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Priests brawl in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity

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posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 04:46 PM
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Originally posted by SheeplFlavoredAgain
That is a funny story on the surface but to me it is maddening that because they can't agree on who should pay for upkeep, they are letting a historical site fall into disrepair. I'm a Christian but it is crap like this, the petty infighting and bickering that drove me out of organized religion and left me to find God in my own way. I do get sad when I read in the Bible how I am not walking my Christian path in fullness by turning my back on fellowship with my Christian brethren. But my Christian brethren are the ones who made me become a disillusioned pissed off atheist for a good portion of my life that I wish I could get back. I know now not to reject the message just because some of the messengers can't get it right. But stuff like this does not make me want to jump back into the "fellowship" that more often than not ends up in a social melee like that of the monks, but with hurtful words and attitudes instead of brooms as weapons.


You will not feel guilt for turning your back on one Brother when you realise you have simply shifted focus to another.

Why do you need "Christian" before Brethren?

Isn't the way of Christ that ALL are Brethren if you believe him?

These Priest's are simply doing God's will.

They are showing that they are no more Holy than you or I.

It's a good thing.



With Love,

Your Brother




posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 06:50 PM
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Priests fighting with brooms? Sounds like an old Chinese Kung Fu movie. Ah, the visual image in my head right now. At least they weren't fighting with wafers and wine, that would have been really funny. But at least they like to keep the place clean, at least they didn't use vacuum cleaners.

What would happen in the United States? Could you imagine this, John Hagee vs. the Pope, that would be absolutely funny to watch.



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 06:56 PM
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While it is funny and people say it happens all the time, shouldnt men of faith be setting a better example than this?



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:03 PM
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Originally posted by trustnothing

Priests brawl in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity


www.bbc.co.uk

Scuffles have broken out between rival groups of Greek Orthodox and Armenian Christian clerics over a turf war in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity.
(visit the link for the full news article)



Doesn't sound like Roman Catholic priests were involved.

Jesus, the Good Shepherd is going to have to go after the lost sheep. He's going to do it to via the Great Warning. Our separated Eastern Rite brothers and sisters will come home.

Jesus said in a message, he is personally going to have to go after the other lost sheep, our Protestant brothers and sisters.

Maybe, Our Lord means something "extra special" during the Great Warning will touch Protestant's hearts.



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:12 PM
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Originally posted by colbe
He's going to do it to via the Great Warning. Our separated Eastern Rite brothers and sisters will come home.

Jesus said in a message, he is personally going to have to go after the other lost sheep, our Protestant brothers and sisters.

Maybe, Our Lord means something "extra special" during the Great Warning will touch Protestant's hearts.


Uh well gee gosh this is awkward.

Final Warning

You better run to catch up. We are onto The Great Work.

With Love,

Your Brother



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:18 PM
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Originally posted by IAMIAM

Originally posted by colbe
He's going to do it to via the Great Warning. Our separated Eastern Rite brothers and sisters will come home.

Jesus said in a message, he is personally going to have to go after the other lost sheep, our Protestant brothers and sisters.

Maybe, Our Lord means something "extra special" during the Great Warning will touch Protestant's hearts.


Uh well gee gosh this is awkward.

Final Warning

You better run to catch up. We are onto The Great Work.

With Love,

Your Brother



Catch up to your heresies, no thanks. Jesus is present in the Eucharist,
since the revolt in 1517, you Protestants deny because, wow, like no on
notices. You reject the Eucharist because you can't confect it.

Jesus never said "this is "a symbol" of My body." Jesus instructing the
first priests, the Apostles, do as I just did...do this in remembrance of
Me.

Protestants reject more of God's revelation than they accept.


love and I'll give you a hug after the Great Warning IAM,


colbe



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:21 PM
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Originally posted by The GUT
Bada-Bing-Bada-Broom! Was that a monk filming the brawl on an iphone? And at least one of them was wearing a mask arab spring style.


Too Monkin' funny.


While posting in this thread I was thinking bada bing bada boom,

stop that.


We may have had a telepathic moment,

edit on 073131p://bWednesday2011 by Stormdancer777 because: (no reason given)



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:24 PM
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My vote for the best one-liner:


"No one was arrested because all those involved were men of God,"





posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:25 PM
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Originally posted by colbe
Catch up to your heresies, no thanks. Jesus is present in the Eucharist,
since the revolt in 1517, you Protestants deny because, wow, like no on
notices. You reject the Eucharist because you can't confect it.


I AM the eucharist.

With Love,

Your Brother



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:26 PM
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Originally posted by IAMIAM

Originally posted by colbe
He's going to do it to via the Great Warning. Our separated Eastern Rite brothers and sisters will come home.

Jesus said in a message, he is personally going to have to go after the other lost sheep, our Protestant brothers and sisters.

Maybe, Our Lord means something "extra special" during the Great Warning will touch Protestant's hearts.


Uh well gee gosh this is awkward.

Final Warning

You better run to catch up. We are onto The Great Work.

With Love,

Your Brother


Sorry IAM, I thought you might be Protestant. I guess you're not.

IAMIAM said:

"I AM
King, just as you are Kings and Queens"

Sounds New Age to me and false as can be. Jesus Christ is King, King
of All Nations. King of Heaven and earth.



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:30 PM
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Originally posted by colbe
IAMIAM said:

"I AM
King, just as you are Kings and Queens"

Sounds New Age to me and false as can be. Jesus Christ is King, King
of All Nations. King of Heaven and earth.


My sincerest appologies.

I thought you were a King.

I will leave you to your way.

With Love,

Your Brother



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:40 PM
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Originally posted by IAMIAM

Originally posted by colbe
IAMIAM said:

"I AM
King, just as you are Kings and Queens"

Sounds New Age to me and false as can be. Jesus Christ is King, King
of All Nations. King of Heaven and earth.


My sincerest appologies.

I thought you were a King.

I will leave you to your way.

With Love,

Your Brother


Even though we disagree, thanks so much for the kind reply IAMIAM.



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:41 PM
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man, if we could get all religious differences and strife to be settled this way the world would be a much better place.
that and the fact that it would be entertaining to watch the videos instead of sickening.



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:48 PM
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I will sweep the land with the broom of destruction.
Isaiah14




posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:50 PM
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Originally posted by Rustami

I will sweep the land with the broom of destruction.
Isaiah14



Good idea,



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:51 PM
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Originally posted by Stormdancer777

Originally posted by The GUT
Bada-Bing-Bada-Broom! Was that a monk filming the brawl on an iphone? And at least one of them was wearing a mask arab spring style.


Too Monkin' funny.


While posting in this thread I was thinking bada bing bada boom,

stop that.


We may have had a telepathic moment,:wow

Neato. Although, I hope you suffered no lasting or permanent psychological damage from our 'mind-meld."



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:52 PM
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Psalms 120
He will punish you with a warrior's sharp arrows, with burning coals of the broom tree.




posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:53 PM
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Originally posted by The GUT

Originally posted by Stormdancer777

Originally posted by The GUT
Bada-Bing-Bada-Broom! Was that a monk filming the brawl on an iphone? And at least one of them was wearing a mask arab spring style.


Too Monkin' funny.


While posting in this thread I was thinking bada bing bada boom,

stop that.


We may have had a telepathic moment,:wow

Neato. Although, I hope you suffered no lasting or permanent psychological damage from our 'mind-meld."


LMAO, not yet, are you OK?




posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:54 PM
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Originally posted by Rustami

I will sweep the land with the broom of destruction.
Isaiah14



Eyes wide open my friend!

With Love,

Your Brother



posted on Dec, 28 2011 @ 07:55 PM
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yahh i needed a good laugh

thanx for the vid



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