I get your point brother (in-christ), and I wish it were true "all the
time" but the reality is that we are sinner - therefore - we sin (no
vice versa). The same Peter that wrote those beautiful Epistles was
the one who cut the ear of a man in Getsemeni and later debied Christ
three times. Santification is a long and painful process..........
---John Neal <email@example.com> wrote:
> It is only because religion has a long (and bloody) history in our
> that you feel you have a claim to some sort of intellectual
> Christ's followers have a bloody history - their own. You may
> heap the religiously motivated bloodshed of the world upon Christ,
> you just prove yourself a hypocrite. You tout a high goal of
> respectability, that is, as if you have attained it yourself, but if
> would only read the Bible yourself you would see that Christ was
> violent man. And, his followers - true followers, are so much like
> they have been called Christians, that is, Christ like. Strive to be
> intellectually respectable yourself by seeking the truth. Violence
> done by the hand of one who is truly following Christ. Much
> done through his name in order to cloak the perpetrator's own
> but it is not at all done in actually following his Spirit. He is
> harmless. He was the one crucified, not the Jews or Romans.
> Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
"in ipso enim vivimus et movemur et sumus sicut"
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