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Matthew 25 Slaps Focus, Airs Obama Christian Testimony Ads

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The faith-based pro-Obama PAC Matthew 25 Network has posted its rejoinder to Focus on the Family’s letter from 2012, which looked back on what Focus considers a disastrous Obama first term.Matthew 25 is also out with two Christian radio ads, to air in Michigan, Colorado, Ohio, Missouri, Indiana, Virginia and North Carolina. One is aimed directly at evangelicals and features Obama giving Christian testimony and sounding very much like a born again himself:9



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Ms. D. Cantrell

posted October 27, 2008 at 11:13 pm


It is difficult for me to believe Christians are professing to be voting for Barack Obama, a man who believes Jesus Christ is just an”historical figure”, a “bridge to God” (“New Age” religion), not the virgin-born Son of God nor our Lord and Savior who died on the cross for ous sins, and who will come to take His own one day – soon, the way prophecies are being fulfilled.
Christian people, HOW CAN YOU BE SO DISLOYAL? Trust in our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, not this new religion you’re being fed. Save your souls while you may. Remember, we do have to face our Lord on Judgment Day, and if we are supporting abortion, homosexuality, Islamic religions, we cannot enter Heaven TO BE WITH OUR lORD ETERNALLY, BUT WILL SUFFER IN TORment.
I cannot, for the life of me, believe you have been convinced to stray from your moral values and Christian teachings. Barack Obama is not the answer to the problems. He has been part of them.
I pray for your souls, though I do not know you personally. Get back with the TRUE GOD, not a flse one. and may God help you back.



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vlrt

posted October 29, 2008 at 8:25 am


are you kidding me! please what God are you praying too. God is no respectable person and just because people don’t bash and individual’s right to choice that is not your right are mine. We are called by God to love one another. You just make sure you’re living right.



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vlrt

posted October 29, 2008 at 8:31 am


So many so called christians are so wack out to it sometimes just becomes a JOKE to even recognize the truth. I know the bible says a LYING TONGUE WANT TARRY IN THE SIGHT OF THE LORD.



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Nancy

posted October 29, 2008 at 9:14 pm


I cannot imagine how any Gospel-reading, Christ-centered Christian could vote for McCain-Palin. Jesus was very clear: care for the least among you, not the richest. The trickle-down theory simply doesn’t work, but the devil does good work in convincing people that it will work so they can look out for their own pocketbooks.
We need a humble, intelligent, spirit-filled man of God leading this nation, and Obama is just that person. We must all continue praying faithfully that the spirit of this nation will be moved to choose a leader who will restore our image in the world as a caring, peace-loving nation who cares for its weakest and neediest without judgment.



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Jim

posted October 30, 2008 at 5:35 am


Right on, Nancy! WWJD? He would organize communities, help the poor, and care for the disenfranchised. Wealth. Power. That’s all Caesar’s.
One of my co-workers said we need a man like McCain.
I don’t need McCain or any other politician. I’ve got Jesus.
His will be done.



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James

posted October 31, 2008 at 8:27 am


Nancy and Jim, you are both right. Christians on the right (and it’s a shame that we are divided on what man will lead this country) focus only on the abortion and gay rights issues in America. No matter who is elected, no matter what judges are selected, abortions will not stop. If abortion is deemed illegal by the courts, women will still go to Mexico, Canada, or some unhealthy, unsafe back alley clinic to get one. We have to deal with the root cause of why women get abortions. Women have abortions because they were either raped; had casual, unprotected sex; were victims of incest; committed adultery and didn’t want their husbands to find out; were pressured by their male partner; or their career was too important at that time to stop and have a baby (among others). There needs to be a change of mindset in this country when it comes to this issue; and it begins in the church. The bad things about all these reasons why women get abortion is that Christian women are battling these issues almost at the same rate as non-Christians. Only God can change the heart of a man. We are kind of like the people of Israel told Samuel that they wanted a king to rule over them (like other nations) and go and fight their battles for them. We sound like them; looking for a man to fight our battles for us, when the God of the Universe has already proven over and over again that He fights our battles, not man.
To your points (Nancy and Jim), God wants us to care for our brothers and sisters who are downtrodden, poor, poor in spirit, the widow, and fatherless. I don’t hear that from John McCain. And I as a Christian will be voting for Barak Obama.



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James

posted October 31, 2008 at 8:57 am


Nancy and Jim, you are both right. Christians on the right (and it’s a shame that we are divided on what man will lead this country) focus only on the abortion and gay rights issues in America. No matter who is elected, no matter what judges are selected, abortions will not stop. If abortion is deemed illegal by the courts, women will still go to Mexico, Canada, or some unhealthy, unsafe back alley clinic to get one. We have to deal with the root cause of why women get abortions. Women have abortions because they were either raped; had casual, unprotected sex; were victims of incest; committed adultery and didn’t want their husbands to find out; were pressured by their male partner; or their career was too important at that time to stop and have a baby (among others). There needs to be a change of mindset in this country when it comes to this issue; and it begins in the church. The bad things about all these reasons why women get abortion is that Christian women are battling these issues almost at the same rate as non-Christians. Only God can change the heart of a man. We are kind of like the people of Israel told Samuel that they wanted a king to rule over them (like other nations) and go and fight their battles for them. We sound like them; looking for a man to fight our battles for us, when the God of the Universe has already proven over and over again that He fights our battles, not man.
To your points (Nancy and Jim), God wants us to care for our brothers and sisters who are downtrodden, poor, poor in spirit, the widow, and fatherless. I don’t hear that from John McCain. And I as a Christian will be voting for Barak Obama.



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IgnoranceIsBliss69

posted November 1, 2008 at 12:44 am


It’s sad to keep reading about debates among Christians (or any religion). Frankly most of you haven’t read the Bible enough to realize it can be used to support any agenda. After all, after two millenia, at least, I’d thought some consensus would emerge rather than the vitriol that seems to fill the pulpits from left to right.
For a few examples, click on the link for “Positive Atheism’s Big Scary List of Holy Bible Quotations.” It’s a list of a few bible passages you may have skipped over or not have read. In this case, I don’t care about context; these passages simply should not be found in any authoritative book on ethics and morals.



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Juan

posted November 5, 2008 at 1:49 am


Too many people are using religion to drive politics. It’s time to move past that and have a truly secular government that represents everyone, not just christians.



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Harold Stopher

posted November 24, 2008 at 10:44 pm


What defines a Christian – If you know the true answer, no more needs to be said.
Go to Yahoo.com and type in.
Harold Stopher’s Testimony
You may not agree with all that is said but I know that you will find it an interesting read, and worth your time.
Harold Stopher



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Sam McGowan

posted November 27, 2008 at 2:59 pm


I hate to burst the people who believe Barack Obama’s bubble, but he is NOT a Christian. His “testimony” nowhere indicates that he believes in the resurrection, which is the key to salvation. Of course there are millions of others in the same boat, which is exactly how Christ revealed that it would be in the end times before His return. Obama talks about “the way to salvation.” There is no “way” or “path” to salvation. Salvation comes through a person. Also, don’t be fooled by good works. Christ and the New Testament authors made clear that salvation is a free gift bestowed by God on those who have faith in the death, burial and resurrection of his Son and that trying to gain God’s favor through good works is the path to eternal damnation. Christians are those who have accepted the message of the death, burial AND resurrection. Leave any of those out, and you have just one more religion.



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