members, click to sign in..

4,835 active users!!Bandwidth
WEDNESDAY
JUL 23, 2014
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -50 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  7/23/2014
Choice News WEDNESDAY, SEP 8, 2010  |  12 comments
Hitchens: Don't Trouble 'Deaf Heaven' With Prayers for Me

With less than two weeks before “Everybody Pray for Hitchens Day,” cancer-stricken Christopher Hitchens is encouraging believers to hold off on praying for him.

“I don’t mean to be churlish about any kind intentions, but when September 20 comes, please do not trouble deaf heaven with your bootless cries,” the atheist author wrote in a first-person article for Vanity Fair’s October 2010 issue.

“Unless, of course, it makes you feel better,” he added, echoing a past comment.


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.christianpost.com

Answers Academy: Big Bang
|  START  |  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Answering Atheists • Phil Johnson | 4/15/2007
•  Answers Academy: Big BangJason Lisle | 6/1/2005
•  Atheism in America - It's Here • Kevin Swanson | 2/24/2009
•  Interview with Young AtheistDr. Bill Jones | 6/18/2008

   07/20/14  |  Scientists: Atheists might not exist • 12 comments
   07/17/14  |  Deepak Chopra Issues $1 Million Prize Challenge to Richard... • 4 comments
   07/08/14  |  Atheist Group Seeks to Give Invocation at Texas City Council... • 4 comments
   07/05/14  |  Pennsylvania Port Authority Agrees to Pay $60K to Atheist Group • 3 comments
   07/01/14  |  Ken Ham: Schools 'Churches of Atheism' • 7 comments
MORE RELATED ( ATHEISM ) NEWS | MORE..
   07/22/14  |  Christian Holocaust Underway in Iraq • 19 comments
   07/21/14  |  SermonAudio Tip: SermonAudio App v2.5.8 for Android Mobile... • 50 comments
   07/20/14  |  Christians Responsible for Most 'Hateful Internet Speech,' Says... • 102 comments
   07/19/14  |  Family Behind Hobby Lobby Has New Project: Bible Museum • 3 comments
   07/17/14  |  Passenger Jet Shot Down Over Ukraine • 24 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 31 comments
   01/07/14  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2014 Family Conference at... • 1 comments
   01/01/14  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 29 comments
   12/10/13  |  SermonAudio Broadcaster Loses Historic Church Building To Fire • 3 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   07/23/14  |  Patheos: Calvinism = Wahhabism? • 20 comments
   07/23/14  |  Welfare Cash for Weed • 3 comments
   07/23/14  |  Ken Ham Slams NASA Search for Extraterrestrial Life • 1 comments
   07/23/14  |  Obamacare Takes Devastating Blow as Appeals Court Throws Out Key... • 7 comments
   07/23/14  |  U.S. bans Israel flights, citing rocket attack • 8 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 12 user comment(s)
News Item9/14/10 5:33 PM
TwoThumbsUp  Find all comments by TwoThumbsUp
I am a Christian, and some of the things that this man has said has made me hate him. Now, I feel really bad. I also feel bad for him. I will definately pray for him, even though he says not to bother. I think Jesus would want me to, even though Christopher seems thankless and would probably not be thankful if God did indeed heal him. THe probability is very low, but maybe God can use this opportunity to save this man's soul. AS a man, I doubt it, but as a believer, I hope and pray for it.
12

News Item9/14/10 3:09 PM
ouini | Iowa  Contact via emailFind all comments by ouini
Jim Lincoln wrote:
Well, ouini, it does matter somewhat because of the viciousness of and Inadequacy of Islam.
I don't know of any religion that wants their law implemented, which non-ingroup people would call Benign. We'll have to agree to disagree, there.

[QUOTE]But this country was set up as a secular state ...Agreed...

[QUOTE]... Theonomy ...Again, I disagree.

In the end, though, we're in harmony on the pertinent point of this tangent (Sharia law shouldn't be implented).

11

News Item9/14/10 2:25 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Well, ouini, it does matter somewhat because of the viciousness of and Inadequacy of Islam. But this country was set up as a secular state Theonomy is neither American or Christian, which of course is also part of the The Perils of Popery.
10

News Item9/14/10 1:13 PM
ouini | Iowa  Contact via emailFind all comments by ouini
Jim Lincoln wrote:
It should also be pointed out, to my neighbor to the east, Top ten reasons why sharia is bad for all societies.
Yes, thanks Jim. Without actually reading beyond the hotlink, the inherent devisiveness -- that laws based on a religious splinter would cause -- illustrates my point exactly.

Whether it's a Jewish, Christian, or Muslim splinter group who says they're the only True Jews/Christians/Muslims et al, wouldn't matter.

9

News Item9/11/10 2:44 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
It should also be pointed out, to my neighbor to the east, Top ten reasons why sharia is bad for all societies.
8

News Item9/9/10 4:41 PM
Joe the Protestant | 2525  Find all comments by Joe the Protestant
ouini wrote:
I don't get how some Christians never seem to understand why secularists have a problem with the more enthusiastic Muslims, Christians, and Jews who try to make laws align to their religion. i.e., There must be prayer to *my* god in public. Children must be indoctrinated in *my* religion in schools to the exclusion of others. And people's private lives must align with *my* religion's ideas of work, recreation, or sex.
It is somewhat amusing, though sad at the same time, that people who believe there is a God are so vigorous in their attempts to make others act as if there is. If there is an eternal afterlife why name-call the non-believers? All the railing against secularism and atheists will not stop it, nor produce a mad outbreak of Christianity.
I'm glad there's no mindless secularist dogma to quote. Repeating trite ad hominem quotes always comes across as an unwillingness to understand an issue.
Wow! I used to wonder where you were coming from. Your post really clears it up.
7

News Item9/9/10 3:55 PM
ouini | Iowa  Contact via emailFind all comments by ouini
I don't get how some Christians never seem to understand why secularists have a problem with the more enthusiastic Muslims, Christians, and Jews who try to make laws align to their religion. i.e., There must be prayer to *my* god in public. Children must be indoctrinated in *my* religion in schools to the exclusion of others. And people's private lives must align with *my* religion's ideas of work, recreation, or sex.

It is somewhat amusing, though sad at the same time, that people who believe there is a God are so vigorous in their attempts to make others act as if there is. If there is an eternal afterlife why name-call the non-believers? All the railing against secularism and atheists will not stop it, nor produce a mad outbreak of Christianity.

I'm glad there's no mindless secularist dogma to quote. Repeating trite ad hominem quotes always comes across as an unwillingness to understand an issue.

6

News Item9/9/10 2:47 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
gpost, thanks for the link, it does make me wonder if Peter hasn't discovered Church more than Christ? I would hope not.

One see's Christopher's health problems came from smoking, it appears that he stopped that, and unfortunately still appears to need Freedom From Addiction, Breaking the Cycle of Sin.

5

News Item9/8/10 4:09 PM
Gpost  Find all comments by Gpost
Intersting that his brother Peter started off as an atheist but came back to religion. He wrote a book on the subject.
"Rage Against God," by Peter Hitchens
How I found God...
4

News Item9/8/10 3:45 PM
Reformanda | United States  Protected NameFind all comments by Reformanda
This poor fool is living proof of the very Bible he rejects - "The carnal mind is enmity against God..." It is somewhat amusing, though sad at the same time, that people who believe there is no God are so vigorous in their attempts to dis-prove Him. If there is no God why get so het-up about it? All the railing against God and religion will not stop it, or produce a mad outbreak of Atheism. "The fool hath said in his heart:There is no God.." -i.e. no God for me. But God has His people.
3

News Item9/8/10 2:08 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
I assume from Mr. Hitchen's first name he is a fallen Catholic, He is an an excellent history writer, e.g.,Mommie Dearest , One could wish that God would let Mr. Hitchens know How to Have Victory Over Sin. But if Mr. Hitchen's family is Catholic God would most likely ignore there prayers.

San Jose John, I think you had an excellent comment, it s much like Exchanging Religion for a Relationship.

2

News Item9/8/10 12:49 PM
San Jose John | San Jose, CA  Find all comments by San Jose John
At least he has more conviction than some of my family members who, when I offer to pray for them or tell them I'm doing so, seem to see it as little more than a "nice" gesture of love and best wishes based on "my beliefs".

I'd MUCH rather they were more like Mr. Hitchens here, who at least knows who "the enemy" is and reacts accordingly.

1
There are a total of 12 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Christian Holocaust Underway in Iraq
jessica dawson from canada: " pennned sf, the question i have is, if god confuses..."
-45 min 19 
Patheos: Calvinism = Wahhabism?
pursuitoftruth: "stever, i just found another verse you might want to take a..."
-46 min 20 
Bob Dole battles home-schoolers
pursuitoftruth: "jim lincoln wrote: farris, is a poor representative for..."
-58 min 12 


Jesus' True Family

Mark Pannell
Godly Repentance

The Righteousness of God
Sunday Service
Eager Avenue Grace Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS


E. A. Johnston
Underground Church In America

Ambassadors For Christ Intl-US
Special Meeting
Play! | MP3

Paul Hayden
Leprosy Cured, Sin Forgiven

Hope Chapel Redhill
Sunday - AM
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Paul Washer: "Most Useful Bible Study"

See what Paul Washer calls the most useful Bible study tool in hist­ory. Click here!
www.puritandownloads.com/pa..

Sermon:
Facing our Difficulties
Pastor James Mansfield






                   
O Lord, help us to hear the serpents rattle before we feel its fangs. ... T. DeWitt Talmage

City: Austin, TX
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App New!
Android New!
Church App New!
Kindle + Nook New!
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV New!
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch New!
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
HIFI Option
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domains
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2014 SermonAudio.com.