You lost the election...why are you trying to appease the left now? You (Ryan) still oppose gay marriage but feel it ok if perverts raise children? This is why the Republican party is becoming irrelevant.
So be it. I do not pretend this would be easy, but chaplain and servicemen who are Christian should not back down, even if it meant Court-Martial. Think of it, facing Court-Martial for the honor of Christ! Higher honor than the Congressional Medal of Honor by far. God bless those who faithfully serve Him and country in the face of this perverse and conspicuous evil.
This will continue to happen. God is calling His people out, separating the sheep from the goats. As long as there are those who continue to compromise truth for cultural relevance, then liberals and perverts will keep up the fascist attack.
Those who stated Islam was a peaceful religion are using their personal experience as the basis for their belief. History, past and current, has illustrated the violent foundation of Islam. It is a ritualistically saturated, coercive religion. Those in the West can say it is relatively peaceful because we are not under sharia. Western Christians, and all Americans should do a little homework. We cannot "beware" unless we are "aware" of false teachers and doctrine. This would definitely include Islam.
Fordwich, Are you really telling me that shutting down a whole city and going house to house in military grade uniforms with fully automatic weapons to look for a teenage kid is not overkill? The whole gun control argument does not hold water here. By that logic we should shut down Sears, Target, and all other stores that sell pressure cookers and nails so we can "protect" the masses. Context Fordwich...context.
To the unbelieving world, Christianity is the "aroma of death". We can, and should, be as loving and compassionate as possible, but the world hates God. Dawkins, as it has been mentioned numerous times, cannot philosophically defend any of his positions and relies on the masses of uninformed atheists to gird him up. Besides, he can only say this in a country with a Christian past. Have you ever heard or seen him say this in a Muslim country? Intellectual coward he is.
As I have stated in a separate, but related post, this is the real story.There is certainly no doubt that the brothers are culpable for the wretched acts committed, but I have yet to hear, see, or read anyone raising concerns about the overkill police Dragnet that took place after the bombing. This event illustrates how man, beginning with himself, will lord over other men, thereby extinguishing freedom for the sake of "security".
I truly believe the real story is how over the top, brimming over fear that a 26 year old and teenager created with two simple cooking utensil explosives. Plus, am I the only one appalled by the militarized police force "shutting down" a whole portion of a city and going door to door with automatic weapons to look for a teenager?! All those cops, federal agents, and EMS saturating the town that they found him, that was surreal. The Islamic groups will use this as am encouragement and recruitment tool. How two brothers basically shutdown am entire major US city while the whole country watched. When your worldview begins and ends with this life, fear drives men to become slaves to personal peace and affluence. Shameful overkill this whole episode has become.
He comes from a Black Liberation Theological background. That perspective is not concerned with God and His sovereign will or holiness as it is with social justice and generic, moral platitudes. Supporter of gay marriage, abortion, and evolutionary based science..."you will know them by their fruit".
Romans 1, again and again, being played out. It is not a recognition on their part, but a suppression of truth. There is no need to try and argue with someone who willfully ignores conspicuous evidence contrary to their assertions. Sodomy comes from the town SODOM that was destroyed for their godless and sexually immoral (to include, but not exclusively, homosexuality). Any young Jew, Sunday school child, or Jeopardy contestant knows that. To claim the Bible does not condemn sodomy/homosexuality is absurd and a willful denial of truth.
Of course, according to the post-modern/materialistic worldview, any belief in a God who holds individuals and governments accountable is seemed "hateful,extreme, and insane". Christianity is the aroma of death to un-saved man. Look at Rome, Christians were considered "atheists" and "cannibals", a threat to the empire, therefore were persecuted. Perkins and other councils and associations should not look to "conservative" legislators to change the direction of the country. We ALL should seek the face of God that we may stand as a CHURCH against all that rages against God and His anointed. Soli Deo Gloria!
there is nothing new under the sun. This professor is rehashing Rousseau's "social contract" philosophy. She probably feels the government should have more power and voices like her's should not only be heard but obeyed because she is part of the intelligentsia. This only proves the Bible; man without God are blind. Humans will repeat history because, left unchanged by God, we will be guided by our fallen nature. This professor is exhibit A.
It is amazing to read about "outrage" from those who have accepted and promote the outrageous. It is the same mistake humans have made over and over. The idea that if we just move the line of morality down just a few notches, it will not be moved again. What Mr. Irons suggests is not out of the question for a world living in postmodern relativism. Pray God he isn't proven right.
Before we go bonkers with this man's ridiculous assessment of the President, we have to keep in mind the Black Theological perspective. To provide for the poor and downtrodden through government aid, Obama is a "Comforter". Plus, any sort of devotion, followed by righteous living or not, is considered "spiritual". Think about it, Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson still have the title "Reverend" before their names. Of course this man is way off, but it is because of his definition or meaning of the words used and actions alluded to in his statements.