Having become the purest modern example of a brilliantly overrated, unmitigated failure in electoral politics — the Ryan Leaf or Ishtar of the ballot box — it isn’t surprising that Hillary Clinton is casting about for some form of validation. After all, at her advanced age and with the definitive stink of having lost a presidential election to a reality TV star who beat her despite bearing the scars of every media-generated October Surprise scandal possible, Clinton can be forgiven for waking up each morning to the knowledge she will always be remembered as the pre-eminent loser in the history of
Hillary is a piker compared to a certain Simon-the-Sorcerer who wanted to profit from all he saw the disciples doing. Read all about in Acts 8:20-21. As for her status as most famous loser, it now appears that she has bested even Al Gore at that.
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Donna M, 8/13/2017 8:55:45 AM (No. 11350121)
I am a graduate of Drew University in NJ, a Methodist institution complete with Theological School, though it wasn´t very religious by the time this Roman Catholic girl got there. Guarding the entrance still is a statue of John Wesley on horseback spreading the Gospel, of which it was said he would dismount if something truly extraordinary happened to the true faith. It is time for John not to dismount but to go into a full charge and smite the HBeast for her apostasy and lies.
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Donna M, 8/13/2017 9:10:22 AM (No. 11350133)
Big error above...the statue is of Francis Asbury, the itinerant Methodist bishop, not Wesley. There is tons of Wesleyana all over Drew, founded on the Centenary of American Methodism, but this is not of him. The sentiment though is the same. Charge!
Uh, isn´t a sincere and actual belief in God sort of a prerequisite for being a minister? There used to be a principled, religious left that worked to improve society and the lot of the masses. Now the left seems to burden itself with neither principles, religion, nor a desire for anything but naked power.
"You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor." travel office, monica lewinsky, other prettier women, obama (unless she believes he was born in Kenya), Trump (if she does believe Obama was born in Kenya). And that is by milquetoast standards. By Catholic standards this rule also prohibits rash judgment, detraction, and revilement, which would take in the deplorables comment.
Our rabbis, priests, pastors, reverends, bishops, and all other official ministers of God should first be moral exemplars. Being lectured on morality or for that matter on any tenet of faith by a person as deeply immoral, as immune to scriptural correction, and as personally nasty to support people as the PIAPS would be an ultimate Sunday morning insult. She´s as suited to the ministry as she was to the Marines, or to the NFL defensive interior lineman job she coveted.
I wouldn´t want to be in her shoes, spiritually speaking. I really wouldn´t. Hillary! is one seriously messed up, deluded person. And as fluent and shameless a liar as has ever been observed in American politics. No compunction at all. Just an insatiable appetite for being idolized by silly people (of whom there is a strong plurality). She who must be obeyed is America´s non-Thatcher, modern civilization´s very very extraordinary post turtle, a terrible example for any thoughtful young woman to follow. Most of all, a bad example and a bad human being. Such as those should not preach.
#13- “Our rabbis…moral exemplars.” Precisely. And when the hierarchy of any religious denomination replaces God’s Word with political correctness, it is time for believers to walk, to seek another denomination adhering to the true Word of God.
Although no mortal can speak for God, it may not be inappropriate to suggest Scripture is very clear that believers are either for or against God (Matthew12:30; Luke11:23). Further, the way to heaven is through a narrow gate (Matthew7:13-14; Luke13:24; John14:6). And, sin is sin; seemingly, no shades of gray (1John5:17).
Some egregious sins that violate God’s laws yet today considered “politically correct” include abortion (Commandment: Thou Shalt Not Murder); homosexuality (Genesis19:5, Leviticus18:22, Leviticus20:13, Deuteronomy22:5, Deuteronomy23:18, Judges 9:22-23 Romans1:26-27, 1Corinthians6:9-10, 2Peter6-11, Jude1:6-8, Revelation21:5-8, Revelation22:14-15); same-sex marriage (Genesis2:24); substance abuse (Galatians5:19-21).
“Believers” who maintain membership in those denominations are, essentially, condoning the wrongful doctrine and practices embraced by those denominations. St. Paul made clear: “But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed.” (Galatians1:8)
While hating the sin and loving the sinner is commendable, the courage and conviction to walk-the-walk and not just talk-the-talk may require the pain and visible, physical action of seeking a denomination doing its best to adhere to the true teachings of Scripture.
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