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pastorb said:
Here's a brief poem I wrote:


Sticks and stones may break my bones
And words can surely kill me.
But words can also heal and make
Lives lived full for our God’s sake.
So...
8 years 2 months ago in Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones

James's picture James said:
Note - i was reffering to the Jewish commedieane Sarah Silverman regarding anti- Christian hatred...she gives performances where she says "she would do it again! To Jesus" using...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

James's picture James said:
The Palestinian population always outnumbered Jews before 1948 and afterwards according to census conducted by the British government.

Have you read Jimmy Carter's book "...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

Vince Thompson's picture Vince Thompson said:
While we longingly wait for 'Godly Global Leadership' it would be nice if we could experience Godly Church leadership now. To paraphrase your 5th paragraph, 'Is there any hope...
8 years 2 months ago in The Need for Godly Global Leadership

Chelsea Dawe's picture Chelsea Dawe said:
A very good commentary! We need to remember that we can all lead by our example of striving to live honorably.
8 years 2 months ago in A Call for Honorable Leaders

Eric Snow's picture Eric Snow said:
There are many reasons why the Palestinians left: Many left much more voluntarily than many of the Jews who left Arab countries around the same time to go to Israel. A useful...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

Eric Snow's picture Eric Snow said:
In order for Biblical prophecy to be fulfilled, it was necessary for a certain number of Arabs to end up displaced when the Jews returned to the Middle East as a self-governing...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

Kathleen Hoffart's picture Kathleen Hoffart said:
I am not justifying bloodshed.

But to understand the Middle East, one must study the historical background and the dynamics of tradition, culture and religion in the region...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

James's picture James said:
@ Eric V. Snow -- according to what I've been told by a relative who majored in Middle eastern studies, the Palestinains were driven out by gunpoint -- they did not just pick up...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

James's picture James said:
Thats disengenuous because that's not what is going here. The very fact that there are arguments over who was the dominant population is being used to form a basis to justify...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

Roger Christiansen said:
I don't think anyone is trying to justify bloodshed here.
This issue is like a cancer, it is not going to go away by ignoring it. It's not just a religious issue, but a...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

James's picture James said:
I dont get the point of the posters here in regard to these disputed contentions over who was the dominant population in what was called Palestine... Apparently this is disputed...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

Roger Christiansen said:
Yes Joan Peter's scholarly material has lead to some real debate on this issue, hence the Norman Finkelstein, Alan Dershowitz confrontation over this work.

From that...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

Kathleen Hoffart's picture Kathleen Hoffart said:
Quote from Mr. Christiansen, "Reality: Christians, Jews, and Muslims had been living together in peace for hundreds of years."

Bat Ye'or, as does Bernard Lewis, addresses Jews...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

UCG Administrator's picture UCG Administrator said:
Durango - it looks like you edited your comment. We put it back into the approval queue so that people can't sneak in something inappropriate. Sorry for the confusion!

-Tom...
8 years 2 months ago in Obama and Israel: Punishing Your Friends, Rewarding Your Enemies

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