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Immoral Beyond Redemption

Bret19 Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 3:53 PM
As usual, Mr Williams is spot on. Only thing I would add is the tie-in with the 'social justice' crowd. I've always invisioned the good Lord asking Ms Pelosi - "what did you do to help the poor". Well Lord, I sponsored a government program aimed at social justice" Jesus's word were directed towards individuals, not governments. I don't think just supporting a program that uses resouces from someone else is going to score any moral points.
RockinRickOwen Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 3:59 PM
I can imagine an angry Lord telling her that by doing so, she perpetuated their poverty, and therefore did NOT really help them at all.

There's such a thing in practical psychology called "the False Rescue," where you help someone who CAN help themselves, but doesn't. Those who claim to love the poor should recall the nature of "Charity:" Charity "rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth."
Benjamin Franklin, statesman and signer of our Declaration of Independence, said: "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." John Adams, another signer, echoed a similar statement: "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." Are today's Americans virtuous and moral, or have we become corrupt and vicious? Let's think it through with a few questions.

Suppose I saw an elderly woman painfully huddled on a heating grate in the dead of winter. She's hungry and in...