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Westboro to picket CT school funerals!

Discussion in 'Baptists' started by Bella Vita, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. Bella Vita

    Bella Vita Sailor in the U.S.N

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    I am usually very slow to say someone isn't a Christian, but I assure you that the Westboro Baptist Church is one of the furthest groups from representing Christ. Which is a vital part of Christianity - imagine that. Whatever plans they have with picketing the CT school funeral, please know that they are a man-corrupted group and not God-corrupted. God hates our sin and there is punishment without Christ, but He sent His son, Jesus, to save the world not to condemn it - we condemn ourselves. John 3:17 "For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him." (ESV)

    I don't see anywhere that this is a false or made up story, but I certainly hope this story is not true. I pray that these family be shown Christ's love from real Christians.
     
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2012
  2. Bella Vita

    Bella Vita Sailor in the U.S.N

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    These are horrible evil people. I can't even believe that they read the same Bible or believe in the same God as me. It makes no sense at all.

    This is as heartless and as cold as it gets. it's hard enough to be a Christian and these people make it even harder.
     
  3. dogs4thewin

    dogs4thewin dog lover Supporter CF Ambassadors

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    amen Those people are NOT Christians Why on EARTH would you picket anyone's FUNERAL?
     
  4. pgp_protector

    pgp_protector Noted strange person

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    It's churches like Westboro , that make me glad that we DON'T Have government enforced religion, as it could just as easily be this version verses "My" version that is thought in schools. (Though some also wouldn't like "My" version thought either vs another version)
     
  5. BeeWrangler

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    Why are they picketing? I tried the link but it said page not found
     
  6. pgp_protector

    pgp_protector Noted strange person

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    Yea OP Link is bad. Try these
    Connecticut school shooting: Westboro Baptist Church planning to picket - Oklahoma City Top News | Examiner.com
    Westboro Baptist Church To Picket Sandy Hook Elementary, Praise God For Shooting

    as to why? They like the attention.
     
  7. BeeWrangler

    BeeWrangler wishing I was fishing

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    Thank you for the links. That is crazy... I don't even know what to say, I don't know who is more of a nut... the protesters or the appealing judge. Yes there is freedom of speech, but he died for his country so there could be freedom of speech!! Its like asking someone for help then slapping them in the face after they save you
     
  8. MrJim

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    Get the word out~there will be plenty of folks out there to block them~our pastor (SBC) rides with some bikers that go to military funerals to block out the Westboro clowns.
     
  9. mandelduke

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    One of these days they will get what’s coming to them.
     
  10. Lik3

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    These people have no shame!
     
  11. Alyssum

    Alyssum Follower of Jesus

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    Just awful. Pray for these misguided people.
     
  12. pgp_protector

    pgp_protector Noted strange person

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    Anonymous and decide to go out to the Westboro Baptist Church. There now Publishing all the members information that they can find.
     
  13. C-Man

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    Westboro's going to step on the wrong peoples' toes one of these days, and the result will be very unpleasant.
     
  14. Metal Minister

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    Can these people not see how un-Christlike they're being? Do they not see they are driving people AWAY from God? Absolutely disgusting!
     
  15. 98cwitr

    98cwitr Lord forgive me Staff Member Red Team - Moderator Supporter

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    Please God, don't let them make it there :pray:
     
  16. Bella Vita

    Bella Vita Sailor in the U.S.N

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    Sorry about the link. Anyways I pray they don't make it there as well. These people do not show Christs love they give Christians a bad wrap. It is frustrating...
     
  17. Metal Minister

    Metal Minister New Year, Still Old School!

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    I say, let them make it there, and I hope the whole town and surrounding towns show up to block their paths! If I were a pastor, I'd be gathering as many volunteers from my church and community to form a counter protest and keep these low-lifes from the event!
     
  18. grandma dolittle

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    That "pastor" is not of God... he teaches hate. That church is not a Baptist. No Baptist church I have ever heard of teaches his doctrine. However, he is giving Baptist a black eye and causes our work here harder.

    I know it is unchristian like, but this man and his church makes me angry!:mad:

    grandma
     
  19. Metal Minister

    Metal Minister New Year, Still Old School!

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    :thumbsup: Amen!
     
  20. SoulBap6

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    I live in El Paso Texas, Here is Ft Bliss Texas a Army Base and a National cementry just a few years ago there were soldiers come back to be buried here. These terrorist showed up. The signs and the total disrespect for these soldiers, Made me angry I am a Baptist Preacher, I am also a Veteran and I served this nation for 20 years as a Soldier. I gave those terrorist the right to say what they said because I fought for freedom. The soldiers they disrespected also gave them the right. You notice I did not call them Baptist, they would have to repent before I would even consider calling them anything.
     
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