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Christians Would Rather be Friends Than Fighters

insect43 Wrote: Aug 30, 2012 5:30 PM
Compassion can only go so far for those who break the laws of God!
wmou Wrote: Aug 30, 2012 5:42 PM
I hope God has more compassion than you or we are all doomed.
Andy440 Wrote: Aug 30, 2012 9:11 PM
"The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Jesus Christ." Romans 6:31

"Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish". Luke 13:3 (words of Jesus Christ)

Unless one turns away from their sin, and repents, they are, indeed, doomed.
wmou Wrote: Aug 31, 2012 7:28 AM
Yes. But we are to have compassion for all, as God has compassion for us. We cannot expect non-believers to live by God's Law. They are lost and in need of Love not derision.

Are conservative Christians fighters by nature who thrive on the front lines of the culture wars? While there may be some of us who tend to be more confrontational, a recent incident suggests to me that most of us who identify as followers of Jesus are drawn to compassion more than conflict and are given to building friendships more than engaging in fights.

Last week, one of the pastors of my home congregation was informed by the police that there would be a gay protest outside of our church service on Sunday morning. A local gay website carried this announcement: “We...