A Church Divided: Ruling Ends Va.'s E...

A Church Divided: Ruling Ends Va.'s Episcopal Battle

There are 7 comments on the GPB.org story from Apr 10, 2012, titled A Church Divided: Ruling Ends Va.'s Episcopal Battle. In it, GPB.org reports that:

The St. Stephen's Church in Heathsville, Va., has been at the center of an ugly custody battle between the St.

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“The Kingdom of God Begins NOW!”

Since: May 07

The Mountain Empire

#1 Apr 11, 2012
---Cerar, rector of St. Stephen's Anglican Church, is leaving, along with his congregation. They're handing the keys over to their theological rivals, the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Earlier this year, a judge ruled that seven conservative Virginia congregations that had split with the Episcopal Church must hand over almost everything they own. It's like the end of a marriage, with people moving out and splitting up assets even it's own long, ugly battle.---

You shall not steal..........

“Ecce! Sic transit gloria mundi”

Since: Oct 10

I See New Jerusalem From Here.

#2 Apr 11, 2012
Justice is a wonderful thing to see in action! TEC is bearing fruit on its own trees once again and the robbers have gone to a new den.

Psalm 118:22-24

22 The stone which the builders refused has become the head stone of the corner.

23 This is the LORD'S doing; it is marvelous in our eyes.

24 This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

And

Matthew 21:41-43

41 They said unto Him, "He will miserably destroy those wicked men, and will let out his vineyard unto other husbandmen, who shall render him the fruits in their seasons."

42 Jesus said unto them, "Did ye never read in the Scriptures:`The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner. This is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes'?

43 Therefore say I unto you, the Kingdom of God shall be taken from you and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.

Since: Jun 07

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#3 Apr 11, 2012
Thou shalt not steal.

“The Kingdom of God Begins NOW!”

Since: May 07

The Mountain Empire

#4 Apr 12, 2012
Selecia Jones- JAX FL wrote:
Thou shalt not steal.
Amen.

Law is law.

You'd think the Pharisees would konw that..........
Listen to the Word

Fort Mohave, AZ

#5 Apr 12, 2012
Law is law. However law is not always right. Law is not always moral. And law is certainlty not always scriptural.

TEC is legal, but it is not right, moral, or scriptural.

But TEC does care about what is right, moral, or scriptural. That is why their faithful are leaving in droves.

When the Lord returns, one would assume a person would rather be on the side of what is right, moral and scriptural instead of on the side of what is legal in any given country, including our own.

In some countries the law says Christianity is illegal and in some countries the law allows the persecution of Christians. I assume TEC sits back and laughs, "Law is law" and "Justice is a wonderful thing to see in action!

Incidently, the Pharisees were all about what the law says and knew nothing of mercy. Based on Jesus' definitions, TEC are the Pharisees in these cases!
QUITTNER

Toronto, Canada

#6 Apr 12, 2012
1:46 pm, Thursday, April 12, 2012:
RE: A Church Divided: Ruling Ends Va.'s Episcopal Battle
..... Compare all of those concerned's lifestyles and beliefs with those of Jesus; many so-called "Christianities" were invented after Jesus had been crucified.

Since: Jun 07

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#7 Apr 13, 2012
Your pitiful misogynistic attack on me simply lets me know that WE HAVE WON. You got nuttin'! Nothing left to hurl at us. Your arguments are all to shreds. Your reputation is KAPUT! You are THE BIGGEST LOSER of them all Joe.

WE PITY YOU JOE....DAVID GLEN MOORE AND WOT, JUST SAYING AND YOUR MINIONS OF LOSERS.

LOVE WINS AND HAS WON AND WILL CONTINUE TO LIVE.

LONG LIVE CHRIST AND THE TWO COMMANDMENT WORLD!!!!

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