No thanks. We’ll continue on as a pro-life conservative site.
That needn't change. Most of the people who have walked away from this place (or were shown the door) were pro-life conservatives.
JESUS said that we would be attacked and ridiculed for following HIM. He also said to look at what they have done to HIM. We do what we do Jim... not because it is fashionable, or hip, or logical, or prudent... we do what we do because it is the right thing to do and HE was the one doing the instructing.
Matthew 5:10-12 “Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11”Blessed are you when men cast insults at you, and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely, on account of Me. 12”Rejoice, and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
Matthew 5:44 “But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you
(Man Jim... I need to work on this one badly)
Matthew 10:16-18 “Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; therefore be shrewd as serpents, and innocent as doves. 17”But beware of men; for they will deliver you up to the courts, and scourge you in their synagogues; 18and you shall even be brought before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.
Matthew 10:21-23 “And brother will deliver up brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents, and cause them to be put to death. 22”And you will be hated by all on account of My name, but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved. 23”But whenever they persecute you in this city, flee to the next; for truly I say to you, you shall not finish going through the cities of Israel, until the Son of Man comes.
Matthew 10:28 “And do not fear those who kill the body, but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Matthew 20:22-23 But Jesus answered and said, “You do not know what you are asking for. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?” They said to Him, “We are able.” 23He said to them, “My cup you shall drink; but to sit on My right and on My left, this is not Mine to give, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared by My Father.”
Matthew 23:34-35 “Therefore, behold, I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city, 35that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.
Matthew 24:8-10 “But all these things are merely the beginning of birth pangs. 9”Then they will deliver you to tribulation, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all nations on account of My name. 10”And at that time many will fall away and will deliver up one another and hate one another.
Mark 8:35 “For whoever wishes to save his life shall lose it; but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel's shall save it.
Mark 9:42 “And whoever causes one of these little ones who believe to stumble, it would be better for him if, with a heavy millstone hung around his neck, he had been cast into the sea.
Mark 13:9 “But be on your guard; for they will deliver you to the courts, and you will be flogged in the synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them.
Mark 13:11-13 “And when they arrest you and deliver you up, do not be anxious beforehand about what you are to say, but say whatever is given you in that hour; for it is not you who speak, but it is the Holy Spirit. 12”And brother will deliver brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and have them put to death. 13”And you will be hated by all on account of My name, but the one who endures to the end, he shall be saved.