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The Current Cowardly Church Needs a Mega Dose of the Rebel Spirit

EarsToHear.net2 Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 10:54 AM
http://www.earstohear.net/Heritage/didyouknow.html#From_the_Pulpit_to_the_Battlefield Thomas Paine: "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it." Unlike 1776 when “We the people” went on the offense and kept tyranny on the defense, tyranny, now in the form of progressive political correctness, is again on the offense and “We the People” of Biblical moral virtue are now on the defense. Perhaps your educators or Pastors neglected to teach you about the Black Robed Regiment, Rev. John Wise, Rev. John Peter Muhlenberg, Rev. Jonas Clark, Rev. Nathaniel Whitaker, and that nearly all Minutemen were Christians. Will Christians in America today accept that same challenge?
Robyn51 Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 11:27 AM
Christians HAVE- LONG since. This is a center right nation and the numbers who call themselves pro-life are growing. But Christians don't do things like the left; they use education and prayer- never big headline grabbers. Christians are NOT asleep at the wheel.
"Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven," I'll see your Paine and raise you a Matthew! ;)
Reginald10 Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 12:34 PM
The One you're quoting isn't Matthew. It's his Leader.

Whenever the ends of Government are perverted, and public liberty manifestly endangered, and all other means of redress are ineffectual, the People may, and of right ought to reform the old, or establish a new Government; the doctrine of non-resistance against arbitrary power and oppression is absurd, slavish and destructive of the good and happiness of mankind. –Declaration of Rights, Maryland

Unlike America’s original rebel Christians who dumped the Brits’ taxed tea into Boston Harbor and told King George that he could kiss their King George, today’s evangelicals, I believe—especially the dandy ministers who love to be loved—would have...