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'Jesus ... do not take me yet,' Hugo Chavez weeps
Reuters ^ | April 6, 2012

Posted on 04/06/2012 10:33:31 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez wept and asked God to spare his life during a pre-Easter Mass after returning from his latest session of cancer treatment in Cuba.

Very little is known about the 57-year-old socialist leader's condition, including even what type of cancer he has. Chavez has undergone three operations in less than a year, and received two sessions of radiation treatment.

He says the latest surgery was successful, that he is recovering well and will be fit to win a new six-year term at an election in October. Yet big questions remain about his future, and on Thursday the strain appeared to show.

In a televised speech to the Catholic service in his home state of Barinas Thursday, Chavez cried and his voice broke as he eulogized Jesus, revolutionary fighter Ernesto "Che" Guevara and South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chavez; hugochavez; liberationtheology; venezuela

1 posted on 04/06/2012 10:33:33 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Chavez cried and his voice broke as he eulogized Jesus, revolutionary fighter Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and South American independence hero Simon Bolivar."

He better forget Guevara and Bolivar and concentrate on JESUS, because He is the only that can save his corpulent ass.
2 posted on 04/06/2012 10:36:10 AM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: mkjessup

I guess that socialist health care isn’t working so well for him, is it?

Obamacare advocates take note! This could be your future!


3 posted on 04/06/2012 10:38:26 AM PDT by Braak (The US Military, the real arms inspectors!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Cuban doctors aimed the radiation instrument incorrectly and burned his guts. No way. According to Michael Moore the Cubans have the finest medical care in the world. They set the bar and everyone else is trying to reach it. It must be George Bush’s fault that Hugo is having problems.


4 posted on 04/06/2012 10:38:42 AM PDT by Saltmeat
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I don’t think Jesus will be the one that takes you...


5 posted on 04/06/2012 10:40:51 AM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I hope he dies a slow agonizing death - good riddance!


6 posted on 04/06/2012 10:43:11 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Come to daddy, Hugo!"

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7 posted on 04/06/2012 10:45:29 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("It is already like a government job," he said, "but with goats." -- Iranian goat smuggler)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If Jesus, Che and Bolivar are Chavez’s unholy trinity,

then I guess that Wright, Marx and Alinsky are Kim Il Barack’s unholy threesome?


8 posted on 04/06/2012 10:46:56 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It just goes to prove the old adage...There are no atheists in fox holes.


9 posted on 04/06/2012 10:49:48 AM PDT by RetSignman (I take responsibility for what I post not for what you understand.)
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To: Saltmeat

LOL


10 posted on 04/06/2012 10:52:35 AM PDT by chicken head
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To: Free ThinkerNY

wait... he’s a Christian now??

since when???


11 posted on 04/06/2012 10:52:35 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: mkjessup

In his defense, Chavez is one of the few commies who has expressed faith in Christ. This is not a deathbed conversion.


12 posted on 04/06/2012 10:52:56 AM PDT by Mustang Driver
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And what good would come from him getting an extension on his life?

And he mentions Che along with Jesus?


13 posted on 04/06/2012 10:54:37 AM PDT by lurk
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To: Braak

He could go to Japan and stand by reactor 2 for a few minutes.


14 posted on 04/06/2012 10:58:56 AM PDT by boomop1 (term limits is the only way to save this country.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And he was eaten of worms, and died. — Acts 12:23
15 posted on 04/06/2012 11:06:45 AM PDT by Zakeet (Obozo is to competent as an Etch-A-Sketch is to art)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Those who are not assured of salvation should ALWAYS fear death.


16 posted on 04/06/2012 11:07:39 AM PDT by crosshairs (As long as there is evil, "Coexist" is impossible.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Betcha Cowardly Castro does the same . . .as insincere as Sean Penn’s buttbuddy has done


17 posted on 04/06/2012 11:10:28 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Tawana Brawley, Anita Hill, King Rodney, OJ, Duke Lacrosse, Thugvon Martin. See a pattern?)
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To: Saltmeat
"It must be George Bush’s fault that Hugo is having problems."

Yes, he smells sulfur, but I hate to be the one to tell him.
It ain't "W" it's the real thing and he is coming to collect. . . . .

18 posted on 04/06/2012 11:13:26 AM PDT by DeaconRed (ZERO supporters are stuck on stupid. . . Always were, always will be. . .)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Not to worry, Hugo! Soon you will be greeted by a nice fellow with a pointed tail and pitch fork, and he will introduce you to many of your old friends.


19 posted on 04/06/2012 11:29:56 AM PDT by ransacked
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To: crosshairs; ransacked

On this Holy Friday...

We need to remember what Jesus said:

Romans 2:1 You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge the other, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things.

Romans 2:3 So when you, a mere man, pass judgment on them and yet do the same things, do you think you will escape God’s judgment?

Romans 9:20 But who are you, O man, to talk back to God? “Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, ‘Why did you make me like this?’”

Jesus died for Chavez as well, and he ONLY knows the heart of this man...

Romans 10:13

Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”


20 posted on 04/06/2012 11:40:23 AM PDT by TaraP (On Christ the Solid rock I stand, all other ground is sinking sand.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

As I understand the myth. Jesus wouldnt want him.


21 posted on 04/06/2012 11:41:19 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: BigCinBigD

Why wouldn’t Jesus want him? When does Jesus stop forgiving people? Is their a timeline?


22 posted on 04/06/2012 11:44:46 AM PDT by TaraP (On Christ the Solid rock I stand, all other ground is sinking sand.)
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To: TaraP
"Why wouldn’t Jesus want him?"

Take it up with Chavez's fruit or are Christians not suppose to institute a policy of righteous judgemtnent towards others who proclaim some sort of Christian identity.

This isn't a plea to Christ for salvation so Chavez can go humbly into the Kingdom of God, this is a plea by Chavez to MAINTAIN his own kingdom of repression, murder, and deceit. A plea to Jesus as well as Che etc...to keep living on this temperal plain, come on.

Chavez should study Matthew 7:21 – 23, repent, and stop being a repressive dictator.
23 posted on 04/06/2012 12:01:09 PM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: TaraP
"Some men's sins are clearly evident, preceding them to judgment, but those of some men follow later. Likewise, the good works of some are clearly evident, and those that are otherwise cannot be hidden".1 Timothy 5:24,25

"Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment". John 7:24.

Pay close attention to the bold part:

"I wrote to you in my epistle not to keep company with sexually immoral people. Yet I certainly did not mean the sexually immoral people of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or idolaters, since then you would need to go out of the world. But now I have written to you not to keep company with anyone named a brother, who is a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or an extortioner -- not even to eat with such a person. For what have I to do with judging those also who are outside? Do you not judge those who are inside? But those who are outside God judges. Therefore 'put away from yourselves that wicked person" 1 Corinthians 5:9-13

Hmm... Christians are to judge other Christians, God will judge the rest. Since Chavez is claiming to be a Christian that repressive reprobate is fair game to be judged on this earth by other Christians.
24 posted on 04/06/2012 12:10:39 PM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: struggle

I don’t think Jesus will be the one that takes you...

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But Chavez will definitely meet Che in the place where he is going.


25 posted on 04/06/2012 12:16:13 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Huuuugooooo......oh, Huuuuugoooooooo! Where is your heart?


26 posted on 04/06/2012 12:22:51 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Only the contradictions of liberation theology would permit Chavez to "eulogize" both Jesus and Che.

To the atheist Castro, Chavez would be one of Lenin's "useful simpletons". Castro considers Chritianity to be "a group of very humane precepts".

Chavez's public displays of his Christian faith, contradicted by his actions, implies a political motive.

27 posted on 04/06/2012 12:30:06 PM PDT by Kennard
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hey Hugo, you’re gonna be smelling a whole lot more sulphur. Hopefully soon.


28 posted on 04/06/2012 12:56:00 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: rollo tomasi

Job 34:4... Let us choose to us judgment: let us know among ourselves what is good.

The word “judging” has been wrongly interpreted by many believers in Christ. If by judgement you mean to accuse someone of wrongdoing, then follow Jesus’ example and do not judge until you are certain that you are perfectly pure.

Matthew 7:1-6... says Judge NOT, that YOU be NOT judged.
The above speaks of judging in the flesh, with a carnal mind.

God’s Word is sufficient for guidance regarding judging and evaluating. John 8:15-24... teaches us how to judge. Jesus himself does not even judge according to the flesh. But, if we judge according to the scriptures, we better make sure that we don’t fail ourselves in the particular area in which we judge others.

The God-like Biblical judging is a wonderful way of opening the eyes of the one who is falling by the wayside. If nobody tells him he may get lost and he may not know how to come back. We judge others in the Love of Christ, not with harsh words and condemnation, but according to God’s Word.


29 posted on 04/06/2012 1:09:56 PM PDT by TaraP (On Christ the Solid rock I stand, all other ground is sinking sand.)
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To: Trod Upon

Did GOD tell you where Hugo is going?

I am sorry but on this Good Friday, Jesus went to the cross for all sinners including Hugo Chavez....Christians have NO RIGHT to send anyone to hell..GOD kept that job for himself, not any flesh....

May GOD bless you in truth and spirit....


30 posted on 04/06/2012 1:16:34 PM PDT by TaraP (On Christ the Solid rock I stand, all other ground is sinking sand.)
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To: TaraP

I believe the Lord has taken much worse sinners than Chavez. I don’t think he’s a butcher like Che: just a commie buffoon.


31 posted on 04/06/2012 1:59:13 PM PDT by joe.fralick
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To: TaraP
On this Holy Friday...

We need to remember what Jesus said:

Romans 2:1 You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge the other, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things.

Romans 2:3 So when you, a mere man, pass judgment on them and yet do the same things, do you think you will escape God’s judgment?

Romans 9:20 But who are you, O man, to talk back to God? “Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, ‘Why did you make me like this?’”

Jesus died for Chavez as well, and he ONLY knows the heart of this man...

Romans 10:13

Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”

Bravo. Finally someone speaks the Truth on this thread.

32 posted on 04/06/2012 2:38:29 PM PDT by tjd1454
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If he doesn’t repent and accept Christ, he doesn’t have a thing to worry about Christ taking him soon, or ever.


33 posted on 04/06/2012 3:09:17 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Mustang Driver
In his defense, Chavez is one of the few commies who has expressed faith in Christ. This is not a deathbed conversion.

No. It's just a lie.

34 posted on 04/06/2012 3:51:47 PM PDT by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Must be feeling the breath of hell on his neck.


35 posted on 04/06/2012 3:55:25 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: Mustang Driver
In his defense, Chavez is one of the few commies who has expressed faith in Christ. This is not a deathbed conversion.

True enough, it's more than the Commie in OUR White House has professed.
36 posted on 04/06/2012 5:33:40 PM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: TaraP
So glad you ignored what I wrote as well as the Scriture provided and played the pacifist ignorant lemming to a tee.

“If by judgement you mean to accuse someone of wrongdoing, then follow Jesus’ example and do not judge until you are certain that you are perfectly pure.”

Which is called righteous judgment, without it mankind would be spiritual eunuchs and the Gospel would have been relegated to historical insignificance due to people not making informed judgments throughout the 2000 years after Christ rose from the dead.

I have news for you, early Christians “judged” all the time. They were not meek from a theological as well as legal POV, hence, any gnostic disingenuously peddling an ideology in Christ's name would have been tolerated and Christianity watered down. Gee, just like what you are peddling when you have not even noticed what Chavez is really asking for. Its not repentance, especially from is Anti-Semetic and pro-radical Islamic beliefs that he funds generously.

What is judging anyway? Are we to be so passive that congregations should let preachers/ Priests/Bishops be murderers, adulterers, fornicators, liars, abusers, etc...? Remember, "Judge not...".

Got news for you, Jesus was not a pacifists, and left specific instructions that His followers are to judge, hmmm. Your discernment meter needs to be calibrated.

“... says Judge NOT, that YOU be NOT judged.”

And later Jesus commands us to judge and beware of false prophets. How do you become aware of false prophets in the first place, ROTFL? By the way, are you calling God convoluted? Why can't people discern correctly, excuse making is not Christianity, Truth is and what you peddle is irrationality/ infant consuming milk not actual Spiritual meat the Scriptures tell us to strive for. You know, becoming mature and using our God given rational to control mind and body in harmony with the Scriptures

Learn the difference between a hypocrite and righteousness. Good thing better men than us did because irrational pacifism would have made God's work a lot harder when dealing with mankind staying in a perpetual infantile state.

37 posted on 04/06/2012 6:12:09 PM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: joe.fralick
“I don’t think he’s a butcher like Che:”

No, Chavez just funds the murderers/butchers by the millions. If you think that is more noble than doing the actual wet-work than congratulations I guess.

38 posted on 04/06/2012 6:17:14 PM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: TaraP
“On this Holy Friday...

We need to remember what Jesus said:

Romans 2:1 You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge the other, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things.

Romans 2:3 So when you, a mere man, pass judgment on them and yet do the same things, do you think you will escape God’s judgment?

Romans 9:20 But who are you, O man, to talk back to God? “Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, ‘Why did you make me like this?’”

Jesus died for Chavez as well, and he ONLY knows the heart of this man...

Romans 10:13

Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”

Matthew 7 15-23

15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?

17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in Heaven.

22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord , have we not prophesied in the name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?

23 And the will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

39 posted on 04/06/2012 7:37:08 PM PDT by longhorn too
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To: rollo tomasi

YOU cannot judge any man’s heart, no matter how evil he might be..Only GOD knows the heart of a man, not any flesh...

Do you feel other Christians have the right to judge you???

Chavez or anyone else that cries out to the LORD Jesus Christ will be saved, if they are not because their heart is hardened or corrupt the LORD will judge not you....

Pacifist has nothing to do with it..Jesus hated hypocrites more than he hated sin...We have ALL fallen short...

Jesus came for all sinners which is you, me and Chavez...

Taking up the Cross for Christ is not about who you think is worthy of Hell and who isn’t....

Jesus said: But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, Matthew 5:44

Is he talking about Judging here:

Proverbs 19:11 A man’s wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense.

Proverbs 25:21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.

Luke 6:27 “But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,


40 posted on 04/06/2012 8:50:05 PM PDT by TaraP (On Christ the Solid rock I stand, all other ground is sinking sand.)
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To: rollo tomasi

No, Chavez just funds the murderers/butchers by the millions. If you think that is more noble than doing the actual wet-work than congratulations I guess.

DOES THAT MEAN HE IS UN-WORTHY OF CHRIST’S FORGIVENESS?

What are the signs of a Pharisee?

1) They are interested in an outward appearing religion (Matthew 23:25-27).
2) They judge by their interpretations of outward appearance and draw false conclusions (Matthew 15:1-11).
3) They trust in themselves that they are righteous (Luke 18:9).
4) They do not necessarily actually keep the ten commandments (Matthew 15:3).
5) They rely on traditions more than the Bible for their religion (Matthew 7:1-13).

This is not about the Atrocities that Chavez has committed or will contiune to do, of course it is henious..

However GOD’s Mercy is bigger than Chavez’s crimes...

That is the CROSS, it is not what we have done for GOD, it is all about what Christ did for every one of us at Calvary...


41 posted on 04/06/2012 9:01:22 PM PDT by TaraP (On Christ the Solid rock I stand, all other ground is sinking sand.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“I have more damage to do; please don’t take me yet!”


42 posted on 04/07/2012 5:35:59 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: mkjessup

Bu, bu, but Obama used to attend the Church Of What’s Happening now! You are being mean. You are being raaaaaaaaaacist!


43 posted on 04/07/2012 6:18:57 AM PDT by Mustang Driver
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To: Mustang Driver

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmJati2W7uA


44 posted on 04/07/2012 7:20:14 AM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: TaraP

I’m not sending anyone anywhere....


45 posted on 04/08/2012 8:50:25 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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