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Posted on 09/02/2013 9:07:37 AM PDT by bkaycee
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“My personal problem with them is that they “divide the house,” so to speak, and lead to internal squabbling instead of focusing on the left-wing menace that threatens us all.”
Exacrly right. A waste of time arguing religion when so many left-winger commie pinko’s are afoot in the land.
“When the church is shown to have operated in deceit, the reactions on this thread are the result. It pushes the Catholics right over the edge. They just can’t handle it.”
Some people are unworthy of calling themselves Christian. Look in the mirror.
Excepting, of course, threads regarding matters of totalitarian governmental/political attempts to stifle religion or any kind. That should, and must, be reported and discussed.
I hope you now get the point of my comment.
Does truth matter to you?
Does the destination of someone s soul for eternity matter to you?
Are people so desperate for "unity" that they will ignore the TRUTH for a lie? And believe that "left-winger commie pinko's" are the real threat? False christs, false doctrines and false religions are the TRUE threat. Rather you believe that or not.
All too many people dont understand that. The Jesus of scripture does not need a stand in here on earth. The Jesus of scripture listens to even the lowliest of believers and doesnt give deference to some so called saint or queen of heaven. The Jesus of scripture doesnt require opulent structures or fancy accoutrements. The Jesus of scripture is surely a different Jesus then portrayed by the RCC and many other churches for that matter.
The Jesus of scripture calls us to humbly accept Him as our only hope for salvation and ask Him to come into our hearts. The Jesus of scripture asks us to go directly to the Father in His name.
Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.
The Pharisee, standing by himself, prayed thus: God, I thank you that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week; I give tithes of all that I get.
But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, God, be merciful to me, a sinner!
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified, rather than the other. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.
I do not particularly think that your views are representative of the beliefs of Jesus. Your views are very debatable.
“Are people so desperate for “unity” that they will ignore the TRUTH for a lie? And believe that “left-winger commie pinko’s” are the real threat? False christs, false doctrines and false religions are the TRUE threat. Rather you believe that or not.”
Not. The left-winger commie pinko’s are the real threat. When this country goes totally socialist, you will figure that out.
Then, by all means, let’s debate them. I love a good SCRIPTURAL debate. Meaning, if you are going to drag in “early church fathers’” writings, man-made doctrines, or opinions, that is NOT “Scriptural debate”. That is fallible man’s debates. And I am not interested.
Riiiight... Some 300 YEARS before the time frame you seem to be targeting - Look at how much American English has changed since America's birth, and double the time frame.
Rome never successfully Latinized the Greeks and Aramaic lands, not to mention the Celts - By the time frame you seem to be pointing at, no doubt the Old Saxon high-saxon/low-saxon/anglo-frisian splits were well under way, Frankish invaders (post Roman) were having a big influence, and even in Gaul/France (where Latin undeniably had been) the oil and oc dialects were meandering away. What had always been the Vulgar Latin (already a rough dialect) of the Iberian Peninsula no doubt was well on it's way toward the distinctions between Portuguese and Spanish.
By 700 Latin had become 'Old Latin'. By 900, when the power of popery began to overreach severely, the linguistic differences were profound and irretrievable. The assertion of the Roman church that Latin was the 'holy language' was simply and only an attempt to maintain centralized authority, and it was doomed to fail. By then it's obscurity allowed more for obfuscation than preservation. And from then onward, in spite of crusades and inquisitions, opposition inevitably lead to the Reformation.
Empire is the preference of the accuser, ever since Babylon. Binding people together by force has never been the way of the Father. Your seeming preoccupation with the power of empire may distract you from the movement of the Spirit, which has been far more subtle.
Indeed. Isn't that why we are here?
Preach it, brother.
Matthew 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
False christs, false doctrines and false religions will result in death for the soul and are the TRUE threat.
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