El cristianismo primitivo--Primitive Christianity--O cristianismo primitivo
election will go down in history as a significant setback for conservative
conservatives, will, however, claim victory in one major battle in 2008.
Proposition 8, the measure banning homosexual marriage in
This solitary victory did not come without a price, however. In order to get this measure passed, evangelical Christians had to join forces with Catholics, and then with the Mormons. (“It’s all for a good cause,” they told themselves sheepishly. “We’ll discuss doctrinal issues later.”) Then together they had to shell out well over $30 million in cash, in order to match the equivalent amount spent by the other side. And now, after the measure has been passed and the conservatives have their position seemingly set in stone, the homosexuals are rioting in the streets, and it doesn’t look like they are going to quit until they get their way.
And we’re doing all this under the banner of, “Follow the path of Jesus”?
the first time that the conservatives have suffered a setback. Years ago, in a
to do all he could for the cause of conservatism,
meanwhile, kept mostly to himself in the faraway hills overlooking the
election year rolled around, not only did Abraham refuse to run for office, but
he even neglected to come down to cast his ballot at the voting booth! The few
conservatives still in
One day Lot
had a couple of visitors who told him he needed to leave
“Exactly the same thing that will happen if you don’t leave,” came the urgent reply. “The only difference is that if you hurry, you just might personally escape the judgment that’s about to fall.”
Evangelical friend, can I ask you a question? Is your position today that of
Abraham or that of
Let’s escape to the mountains like Abraham, following our leader Who said, “My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight . . .”
Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty. (2Co 6:17-18)
Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: (Col 1:12-13)
Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear: (Heb 12:28)
I exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. Jude 1:3
Me ha sido necesario escribiros amonestándoos que contendáis eficazmente por la fe que ha sido una vez dada á los santos. Judas 1.3
Tive por necessidade escrever-vos, e exortar-vos a batalhar pela fé que uma vez foi dada aos santos. Judas 1:3