MTJohn's comment history

MTJohn said...

conservative said...I spend very little time and have very little patience with Godless Liberals who pervert the word of God in justifying their sins and Godless Socialism.

Obviously, because you apparently spend all of your time with Godless Conservatives who pervert the Word of God in justifying their sins and Godless fascism.

July 14, 2014 at 12:12 p.m.
MTJohn said...

conservative said...You are obviously an advocate for lawlessness.

Hardly! I am an advocate for people who confess that Jesus is Lord advocate for government that functions consistently with Jesus' commandment to love our neighbors as ourselves. And, as the parable of the Good Samaritan makes clear, my neighbor includes all those folks who society would otherwise consider unloveable. But, that comes as now surprise because, by God's standard, humans are unloveable, but God loves us anyway.

I live under no delusion that society will ever live by God's law of love. But, I find it strange that people who say they confess that Jesus is Lord defend a system that clearly is not consistent with the law of love.

July 14, 2014 at 10:38 a.m.
MTJohn said...

conservative said...God ordained government and the punishment for wrongdoers even to the point of death. Read Romans Chapter 13 if you don't believe me.

Conservative - you are doing an excellent job of selectively reading Scripture to reinforce your selfish understanding of the letter of the law, while completely missing the spirit of the law. God ordained government to maintain order for the sake of the neighbor. Read Luke 10:25-37 if you don't believe me.

July 14, 2014 at 6:48 a.m.
MTJohn said...

conservative said...You have identified yourself in the past as a Liberal so you think like a Liberal. You will have to explain what the one has to do with another, I don't follow Liberal reasoning very well.

I didn't ask you to respond from the perspective of liberal reasoning. I asked you to respond from the perspective of your confession that Jesus is God - assuming that you make that confession. Jesus - Emmanuel - God with us gave us new commandments, to love God with all our hearts, souls and mind and to love our neighbors as ourselves. So, with regard to the situation on our southern border, what would it look like to love our neighbors - in this case, the undocumented immigrants - as ourselves?

July 13, 2014 at 5:59 p.m.
MTJohn said...

conservative said...inquiringmind Is Jesus God? Can you make that confession?

Conservative - do you make that confession? If so, what would Jesus do about the United States' southern border?

July 13, 2014 at 8:52 a.m.
MTJohn said...

If we really were a Christian nation, the stranger would be welcome here. And, welcome, not as indentured servants, but as sisters and brothers who are created in the image of the Creator.

July 13, 2014 at 7:56 a.m.
MTJohn said...

Bush was right - he didn't do nation building.

June 20, 2014 at 7:58 a.m.
MTJohn said...

Jt6gR3hM said...I don't really know about discrimination but I have heard that he and his mom have supposedly been condemning people to Hell.

To the contrary, the Cross is Jesus ultimate statement and a get out of hell free card.

Jt6gR3hM said...The same applies to Fleabaggers trying to guilt trip conservatives about not being able to live up to their ideals and rules.

So, it's OK to fail to live up to the conservative "ideals and rules", but only if you are a conservative.

March 2, 2014 at 7:22 a.m.

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