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To: EricT.

While I am certainly not qualified to interpret the words of Pope Francis, I wonder if he is referring to the fact that we all are guilty of filtering the gospel a bit to fit our own perpective or ideology. Instead we all need to look at the Gospel message as a personal message to us for our own conversion - not the conversion of someone else.

Of course, that may or may not affect the leftists and convert them in any way. But, I do agree with him that social change takes place person by person.


16 posted on 04/19/2013 8:22:02 AM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: Gumdrop
I wonder if he is referring to the fact that we all are guilty of filtering the gospel a bit to fit our own perpective or ideology.

I am very suspicious of anyone who tries to make a political point using biblical excerpts. All sides do it, and it's wrong. After decades of daily bible study, I am more convinced that Jesus didn't care a bit about political matters. He only ever focused on individual relationships with God and our fellow man.

20 posted on 04/19/2013 5:22:41 PM PDT by EricT. (Another Muslim terrorist. Who saw that coming?)
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