... Never mind. Anyone can claim to be a Christian, the real difference is in how we live our faith.
Well the liberal news media has already decided to put a slant on this story pegging Christians who believe in the Tribulation, ends times, rapture, etc... to be in the same category as these loons. They also have been using the word "Patriot" in a negative light to portray people who they are saying join these types of groups.
If the government is not accusing Christians the media sure is!
We have no facts other than that given by the MSM. Knowing that they hate conservatives, it doesn't surprise me that they keep adding to the notion of "trying to kill cops". Innocent until proven guilty. They may have been just like the militia groups i know of around here. They prepare prepare prepare, all the while the govt. feels threatened even if no threats are made.
Guess this group wasn't planning on being raptured anytime soon. Jesus will be the only one doing battle with the A/C and his minions. Satan just has his irons in so many fires right now to further confuse the non-believers in these last days.
In God I Trust
I don't think I get the logic behind a plan to attack and kill police officers and what that has to do with the Antichrist. Let's say that they believe Obama is the Antichrist because they haven't read their Bibles to see a timeline and are just (pardon me) morons......how would killing any local police lead at all lead to any kind of overthrowing of the federal government? That doesn't make any sense.
Of course, since most Christians won't open up Revelation or study prophecy because most churches don't see any reason to do so, most Christians won't know this sounds like a bunch of malarky. Sounds like the media or the government (feeding it to the media) is making things up, and there will not be much discernment anywhere at all.
So, instead of talking about when we might be raptured (now is cool with me though....no having to fold all that laundry or mop my kitchen and get to be with Jesus instead, WooHoo) maybe we should have more threads on discussing persecution for our faith in Christ.....
Irregardless of whether or not the 'claims' against this 'gun-group' are true, this gives the God-less, liberal media all they need to continue to bash and label christians, especially those that believe in the rapture, as deranged, even dangerous to the diversified public. But, the Lord let us all know this a long time ago that this was going to happen. Once satan succeeds at removing all fear and respect for the One True God in the unbelieving world, all of us true believers will be at risk. But, then again, I don't think that any of us believe our Lord's coming for us to be that far away....
“Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.”- Colossians 3:12
I sure do hope the rapture occurs very quickly, for all kinds of reasons!
I must be missing something in the translation here. Why are all of you taking ownership of the idea of "conservative Christian militant"? The conservative Christians I know are politically militant, but they don't own handguns, let alone heavy weapons or plot to murder police officers! I thought there was a difference between "Christian Militias" and "Conservative Christians" like there's a difference between "Emergent Churches" and honest teaching. I honestly don't get this at all! And I honestly don't consider those backwoods gun toters genuine Christians. Sounds like about the only thing they didn't have many of is Bibles. They do have a web site, but their forum has been bombed by some truly fearsome trolls. The web site home page isn't exactly my idea of a family friendly Christian witness... I honestly don't understand why some people are trying to defend this thing. I find this deeply troubling...
This kind of event will just make people happier when all of us "right-wing, Christian, extremist, conspiracy-theorist nutjobs" disappear.So could it end up being bad for us anyway, as public perception of "our kind" gets worse? Yeah, it's possible.
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1
In the event of darkness, depression, sadness, or loneliness, your Bible can be used as a flotation device.
There you have it!!!they are going to use this to demonize real Christians.
As for this group that's been busted, I'll leave their judgment to God. The news about them paints them as nuts and they may well be... but as another said, we really can't believe what we read about them in the press. And no matter what, the press is milking the "christian" angle for all it's worth, prepping the average Joe to consider Christians to be nuts and possibly dangerous.
Yet another reason for the world to look down on conservative Christians. Humans love to judge the whole of a group because of the actions of one person.
In my opinion, this group was used as an example. Overthrow the government?? You must be joking. This does not even approach the level of lunacy as the Waco incident many years ago. The Hutaree has been around for some time, but only now that an 'undercover informant' feeds info to his handlers do they move on the group. I am highly suspicious.
I for one will reserve judgment until some hard evidence is presented. The liberal media can spin this all they want. Innocent until proven guilty still means something in this country.
Now that the obama administration has cut their teeth on catching "conservative Christian militia types," they will move up to taking on more visible groups of higher propaganda value.
And by the way, where is the Fort Hood shooter?? That incident has all but disappeared. Now THAT was a true threat to the government.