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Old 08-29-2010, 12:07 AM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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"Christian stance on immigration: 'Obey the governing authorities'"

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Romans 13:1-4:

"Everyone is to obey the governing authorities. . . . (W)hoever resists the authorities is resisting what God has instituted. . . . (F)or he is God's servant, there as an avenger to punish wrongdoers."

by Len Munsil - Aug. 28, 2010 07:39 PM

A number of leading evangelicals recently announced plans to lobby senators in Washington for "comprehensive immigration reform."

I agree with them on many biblical essentials, including fervent opposition to racism and racial profiling and the importance of recognizing the dignity of every person.

Evangelicals must be clear that opposition to illegal immigration has nothing to do with race and that we value Latino Americans and their contribution to the vibrancy of our community, particularly in Arizona.

However, the "comprehensive reform" sought by some evangelical leaders violates biblical notions of Christian ethics, justice and God's purposes for government.


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Old 08-29-2010, 12:55 AM
 
Location: Phoenix,Arizona
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Latino Americans and their contribution to the vibrancy of our community, particularly in Arizona.
Exactly

The law is the law and when the sun goes down
Illegal is still Illegal...It's as simple as that
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Old 08-29-2010, 02:32 AM
 
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Or, if you're an atheist as am I, you can simply say, "Get out, you're not wanted nor needed here."
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Old 08-29-2010, 08:23 AM
 
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Or, if you're an atheist as am I, you can simply say, "Get out, you're not wanted nor needed here."
True - but atheists like Christians should be able to see the reason for laws and an orderly process for immigration.

Just like the 72 recently slaughted illegals near Matamoros who paid criminal gangs $15,000 to be smuggled into the USA, and then were shocked that the criminals got greedy and wanted more from them - that's what lawlessness leads to.

The problem of so many people deciding they are above the law has lead to great violence near the border. People deciding to do whatever the hell they want - and break whatever law the hell they want is creating a terrible situation.
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Old 08-29-2010, 02:43 PM
 
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By the same token are American Christians "sharing all things in common" with Christians in poorer countries like Christians in Acts 2???
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Old 08-29-2010, 02:56 PM
 
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By the same token are American Christians "sharing all things in common" with Christians in poorer countries like Christians in Acts 2???
What do you think is going on in Haiti?
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Old 08-29-2010, 03:26 PM
 
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"Christian stance on immigration: 'Obey the governing authorities'"




by Len Munsil - Aug. 28, 2010 07:39 PM

A number of leading evangelicals recently announced plans to lobby senators in Washington for "comprehensive immigration reform."

I agree with them on many biblical essentials, including fervent opposition to racism and racial profiling and the importance of recognizing the dignity of every person.

Evangelicals must be clear that opposition to illegal immigration has nothing to do with race and that we value Latino Americans and their contribution to the vibrancy of our community, particularly in Arizona.

However, the "comprehensive reform" sought by some evangelical leaders violates biblical notions of Christian ethics, justice and God's purposes for government.


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Christian stance on immigration: 'Obey the governing authorities'
Len Munsil.
Wow, just wow. That's about the biggest crock of ca-ca I've seen in a long time.

One thing about "Christians" that turns my stomach is how they'll twist a bibical scripture to support their stance. It matters not whether the viewpoint is ethical or not----they'll find some way in their wacky heads to justify anything.
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Old 08-29-2010, 03:27 PM
 
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Or, if you're an atheist as am I, you can simply say, "Get out, you're not wanted nor needed here."
Dang, some NDN's started saying that in 1492. All it got them were a bunch of pox infested blankets given to them by the Christians.
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Old 08-29-2010, 04:18 PM
 
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Wow, just wow. That's about the biggest crock of ca-ca I've seen in a long time.

One thing about "Christians" that turns my stomach is how they'll twist a bibical scripture to support their stance. It matters not whether the viewpoint is ethical or not----they'll find some way in their wacky heads to justify anything.
Do you mean like when Nancy Pelosi was in a trance mentioning "The Word" over and over and over. I was afraid she was going to pull a When Harry met Sally in public. Liberals use God to their advantage, like race and victimization. I don't like to go to an organized churce because every one I have found is pro illegal and I am sick of it. Give your country away in the name of God...yeah right.
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Old 08-29-2010, 07:05 PM
 
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Christian stance on immigration:

Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's...



Obey this Nation's Immigration Laws...and borders
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