WHAT is going on in this country!!??

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  1. D28guy

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    A couple weeks ago I saw that a judge in Vermont gave a man who had repeatedly raped a little girl over the course of several years...I think his daughter, but cant remember for sure...a total of 60 days in jail, because in the judges opinion this man is in need of "counseling", not punishment.

    Now, I see (the TV is on as I am posting) that another judge is giving another man who has been doing the same thing ZERO jail time...for some insane reason. These are not one time events. These are habitual repeat child rapists!!!


    This is INSANITY!!! Are all of our judges in our judicial system collectively losing their minds all at the same time?

    Grrrrrrrrrrrr!

    Mike
     
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    There!

    I feel better now.

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    Wow!

    Another one? I had heard about the first. I believe that was a niece that was molested in that case.

    God help our country.

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    Liberalism! When we home school and church school our children we do not solve the problem that often judges are selected from the public school and some of them will judge our own communities according to the liberalism fed to them as youth.

    Some of the "isolationist" policies within the church do not serve us well. Christians need to actively vote for community leaders (including judges) who have not been brainwashed.

    In Christ,

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    Matt 24:12 And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.


    I believe its here at our doors. I see alot of things that when I was growing up would of been a throw them in jail and throw away the key crime. Judges letting go a child rapist should have that judge in jail. Today we have young ladies living with guys (and haveing children out of wedlock) because the man has gave her a engagement ring.....a year ago. No true commitments! Back in my teen years it was called shackin' up....today they dummy it down and call it "living together". Most people don't have a problem with this type of lifestyle, because it has become so common. I wonder if this is what happened to the judges? Could it be its became so common and people don't realize the sin? :eek: If so were in sad shape and big trouble! Wake up USA!

    BTW, My husband and I are "living together" as one, but we call it marriage in the sight of God with witnesses to the fact that we made vows and the state also recognizes our union.

    Thanks for letting me vent. [​IMG]
     
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    People have forgotten about the fear of God and his judgment and instead have inserted counseling and education.

    A healthy fear is a good educator.
     
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    The rise of the Roman Catholic Church within the Roman Empire, was concurrent with the decline and fall of the same. So also will it be within this country. As the Church of Rome gains power and influence within our country, just so much will our nation spiral downward to its fall.
    Speaking of the establishment of the Papacy within the Roman empire, A. T. Jones makes the following statement in his book Ecclesiastical Empire- “The immediate effect of this apostasy, which developed the papacy in the Roman Empire, was the complete ruin of the Roman Empire.”(page 17)


    Presently five out of nine of our supreme court justices are about to be Roman Catholic. 44% of the Governors of our nation are Roman Catholic. 28.8% of our Congress is Roman Catholic. Kerry was a Roman Catholic, if he had won, we would have had a Roman Catholic President on top of all this.

    Our Government is eaten up with Roman Catholics. These are people in power. They make and shape our laws, and heavily influence our justice system. Over the past several years, there has been unending scandal regarding Roman Catholic Priests, and their sexual abuse of children in particular. I ask you, what has happened to these Priests? They were protected while they were doing it, and few if any have faced severe punishment for their actions. Is it any surprise then, that society is reflecting this grave injustice?

    The Church of Rome is built upon lies. Its exaltation to power can only mean a breakdown in morality. Its rise to power in this nation, will be the downfall of this nation.

    The following are some details of what happened the first time Christianity became involved in the politics of this world. There is no reason to believe it will be any different today. No, but without question, the result will always be the same. The Church of Rome’s power is rising swiftly in this world, and within our own nation. She is always entangled in the politics of this world. She is the MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH. Without question, her rise to power in this world, will bring the swift judgments of God upon the same, which have already begun. As her power escalates, so will the judgments of God upon this world.


    THE GREAT EMPIRES OF
    PROPHECY
    by Alonzo Jones

    “This marked decline of distinctive Christian belief was accompanied with a marked decline of Christian morality. Heathenism reasserted its empire over the carnal affections of the natural man. The pictures of abounding wickedness in the high places and the low places of the earth, which are presented to us by the witnesses of the worst pagan degradation, are repeated, in colors not less strong, in lines not less hideous, by the observers of the gross and reckless iniquity of the so-called Christian period now before us. It becomes evident that as the great mass of the careless and indifferent have assumed, with the establishment of the Christian church in authority and honor, the outward garb and profession of Christian believers, so, with the decline of belief, the corruption of the visible church, the same masses, indifferent and irreligious as of old, have rejected the moral restraints which their profession should have imposed upon them.” — Merivale. “Conversion of the Northern Nations,” lect. 4, pars. 10, 12, 13.


    “The primitive rigor of discipline and manners was utterly neglected and forgotten by the ecclesiastics of Rome. The most exorbitant luxury, with all the vices attending it, was introduced among them, and the most scandalous and unchristian arts of acquiring wealth universally practised. They seem to have rivaled in riotous living the greatest epicures of Pagan Rome when luxury was there at the highest pitch. For Jerome, who was an eye-witness of what he writ, reproaches the Roman clergy with the same excesses which the poet Juvenal so severely censured in the Roman nobility under the reign of Domitian.”— Bower.

    “History of the Popes,” Damasus, par. 14.


    “Everything was determined by auguries and auspices; the wild orgies of the Bacchanalians, with all their obscene songs and revelry, were not wanting.” — Merivale.“Conversion of the Northern Nations,” notes and illustrations, E.


    “The uncontrollable progress of avarice,
    prodigality, voluptuousness, theater-going, intemperance, lewdness; in short, of all the heathen vices, which Christianity had come to eradicate, still carried the Roman Empire and people with rapid strides toward dissolution, and gave it at last into the hands of the rude, but simple and morally vigorous, barbarians.” — Schaff.“History of the Christian Church,” Vol. 3, sec. 23, par. 2.


    “In what other race of men would you find such evils as these which are practised among the Romans? Where else is there such injustice as ours? The Franks know nothing of this villainy. The Huns are clear of crimes like these. None of these exactions are practised among the Vandals, none among the Goths. So far are the barbarian Goths from tolerating frauds like these, that not even the Romans who live under the Gothic rule are called upon to endure them, and hence the one wish of all the Romans in those parts is that it may never be necessary for them to pass under the Roman jurisdiction. With one consenting voice the lower orders of Romans put up the prayer that they may be permitted to spend their life, such as it is, alongside of the barbarians. And then we marvel that our arms should not triumph over the arms of the Goths, when our own countrymen would rather be with them than with us.” — Salvian.Quoted in “Italy and Her Invaders,” book 1, chap. 20, pars, 4, 6, 13.


    “He compares the Christians, especially of Rome, with the Arian Goths and Vandals, to the disparagement of the Romans, who add to the gross sins of nature the refined vices of utilization, passion for the theaters, debauchery, and unnatural lewdness. Therefore has the just God given them into the hands of the barbarians, and exposed them to the ravages of the migrating hordes.” Schaff.“History of the Christian Church,” Vol. 3:sec. 24, par. 2.
    “nothing but the divine judgment of destruction upon this nominally Christian, but essentially heathen, world, could open the way for the moral regeneration of society. There must be new, fresh nations, if the Christian civilization, prepared in the old Roman Empire, was to take firm root and bear ripe
    fruit.”Id.


    Robinson, author of the “History of Baptism,” speaks as follows: — “Toward the latter end of the second century, most of the churches assumed a new form, the first simplicity disappeared; and insensibly, as the old disciples retired to their graves, their children, along with new converts, both Jews and Gentiles, came forward and new-modeled the cause.” Eccl. Researches, chap. 6, p. 51, ed. 1792.


    “During these centuries, the chief corruptions of popery were either introduced in principle, or the seeds of them so effectually sown as naturally to produce those baneful fruits which appeared so plentifully at a later period. In Justin Martyrdom, within fifty years of the apostolic age, the cup was mixed with water, and a portion of the elements sent to the absent. The bread, which at first was sent only to the sick, was, in the time of Tertullian and Cyprian, carried home by the people, and locked up as a divine treasure for their private use. At this time, too, the ordinance of the supper was given to infants of the tenderest age, and was styled the sacrifice of the body of Christ. The custom of praying for the dead, Tertullian states, was common in the second century, and became the universal practice of the following ages; so that it came in the fourth century to be reckoned a kind of heresy to deny the efficacy of it. By this time the invocation of saints, the superstitious use of images, of the sign of the cross, and of consecrated oil, were become established practices, and pretended miracles were confidently adduced in proof of their supposed efficacy. Thus did that mystery of iniquity, which was already working in the time of the apostles, speedily after their departure, spread its corruptions among the professors of Christianity.” The Modern Sabbath Examined, pp. 123, 124.


    47. “This marked decline of distinctive Christian belief was accompanied
    with a marked decline of Christian morality. Heathenism reasserted its empire over the carnal affections of the natural man. The pictures of abounding wickedness in the high places and the low places of the earth, which are presented to us by the witnesses of the worst pagan degradation, are repeated, in colors not less strong, in lines not less hideous, by the observers of the gross and reckless iniquity of the so-called Christian period now before us. It becomes evident that as the great mass of the careless and indifferent have assumed, with the establishment of the Christian church in authority and honor, the outward garb and profession of Christian believers, so, with the decline of belief, the corruption of the visible church, the same masses, indifferent and irreligious as of old, have rejected the moral restraints which their profession should have imposed upon them.” — Merivale.

    48. In short, the same corruptions that had characterized the former Rome were reproduced in the Rome of the fifth century. “The primitive rigor of discipline and manners was utterly neglected and forgotten by the ecclesiastics of Rome. The most exorbitant luxury, with all the vices attending it, was introduced among them, and the most scandalous and unchristian arts of acquiring wealth universally practised. They seem to have rivaled in riotous living the greatest epicures of Pagan Rome when luxury was there at the highest pitch. For Jerome, who was an eye-witness of what he writ, reproaches the Roman clergy with the same excesses which the poet Juvenal so severely censured in the Roman nobility under the reign of Domitian.” — Bower. “Everything was determined by auguries and auspices; the wild orgies of the Bacchanalians, with all their obscene songs and revelry, were not wanting.” — Merivale.

    49. And now all the evils engendered in that evil intrigue which united the State with a professed Christianity, hurried on the doomed empire to its final and utter ruin. “The criminal and frivolous pleasures of a decrepit civilization left no thought for the absorbing duties of the day nor the fearful trials of the morrow. Unbridled lust and unblushing indecency admitted no sanctity in the marriage tie. The rich and powerful established harems, in the recesses of which their wives lingered, forgotten, neglected, and despised. The banquet, theater, and the circus exhausted what little strength and energy were left by domestic excesses. The poor aped the vices of the rich and hideous depravity reigned supreme, and invited the vengeance of heaven.” — Lea.


    50. The pagan superstitions, the pagan delusions, and the pagan vices, which had been brought into the church by the apostasy, and clothed with a form of godliness, had wrought such corruption that the society of which it was a part could no longer exist. From it no more good could possibly come, and it must be swept away. “The uncontrollable progress of avarice, prodigality, voluptuousness, theater-going, intemperance, lewdness; in short, of all the heathen vices, which Christianity had come to eradicate, still carried the Roman Empire and people with rapid strides toward dissolution, and gave it at last into the hands of the rude, but simple and morally vigorous, barbarians.” — Schaff.

    51. And onward those barbarians came, swiftly and in multitudes. For a hundred years the dark cloud had been hanging threateningly over the borders of the empire, encroaching slightly upon the West and breaking occasionally upon the East. But at the close of the fourth century the tempest burst in all its fury, and the flood was flowing ruinously. Wherever these savages went, they carried fire and slaughter; and whenever they departed, they left desolation and ruin in their track, and carried away multitudes of captives. Thus was the proud empire of Western Rome swept from the earth; and that which Constantine and his ecclesiastical flatterers had promised one another should be the everlasting salvation of the State, proved its speedy and everlasting ruin.

    52. It was impossible that it should be otherwise. We have seen to what a fearful depth of degradation pagan Rome had gone in the days of the Caesars, yet the empire did not perish then. There was hope for the people. The gospel of Jesus Christ carried in earnestness, in simplicity, and in its heavenly power, brought multitudes to its saving light, and to a knowledge of the purity of Jesus Christ. This was their salvation. And the gospel of Christ, by restoring the virtue and integrity of the individual, was the preservation of the Roman State.

    53. But by apostasy that gospel had lost its purity and its power in the multitudes who professed it. It was now used only as a cloak to cover the same old pagan wickedness. This form of godliness practised not only without the power but in defiance of it, permeated the great masses of the people, and the empire had thereby become a festering mass of corruption. When thus the only means which it was possible for the Lord himself to employ to purify the people, had been taken and made only the cloak under which to increase unto more ungodliness, there was no other remedy; destruction must come.

    54. And it did come, by a host, wild and savage, it is true, but whose social habits were so far above those of the people which they destroyed, that, savage as they were caused fairly to blush at the shameful corruptionsm which they found in this so-called Christian society of Rome.

    55. A writer who lived at the time of the barbarian invasions, and who wrote as a Christian, exclaims: “‘The church, which ought everywhere to propitiate God, what does she but provoke Him to anger? How many may one meet, even in the church, who are not still drunkards, or debauchees, or adulterers, or fornicators, or robbers, or murderers, or the like, or all these at once, without end? It is even a sort of holiness among Christian people to be less vicious.’ From the public worship of God, and almost during it, they pass to deeds of shame. Scarce a rich man but would commit murder and fornication. We have lost the whole power of Christianity, and offend God the more, that we sin as Christians. We are worse than the barbarians and heathen. If the Saxon is wild, the Frank faithless, the Goth inhuman, the Alanian drunken, the Hun licentious, they are, by reason of their ignorance, far less punishable than we, who, knowing the commandments of God, commit all these crimes.”

    56. “You, Romans, Christians, and Catholics, are defrauding your brethren, are grinding the faces of the poor, are frittering away your lives over the impure and heathenish spectacles of the amphitheater, you are wallowing in licentiousness and inebriety. The barbarians, meanwhile, heathen or heretics though they may be, and however fierce toward us, are just and fair in their dealings with one another. The men of the same clan, and following the same king, love one another with true affection. The impurities of the theater are unknown amongst them. Many of their tribes are free from the taint of drunkenness, and among all, except the Alans and the Huns, chastity is the rule.


    Bye for now. Y. b. in C. Keith
     
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    [​IMG]

    Yes, I too have seen the decline of America! They are now saying sex perverts have a sickness! Well, they can call that SIN whatever they want to, but it is an incurable one and I for one think that when a person has been convicted they should be in a facility with people of a like mind for the rest of their natural life!!

    But here in Texas, we are much tougher than a lot of places. Why, I heard just the other day a man got 18 MONTHES for molesting his daughter!!

    Whee!!! That'll teach the little varment!

    :mad: :rolleyes:

    Working for Jesus,

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    Well, in a few years it will go from being a "sickness" to "God made us this way". Believe me, sometime in our lifetiem sexual relations with children will become legal. [​IMG]
     
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    Homosexuality used to be called a mental illness, but now, "they're born that way". How much longer until pedophiles are accepted as "normal"? It's important to remember that the vast majority of "mental illnesses" are voted on and have no scientific, physical basis in reality.
     
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    My o my Kamoroso is a wee bit anti catholic I see.

    Dear me and here I have been known to defend the Baptist Board on Catholic Forums.....

    Even more surprising I agree with Bob Ryan ( who aint a friend of roaming micks) who suggests liberalism is a greater part of the problem
     
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    When have you heard a firey sermon on the soon and final judgment coming on all who disobey the Lord? Our churches are merely have pastors give their 'light and fluffy' message to please the people. No more is he the man of God with the message straight and honest from the Lord as to how He is going to judge each one of us 'up close and personal.'
     
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    2 Timothy 3:
    1: This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
    2: For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
    3: Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,
    4: Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;
    5: Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.


    Erroneous theories of sanctification, also, springing from neglect or rejection of the divine law, have a prominent place in the religious movements of the day. These theories are both false in doctrine and dangerous in practical results; and the fact that they are so generally finding favor, renders it doubly essential that all have a clear understanding of what the Scriptures teach upon this point.

    Wherever the word of God has been faithfully preached, results have followed that attested its divine origin. The Spirit of God accompanied the message of His servants, and the word was with power. Sinners felt their consciences quickened. The "light which lighteth every man that cometh into the world" illumined the secret chambers of their souls, and the hidden things of darkness were made manifest. Deep conviction took hold upon their minds and hearts. They were convinced of sin and of righteousness and of judgment to come. They had a sense of the righteousness of Jehovah and felt the terror of appearing, in their guilt and uncleanness, before the Searcher of hearts. In anguish they cried out: "Who shall deliver me from the body of this death?" As the cross of Calvary, with its infinite sacrifice for the sins of men, was revealed, they saw that nothing but the merits of Christ could suffice to atone for their transgressions; this alone could reconcile man to God. With faith and humility they accepted the Lamb of God, that taketh away the sin of the world. Through the blood of Jesus they had "remission of sins that are past."

    These souls brought forth fruit meet for repentance. They believed and were baptized, and rose to walk in newness of life--new creatures in Christ Jesus; not to fashion themselves according to the former lusts, but by the faith of the Son of God to follow in His steps, to reflect His character, and to purify themselves even as He is pure. The things they once hated they now loved, and the things they once loved they hated. The proud and self-assertive became meek and lowly of heart. The vain and supercilious became serious and unobtrusive. The profane became reverent, the drunken sober, and the profligate pure. The vain fashions of the world were laid aside. Christians sought not the "outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; but . . . the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price." 1 Peter 3:3, 4.

    Revivals brought deep heart-searching and humility. They were characterized by solemn, earnest appeals to the sinner, by yearning compassion for the purchase of the blood of Christ. Men and women prayed and wrestled with God for the salvation of souls. The fruits of such revivals were seen in souls who shrank not at self-denial and sacrifice, but rejoiced that they were counted worthy to suffer reproach and trial for the sake of Christ. Men beheld a transformation in the lives of those who had professed the name of Jesus. The community was benefited by their influence. They gathered with Christ, and sowed to the Spirit, to reap life everlasting.

    It could be said of them: "Ye sorrowed to repentance." "For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter." 2 Corinthians 7:9-11.

    This is the result of the work of the Spirit of God. There is no evidence of genuine repentance unless it works reformation.

    If he restore the pledge, give again that he had robbed, confess his sins, and love God and his fellow men, the sinner may be sure that he has found peace with God. Such were the effects that in former years followed seasons of religious awakening. Judged by their fruits, they were known to be blessed of God in the salvation of men and the uplifting of humanity.
    But many of the revivals of modern times have presented a marked contrast to those manifestations of divine grace which in earlier days followed the labors of God's servants. It is true that a widespread interest is kindled, many profess conversion, and there are large accessions to the churches; nevertheless the results are not such as to warrant the belief that there has been a corresponding increase of real spiritual life. The light which flames up for a time soon dies out, leaving the darkness more dense than before.

    Popular revivals are too often carried by appeals to the imagination, by exciting the emotions, by gratifying the love for what is new and startling. Converts thus gained have little desire to listen to Bible truth, little interest in the testimony of prophets and apostles. Unless a religious service has something of a sensational character, it has no attractions for them. A message which appeals to unimpassioned reason awakens no response. The plain warnings of God's word, relating directly to their eternal interests, are unheeded.

    With every truly converted soul the relation to God and to eternal things will be the great topic of life. But where, in the popular churches of today, is the spirit of consecration to God? The converts do not renounce their pride and love of the world. They are no more willing to deny self, to take up the cross, and follow the meek and lowly Jesus, than before their conversion. Religion has become the sport of infidels and skeptics because so many who bear its name are ignorant of its principles. The power of godliness has well-nigh departed from many of the churches. Picnics, church theatricals, church fairs, fine houses, personal display, have banished thoughts of God. Lands and goods and worldly occupations engross the mind, and things of eternal interest receive hardly a passing notice.

    The Bible is within the reach of all, but there are few who really accept it as the guide of life. Infidelity prevails to an alarming extent, not in the world merely, but in the church. Many have come to deny doctrines which are the very pillars of the Christian faith. The great facts of creation as presented by the inspired writers, the fall of man, the atonement, and the perpetuity of the law of God, are practically rejected, either wholly or in part, by a large share of the professedly Christian world. Thousands who pride themselves upon their wisdom and independence regard it as an evidence of weakness to place implicit confidence in the Bible; they think it a proof of superior talent and learning to cavil at the Scriptures and to spiritualize and explain away their most important truths. Many ministers are teaching their people, and many professors and teachers are instructing their students, that the law of God has been changed or abrogated; and those who regard its requirements as still valid, to be literally obeyed, are thought to be deserving only of ridicule or contempt.

    Those who teach the people to regard lightly the commandments of God sow disobedience to reap disobedience. Let the restraint imposed by the divine law be wholly cast aside, and human laws would soon be disregarded. Because God forbids dishonest practices, coveting, lying, and defrauding, men are ready to trample upon His statutes as a hindrance to their worldly prosperity; but the results of banishing these precepts would be such as they do not anticipate. If the law were not binding, why should any fear to transgress? Property would no longer be safe. Men would obtain their neighbor's possessions by violence, and the strongest would become richest. Life itself would not be respected. The marriage vow would no longer stand as a sacred bulwark to protect the family. He who had the power, would, if he desired, take his neighbor's wife by violence. The fifth commandment would be set aside with the fourth. Children would not shrink from taking the life of their parents if by so doing they could obtain the desire of their corrupt hearts. The civilized world would become a horde of robbers and assassins; and peace, rest, and happiness would be banished from the earth.

    Already the doctrine that men are released from obedience to God's requirements has weakened the force of moral obligation and opened the floodgates of iniquity upon the world. Lawlessness, dissipation, and corruption are sweeping in upon us like an overwhelming tide. In the family, Satan is at work. His banner waves, even in professedly Christian households. There is envy, evil surmising, hypocrisy, estrangement, emulation, strife, betrayal of sacred trusts, indulgence of lust. The whole system of religious principles and doctrines, which should form the foundation and framework of social life, seems to be a tottering mass, ready to fall to ruin. The vilest of criminals, when thrown into prison for their offenses, are often made the recipients of gifts and attentions as if they had attained an enviable distinction. Great publicity is given to their character and crimes. The press publishes the revolting details of vice, thus initiating others into the practice of fraud, robbery, and murder; and Satan exults in the success of his hellish schemes. The infatuation of vice, the wanton taking of life, the terrible increase of intemperance and iniquity of every order and degree, should arouse all who fear God, to inquire what can be done to stay the tide of evil.

    Courts of justice are corrupt. Rulers are actuated by desire for gain and love of sensual pleasure. Intemperance has beclouded the faculties of many so that Satan has almost complete control of them. Jurists are perverted, bribed, deluded. Drunkenness and revelry, passion, envy, dishonesty of every sort, are represented among those who administer the laws. "Justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter." Isaiah 59:14.
     
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    To sum it up in one sentence...


    If today the Church itself is worldly, then what can we expect the World to be... :rolleyes:


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    The liberals were blamed the last time this happened too.
    Why is that?
    I'm not supportive of child rapists. And the judges in those cases didn't act right not because they were liberals, but because they are idiots.
     
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    I'm sure their IQ's are sufficient, Gina. I'm afraid it is the liberal stand which produces this mindset, though. It is a post-modern philosophy which many of the influential liberals and Hollywood espouse -- the criminal becomes the victim and the real victim is forgotten or 'blamed' for being in the wrong place at the wrong time, wearing the wrong clothes, or whatever. Or it's just "one of those unfortunate things."

    It tends to be the liberals who are so opposed to the death penalty for murderers and so for the death penalty for unwanted preborn babies.

    There are exceptions to every rule, of course, but I am willing to bet that neither of those two judges is a Republican!
     
  18. Gina B

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    Helen, to my knowledge, the judge in this case WAS a Republican. I could be wrong. I will go try to look it up right now though!
    For now...I see it in a few places that he was appointed by a Republican. Here's one:

    LINK
     
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    Hey, I didn't say we couldn't make mistakes!
     
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    Helen,

    I've never heard it put quite that way, but it sure is accurate. Those are 2 of the "calling card" issues for liberals, and what do we find?

    Against EXECUTION for murderers and habitual rapists.

    In favor of EXECUTION for innocent babies.

    And in the same vein...


    Against freedom of expression for the gospel of Jesus Christ in the public forum.

    (How dare we offend a Muslim!)

    In favor of freedom of expression for homosexual parades on main streets of towns, and filth, lewdness, and violence (on TV) in the public forum.

    (Who cares if we offend the Christians!)

    I'm getting more and more to the point of thinking that "liberalism" = insanity.

    Sadly,

    Mike

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