> Hi Fisherman,
> I cannot argue with much you've presented, in a perfect
> world. You are correct, "we all fall short of the glory of
> God. " But that is not the point.
We do not have to fall short...
> Let me ask you some questions. Do you think God wants us to
> let "evil" take over? I mean the kind of evil where a
> religion believes in genocide of all people who oppose their
> beliefs? Do you believe in personal responsibility? Do you
> think God will hold us ALL accountable for our actions? Do
> you think murderers should be let go out of prison so that
> they can go and murder someone else again or rapists so that
> they can prey on another woman?
Who is doing the evil, the evildoers are not in one race or state, they are everywhere...playing a game of chess. The rest of the world is watching how it all will end...
> Do you think the militant Muslims have the right to
> completely destroy our people and our country? Or others for
> that matter? ...the enemies within our country.
The enemies are also within ...
> Do we not also have the right to live peaceful, happy,
> healthy andprosperous lives without the fear of being
> invaded, killed, or our property stolen, etc.?
Yes, we do.
> Are these not God-given rights to all of us? And are these
> worth fighting for?
If we all have peace in our hearts, there would be no need to fight. All would have food, shelter and peace, since we would all be helping each other.
> If my enemy needs or wants my help, I'll give it to him. But
> what if my enemy doesn't care whether I live or die? What if
> my enemy is a psychopath? What if my enemy kidnaps my child
> and threatens to kill him or her? Do I not have a right to
> keep my family from harm? And if I do not protect my
> family, will God hold me accountable? Or what if this enemy
> is caught? Is it not our responsibility to see that this
> person does not harm anyone else again?
How many pounds of explosives were dropped on Iraq between December 1998 and September 1999? A: 20 million
How many Iraqi children are estimated to have died due to sanctions since 1997?:A: 75.000
Just a few out of many...
> We may be all wicked in the eyes of God, but do you have it
> in your mind to blow up a building and kill people? Are you
> thinking about preying on some woman and raping her? Are you
> considering robbing a bank? or steeling your neighbor's car?
> Are you considering beating your children so badly they'll
> need to be hospitalized? Are you considering torturing and
> killing animals for no particular reason?
To blow up things is sick. These people are brainwashed, programmed to do these terrible acts...
> You see, there is a difference between ignorance, wickedness,
> and evil.
> Just some very serious thoughts that I have pondered for a
> very long time.
Me too, but some views I had to reconsider.