Wow! Remember when the Pilgrims came to America?? Let’s see… Oh yeah, it was so that the freedom of Christians could be practiced. Strange, there wasn’t an Atheist, Moslem, Hindu, Buddhist, no not anyone but Christians on that boat coming to practice freedom of Christianity.
Christianity was practiced by our forefathers, reflected in the constitution, and the other documents drafted by them which in recent years has been made to appear to represent differently the purposes set forth in the national documents. Shame on us.
Now, let us agree, it is with an open mind and heart, we all can practice the religions of our choice. Isn’t God wonderful to let us choose our own fate?!
Christians are taught by example, Jesus gave his life, He took the blame for our anger, and wickedness. Jesus agreed with His Father God to be punished in the place of all of us if we were ready to acknowledge and accept this sacrifice. Some of us are just too prideful to admit we have done things wrong, so we ignore Him, the Son of the Only True God.
“Taught by example” that means we too, are required to Love even those who spitefully use us. So, most of us do that.
Jesus said “Come to me all who are weary and heavy laden and I shall give you rest. ”
The Spirit of the Statue of Liberty seems to be the same Christian spirit by the poem inscribed on the pedestal “Give me your tired your poor your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”
Welcome! All of you who are of a different belief! Though no one wants to offend you, neither do we Christians want to be offended. Though, I must say it was really offensive when with your Jihad you plowed into our Twin Towers in an effort to destroy us. It was also offensive when our Capital was targeted, and the Pentagon was attacked. Of course, there are those who are “peaceful” no matter what their Bible says they are to do to those who are not of their own faith. That their bible says that, makes us a bit uneasy though.
No problem with Buddhists who bow down to graven images in prayer. Just don’t feel offended when we as Christians pray to the Living God, whether it be in our prayer chambers or where other Christians might be serving our nation.
Atheists, you be you and serve whatever you serve. I certainly hope happiness and peace upon you, we won’t change you, so don’t try to change us.
Hindus, if you want to worship cattle, please do that, that’s your privilege, bring your cattle to America with you. Please don’t feel offended when we worship Jesus and we go with Him.
Let’s still invite those who are poor and heavy laden, let us still treat others in the Christian manner of love, which is what brought so many to our nation. A welcoming nation was not one that expected those they welcome to spitefully use us and try to change us. Let us pursue happiness as is spoken, with freedom, and love, in all things let us be Americans who honor each other, and want freedom for all.