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Old 11-21-2008, 05:55 AM
 
Location: Democratic Peoples Republic of Redneckistan
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i dont think you gota be christian to disapprove of 1/4 million deaths and a contrived war.
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Old 11-21-2008, 06:48 AM
 
Location: Minnysoda
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And Jesus said" give unto Ceaser that which belongs to Ceaser and too God that which belongs to God" Christians may not agree with what "Ceaser" commands but we are instructed to obey the law of the land...................
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Old 11-21-2008, 06:56 AM
 
Location: Democratic Peoples Republic of Redneckistan
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I never saw where it said in the Bible "Thou shalt attack other lands and nations to make thine contractors and thou oil men richer" either.
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Old 11-21-2008, 07:24 AM
 
Location: Minnysoda
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Why would it? The Bible is the inspired word of GOD........... God can't help it when folks turn their backs on him...........
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Old 11-21-2008, 07:57 AM
 
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War itself is not contrary to the Bible. Nowhere in the Bible is war prohibited. Someone "who is truly a Christian" is not necessarily going against their faith if they approve of war. Having said that, the motives for starting a war COULD be contrary to the Bible. That may or may not be the case with the Iraq war, depending on your perspective. Was it a noble undertaking to free a nation and a region from tyrrany? Or was it an imperialistic war fought over oil and vengence? Were there WMDs that could be used to attack the US? Or was that just a strawman to justify an invasion? Sometimes I think war is necessary: WWII, American Revolution. Other times I think it's a result of a country poking its snout where it doesn't belong: Vietnam, Iraq.
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:09 AM
 
Location: The Queen City
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Well, Kramercat is right.

From what I see, Christians are supposed to be pro life and loving.

A true Christian that is pro life would not want this war as war is for death and killing.
Didn't our "dear" President Bush had a talk with God or something that told him to invade Iraq? I also think Bush is a fanatic Christian.....Only 60 more days to go and he is out!

So many Christians, not enough Lions!
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:11 AM
 
Location: In a house
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Exactly. While the other posters want to denigrate and mock, I am asking a simple question, which you correclty answered. Thank you.
You didn't ask a question. You made a statement, a broad erroneous one at that.
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:19 AM
 
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Here it is - would a true Christian approve of the US invasion of Iraq?
Simple, no?
Thats not easily answered. Obviously in YOUR opinion he would not.

This Christian thinks the current conflict is wrong but thinks the initial ousting of Saddam was justified. The Bible, if you care about it, tells us to obey mans laws & the decisions of our Gov't.
IMO theres no doubt that the world is a better place without him & its not inconceivable that God had a hand in his downfall & eventual demise.

You, nor the Wiccan, nor anybody else are in a position to say what a true Christian should or would support.
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:25 AM
 
Location: Texas
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No one who is truly a Christian would have approved of George Bush's invasion of Iraq.

Look...

Bush very clearly said, "You're either with us or you're with the terrorists."

Don't try to tell me that Jesus is a terrorist.
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:26 AM
 
Location: San Antonio-Westover Hills
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No one who is truly a Christian would have approved of George Bush's invasion of Iraq.

All this comment tells me is you know very little about Christianity.


Try again.
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