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Christian First?

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by Deacon, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. Deacon

    Deacon Well-Known Member
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    American first? or Christian first?
     
  2. mandym

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    There is not a need to pit one against the other. It often reaches childish levels in order to promote a left wing agenda.
     
  3. matt wade

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    It's a simple question and has a simple answer : Christian.
     
  4. annsni

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    When it comes down to it, what is the basic state of my soul. I'm a Christian far and above before I'm an American. As a Christian, my service is to the Almighty God. As an American, my service is to sinful man. You can't compare the two.
     
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    What she said!
     
  6. NiteShift

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    Yes, but sort of a ridiculous question.

    "What's more important, your wife & kids or... your neighbors?"

    er uh gosh I dunno [​IMG]
     
  7. Baptist Believer

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    Simple answer: My wife.
     
  8. Tom Bryant

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    Has anyone ever heard someone say that they were more American than Christian? They might act like it at times, but I never have heard anyone who knew what a Christian was according to the Bible say that.
     
  9. billwald

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    There is a name for that sort of question but it escapes me. A logical fallacy.
     
  10. NaasPreacher (C4K)

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    Here is a test to find out.

    If you felt like the Lord called you to service in a foreign country, but you had to give up your US citizenship, would you go?
     
  11. NaasPreacher (C4K)

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    Could we expand this to the British, Irish, Canadian, Australian, and other nationalities on this board? Or is it only an issue for Americans?
     
  12. Deacon

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    Christian first, family second, workplace third, church fourth, country fifth.
     
  16. Melanie

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    Well if you do include non Americans, I came to Wanganui for my Faith, but as New Zealand and Australia are mostly friendly, I just plopped myself down and that was it, no hassles really, but I would give up my Australian citizenship at some point I guess, I would be proud to be a New Zealander.:wavey:
     
  17. David Lamb

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    Well, I am certainly not "American First"!! I'm "not Amrican, full stop", or as Americans would say, "not Amrican, period."
     
  18. billwald

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    Question doesn't compute because there is no conflict involved, not in the USA.
     
  19. David Lamb

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    No conflict involved? Ever? Does that mean that you believe every policy held and every action done by the USA is in full agreement with the Word of God?

    I understood the OP to be asking about priorities. Which is more important to us - our earthly nationality, or being in Christ's kingdom, that kingdom which He tells us is not of this world?
     
  20. Melanie

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    Yes!!! and I did!!
     
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