A Christian¡ not me... not ever... and why...
by Gary Stonecipher
Wednesday, April 14, 2004
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If example, is the best window to display truth, then;
leading by example, is an open window to that truth.
Politicians claim; Lies, deceit, pandering by making
promises that cannot possibly be kept... is all in the
nature of the Game of Politics... 99% of Politicians
will state they are Christians! Christians claim; Lies,
deceit, pandering by making promises... that cannot
possibly be kept, are sins; WWJD - Vote them out!
Politicians are the major example of Christianity in
practice, and demonstrates hypocrisy, is common
amongst its practitioners; and WDCD - they keep
voting offending Politicians back into office, cause
the ends will justify the sins; and the sins are doing
Gods Work... and besides... God is Merciful... God
will Forgive the Sinner; and while Christian electors,
keep voting for these Christian Politicians, many are
left believing that the Christian Community condones
such activities; Thus evidencing hypocrisy as a norm!
The fact that 99% of Politicians profess themselves
to be Christians... and those same Politicians claim
lying and being deceitful is the Nature of the Game;
Is such a strong case of hypocrisy... that it is in full
view and conflicts with the Doctrine of Christ Jesus,
is nothing short of amazing... these same Christian
Politicians are supporters of gambling; a Pandora's
Box filled with human misery; as gambling makes...
people destitute; destitute people become desperate;
desperate people will commit any sin... as they try
to dig out of trouble... including burying other people!
Conclusion: Based on all the evidence at hand... I
would have to lower my moral precepts to become
a Christian... In fact... Christ Jesus, would also have
to lower His moral precepts to become a Christian!
When you lead by example... you open a window for
others to see the same Truth that you see... but when
you resort to lies and deceitful practice... then you are
telling me either; your Truth is not strong enough to be
able to stand on its own; - or - your faith in your Truth
is not strong enough, meaning that your Truth is weak;
- or - you are a bad person, but... even if your Truth is
real, I will not bother to look at it, as your actions are in
my way; Tyranny has been served, not Man nor Truth!
It's in Man's Nature to seek Truth, but when you decide
to play a game with it... everyone's life is affected by it;
People go hungry... People die... Children end up sold as
sex toys; Truth is just to precious of a gem, to play with!
Now... If you are a Christian and wish to respond, I don't
want to hear how Man is born a sinner; that is an excuse,
and a poor one at that, and besides; as I hold a baby in my
arms, I do not see a sinner, I only see an innocent child...
and if you should see a sinner... then you should seek help!
And if you want to tell me... don't judge all Christians by the
actions of a few.. I'm judging all Christians on the actions of
several thousand... not just a few Christians; plus the inaction
of those Truly Good Christians, who aren't dealing with those
who pervert... that Magnificent Doctrine of Jesus the Christ!
Nota Bene (1):
And about that really bad paraphrasing that goes;
"Judge not, least you should be judged"...
John 7:24 Judge not according to the appearance, but judge just judgment.
Mathew 7:1-2 Judge not, that you may not be judged, For with what judgment you judge, you shall be judged: and with what measure you mete, it shall be measured to you again.
In other words:
Do not fear to judge, for fear of being judged; Nor believe, that if you do not judge, you can not be judged.
Do not Judge on how something appears to be; Judge by the facts, and use the virtues of compassion and mercy to administer discipline, to the offending party; Thus you will be known as one, that judges fairly.
If you have judged justly, you will be judged justly; But if you have jumped to conclusions, then you can conclude; You will be jumped on!!!
I suggest you download E-Sword, a free database program that is very well designed. The database files that you can load are very extensive... making E-Sword an excellent Bible Study tool. To be able to search and clearly compare 20 Bible versions at the same time... should open an eye or two... and maybe more!
Nota Bene (2):
If you want to tell me how this country was founded upon
Christian values, history says; the Founding Fathers were
Deist's, and not Christians... a personal Pet Peeve of mine
and just one more lied told, to justify the actions of not True
Christians... but people using it as a cover to gain personal
power and wealth, and to subjugate good people; NWJWD
WWJD - What Would Jesus Do?
WWJS - What Would Jesus Say?
WWJT - What Would Jesus Think?
WDCD - What Do Christians Do?
WSCD - What Should Christian Do?
WACD - What Are Christians Doing?
NWJWD - Not What Jesus Would Do!
Philosophizing & Poetizing on Realizing
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|Reviewed by Jennifer Butler
|Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader)
|All that glitters is not gold, all that calls itself something does not make it such. Thought provoking write well penned.|
|Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
|Hey Gary....you made your choice...I made mine...
we each have to live with our decisions...
so be it...floria
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|As a true Christian, I wholeheartedly agree that politicians and others who use their faith to destroy the faith are enemies of the faith! I also agree that even Christ would not like the form of chritiannity practiced by the phonies who use it to cover over their many nefarious deeds. I hope you will judge Christans by those who are true to its doctrine not to flaunt it for their own personal agenda!Thank you! btw Excellent write;-)!|
|Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
|Like a hospital is for the sick. A church is for the sinners.|
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
|you have your right to express your opinion, but all i can say is i feel sorry for you. i may be a christian, but i make mistakes, too, just like anyone else. if i were perfect, i would have died on the cross! but i am NOT jesus, and i am only human, just like you are!
karen lynn. :(
|Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
you have your right to your opinion. all i can say is i'm sorry for you. i'm christian, but that doesn't mean i'm perfect.