A detailed look at Syrian Christian refugees. I remember reading this article on factcheck, before I put it up before it should have been on this thread - which it isn't? But it isn't a simple matter of determining if Christians were unfairly kept out of the United States. It makes for an interesting article.
I will point out one thing I probably didn't in any other message if I used this source before, I can understand why we are letting in a bunch of Sunni Muslims also? I would think they would be more interested in going to Iraq are some of the other Arab countries that have large populations of Sunnis?
By the way, 'Religion can be defined as ‚Äúbelief in God or gods to be worshipped, usually expressed in conduct and ritual‚ÄĚ or ‚Äúany specific system of belief, worship, etc., often involving a code of ethics.‚ÄĚ Well over 90% of the world‚Äôs population adheres to some form of religion. The problem is that there are so many different religions. What is the right religion? What is true religion?'
The Anglican Church was flawed from the beginning‚Ěó
"....As in the Catholic Church, the celebration of the Eucharist is central to the worship service, along with the communal offering of prayer and praise through the recitation of the liturgy. In all liturgical churches, there is a danger of allowing the form of religious ceremony (Isaiah 29:13) to replace the personal application of faith (Psalm 51:16-17)...."
As the above article points out, the Anglican Church failed to avoid that danger‚ĚóūüĎé
John UK wrote: I don't believe for one minute that Christian men and women ought to follow a political ideal. Rather they ought to follow Jesus Christ, and be obedient to him, his principles and precepts. That means being obedient to the word of God, in every aspect, including what God says about the poor, about widows, about orphans.
QC, I certainly wouldn't deny that these were acts of God but how to interpret them, is an important question. It was pointed out then this following article that there isn't any more earthquake activity the normal anyway.
Charlotte Hamlyn wrote: ..... A 7.3 magnitude earthquake had hit the remote Maluku Islands, leaving about 160 houses collapsed and a woman reportedly killed.
Both Mr Allen and Ms King said the timing was coincidental and the two earthquakes did not appear to have been linked in any way.
"It's highly unlikely that the event off the West Australian coast triggered the event off Indonesia," Mr Allen said.
"Anything is possible but it's highly unlikely." ....
excerpt from, "Earthquake near Broome may have released '100 times more energy' than Newcastle tremor "
Well everyone knows the Sabbath is Saturday and not Sunday. the Seventh Day Adventists have it right on that one!
Travel Israel wrote: What is Shabbat?
Spending Shabbat in Jerusalem is a special experience.
Shabbat is the Jewish day of rest. It starts at sundown on Friday and ends at sundown on Saturday evening when the new week begins. Religious Jews do not work during Shabbat and this extends to using electronic equipment and cooking. They mark the start of the 24 hour period by lighting candles and visiting the synagogue for prayers and to sing traditional liturgical blessings, which is followed by the Shabbat Dinner, a festive family meal....
excerpt from, "Shabbat in Jerusalem"
Lighting up a cigarette during Shabbat isn't kosher either.
Kelsey Dallas and Matthew Brown wrote: .... In its current form, the Equality Act is unlikely to receive broad, bipartisan support. One House Republican, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, and one GOP Senate member, Sen. Susan Collins, are backing the measure, but its prospects in the Republican-controlled Senate look dim.
"I continue to have concerns that the Equality Act has serious flaws ‚ÄĒ namely its failure to protect religious liberty,‚ÄĚ said Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah....
excerpt from, " Would the Equality Act harm religious freedom?
From a more sane source, the Deseret News, it's rather obvious that this bill isn't going to pass the Senate.
Norm from Minnesota, I don't find why it so difficult to understand that as Christians we are not to be zealots /Pharisees to provide laws for punishment for actions that the general populace doesn't want punished.
John MacArthur had an excellent sermon on the ineffectiveness of Pharisees.
https://tinyurl.com/y5gt8yyt (The Deadly Dangers of Moralism)
Timothy, apparently again you didn't take note of prohibition! how did that work out? I believe on the same site if not on the same article it was pointed out prohibition did last in a couple of states until 1966 and is in still some counties now in various States. so, you can pass laws that a large proportion of Voters support but otherwise it's a futile effort!
as the article previously mentioned point it out all you do is alienate people they're not all I can be your political allies but more importantly might be interested in your religion as long as it isn't a political party ‚ĚóūüĎé
History Channel wrote: .... ...Prohibition was waning by the end of the 1920s. In addition, fundamentalist and nativist forces had gained more control over the temperance movement, alienating its more moderate members...
excerpt from https://www.history.com/topics/prohibition