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Message 170 of 308 (673415)
09-19-2012 7:54 AM

Slight disconnect ?
The thing that I find most interesting about Romney's comments (and to be fair, about the attitude underlying Republican thinking, which we were all aware of anyway) is the extent to which Republicans can promote this agenda, and yet still champion and espouse Crhistianity.
Just a few biblical (NT) quotations I found:
"Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God."
"Then the king will say to those at his right hand, "Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me.""
"Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said, "You lack one thing; go, sell what you own, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me." When he heard this, he was shocked and went away grieving, for he had many possessions."
(There's more, but those will do).
Do passages like these get cut out of bibles given to GOP members ?

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Message 172 of 308 (673419)
09-19-2012 9:01 AM
Reply to: Message 171 by nwr
09-19-2012 8:57 AM

Re: Slight disconnect ?
I had no idea !
And so dies another blade of hope, on the increasingly patchy lawn of my soul ...

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