Skip to comments.Sharpton: Republicans Can't 'Use Christianity' Then Vote Against Welfare
Posted on 11/01/2011 7:06:13 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
Call yourself a Christian? Then you can't oppose whatever welfare programs the Democrats come up with. So in effect argued Al Sharpton on his MSNBC show this evening.
In the course of criticizing House Republicans for having passed a bill reaffirming "In God We Trust" as the national motto, Sharpton somehow equated Christianity with support for the liberal agenda. And although I'm the opposite of an expert on Christian theology, he also came up with a formulation on faith and works that might be surprising to some Protestants.
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Sharpton: Republicans can’t “use Christianity,” then vote against welfare programs. Ping to Today show list.
Jesus was NOT a Socialist, butt-tard. It was left up to the INDIVIDUAL and THE CHURCH for tithing. NOT for the government to TAKE from us to re-distribute as they see fit.
How much wealth has Albert consolidated unto himself during his term at the public trough?
speaking of using a title ‘REVEREND” is a mis-nomer for Sharpton....
2 Thessalonians 3:10 NAS
For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order : if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.
Resist we much!
Or the Bible, apparently.
Few things have been more responsible for the breakup of the black family than the welfare system.
Where’s the not this crap again guy?
This is akin to the Jesus was a communist BS.
Government theft is anti-Christian.....Christian teaching is all about subsidiarity—which means NO CENTRALIZED CONTROL—you idiot sharpton. Charity can NEVER be force.
“If a man will not work, he shall not eat.” 2 Thessalonians 3:10
And when someone says this ... I say, “if you insist that I vote for this then I demand that all my government officials and everyone hired to work for the welfare BE Christian...”
Great minds think alike!
Teach the minority’s welfare and you teach them their life. Thanks Al, you maggot.
What is it he said that Rush was kidding about all the time. Resist we much?
The government IS their church! For the left, government is the religion.
“Republicans Can’t ‘Use Christianity’ Then Vote Against Welfare”
I should have tried that line with my banker, who was owner of the bank, as well as a devout and church building Christian.
If sharpie were a Christian, he'd realize that the state robs man of his free will to serve God by confiscating that which man would designate for good will towards his fellow man. Defying God and preventing his true servants from doing his will is an act of evil, not "welfare".
Great minds read the word :)
I just love it when the left wants to “help” me along in my Christian duties by confiscatory tax and redistribution policies. I would gladly give 10% to the poor out of a benevolent heart, but I don’t like Caesar as the middle man — he is inefficient and quite corrupt, and is never satisfied with 10%. Caesar always demands more than the good Lord ever asked.
We are commanded to help the poor.. but we are also commanded to be good stuards of the money God has blessed us with and we are also commanded to not cause another to stumble.
So the task for us is to determine who is in actual need to help, and how to give them the help they need without worsening their situation.
How is a heroin addict helped if we give him $20 bucks that he then uses to buy the hit that takes his life Mr Sharpton?
The Dems have kept the Blacks at the government trough for the past 60 years. The GOP wants to get them off of the welfare rolls and into a productive job giving them self-respect. I’m not a Christian but I would say that the GOP way is the Christian thing to do.
It may well be easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for Al Sharpton to get into heaven. I don’t know that for sure but I think the possibility should be considered.
False prophets, teachers and those claiming to be the next Christ will always be among us until the return of our true savior.
Pay them no heed, lest you risk your eternal soul in favor of this world instead of the one God has set for His own.
what a jackass
And Jesus did NOT tell the rich young ruler to give his money to Zaccheus so the Roman government could help the poor!
The Bible is where we get the idea of limited government. Parents are supposed to educate their children, the Church is to help the widows, orphans and handicapped, and the government is to bear the sword to punish criminals. Furthermore, those who won’t work are not supposed to eat, according to Paul.
A SECULAR government can do (or not do) anything it chooses. Even though our government was founded on Christian principles of limited government (29 of the 56 signers/authors of the Constitution had seminary degrees, yet we focus on the two least religious founders, Jefferson and Franklin) it has jumped the shark into controlling the education of our children, subsidizing abberant lifestyle choices, and letting crimes go unpunished.
Rev-rund Al is a useful idiot.
The “Reverend” Al Sharpton needs to read John 21 and realize that Jesus was NOT talking to Pilate when he said “feed my sheep”. He was talking to Peter.
Support for the needy is the responsibility of the individual Christian. NOT government.
Sharpton has lived off Welfare his whole life.
Other people’s Welfare, as they tossed the dollars over to him.
It doesn’t bother him one wit that people who he cheats out of their money are poor.
Sharpton is an idiot. A race/poverty pimp Marxist idiot.
Would somebody please tell this sub-literate race-baiting criminal buffoon to STFU?
FOUR generations of welfare in "families", who know NOT TO WORK, EVER, and just live off others and this a#$hole thinks that's great?
***For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order : if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.***
And Jesus told a parable of a rich ruler who went into a far country but first gave his three servants money to take care of business while he was gone.
Upon his return the first two servants had doubled what the ruler had given them.
The third hid his money in the ground and returned it to the ruler. The servant gets chewed out and the ruler says the servant should have given the money to the exchange bankers so he could receive his money back WITH USERY.
Rather “socialistic” would you say?
But then again, most democRATS don't believe in God, so...
The scary thing is that ESPECIALLY in Latin/South America you see this merging of socialist doctrine with the Christian message.
In the US you see this as well in recent times and here you see it in the churches that cater to African-Americans.
Hey Sharpie; the Bible says “Let no man eat who doesn’t work”....enuf said.
Government redistribution steals from productive citizens, bribes institutions, and maintains its welfare dependents in a constant state of poverty. There is nothing Christian about government welfare. It is the very opposite of Christianity. Government welfare is the evil spawn of Satan.
A bit fuzzy on my bible quotes...but isn’t there a line about vomiting out those that say Lord, Lord with their mouths..