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Palin's prayer remark angers former staffers

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Crabtownboy, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member

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    http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2009/03/27/palins-prayer-remark-angers-former-staffers/
     
  2. sag38

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    What is so terrible about her wanting someone to pray with? The premise of this article is nothing but another smear job. Come on Crabby, you can do better than this petty none sense. Then again, I'm not surprised.
     
  3. LeBuick

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    The point was, there were folks there who were more than willing to pray with her but she chose not to pray with them. I guess they weren't good enough.

    The McCain campaign pretty much ran on prayer since that was the only chance they had. :laugh:
     
  4. donnA

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    I have to say,,, so what? She isn't vp or president, she isn't running for vp, or president, so what? It's meaningless to ry to bash her over this.
    And as sag38 said, whats the problem with her looking for someone to pray with.
    Ahh, liberals, prayer is a bad thing. right, I get it now.


    you aren't allowing for much power in prayer are you, if it's a hopeless faithless thing as you just lead us to beleive.
     
  5. Bro. Curtis

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    I didn't say prayer was hopeless, I said the McCain presidential bid was hopeless. Prayer was the only chance he had.
     
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    Yeah? But your comments seem to indicate approval of the criticism without your acknowledging the essentials of agreement in prayer.


    I think making an issue of SP and prayer is petty and gossipy, does nothing to benefit her, is not edifying to us, does nothing to strengthen the body of Christ and does nothing to glorify him: By our indulgence we reduce our selves and disable that power which should be driving our lives to the planes of secular pettiness on which the critics of Jesus thrive.
     
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    This is basically gossip, and I don't see either the point or how it is news worthy.
     
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    If it angers Dems and Rinos, it's gotta be righteous.
     
  10. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member

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    What caught my attention was not that is was about SP and not that it was about prayer, but that she saw no one that she wanted to pray with. Her own words were:



    Bold emphasis is mine.

    I mean no one she wanted to pray with. Man, let me run for office and I will welcome any staffer to pray with me! It struck me as strange.
     
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    If in a room of Hindus and prayer is offered to any one of their gods I couldn't hold hands with then either. It is very Christian (Pauline) to not associate with those that are not, much less pray with them.
     
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    You betcha! Unlike threads saying the Obamas are trashing the White House, or that the President mispronounced a word, or that he is a Muslim, or that he is not a US Citizen, or that he is forbidding people from going to Church, etc. etc.
     
  13. Crabtownboy

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    Well, if you can show me where here staffers were Hindus I may say you have a point. But I expect there were Christians on her staff and yet she did not want to pray with them. I wonder who she was looking for to pray with. It sounds as if she did not like her staffers. Now that is an interesting thought.

    Why not pray with Hindus. I don't mean say Hindu prayers, but at least associate and talk with them. After all Christ said, "Go ye into the all the world ............" Christ never said to stay in Christian ghettoes. Right? How are you going to witness to others if you will not associate with them.
     
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    Christ said to go into the world and preach his gospel. Where does he say to associate with unbelievers ?
     
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    Some of the McCain staffers might have been pro abortion. Something that Sarah felt very strongly about. There had to be reasons for her not to pray with them. Again, I am very choosy about with whom I'll pray with. Not that I will not pray with a repentant sinner.
     
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    If the Hindu is repenting to Christ, sure I'll pray with them.
     
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    How are you going to do that? Curtis questions if we should associate with unbelievers (see above).
     
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    If you did not understand Bro Curtis' statement then you would not understand my answer. Preaching and delivering the Gospel does not mean having to participate in a Hindu's house of worship or pray with them.
     
  19. Crabtownboy

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    How are we going to go into all the world carrying the news of Christ to the unsaved if we are not going to associate with unbelievers? To refuse to associate with unbelievers is to disobey Christ's command.
     
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    How can you preach to them if you will not associate with them? What would you do, preach and leave, refuse to shake their hand, refuse to eat with them, refuse to show you have any real interest in them. What kind of Christ-like love does that show anyone?

    Why would they listen to you or anyone at all if you will not see them of enough worth to associate with them?
     
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