Jon Spencer wrote:
> It is nice to know that John thinks that there are no moral people anywhere
> in the world (does that include you, John?) I personally take exception to
> this, because here our or little part of the vineyard, there are hundreds of
> righteous men and women doing there best.
I don't think John's ever said this. IIn the post you quote, he clearly said
there are no moral *nations*, and I would strongly agree. Has any part of Zion
lived up to the covenant in Ether? I can't think of one, and that includes
Canada. And we're supposed to be setting an example for the rest of the world.
> We are NOT like the days of (the prophet) Noah. Of course, we could simply
> fold up our tents and stay home, as you apparently would have us do. We can
> all just slip down to Provo and live an isolated life, ignoring the pleas
> from our brothers and sisters around the world.
Who has pleaded for the US to make a "regime change" in Iraq, which is Bush's
> We can all just let our
> respective governments fall into total chaos and lift nary a hand to keep
> things afloat so that our missionaries (who should just keep there noses out
> of others business and stay home) can reach all peoples and nations and
> tongues. We could let evil run rampant and do nothing. THEN, perhaps, we
> would be "in a time that is like the days of Noah."
> We certainly do not have a King Benjamin, but we are a long way from King
> Noah (currently anyway, unless we sit by and do nothing).
> Is that it? Or do I have it wrong?
Yes, you have it all wrong.
> John W. Redelfs wrote:
> > It is a telestial world in a time that is like the days of Noah. There
> are no honorable nations upon the earth. --JWR
> /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at ///
> /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html ///
Marc A. Schindler
Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland
"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and
falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark."
Note: This communication represents the informal personal views of the author
solely; its contents do not necessarily reflect those of the authorís employer,
nor those of any organization with which the author may be associated.
/// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at ///
/// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html ///
This email was sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n
Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail!