Those who advocate legislating school prayer are in direct contradictionto the teachings of Jesus Christ, the very person these people claim tobelieve in and whose doctrine they claim to espouse. First, people arenot to force compliance by their fellowman to do anything. We're to educate,not legislate. Secondly, Christ condemned the hypocrite that prayed openlyand in public to be seen by his fellowman.
That man has his reward,
These people, through the cunning and pernicious influence of Lucifer,seek to legislate secular dominance and superiority. An amendment to allow"School pray", seeks to legislate and force their beliefs on others, theultimate goal of which is to belittle and chastise those who either choosenot to follow one group's belief of what is right and wrong but chooseto follow Christ's teachings and exercise their faith in secret. The amendmentto allow "School pray" and through a means of name calling, slander andintimation, this group will be able to make "School Prayer" an unwrittenlaw. This is one more attempt by Satan to ultimately undermine the teachingsand hence people's faith in and adherence to the teachings of God by forcing,people through social pressure, political and legal condemnation, to getin and stay in line. This will ultimately be done, either legislatively,through school, work and/or social pressure.
"And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocriteare: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the cornersof the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you havetheir reward."
"But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hastshut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father whichseeth in secret shall reward thee openly."
"But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do; forthey think that they shall be heard for their much speaking."
"Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what thingsye have need of, before ye ask him."
"Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you saying, Thispeople draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth m with theirlips; but their hearts are far from me."
The law already protects anyone who wants to bow their head and offer theirown prayer to their own God, someone who wants to carry a Bible to schoolor hang a picture of Christ or Muhammad in their lockers. An amendmentwould violate everyone's right to freedom from religion and it would violateChristians right to practice their faith by forcing Christians to participatein Muslim, Jewish or Buddhist prayer rituals during school hours. Sincewe would have to recognize ever religion and accomodate a prayer to theirGod, are the raical"He answer and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesiedof you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me with theirlips, but their heart is far from me."
"Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandmentsof men."
In an era when the "liberals" are castigated for allowing the governmentinto everyone's lives where it doesn't belong, the conservatives are doingthe same thing by doing Satan's bidding for him, and instead of "FamilyValues" being taught in the home by the Family, conservatives want "FamilyValues" to be taught in the school. Family values like prayer should betaught in the home. If family values have to be legislated, its too late!
BY YOUR FRUITS YE SHALL KNOW THEM. Murders will kill, liars willlie, cheaters will cheat, stealers will steal, and hypocrites will exhibithypocriscy.
David R.W. Wadsworth
Servant of the Most High God
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