From: Jay Willingham (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Oct 12 2002 - 12:31:35 EDT
IMHO an excellent statement of Jesus' wishes, save I think Jesus indicated
he wants us to defend ourselves and others as needed. There are wolves out
----- Original Message -----
From: "Walter Hicks" <email@example.com>
To: "robert rogland" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "John Burgeson" <email@example.com>;
Sent: Wednesday, October 09, 2002 12:31 AM
Subject: Re: Traditional Xtianity teaches
> It disappoints me greatly to see politics thrown around as a
> discussion point on
> this list. The growing acrimony is a direct proof of what a horrible idea
> is. This is supposed to be about science and Christianity, not a
> political forum.
> In my mind the Christian focus is:
> 1.) To Ōspread the word” about Jesus Christ. To assist others in coming to
> him as their personal saviour and Lord.
> 2.) To love one another, respect one another and support one another.
> To develop
> a local community of believers.
> 3.) To serve all human beings by being a servant “ following the example
> When people want to introduce politics into religion it is generally
> so that they
> can claim that Christianity supports their political viewpoint
> (whichever one it
> Jesus does not support gun control
> Jesus does not oppose gun control
> Jesus does not care about gun control
> Jesus does care about what I listed above.
> I think it would be a good idea to drop this thread and any further
> about politics.
> Walt Hicks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> In any consistent theory, there must
> exist true but not provable statements.
> (Godel's Theorem)
> You can only find the truth with logic
> If you have already found the truth
> without it. (G.K. Chesterton)
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