[ Show ]
Support VoyForums
[ Shrink ]
VoyForums Announcement: Programming and providing support for this service has been a labor of love since 1997. We are one of the few services online who values our users' privacy, and have never sold your information. We have even fought hard to defend your privacy in legal cases; however, we've done it with almost no financial support -- paying out of pocket to continue providing the service. Due to the issues imposed on us by advertisers, we also stopped hosting most ads on the forums many years ago. We hope you appreciate our efforts.

Show your support by donating any amount. (Note: We are still technically a for-profit company, so your contribution is not tax-deductible.) PayPal Acct: Feedback:

Donate to VoyForums (PayPal):

Login ] [ Contact Forum Admin ] [ Main index ] [ Post a new message ] [ Search | Check update time | Archives: 123456[7]8910 ]

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]

Date Posted: 18:54:08 07/21/05 Thu
Author: Chuck in ND
Subject: Interesting
In reply to: Eppy 's message, "My Point In Posting All of Those Articles Is That..." on 15:16:08 07/21/05 Thu

I couldn't get the Belgium article to come up, there were no links for the Swedish and Dutch, so just read the one on Britain. But I've never denied that there are lots of wackos. We have plenty of home-grown wackos. We've had extremists and nutcases since the dawn of time. But D&C 134 tells us that the govt exists to hold inviolate and secure for each person the free excercize of conscience. 11th AoF and all that. Let them think whatever, however they like.

The only thing that I'm worried about is what they DO, not what they think. And the only time they DO something bad is when a country meddles--Britain, Spain, US, etc.

Blame? Hmmmm....the terrorists are fully 100% responsible for the mayhem and murder. But at the same time, when someone keeps poking a stick into a hornet's nest, while they have every right to swat the hornets, don't you think at some time it might be smart to quite poking the hornets?

And yes, it's very possible to stay out of other's squabbles. Most of the nations of the earth have managed to stay out of the Middle-East conflict. While the world is more "interconnected" and the actions of one may have an effect on others, the best way to change things is to follow D&C 121--by kindness, gentle persuasion, love unfeigned, etc etc and when we excersize control, dominion or compulsion over others (like war? military manipulation? economic coercion?) in ANY degree the Lord is grieved.

You're right, the gospel has the answer and it begins with US.

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]


Post a message:
This forum requires an account to post.
[ Create Account ]
[ Login ]
[ Contact Forum Admin ]

Forum timezone: GMT-8
VF Version: 3.00b, ConfDB:
Before posting please read our privacy policy.
VoyForums(tm) is a Free Service from Voyager Info-Systems.
Copyright © 1998-2019 Voyager Info-Systems. All Rights Reserved.