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You sure Obummer didn't write that? Sounds like a Socialist-Commie wet dream to me.

Thanks... Jesus! ???!?!?! lol

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I interpret most of those to mean that a rich man's wealth will not be what gets him into heaven. He will be judged by his deeds....not his worldly posessions.

But, that does not mean that a person who has achieved financial success cannot also be a good and generous person.

key words being "you interpret"

Maybe someone else interprets it as there shouldn't be a rich class as long as there is a poor class...

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You sure Obummer didn't write that? Sounds like a Socialist-Commie wet dream to me.

come on....give Obama a rest for a while.

He is still upset that he was not named Pope.

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Mark 10:25

"It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."

Luke 6:24

"But woe to you who are rich, for you have already received your comfort."

Luke 16:22-25

" And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;  And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.  

And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.

But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented."

So you can google some "rich man" verses from the Bible. Good. Now tell me how Jesus hates these people. Furthermore, maybe you can find out the context of the verses and what Jesus was teaching. Hint....it was not hate.

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key words being "you interpret"

Maybe someone else interprets it as there shouldn't be a rich class as long as there is a poor class...

Valid point and someone could very well interpret it that way.

I don't agree....but I am not one to tell someone how they should interpret the Bible.

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I interpret most of those to mean that a rich man's wealth will not be what gets him into heaven.

And here is the root of the problem.

People treat Christianity like a smorgasbord. Oh hey, that looks good, I'll have a bit of that. Nope, don't like that, I'll pass. Oh wow, look at that dessert, yes please.

If this were true of any religion, one would expect numerous groups to develop over time each with their own varied set of beliefs.

Kinda like this....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Christian_denominations

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Valid point and someone could very well interpret it that way.

I don't agree....but I am not one to tell someone how they should interpret the Bible.

...and thus the typical throwing up of the hands and backing away that Christians often do when they can't admit they may be wrong...

I at least will give you credit that you admitted it was a valid point.

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I interpret most of those to mean that a rich man's wealth will not be what gets him into heaven. He will be judged by his deeds....not his worldly posessions.

But, that does not mean that a person who has achieved financial success cannot also be a good and generous person.

Think what you want. Jesus says clearly otherwise

Mark 10:17-30

"And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?

And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God.

Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.

And he answered and said unto him, Master, all these have I observed from my youth.

Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.

And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved: for he had great possessions.

And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

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I find all of this amusing.

A bunch of anti-religious people....using religion to justify their anti-wealthy agenda.

You guys should just admit what we all know....you are jealous of those who have achieved financial success.

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I caught a little of "The Bible" series on History. It's amazing how much of a vagabond hippie Jesus is made out to be. He looks more like a member of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros that your typical bible thumper today would look down on.

I imagine that Jesus in the Bible would look at the tea party folks today and be like SMMFH.

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