Re: Traditional Xtianity teaches

From: Jay Willingham (jaywillingham@cfl.rr.com)
Date: Sat Oct 12 2002 - 12:31:35 EDT

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    Walt,

    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
    there.

    Jay Willingham

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Walter Hicks" <wallyshoes@mindspring.com>
    To: "robert rogland" <robert.rogland@worldnet.att.net>
    Cc: "John Burgeson" <hoss_radbourne@hotmail.com>;
    <grayt@lamar.colostate.edu>; <asa@calvin.edu>
    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
    that
    > 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
    know
    > 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
    of
    > Jesus.
    >
    > 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
    > is).
    >
    >
    > 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
    discussion
    > about politics.
    >
    > Sincerely,
    >
    > Walt
    >
    >
    > ===================================
    > Walt Hicks <wallyshoes@mindspring.com>
    >
    > 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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