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

steve1044 Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 1:15 PM
"The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis, maintain their neutrality." I try to remind my Catholic friends and neighbors of the importance of this statement and how it applied to Pope Pius XII, but alas in vain.

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...