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  • Question on LDS memorial (vanity) UPDATED

    05/04/2010 3:39:08 PM PDT · 40 of 78
    flib to Elsie

    Thought we were done but apparantly the frothing at the mouth continues:
    Several last points:
    In reponse to reaganaut: You call LDS church a cult based upon the following:
    They are a cult anthropologically - a religion ( Well hell we are all in a cults then)

    They are a cult sociologically - a high demand group that exerts unnecessary and abusive control. (No booze for Baptists, No divorce for catholics, No out of wedlock sex, No homos, Yeah.... no control there in other churches)

    And they are a cult theologically - their theology is opposed to both the Bible and Orthodox Christianity.
    Soo Jews are part of a cult?

    YOU are very self righteous and seem to be comfortable questioning everyone’s faith. You want to question my faith, go right ahead; my faith and my relationship is with Christ and NOT subject to YOUR judgement.

    Tennesse Nana: you said
    Jesus said to flib and the mormons, “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No man or woman comes to the Father except by me.” John 14:6
    I agree, which would be why I have accepted Christ as my savior and so have my LDS friends.

    Ejonse22 you wrote: Catholics and Orthodox pray THROUGH saints, as intercessors to God on their behalf, not TO them.

    Let me refer to to Nana’s statement above..... Ummm no one gets to the father except by Christ.... soooo are Catholics a cult and not christian? There are probably a few judgemental pharisees on this thread who would think so.

    T NANA continued :

    I suspect God understands...after all we are just human.
    T Nana:
    Then you would suspect wrongly...

    God doesnt understand rejection of His Son, Jesus...

    For the false prophet Joey Smith..

    Which is what mormonism does...

    So I gues you don’t have a clue because LDS do not worship smith, just like Lutherans don’t worship Luther and Methodists don’t worship Paul.

    Elsie, you said:
    HOW we worship differs....
    WHO we worship makes all the difference in the WORLD.
    I agree. and LDS members worship JESUS CHRIST

    elsie also said
    All roads do NOT lead to Heaven; no matter WHAT Oprah says...
    I agree. ONLY roads paved by christ... and there is more than one of those.

    and since you must know, elsie, No, my husband is not a member of the LDS church any longer. (and yet he is not shunned! go figure!)

    Now all you self righteous folks have a fabulous day. I am done playing Bible ping pong wih you. I hope you continue in your love of the Lord and learn to realize that your understanding is not the only one that binds one to Christ.

  • Question on LDS memorial (vanity) UPDATED

    05/04/2010 12:09:59 AM PDT · 19 of 78
    flib to reaganaut

    I never said the differences were petty. I said the fingerpointing ia petty.
    For example you call the LDS church a cult.
    Based on what? That you disagree with them? That they try to convert people? ( As a Baptist you are called to do that too) That they tithe? ( again, I bet you do that)

    Or is it just that you disagree with them? Should Mormons call the Baptist church a cult?

    I am a Christian. Was a Lutheran, baptised into a Baptist church..... and NO they did not accept my Lutheran baptism.. and NO when I go to a Lutheran church they won’t let me take communian.

    My husband’s family is Mormon and they are the kindest nicest people you would ever want to meet. They love Jesus and daily thank him for their blessings. I have never been shunned, or treated with disrespect by them. I have not seen hypocrisy. They live what they beleive.

    I’ll be damned if I will point fingers because a lot of their interpretation of Bible is different than mine.

    Obviously we disagree and that is fine with me. God will sort it all out in the end. Churches are made by MAN. Salvation is of God.
    HOW we worship differs.... I suspect God understands...after all we are just human.

    Have a wonderful day.

  • Question on LDS memorial (vanity) UPDATED

    05/02/2010 5:25:30 AM PDT · 16 of 78
    flib to ansel12

    So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God. Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block or an occasion to fall in his brother’s way.

    Believe what you will, I will save the judgement of another’s salvation to God.

  • Question on LDS memorial (vanity) UPDATED

    05/01/2010 4:40:43 PM PDT · 14 of 78
    flib to ansel12

    Roman Catholics PRAY TO saints.... THAT is believing in multiple gods to some, yet I would not say they are not Christians.

    Look, I am not Mormon, I disagree with a huge portion of their beliefs. Here is the question...
    This question assumes that there is one and only one correct definition of the term “Christian.” However, depending upon your understanding of the nature of truth, many definitions may be “true” to various groups:

    To conservative Protestants, a Christian is often defined according to their salvation status. Their definition is “true” to them, because it agrees with some of their foundational beliefs: that the Bible is inerrant, that salvation is by grace, and that one must be “born-again” to be saved and avoid eternal punishment in Hell.
    To Roman Catholics, a Christian is often defined according to their baptism status. Their definition is “true” to them, because it agrees with their fundamental beliefs about the nature of sacrements, their understanding of the Bible, the declarations of many Church Councils, the statements of many popes, and their church’s tradition.

    To many in the very early Christian movement, a Christian was defined as a person who was baptized and proclaimed “Jesus is Lord.” Their definition was “true” to them because it agreed with their understanding of their religious belief at a time when the Christian Scriptures (New Testament) had not yet been written and assembled.
    And so on, with other faith groups.
    Each group has their own definition of “Christian” which agrees with their own beliefs about the nature of Jesus, God, church tradition, written text, evolved theology, the cultures in which they are implanted, etc. There appears to be no way to compromise on a single definition that is acceptable to all. One apparently cannot call on a higher power to resolve the problem, because there seems to be no way to assess the will of God on such matters. If there were such a method, then different definitions would have been harmonized centuries ago. People would simply have prayed to God and asked Him to define what a Christian is. Then, a consensus would exist today on the true meaning of the word “Christian.”

    There is no consensus on what the “correct” definition of “Christian” is. There is only a near consensus within individual faith groups. Therefore questions like “Are you a Christian?” or “How many Christians are there in the U.S.” are only meaningful:

    Within a single denomination, or among a group of similarly-minded denominations.

  • Question on LDS memorial (vanity) UPDATED

    05/01/2010 3:19:55 AM PDT · 12 of 78
    flib to ansel12

    LUTHERAN baptism is NOT accepted by Baptists. That does NOT mean that Lutherans are not Christians. In the same order. LDS baptism is NOT accepted by Lutherans that does NOT mean that Mormons are NOT Christians.

    Saying Mormonism is not Christian and it was created by Joseph Smith is like saying that Lutheranism is not Christian as was created by Martin Luther...

    WHAT DEFINES a Christian?????
    ACCEPTANCE of JESUS CHRIST as your savior.....

    Mormons just like other christian demoninations accept christ as their savior.

    whether all the denominations agree on everything is moot.
    I find it sad when christians point fingers and think they can judge other denomination members’ relationship with Christ.
    Perhaps that enthusiam and effort should be focused upon those who have not accepted Christ...

  • Question on LDS memorial (vanity) UPDATED

    04/28/2010 11:44:35 PM PDT · 10 of 78
    flib to ansel12

    I a Lutheran wants to join the Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter Day Saints.... they are BAPTISED.. so from that do we then say that Lutherans aren’t Christians???

    Look I am just making the point that each Christian demonination has its own interpretation of scripture, baptism, etc.
    The worship of JESUS CHRIST as Lord and Savior ties us all together........

    THe petty finger pointing calling this or that demonination non Christian is ridiculous. there was day when many Protestant denominations said Roman Catholics were not Christians some still believe that ...even though they were the first Christian Church!!!

  • Question on LDS memorial (vanity) UPDATED

    04/25/2010 5:26:57 AM PDT · 8 of 78
    flib to ansel12

    Lutherans won’t give communian to Baptists. Does that mean Baptists arent’ Christians too?

    LDS ARE Christians. They worship CHRIST -duh.

  • John Cleese versus the Volcano, takes cab home from Norway ($5,000+ taxi fare)

    04/18/2010 7:03:13 AM PDT · 4 of 56
    flib to dennisw

    Ahhh to be rich.

  • Taxing Week at Walter Reed! Week 261, April 16, 2010

    04/18/2010 7:01:22 AM PDT · 11 of 15
    flib to trooprally

    So no “walter reed bus” Looks like they are back to commercial bus?

  • Obama orders same-sex hospital visits (for hospitals accepting Medicare/Medicaid)

    04/16/2010 4:47:14 AM PDT · 31 of 66
    flib to brwnsuga

    Hospitals don’t turn people away for pete’s sake. People shacking up also visit each other in the hospital.
    As far as decisions; ANYONE can legally designate ANYONE to make decisions for them in the event of a medical emergency. It takes 20 minutes to get a power of attorney. (faster than getting married).

  • Question on LDS memorial (vanity) UPDATED

    04/16/2010 4:37:48 AM PDT · 3 of 78
    flib to iowamark

    Ummmm LDS ARE Christians.

  • Shock! Horror! National Enquirer wins a Pulitzer. Not

    04/13/2010 3:04:15 AM PDT · 9 of 11
    flib to Karliner

    I’m sorry... does ANYONE here think the “real papers” are any more deserving of an award?

  • A scary time for me.....vanity

    04/13/2010 3:02:09 AM PDT · 70 of 131
    flib to Mountain Mary

    As he cares for the sparrow, he will care for you too. Prayers for you.

  • Washington, DC, April 15, 2010 Tea Party Schedule (TPEIII update, Post 32)

    04/13/2010 2:24:15 AM PDT · 28 of 44
    flib to trooprally

    Holy crap!!! I can’t believe I am stuck here in Japan!!!
    I will be there is spirit!!!!!!! Love you guys!!

    BE CAREFUL!!!!! The libs will do anything they can to get video of “angry tea partyers” Don’t swear, throw things, or an any way give them fuel. I don’t doubt they will CREATE situations if they can’t find them, but don’t hand it to them!!!

  • YouTube Smackdown Returns - Thread #20 - WE'RE BACK!

    04/02/2010 4:15:36 AM PDT · 124 of 224
    flib to trooprally
    I will copy and paste it, send me a regular email address ( I had yours on my aKO account, but that is gone now). I think a regular email forward would work better. ------------------------------------------------------------ Thank you for reporting inappropriate videos‏ From: YouTube Service ( You may not know this sender.Mark as safe|Mark as junk Sent: Saturday, March 27, 2010 4:13:56 PM To: EvilWillFail ( help center | e-mail options | report spam We just wanted to send you a quick note to say we appreciate your help and vigilance in keeping the YouTube community safe. It's the dedication from users like you that have helped make us the successful online destination that we are today. Please continue to flag videos you come across that violate the YouTube Community Guidelines and keep up the great work! - The YouTube Team
  • YouTube Smackdown Returns - Thread #20 - WE'RE BACK!

    03/31/2010 4:48:27 AM PDT · 116 of 224
    flib to trooprally

    SOOOOOOO glad this is back. Having a blast screwing with terrorists!! Even got a thank you note from You tube.... who’da thunk?

  • Lindsay Graham Seeks to Bail Out General Electric and Rescue Obama’s Energy Policy

    02/20/2010 7:40:33 PM PST · 52 of 65
    flib to SkipW

    I agree he is TOTALLY off the mark with both this stupid energy stance as well as illegal immigration.

    I DO agree with his support of our efforts in the middle east.

    I just think it is truly beneath us to bring insinuations about his sexual leanings into it. Barney Frank is open season since he flaunts it. Lindsey is not bringing it up so why lower our standards to do so....

    FOCUS..... He is WRONG about this issues among others. Criticize THAT....

  • To Parents of Deployed Soldiers

    02/20/2010 4:42:00 PM PST · 12 of 71
    flib to bgill

    As the wife of a soldier, mother in law of a deployed soldier, aunt of a deployed soldier and friend of another deployed soldier I want to send you some love and support. Some quick ideas: get in contact with the unit FRG (family readiness group) Mostly spouses make up this group.. but you can stay in contact and get some info on how things are going from them. They also usually have events for families to connect during the deployment.
    Also if you are in the DC area, you might want to stop by Walter Reed on Friday nights. A lot of patriotic DC freepers are out front with signs supporting our troops. Getting active supporting your son’s efforts really may help you deal with the time. I have tons of website links to help you. I have to send them in an attachment. ( they are at my office so I’ll have to send this week sometime)
    One that comes to mind is Families United for the Troops and Their Mission.

    God Bless, It isn’t easy but supporting what they do and helping others understand the value of the mission.. really helps.

  • Glenn Beck Remarks to Conservative Political Action Conference (video)

    02/20/2010 4:31:20 PM PST · 3 of 44
    flib to i_dont_chat

    Looooooooooooove him!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Lindsay Graham Seeks to Bail Out General Electric and Rescue Obama’s Energy Policy

    02/20/2010 4:30:00 PM PST · 24 of 65
    flib to Seaplaner

    GE supports Iran and as such not only should not be “bailed out” but should be investigated.

    Lindsey is way off the conservative mark here and this will his amnesty insanity.

    That said. I think the homo comments are really above us. I don’t give crap what he does or doesn’t do in bed. What a lot of folks don’t realize is that his parents died when he was in college and he gave up a lot of usual college socializing time to raise his little sister. Don’t know if that had some impact on his lack of spouse,, but what the hell folks... stick to the damned issues....

    Bailouts are stupid and the dems “energy” policies are stupid too......

    eyes on the prize..... boot them and the Rinos out.