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Christianity is under siege in America

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Posted By: tisHimself, 6/12/2019 10:01:59 PM

In this great country, it's not a crime to be a Christian — at least not yet. But the Left is working on it. Free expression of religion is not just shunned. It is ridiculed and mocked. Anti-Christian bigotry is the only form of acceptable intolerance remaining in this country — to be encouraged and incited by our "tolerant" liberal friends in academia, the media, and entertainment. Christian principles were foundational to the American Republic. Yet what matters to the Left is silencing the Christian influence of this nation.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Highlander 6/12/2019 10:23:42 PM (No. 97103)
Christianity has been under siege since Peter’s sermon after the Resurrection and Ascension. Only in brief moments in history had it had a respite from persecution. Our current respite is coming to an end. The times are evil.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: swarfer 6/12/2019 10:37:26 PM (No. 97106)
Christianity will be around long after America is a memory like Rome or the pyramids.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Italiano 6/13/2019 1:02:27 AM (No. 97159)
I'm not worried about it. It was all predicted, and I read the ending. Paraphrasing: " "They will hate you, as they hated Me."
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Timber Queen 6/13/2019 2:28:30 AM (No. 97174)
Fifteen years ago I did Confirmation Prep for the high schoolers. We held mock trials with the kids charged as being Christian. The desired outcome was to be found guilty. At the time I thought it was a spiritual exercise, instead it was real-world preparation. I must admit I do find it rather exciting to be living in a time of Christian persecution. Even as a child I was transfixed by the stories of the early martyrs, and a bit disappointed I lived in "modern" times. I wanted a chance to show God how much I loved Him. Now, that opportunity is here. I try to live my Christian faith as fully as I can with every person I encounter, and to be the person God created me to be; a sharp instrument ready for His Hand. Times of persecution separate the wheat from the chaff, the fervent from the lukewarm. It is in weakness that we are strong. The Cross is still a stumbling block for the worldly, but Love and Redemption for the members of the Kingdom of God. AMDG
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Reply 5 - Posted by: MOAB 6/13/2019 3:01:54 AM (No. 97179)
Maybe it's time for Christians to begin fighting back at every level like the Muslims. Start cutting off liberal's heads, burning cars, stabbing them, burning their homes. That seems to be the only way they will leave us alone.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2 6/13/2019 3:21:06 AM (No. 97183)
Elect anyone from the Death Party and we'll soon have a country where the only approved religion is Islam.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Michaelus 6/13/2019 5:32:07 AM (No. 97202)
Actually is is illegal to refuse to pretend that a man can marry a man, to give water or food to certain poor people, to visit many prisoners etc. so sorry dude but Christianity is explicitly illegal in the USA today. BTW there is no question that the Apostles would have refused to say "Mayor Pete and his husband" just like they refused to say that Caesar is a god.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Muguy 6/13/2019 6:38:55 AM (No. 97226)
fta: "The battle to destroy Christianity is really the battle to destroy America. The intolerant Left is replacing the structure of an orderly and benevolent norm with falsehoods, distortions, intimidation, and violence. Unfortunately, traditional American Christians have been on the losing end of the culture war for a long time" This cultural battle has been ongoing and for those of us who believe prophecy, it will get worse in time. Dr. James Dobson has been a stalwart in the effort to honor and respect life and the family and the traditional Judeo-Christian values our nation was founded upon has been saying that our norms and institutions would be attacked and mocked for decades. The 2016 national election demographics and the unprincipled rush to socialism that is made to seem so popular by the media is not the TRUE picture of life as we have known it, but as the Greatest Generation's influence upon our daily lives fades, so does the large numbers of people who will call out the ridiculous and maddening agenda of the demonrat socialists who seem to oppose the things that make this a great country at almost every turn. Are we seeing the 1930's being repeated with Christians taking the place of the Jewish people being blamed by those who seek power and those afraid to stand up to the bullying on the behalf of others?
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