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US church calls to reevaluate
military aid to Israel

Jerusalem Post [Israel], by Staff

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/10/2012 3:11:07 PM

Fifteen leaders of US churches and other faith-based organizations have asked Congress to reevaluate US military aid to Israel. The religious leaders sent a letter to Congress members on Monday, calling for an investigation into possible violations by Israel of the US Foreign Assistance Act and the US Arms Export Control Act, which would make Israel ineligible for US military aid. (Snip) continued US military assistance to Israel -- offered without conditions or accountability -- will only serve to sustain the status quo and Israel’s military occupation of the Palestinian territories," the letter, signed by leaders of the Lutheran, Methodist,

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It's the National Council of Churches which seems to have been thoroughly infiltrated by leftists who are no closer to God than the typical Marxist. I'd tell all the signatories to this letter to ''go to hell,'' but that hardly seems necessary.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 10/10/2012 3:17:46 PM     (No. 8923586)

Sounds like the Jeremiah Wright - Louis Farrakhan type of churches to me.

A pox upon all their Houses (of 'worship'?)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dukester, 10/10/2012 3:23:48 PM     (No. 8923597)

Yeah, these are the left-wing churches that embrace communism and terrorism. Ignore.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: abuela10, 10/10/2012 3:25:44 PM     (No. 8923603)

This is why protestants are in decline

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Reply 4 - Posted by: leviteprez, 10/10/2012 3:29:12 PM     (No. 8923609)

"I will bless those who bless ISRAEL....and curse those who curse ISRAEL.....

... HA'SHEM....


do these "revrums" bother to read the Torah/BIBLE


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Reply 5 - Posted by: gabula, 10/10/2012 3:42:41 PM     (No. 8923647)

Elian Gonzales comes to mind, remember him?

Gabula

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Highvoltage, 10/10/2012 3:48:23 PM     (No. 8923664)

Not even a bishop can speak for the Methodist church - only the General Conference can do that. I am not surprised by the National Council of Churches' position. In my opinion the have nothing to do with Christian principles.

Shame, shame on these people who do not sign their name.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: NuGoddess, 10/10/2012 3:53:06 PM     (No. 8923682)

Perhaps a little refresher course in their own language might be helpful (Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's)

So church guys, you take care of the sinners and let our government take care of military aid to Israel.

I stand with Israel.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ronnietheK, 10/10/2012 4:38:56 PM     (No. 8923791)

These churches can kiss me where the sun don't shine.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 10/10/2012 4:42:15 PM     (No. 8923800)

It is the leftoids mascarading as honest churchmen who are pushing and spouting this crap. Apparently they missed the dump truck ride to the local dhimmi HQ in Ohio that got the pile of horse manure plopped on its doorstep.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Keekng, 10/10/2012 4:44:49 PM     (No. 8923806)

After growing up attending Methodist churches, being married in one, making sure that all four of our children attended Sunday School and church regularly and generously supporting them with my dollars, I now consider myself to be a former Methodist. Because of the UMC ongoing campaign against Israel and por Palestinian stance, I have given up on them.
And the Prtestant churchs wonder why support is falling?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bobgray2, 10/10/2012 5:11:17 PM     (No. 8923880)

Historically, or biblically, if you will, people or nations that have gone against Israel, have not fared well.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 10/10/2012 5:20:07 PM     (No. 8923898)

The drop in support in these progressive denominations is offset by an increase in Christians who call themselves "non-denominational." The exodus began when the denominations started to substitute progressive politics for the Gospel. It is a response of faithful Christians to the Lord's call: "Come out of her, my people, so that you will not share in her sins, so that you will not receive any of her plagues." REV 18:4.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LanieLou, 10/10/2012 5:43:45 PM     (No. 8923949)

Last night I was searching for a local Lutheran church & went to the ECRA website... where I read about this action.

Now I am searching for another denomination.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 10/10/2012 6:02:06 PM     (No. 8923973)

These aren't churches and they damnsure aren't being run by "men of God", but rather socalist opportunists hiding behind the frock like the cowards they always are.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Harlowe, 10/10/2012 7:29:18 PM     (No. 8924154)

#12 – The passage from Revelation 18:4 means that the “church” is commanded to leave the ungodly and does not mandate leaving mainstream, traditional denominations. If a denomination no longer adheres to the teachings of the Bible and credal documents, believers are “commanded” to leave the “ungodly.”

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Harlowe, 10/10/2012 7:32:02 PM     (No. 8924161)

#13 – The liberal Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) does NOT represent all Lutherans and by its actions is besmirching all other Lutherans. The ELCA is the only Lutheran synod with membership in the National Council of Churches USA.

The newly formed North American Lutheran Church (NALC) in August 2010 came about due to the breaking away of ELCA members who could no longer condone the actions of the ELCA. The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) and the Lutheran Church Wisconsin Synod (WELS) are conservative and adhere to the teachings of the Bible and Lutheran Confessions.


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Reply 17 - Posted by: Harlowe, 10/10/2012 7:45:30 PM     (No. 8924202)

#12 – Clarification of #15 – “… believers are ‘commanded’ to leave the ‘ungodly.’ If one mainstream, traditional denomination becomes ‘ungodly,’ there are other mainstream, traditional denominations that remain ‘godly.’ Nondenominational is not the be-all, end-all.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 10/10/2012 8:50:02 PM     (No. 8924309)

The Israeis would have been driven into the sea or annihilated, every man, woman and child, in 1973 if President Richard Nixon had not rushed them massive miltary aid in a short period of time.

Anyone who would deny them this military aid does not deserve to live.

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