply to a portion of the Luther Subset of the Bible they want to distort, all representations of a human are graven images and idols. No more movies, television, DVDs of speakers assuring you that following Eve is the same as following Christ, no more pictures of your family, and smack the Satan out of those rug rats when they draw little stick figures of their family or friends.

People who don't even accept the entire Bible telling others how to interpret Scripture are clearly not led by the author of all Scripture, Jesus Christ. Nowhere does Scripture say someone can pick out a subset of His Word and ignore the rest. Nowhere does Scripture say individuals should interpret Scripture to suit their own agenda by taking text out of context to generate a pretext for their slanders and lies. Nowhere did Jesus Christ ever even hint that portions of the Septuagint were not inspired Scripture. Nowhere did any Apostle ever say that each individual should decide on what subset of Scripture they wanted to accept. Nowhere did Christ or the Apostles ever say that the Luther Subset of the Bible was an acceptable substitute for the entire Word of God. Yet, those who worship their Self Alone, who don't even accept the entire Bible, who follow Eve rather than Christ, show up now and then to tell others they're wrong about His Word.

It's interesting how the anti-Christ anti-Christian garbage starts and stops in absolute lock step with the democrat propaganda machine attacks on Christians. I hope people take note of how the anti-Catholic crowd stays absolutely in sync with the anti-Christ democrat propaganda machine increasing posts or backing off in lock step with what the democrat anti-Christ media is doing at the moment.

Christ warned us about such folks here,

Matthew 7:15 Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
Matthew 7:16 By their fruits you shall know them. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles ?
Matthew 7:17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit, and the evil tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
Matthew 7:18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can an evil tree bring forth good fruit.
Matthew 7:19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit, shall be cut down, and shall be cast into the fire.
Matthew 7:20 Wherefore by their fruits you shall know them.
Matthew 7:21 Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven : but he that doth the will of my Father who is in heaven, he shall enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 7:22 Many will say to me in that day: Lord, Lord, have not we prophesied in thy name, and cast out devils in thy name, and done many miracles in thy name ?
Matthew 7:23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, you that work iniquity.

20 posted on 03/16/2013 12:40:56 AM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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