I quit watching O'Reilly for a while now, because he sometimes goes over the top.I am saved by the Grace of God and I am a Believer in Jesus Christ, if that makes me a "Bible Thumper" so be it.
L- indeed!--By Grace are Ye Saved and not by works - lest any man (woman) should boast!! thank you my Lord and Savior-Jesus the Christ!!
/Right on, Christian Soldier. I saw the following on the net./(The following paper was inspired by Bill O'Reilly whose TV show favors God Dumpers and not "Bible Thumpers." Quotes are from "Vital Quotations" by Emerson West.) DANGEROUS BIBLE THUMPERS OF AMERICA ROBERT E. LEE: "In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength." (p. 21) DANIEL WEBSTER: "If we abide by the principles taught in the Bible, our country will go on prospering and to prosper." (p. 21) JOHN QUINCY ADAMS: "I have made it a practice for several years to read the Bible through in the course of every year." (p. 22) ABRAHAM LINCOLN: "I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man. All the good from the Saviour of the world is communicated to us through this book." (p. 22) GEORGE WASHINGTON: "It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible." (p. 22) HORACE GREELEY: "It is impossible to mentally or socially enslave a Bible-reading people." (p. 23) THOMAS JEFFERSON: "I hold the precepts of Jesus as delivered by himself to be the most pure, benevolent, and sublime which have ever been preached to man. I adhere to the principles of the first age; and consider all subsequent innovations as corruptions of this religion, having no foundation in what came from him." (p. 45) THOMAS JEFFERSON: "Had the doctrines of Jesus been preached always as pure as they came from his lips, the whole civilized world would by now have become Christian." (p. 47) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: "As to Jesus of Nazareth, my opinion of whom you particularly desire, I think the system of morals and his religion, as he left them to us, is the best the world ever saw, or is likely to see." (p.49) WOODROW WILSON: "The sum of the whole matter is this----that our civilization cannot survive materially unless it be redeemed spiritually. It can only be saved by becoming permeated with the spirit of Christ and being made free and happy by practices which spring out of that spirit." (p. 143) PATRICK HENRY: "There is a just God who presides over the destiny of nations." (p. 145) THOMAS JEFFERSON: "Material abundance without character is the surest way to destruction." (p. 225) THOMAS JEFFERSON: "Of all the systems of morality, ancient or modern, which have come under my observation, none appear to me so pure as that of Jesus." (p. 237) GEORGE WASHINGTON: "The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low, that every person of sense and character detests and despises it." (p. 283) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: "Here is my creed. I believe in one God, the Creator of the universe. That he governs it by his Providence. That he ought to be worshiped." (p. 301) CALVIN COOLIDGE: "The strength of a country is the strength of its religious convictions." (p. 305) GEORGE WASHINGTON: "The perpetuity of this nation depends upon the religious education of the young." (p. 306) Prior to our increasingly "Hell-Bound and Happy" era, America's greatest leaders were part of the (gulp) Religious Right! Today we've forgotten God's threat (to abort America) in Psa. 50:22----"Now consider this, ye that forget God, lest I tear you in pieces, and there be none to deliver." Memo to God Dumpers: In light of Rev. 16:19, can you be sure you won't be in a city that God has already reserved for destruction?
Irv- thank you for sending these quotes from our fellow Bible thumpers-they prove that this Republic was est. as a CHRISTIAN Nation!!!motto of the US Revolution-NO KING BUT KING JESUS--
O'Reilly is all about garnering kudos.I gave up on him ages ago.
AOW-as have I--and I'm starting to question most of the FOX people--
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