"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance." If a person's life does not give evidence of these traits, does being anti-abortion offset those short-comings? Is abortion the only standard today to define Christian behavior?
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I just deleted the last answer to this question by accident. I never edit answers or comments. I apologize and the writer is welcome to repost their answer.
The reason I asked this question was because I am confounded by my fellow Christian friends who are for Trump only because of the issue of abortion. They completely discount Hillary Clinton, a practicing Christian, imperfect but obviously trying. ?
Hillary Clinton has spoken of her Christian faith on many occasions. So has President Obama. Many deny that fact because they support the law of the land, pro-choice. We see the fruits of the spirit in their lives, but people don't count it. Why
If I'm not mistaken,our politicians R not put in power 2 impose their personal beliefs but 2 represent vast majority of "people." They must adhere 2 "separation of.." yes? Xtian or not, publicly or privately, is of little consequence 2 the job
How does anyone truly KNOW the heart of any man (or woman?) This particular issue should enter in 2 voter's decision very little if at all. How many various faiths have been represented by POTUS-es thru History? What major difference did it make?
I do not see the fruits of the spirit in their lives. Hillary lies. Even the FBI director said as much though he would go no further... In any event, condoning abortion up to the 9th month is just too much. Most Americans agree it is immoral.
I suspect people aren't seeing the fruits of the spirit in their lives because they are politicians. But caring for the sick? Feeding the poor? Caring for the widow and the orphan? You will only not see it if you aren't looking for it.
Yves. No doubt re: Lies. Pls find me a Politician who doesn't lie, I'll show U a deceased Politician.Truth? Humans Lie, we're all aware of this. Yet there are many many other virtues&vices 2 an individual. Does the good in them& actions outwe
Kathleen, Ur final sentence is stunning & powerful.....and why I try to always "look" long, hard & deeply. I have been known 2 do an about-face due to this tendency, on numerous occasions. It is vital, I agree. Both of U ladies R bright &am