Originally Posted by Amnorix
My point is that it's hard to figure we were blessed when we had millions of humans in slavery. That number may have been 400,000 at one point, obviously. Actually it started at 1, presumably, but by 1860 it was about 3.5 million.
And murdering/displacing Native Americans, and wars of conquest to expand our territory. I guess those were signs of our blessings, just like the Spanish Conquistadors were blessed by God to go forth and crush the savages and take their gold?
Did someone mention that we as Christians are perfect? There was only one who walked the earth who is perfect and those that have committed attrocities will have to answer for it, which also includes those who support killing of babies.
"Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father ... And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity."
"If the people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." - Thomas Jefferson