COLUMN: Pope Francis' book is a breat...

COLUMN: Pope Francis' book is a breath of fresh air

There are 28 comments on the The Compass story from Jul 8, 2014, titled COLUMN: Pope Francis' book is a breath of fresh air. In it, The Compass reports that:

First thing's first: I am a Protestant. To be specific, I am a Pentecostal by both birth and choice.

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Since: Jul 10

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#1 Jul 8, 2014
I found it rather interesting as it tends to make the words that have been said by the finger pointers a lie.. They think that only they make changes.. And yet.. the words unity used by this man is contingent on the Love we were to show to ..all mankind..
peace is found in realizing that no one is perfect...yet we show love anyway..

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#2 Jul 8, 2014
Maravilla wrote:
I found it rather interesting as it tends to make the words that have been said by the finger pointers a lie.. They think that only they make changes.. And yet.. the words unity used by this man is contingent on the Love we were to show to ..all mankind..
peace is found in realizing that no one is perfect...yet we show love anyway..
Love based on lies is not love at all. If the governing body is self-appointed then this so called pope is equally self-appointed. Only thing that will bring true unity is the truth about God, his Christ, and Armageddon. Armageddon will remove everyone who does not want true unity.
El Cacique

New York, NY

#3 Jul 8, 2014
Maravilla wrote:
I found it rather interesting as it tends to make the words that have been said by the finger pointers a lie.. They think that only they make changes.. And yet.. the words unity used by this man is contingent on the Love we were to show to ..all mankind..
peace is found in realizing that no one is perfect...yet we show love anyway..
Leading them to their demise is love?.

Wow.
Jorge

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#4 Jul 8, 2014
El Cacique wrote:
<quoted text> Leading them to their demise is love?.
Wow.
Not being clean, ergo not being baptized?

Wow!

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#5 Jul 8, 2014
Duh-boy wrote:
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Love based on lies is not love at all. If the governing body is self-appointed then this so called pope is equally self-appointed. Only thing that will bring true unity is the truth about God, his Christ, and Armageddon. Armageddon will remove everyone who does not want true unity.
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. DB think for a moment... Is there anyone at this point...that is perfect?? were we not to be followers of Christ.?? you are aware of his command to show LOVE for our fellow man.?? granted we aren't always going to agree with everyone we meet.. And yet.. I expect .. that there are things we would learn from one another.. Even if was the fruitages of the Spirit.. The thing Paul stressed is that we were to be united in the fact that we were to be followers of Christ.. Nothing more.. Not causing divisions often means that we need to hold our own council .( LEARN TO KEEP OUR MOUTHS SHUT) why..do I say that?? Because like the Pharisee and the Publican.. we aren't able to read hearts.. And what we may think is right and truth today.. we may.. of our own accord.. find that some how it isn't ..
Going around snidely speaking of others as if they lie is not what Christ wanted.. First off there is Forgiveness.. and the fact that some people eat meat and others veggies.. NOW ..when you apply that to FAITH and spiritual food.. You will see plainly that ..NOPE! we don't all believe exactly the same.. Yet.. we are still to thank GOD for what we have..AND yes.. He is the same GOD.. the creator.. That.. one ..sees him alone.. Ant the other sees the bigger picture.. has not only caused divisions but has wasted a lot of time that could be used for discussing more important things.. Sadly people have yet to learn humility and to live and let live.

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#6 Jul 8, 2014
El Cacique wrote:
<quoted text> Leading them to their demise is love?.
Wow.
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. Your accusation on most everything people say..show a heart condition .. That is not Humble.. Granted as you have chronically blamed this on your HOT blood.. Well then it is a thing that you need to work on...
Reflect for a moment that the bible is read by all Christians.. AND the key thing we should take away from which ever religion we might fellowship with ..IS... Does it incite us to love and fine works.?? does it humble us to see that we are no better then the next person?? IF all these Churches were totally bad.. then ..Ask yourself why it is that GOD has said to leave it until the harvest..as the garden has been over sown..and the wheat might be lost also ..if one was to separate them now..
little lamb

South Yarra, Australia

#7 Jul 8, 2014
The word POPE..comes from the word PAPA.

And Jesus commandment is
don't any of you be called Father because one is your Father the heavenly one."

So I suspect people who call a man pope..papa..do not have the spirit of Jesus that goes into our hearts and calls out[ papa] Abba Father to our God in heaven
Claude Kenneson

Tallahassee, FL

#8 Jul 9, 2014
little lamb wrote:
The word POPE..comes from the word PAPA.
And Jesus commandment is
don't any of you be called Father because one is your Father the heavenly one."
So I suspect people who call a man pope..papa..do not have the spirit of Jesus that goes into our hearts and calls out[ papa] Abba Father to our God in heaven
The passage is not meant to be literal. After all, Jesus said: "Honor your father and your mother..." Matt. 15:4 He also refers to "Father Abraham" in his teaching about Lazarus and the rich man in Luke 16:24 Paul, likewise calls Abraham "father" in Rom. 4:16-18. In Acts 22:1 Paul also calls the religious leaders he is addressing as "Brothers and fathers." Why, Paul even calls himself "father" in a religious sense in 1 Cor. 4:14-16 The sense of Matt. is to not elevate a man to the level of God the Father. But, as a title of respect it is permissible. Moreover, that passage in Matt. also says to call no one teacher. Yet Paul calls himself "teacher" in 1 Tim. 2:7 and 2 Tim. 1:1 Eph 4:11 states: And he gave some as apostles, some as prophets, some as evangelizers and TEACHERS." So now we see that there are exceptions to this "rule."

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#9 Jul 9, 2014
I think it more like using the word Father in the context of Worship.. Some people do worship their so called Spiritual Leaders to the point of making a god out of them.. THAT is undoubtedly what the words were conveying.. Reflecting that the room where only the high priests could go.. were highly decorated with cherubs and precious metals and stones.. These were not worshiped...yet the command was made not to make a carved image.. What some..take as carved in stone.. Meaning fanatically putting down every one that might have a cross or any other reminder .the words.. basically were to let us know that we were not to make things here on earth ..GOD's and worship them...

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#10 Jul 9, 2014
Duh-boy wrote:
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Love based on lies is not love at all. If the governing body is self-appointed then this so called pope is equally self-appointed. Only thing that will bring true unity is the truth about God, his Christ, and Armageddon. Armageddon will remove everyone who does not want true unity.
And jw's refuse to unite with the rest of Christianity, even the world, actually practice hate towards them....so I guess you just condemned yourselves.
El Cacique

New York, NY

#11 Jul 9, 2014
Maravilla wrote:
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. Your accusation on most everything people say..show a heart condition .. That is not Humble.. Granted as you have chronically blamed this on your HOT blood.. Well then it is a thing that you need to work on...
Reflect for a moment that the bible is read by all Christians.. AND the key thing we should take away from which ever religion we might fellowship with ..IS... Does it incite us to love and fine works.?? does it humble us to see that we are no better then the next person?? IF all these Churches were totally bad.. then ..Ask yourself why it is that GOD has said to leave it until the harvest..as the garden has been over sown..and the wheat might be lost also ..if one was to separate them now..
You're entitled to your opinion of me. Just as i'm entitled to mine on you. And it ain't too hot.

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As for the rest?....You're misinterpreting scripture as usual. And what else is new?.

And when was the harvest?. Tell me your interpretation.
Breakin The Law

Wausau, WI

#12 Jul 9, 2014
El Cacique wrote:
<quoted text> You're entitled to your opinion of me. Just as i'm entitled to mine on you. And it ain't too hot.
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As for the rest?....You're misinterpreting scripture as usual. And what else is new?.
And when was the harvest?. Tell me your interpretation.
Why would anyone have to show u anything?
U spend every waking moment on here talking FILTH,instead of RESEARCHING yourself..

Jws have been Misinterpreting scriptures since they started this religion...

They slaughtered God's words into nothing but Jws false teachings & went AGAINST every rule GOD made about his words NEVER TO BEING CHANGED or ADDED..

Yeah, jws Turning the BIBLE into the satanic book of the new world translation is NOTHING new, even to the TOP SCHOLARS, but you wouldn't know this because your not ONLY UNEDUCATED but your IGNORANT PLUS just stupid..
Jenny

Los Angeles, CA

#13 Jul 9, 2014
Breakin The Law wrote:
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Why would anyone have to show u anything?
U spend every waking moment on here talking FILTH,instead of RESEARCHING yourself..
Jws have been Misinterpreting scriptures since they started this religion...
They slaughtered God's words into nothing but Jws false teachings & went AGAINST every rule GOD made about his words NEVER TO BEING CHANGED or ADDED..
Yeah, jws Turning the BIBLE into the satanic book of the new world translation is NOTHING new, even to the TOP SCHOLARS, but you wouldn't know this because your not ONLY UNEDUCATED but your IGNORANT PLUS just stupid..
Shut your mouth apostate before I find out where you and Samantha live and murder you in your homes,

I will inject you with an extra overdose of heroin to make sure it looks like a suicide.
Breakin The Law

Wausau, WI

#15 Jul 9, 2014
Jenny wrote:
<quoted text>Shut your mouth apostate before I find out where you and Samantha live and murder you in your homes,
I will inject you with an extra overdose of heroin to make sure it looks like a suicide.
Your "EMPTY"threats don't get me stopping my posts..
My daughter?
hahahahhaha
lol.lol.lol.

Wont you be super SURPRISED,if u only knew what shes going to get her Masters on , u would be EATING your EMPTY threats....

lmao.lmao.lmao.lmao.

And as far as for me dumb azz, my address is PUBLIC knowledge but just because your NOT smart enough I'll do u ONE favor: 1033 south 10th ave. Wausau Wisconsin

There you go IDIOT, Now what?

Stop talking about it and "BE" ABOUT IT!!!

I'm waiting....Shall I bake a pie?

waiting....waiting....waiting. ....
lmao.lmao.lmao.lmao..
Breakin The Law

Wausau, WI

#17 Jul 9, 2014
DR SOS wrote:
<quoted text>I scolded spike for making that threat but you will be scolded as well since you are posting the address of someone on topix.
The authorities in Wisconsin will be contacted,
Better hope you in the land of "cheese" you got some "cheese" cause you will be needing it for your court costs especially after you already have a lengthy record with in the state of Wisconsin.
The judge is not going to take kindly to repeat offenses by a felon.
You guys felt as if u had ALL my info. years ago and NONE of u idiots ever got anything right,
Answer me this, if I were a "FELON",just how could I have went to FLORIDA for over3 mnths?

Your EMPTY threats don't bother me either, threaten away...

If u are smart, u would know I've been at that address for a long time now...
But, then again your not bright...

THREE mis. hardly comes to even close to any fELONIES stupid...

And what repeat offenses have been doing HUH?

Your as dumb as EL-Dumb Dumb,
When r u going to get anything right instead of making up your stories?

LMAO.LMAO.

NEVER....LMAO.LMAO.

Since: Jun 13

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#18 Jul 9, 2014
I think it's time to start reporting this site to the Department of Homeland Security.
DR SOS

Cheyenne, WY

#20 Jul 9, 2014
Matt9969 wrote:
I think it's time to start reporting this site to the Department of Homeland Security.
I think you are correct,

In addition

I will report you to your nearest dentist that accepts Medicaid.

“Read God's Word”

Since: Aug 12

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#21 Jul 9, 2014
Matt9969 wrote:
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And jw's refuse to unite with the rest of Christianity, even the world, actually practice hate towards them....so I guess you just condemned yourselves.
no I think you condemned yourself. I speak only for myself - obviously - if thought any other religion that claimed to worship Christ did so in the way He approves, I would feel free to join that.
El Cacique

New York, NY

#22 Jul 9, 2014
DR SOS wrote:
<quoted text>I think you are correct,
In addition
I will report you to your nearest dentist that accepts Medicaid.
LOL!....So funny!

You always manage to crack me up...Love ya, bro!

Since: Jun 13

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#23 Jul 9, 2014
DR SOS wrote:
<quoted text>I think you are correct,
In addition
I will report you to your nearest dentist that accepts Medicaid.
Be my guest dr. shit on a stick:P

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