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Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:00 PM

Blasphemous: Prominent evangelist blasts really creepy use of the Bible to justify sexual abuse

Source: Raw Story


Bob Brigham BOB BRIGHAM
10 NOV 2017 AT 19:52 ET

Prominent Christian missiologist Ed Stetzer wrote in Christianity Today to slam supporters of Republican senate nominee Roy Moore for the “sheer foolishness” of attempting to use the Bible to rationalize sexual assault.

“Simply put, it is important to make clear that Christians don’t believe the message that is coming from some of Moore’s supporters,” Stetzer fact checked. “Actually, most of us find it really creepy.”

Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., holds the Billy Graham Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College, serves as executive director of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism and is a contributing editor for Christianity today.

Stetzer counseled that, “in the midst of an avalanche of accusations against liberal Hollywood that we accept immediately as truth, let’s not brush aside an accusation against a religious right leader. We need to take allegations seriously on all sides of the political aisle.”

Read more: https://www.rawstory.com/2017/11/blasphemous-prominent-evangelist-blasts-really-creepy-use-of-the-bible-to-justify-sexual-abuse/

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Reply Blasphemous: Prominent evangelist blasts really creepy use of the Bible to justify sexual abuse (Original post)
Judi Lynn Nov 10 OP
shanny Nov 10 #1
SandyZ Nov 10 #2
BumRushDaShow Nov 10 #3
AllaN01Bear Nov 10 #4
Achilleaze Nov 10 #5
dhol82 Nov 10 #6
greyl Nov 10 #7
louslobbs Nov 10 #8
Stonepounder Nov 10 #9
louslobbs Nov 10 #10
Midnight Writer Nov 11 #19
Sneederbunk Nov 10 #11
DoctorJoJo Nov 10 #12
LiberalLovinLug Nov 10 #13
LovingA2andMI Nov 10 #14
SergeStorms Nov 10 #15
keithbvadu2 Nov 10 #16
Chemisse Nov 10 #17
LiberalLovinLug Nov 11 #23
Chemisse Nov 11 #24
Initech Nov 11 #18
susanna Nov 11 #20
BadgerKid Nov 11 #21
dembotoz Nov 11 #22

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:02 PM

1. Good for him.

Never thought I'd say anything like that.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:04 PM

2. We need to hear from these people in religion. So, we have one.

 

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:05 PM

3. !!!



Was wondering if any of them would finally wake up and say something.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:06 PM

4. these people hide behind the bible . the constitiuiton and everything else

in between. when u call on them they start yelling and swinging. ( experiance )

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:15 PM

5. Damn straight, Stetzer

Testify, brother, testify


"missiologist" - that's a new word for me. What sayeth wiki? "Missiology is the area of practical theology that investigates the mandate, message, and mission of the Christian church, especially the nature of missionary work."

Please, spare me from self-righteous missionaries who have decided they have the truth and I am a wayward, substandard spiritual lamb. Please, spare me. Spare us all.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:22 PM

6. Well, thats impressive!

Call me surprised.

Sadly, I have such a low regard for most of these people that I question what his real agenda might be.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:29 PM

7. And if anyone would know, it's Christian missiologist Ed Stetzer.

It doesn't take a Jesus scientist.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:43 PM

8. SNARK! Their Christian bonafides is really taking a hit with stuff like this popping up online:

NAMBLA (North American Man/Boy Love Association) Press Release!

NAMBLA (North American Man/Boy Love Association) wants to recognize AMCLA (Alabama Man/Child Love Association) and its current President, Alabama Senate Candidate Judge Roy Moore, for its outstanding achievement in associating sex with children, with the Christian Bible. The Bible (The Word of GOD), can now be used as an authoritative religious excuse for Republican Alabama pedophiles like Republican Alabama Senate Candidate Judge Roy Moore, to sexualize and have sex with children. NAMBLA and its entire warped ass mother fucking psycho sex fiend membership, gives thanks to the notorious Republican Alabama Senate candidate, the noted and notorious Republican Alabama pedophile Judge Roy Moore, along with all of his psychosexual Republican Christian supporters, for all of their hard work in this effort of biblical proportions. None of this could have been achieved without extremist Christian Republicans and their complete lack of morality, their total lack of integrity, and especially without, their unyielding and never ending hypocrisy. AMCLA (Alabama Man/Child Love Association) should be proud of this extraordinary achievement. NAMBLA and its entire Bible loving membership, salutes you and your entire bible thumping membership, in psychosexual brotherhood. Well done fellow perverts!

The American Christian Fellowship of NAMBLA Inc.
Milo Yiannopoulous, President
Sponsored by the Mercer Foundation And Breitbart Entertainment

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Response to louslobbs (Reply #8)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:49 PM

9. You really ought to put a {sarcasm} or a {snark} tag on that.

But it is hysterical!

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Response to Stonepounder (Reply #9)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:53 PM

10. Done:

Added SNARK.

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Response to louslobbs (Reply #8)

Sat Nov 11, 2017, 12:36 AM

19. Perfect.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 09:01 PM

11. The evil of Roy Moore has been revealed to Alabamans of faith.

They vote for him at their peril.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 09:16 PM

12. Good to Hear, but ...

.... I'm guessing Billy's disgraceful cretin son, Franklin Graham, is all in for Moore. Interestingly, I recently read that when Moore was in Vietnam (for which I give him great credit), he was so reviled by the men under him, that he slept on sand bags, because he was regularly threatened with fragging (own men putting a grenade under his bunk). Appears he hasn't changed much!

JoJo

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 09:21 PM

13. One is great

But until there is a swarm of these church leaders denouncing this publicly, right wing media will simply ignore the story, so those that need to hear it never will.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 09:31 PM

14. Thank Goodness...

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 10:21 PM

15. Common sense from a christian leader.

That's new and refreshing.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 10:29 PM

16. Moore supporters using Bible to rationalize child molesting.... His supporters!

Moore supporters using Bible to rationalize child molesting.... His supporters!

They would not feel the need to do so if they really believed he was innocent.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 10:57 PM

17. Not only is it silly to say it's okay because Joseph married a teen-aged Mary,

But Mary was supposedly a virgin, so Joseph didn't have sex with her at all. Too bad Moore couldn't live up to that level of restraint!

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Response to Chemisse (Reply #17)

Sat Nov 11, 2017, 02:22 PM

23. Exactly

I don't know why this point isn't brought up more.

But another point. These deplorables are also saying, in effect, that God is a child molester. And so, if he can molest children, then its all ok for anyone else to. (Well, unless they are a Democrat)

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Response to LiberalLovinLug (Reply #23)

Sat Nov 11, 2017, 05:06 PM

24. LOL! I hadn't thought of that. n/t

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Nov 11, 2017, 12:31 AM

18. This is a clear exercise in what happens when you put party over people.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Nov 11, 2017, 04:39 AM

20. Wow. Color me surprised.

But happy that he seems to understand you do not "do" religion out of convenience.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Nov 11, 2017, 05:57 AM

21. About. Freakin'. Time.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Nov 11, 2017, 10:02 AM

22. With talking like that is his next post flipping burgers?

Church elites ain't gonna like it

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