KurtGett

Will we find God again before it’s too late!

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I had this emailed to me and feel compelled to get it out there.  I hope you enjoy it. 

 

A little sanity please...

Only hope we find GOD again before it is too late ! ! 

The following was written by Ben Stein and recited

by him on CBS Sunday MorningCommentary.

My confession: 

I don't like getting pushed around for being a Jew, and I don't think Christians like getting pushed around for being Christians. I think people who believe in God are sick and tired of getting pushed around, period. I have no idea where the concept came from, that America is an explicitly atheist country. I can't find it in the Constitution and I don't like it being shoved down my throat... 

Or maybe I can put it another way: where did the idea come from that we should worship celebrities and we aren't allowed to worship God as we understand Him? I guess that's a sign that I'm getting old, too. But there are a lot of us who are wondering where these celebrities came from and where the America we knew went to. 

In light of the many jokes we send to one another for a laugh, this is a little different: This is not intended to be a joke; it's not funny, it's intended to get you thinking.
 
In light of recent events... terrorists attack, school shootings, etc.. I think it started when Madeleine Murray O'Hare (she was murdered, her body found a few years ago) complained she didn't want prayer in our schools, and we said OK. Then someone said you better not read the Bible in school... The Bible says thou shalt not kill; thou shalt not steal, and love your neighbor as yourself. And we said OK.

Then Dr. Benjamin Spock said we shouldn't spank our children when they misbehave, because their little personalities would be warped and we might damage their self-esteem (Dr. Spock's son committed suicide). We said an expert should know what he's talking about.. And we said okay..

Now we're asking ourselves why our children have no conscience, why they don't know right from wrong, and why it doesn't bother them to kill strangers, their classmates, and themselves.

Probably, if we think about it long and hard enough, we can figure it out. I think it has a great deal to do with 'WE REAP WHAT WE SOW.' 

Funny how simple it is for people to trash God and then wonder why the world's going to hell. Funny how we believe what the newspapers say, but question what the Bible says. Funny how you can send 'jokes' through e-mail and they spread like wildfire, but when you start sending messages regarding the Lord, people think twice about sharing. Funny how lewd, crude, vulgar and obscene articles pass freely through cyberspace, but public discussion of God is suppressed in the school and workplace. 

Are you laughing yet? 

Funny how when you forward this message, you will not send it to many on your address list because you're not sure what they believe, or what they will think of you for sending it. 

Funny how we can be more worried about what other people think of us than what God thinks of us. 

Pass it on if you think it has merit. 

If not, then just discard it... no one will know you did But, if you discard this thought process, don't sit back and complain about what bad shape the world is in. 

My Best Regards, Honestly and respectfully, 

Ben Stein

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I will keep it off your ovaries because I know you prefer tea bags over rosaries.  Catholic school scares cut deep I heard. 

Edited by KurtGett

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Like it or not, the ten commandments are the glue that holds modern society together, if or when they are lost , society tends to fall into self-centered anarchy,

the insanity we see today is nothing compared to what passed for normal life in the parts of the world which were considered heathen.

Some folks say we are transcending, nothing can be further from the truth.

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29 mins ago, Belmo said:

Keep your rosaries off my ovaries. :dismay:

Too bad  you feel this way, but its your"right" to do so. I have to agree with Mr. Stein that collectively many in this country have found it convenient to disregard right from wrong. Or maybe many can't, or won't, make that distinction. But in all honesty I believe many find it inconvenient or uncomfortable to make that discission. Maybe they can't handle the truth.

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The path to salvation is  narrow as the Lord expounds in Matthew 7:13, and it is very obvious in what I see, Noah and the ark story is  the first example of this.

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3 mins ago, Slack Tidings said:

Truth to Christianity? Simple, it doesn’t.

Okay, maybe you're pushing an atheist agenda. But there still should be a distinction between right or wrong, or moral and immoral, good and bad. Get my point? Or in your opinion anything goes?

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1 min ago, sandflea5 said:

Okay, maybe you're pushing an atheist agenda. But there still should be a distinction between right or wrong, or moral and immoral, good and bad. Get my point? Or in your opinion anything goes?

I’m not pushing anything but I do think it’s a silly notion that people need religion to distinguish right from wrong.

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2 mins ago, Slack Tidings said:

I’m not pushing anything but I do think it’s a silly notion that people need religion to distinguish right from wrong.

if you knew how many people,including infants, were sacrificed to various gods throughout history===you might rethink your statement.

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1 min ago, Slack Tidings said:

I’m not pushing anything but I do think it’s a silly notion that people need religion to distinguish right from wrong.

couldn't agree more. But then again I'm not the one who brought rosaries into this. But as part of the original OP that is how this topic originated. I do appreciate that we both realize the distinction needs to be made. Not looking to disagree with you.

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10 mins ago, Slack Tidings said:

I’m not pushing anything but I do think it’s a silly notion that people need religion to distinguish right from wrong.

Your an heathin!

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