You can't imagine how many videos I get sent to me. I make a point of watching some of all of them, but I couldn't stop watching this one:(Video)Note that Bishop Jackson is not endorsing Mitt Romney or the Republican Party and never once mentions Barack Obama. His testimony is merely an indictment of the Democrat Party, not from a racial or partisan perspective, but from a Christian one. Honestly, I would love to hear anyone attempt to argue against the points the Bishop makes about Planned Parenthood, same sex marriage, and most especially the Democratic Party's attacks against God
Not antisemitism. Even many Orthodox Jews know better than to equate the modern State of Israel with Biblical Israel. Paul, too, distinguished between the Israel of God and the Israel that was not of God. As I said - some lousy Biblical exegesis. Read the Bible - you might learn something, as well as learn to distinguish Biblical teachings from popular religious shibboleths, which all too many Christians swallow and mimic and mouth because their teachers - who are often hirelings who serve for 10 shekels and a shirt - say so.
Several years ago, I met a lovely black lady who was a professional gardener. We got to talking and she brought up the WON. She didn't like him. As a Christian, she felt then that he as a muslim and tried to tell her fellow church members that. She also felt he was a socialist/communist. I hope she's busy telling her fellow church members "I told you so" loudly and clearly. I bet she is.
Obviously, there is something about the bishop or what he said that pushed the wrong button for Poster #1. For sure, made him get out his Thesaurus to find a few $10 words. However, what Bishop Jackson says sounds good to me.
Excellent speech by the Bishop, but I agree with #1 about questionable Biblical exegesis. Christians are not going to be required stand before God and explain why they supported the Democrat or any other political party. Sorry, that's not in there.
I applaud Bishop Jackson's rousing exhortation, and wish there were a hundred more like him in the pulpits of black churches across the country.
He only quotes a few times from scripture, and he seems to look at the Bible verses through the lens of the contemporary issues to which he's applying them, which is backwards. (i.e. #1's point is correct, even if bluntly stated)
But most of us have seen or heard some evangelical preachers that cross that line far more egregiously than that; so we should cut Jackson some slack.
There's a lot of black preachers that are theoretically against abortion,gay marriage,drug abuse and other sins the left readily accepts.The question is how much does it affect their congregation's vote. I would say not very much.
One does not have to be Christian, black, a Bible expert, a white bitter clinger, or Jewish, to understand that Obama and the Democrats are a moral cesspool pulling the nation down the drain. All help in ridding the nation of their suicidal plague is welcome.
Poster one is correct. Christians have to learn a lot about context in the bible. We've become accustomed to applying everything to modern thinking. The pastor has a great moral argument for how we should govern ourselves in the society we live in, but the focus of the bible is the Gospel. It's about God not man. God will judge us based on his law not politics. The pastor's overall statement that blacks need to come out of the DP is absolutely correct. They cannot continue to walk lockstep with people with whom they differ significantly. They can no longer use the I don't agree with them on everything excuse.
Bishop Jackson's words ring true to me too, and I am grateful that men of good character are speaking up. #17, will God refrain from judging a group of like-minded people who are harming so many others just because their group is identified by a current political name rather than a geographical name? If this were true, then there would be no room for the Bible to hold lessons for us today since it was written in the past when the US was not a nation.
My family withdrew from a church (Protestant) because the leadership chose to go with the "abortion is between a woman and her doctor" instead of being between a woman and her God. It's not that one of the leaders might not believe what the consensus agreed upon and therefore, we could still attend the church because of the one prolifer pastor. For our consciences, the abortion issue placed an "umbrella" over everything the church did, so it could not be "blessed" by God. Being a sinful Christian does not mean to stay in sin, but to reject it and move on with grace and thankfulness for forgiveness. Pastor Jackson is a shining light in this momentous time in our country's darkening political arena.
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