Skip to comments.Christian Indifference to Christian Suffering
Posted on 04/18/2013 9:10:48 AM PDT by Perseverando
Christians are being persecuted all over the world. Churches are being burned and destroyed, girls are being raped and ancient Christian communities reaching back 2,000 years are being obliterated. And the world yawns. Most shockingly, many Christians in the West, worse than yawning, look away and in some cases embrace the perpetrators and blame our allies.
This begs the obvious question: Why do so many Christians in America and Europe seem to not care about what is happening around the world to their fellow disciples of Jesus? Why are we looking the other way while the brutal murder, persecution, rape and ethnic and religious cleansing is happening right before our eyes?
The answers are complicated and unfortunately, dont offer much hope for the future. First some history:
The fact is, Christians have never been united. Even before 1054 and the Great Schism between Rome and Constantinople, Christians were at odds with each other. The Schism just made it official. The Protestant Reformation of the early 16th century further divided Christendom into a multitude of fractures, ending any hope of a united Christian Church.
While the Eastern Roman Empire was, for centuries, holding off the oncoming Turkish Muslim hordes, the Western Church did worse than yawn; in 1204 they irrevocably weakened the Byzantine Empire when they sacked Constantinople on their way to the Holy Land. Much of the beauty of Venice was the booty stolen from their fellow Christians of the East. When Constantinople finally fell in 1453, aid did not come from Christian Europe in spite of frantic pleas for assistance.
There have been great moments in the history of the West, when Christians fought together against a common foe. Most notably when the Pole Jan Sobieski lead a
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See Revelation concering the Church at Laodacia.
Prayer. For everyone, is the answer.
They are voices crying in the wilderness.
But Christendon is never more faithful to its moral principles than when it is under attack.
the Rice Christians and the Social Christians back off while the truly faithful find renewed commitment to their faith and their spines stiffen. This is as it has been since the Nazarene was crucified.
well... Christianity teaches us to turn the other cheek.
while the satanic cult called Islam teaches to Kill The Infidels!
what other outcome could be possible?
Just remember that during the first decade of the 21st century so many "Christians" in this country threw their support to a U.S. administration that was hell-bent on toppling regimes in the Middle East that gave at least a degree of protection to Christians living in those countries.
The last leader of this country was some dope who insisted that "Islam is a religion of peace" while carrying this out. This one is more obvious and less hypocritical about it. Heck, it doesn't even get more obvious than the guy's name: "Barack Hussein Obama"
You are way too judgmental.
Didn’t you hear about the many prayer breakfasts in the WH?
(Of course, nothing is being said who they’re praying to. If I were an ACLU lawyer I would have jumped all over the WH for conducting prayers in a public place.)
>well... Christianity teaches us to turn the other cheek.<
But never have Christians been taught to kiss the enemy’s ass as is being done today.
kissing the enemys ass . . . BEEP!
Jeepers. Thanks for the ping!