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Re: “GET HELP for Anything

Thank you for writing about this. I've lived in Tucson for 5 years but I've never heard of the 211 service.

Posted by Stephen M. Zumbo on 09/16/2016 at 10:42 AM

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Re: “Claytoon of the Day: Condemning Racism

the idea of race and racism in America and in the world today is nothing less than a deception and a liar. From hell. God made all men and women from one original couple, Adam and Eve. Until we admit and accept that as truth and humble ourselves before the Creator, we will never solve this sin of racism. There is good news, hoever

Christian Post| Wednesday, May 22, 2019
What does the Bible say about racism?
What does the Bible say about racism?
By Jim Denison, Christian Post Columnist | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love.

Nelson Mandela

As a result, no New Testament writer attempted to end slavery itself, as this was not possible in their time. But several other facts should be noted as well.

One: Paul abolished all racial and social discrimination for Christians:
In Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus (Galatians 3:2628).

Every believer is our sister or brother. None in the Christian family are to be viewed as slaves.

Two: Free Christians viewed slaves as their equal.
Paul appealed to Philemon to see his slave, Onesimus, no longer as a bondservant but more than a bondservant, as a beloved brother (Philemon 16).

Racism and the Bible

The Bible clearly condemns all forms of racism and views every person as equally valuable. Lets look at what Gods word says about our subject, then well consider some common questions people ask about the Scriptures and racism.

Six theological facts
One: We are all created by God.
The human story begins in Genesis 1, where God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them (v. 27). Every person is created intentionally by God in his own divine image. Thus, every person is sacred and equally valuable. Every form of racism, by definition, is to be rejected.

Two: We are all descended from the same parents.
Every human being is descended from Adam and Eve (Genesis 1:28). As a result, The man called his wifes name Eve, because she was the mother of all living (Genesis 3:20).

As Scripture notes, the Lord made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth (Acts 17:26). Because of the Flood, all of humanity can trace our ancestry to Noah as well (Genesis 9:1).

Three: Every person is equally valuable to God.
As noted earlier, Paul stated boldly: There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus (Galatians 3:28). This at a time when many Jews considered Greeks to be unclean and inferior. Some claimed that God made Gentiles so there would be firewood in hell. Many refused even to look upon a Gentile in public.

For their part, Gentiles persecuted the Jewish people across nearly their entire history. The Jews were enslaved by Egypt, attacked by Canaanites and other surrounding tribes, destroyed by Assyria, enslaved by Babylon, and ruled by Persia, Greece, and Rome. The Roman Empire destroyed their temple in AD 70 and disbanded their nation after the Bar Kochba revolt in AD 132135. Nonetheless, Scripture teaches that there is neither Jew nor Greek in the eyes of God.

There is neither slave nor free was also a revolutionary claim. As we have seen, slavery was endemic in the first-century world. Many viewed slaves, especially those who came from foreign lands, as inferior to Romans.

There is no male and female was a radical statement as well. Romans considered women to be the possession of men. A female belonged to her father until she belonged to her husband. Women were either wives or concubines, with few rights of their own.

Galatians 3:28 sounds the clarion call that every form of racism known to Pauls day was invalid and sinful. The God who made us all loves us all.

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Posted by Stephen M. Zumbo on 08/08/2019 at 11:17 AM

Re: “Over the Moon

It's worth seeing. I thought the stoicism of Armstrong was too overdone in many scenes, and not believable, however. The flight and spaceflight scenes are effective, though some of the scenes of launch ad orbital activity oddly leave out air-to-ground communications that are available and make little sense to leave out.

Posted by Stephen M. Zumbo on 10/25/2018 at 8:46 AM

Re: “Maroon 5 to Perform at the 2019 Super Bowl

I have no desire to watch pop and rock performers during Super Bowl half times. If I have the opportunity to turn off the broadcast during that time, I will do so. I have usually watched at home alone, or with a small group of people.

I know it will never happen, but I wish they would bring back marching bands.

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Posted by Stephen M. Zumbo on 09/25/2018 at 11:21 AM

Re: “McSally Silent on Roy Moore Accusations

Typical over-reaction by pro-abortion responders. Why don't you care more for your fellow women, why do you keep resisting any attempt to make it rare?

I am not against birth control, except when you want to use abortion, or the morning after pill, which in the case of abortion actually kills a human being oh, the majority of which are women, and then the case of the morning after pill which doesn't always prevent pregnancy but May kill an implanted unique human being in its mother's uterus.

I am not trying to control women. I'm trying to get them to reconsider their point of view on abortion and to control themselves. you claim to want abortion to be safe and rare? what are you actually doing to make that happen? most abortions are not necessary. They are convenience or imposed by force by parents or peer pressure. why won't you acknowledge that if you care about women? why won't you actively work to cut back on the number of abortions? if you have a right to life liberty and the pursuit of happiness, why don't the children you conceive have the same rights?

the founder of Planned Parenthood was a racist according to her own words. She believed that white races were Superior to others. the number one killer of black people is abortion. how many people have been killed in the womb who might have lived 2 come up with answers to our real problems? how many aborted children would have had a life such as the one you are currently enjoying?

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Posted by Stephen M. Zumbo on 11/18/2017 at 9:09 AM

Re: “McSally Silent on Roy Moore Accusations

Actually, the Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision explicitly says that if it could be proven that life begins at conception oh, then the right to abortion on demand would collapse, because the child would have a right to life. We knew in 1973 and we know now when life begins according to biology: life clearly begins at conception with a new set of chromosomes donated by both the father and mother. why do you choose not to believe this and to accept the implications of it. Currently abortion on demand shows that abortion is not rare, and the recent deaths at abortion clinics prove it is not safe for the mother. it is by definition not safe for The Unborn Child.

people are not animals. If you cannot care for a child or don't watch children then you shouldn't have unprotected sex. many women who have been raped have chosen to keep their children. there are men and women who are willing to adopt children who are unwanted by their biological parents. there is no reason for most abortions other than selfishness. If you have a health issue you can still get an abortion even if we don't have abortion on demand in all cases. the reasons that are held up to say that abortion is necessary on demand without exception are no longer valid if they ever were.

this is not just a religious issue, it should be a moral View and a legal for anyone who claims to care about women or men. Justice they were wrong in the Civil War when saying that black people weren't people they were property, the Supreme Court is wrong in its 1973 Roe versus decision. don't need Planned Parenthood unlimited abortion on demand for women to have Healthcare provided to them. There are plenty of others agencies that can use that money to expand their services to women without funding abortion. why are you not in favor of that?

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Posted by Stephen M. Zumbo on 11/18/2017 at 8:50 AM

Re: “McSally Silent on Roy Moore Accusations

abortion is not a right despite what the Supreme Court says. It is murder of our children. It is the murder of unborn men and women in the womb. tell the government you will not spend money for abortion here or abroad if you're serious about women and caring about women. Nearly a million children a year since 1973 in this country and many many more worldwide. women have been sold a bill of goods by the abortion Lobby and Planned Parenthood about why they want 2 keep abortion rights. If you really care about women, stop supporting Planned Parenthood and support many of the other pro-life agencies that provide the same services that Planned Parenthood claims to provide but does not. There are many more agencies the can and do care about women and their medical needs. I applaud Congressman next Sally for standing against Planned Parenthood. I'm a 62 year old male with congenital physical disabilities. Life has been hard for me but I have loved and Been Loved by others. I have earned a living and paid taxes. I am glad that my parents did not have any desire to abort me or to kill me after I was born and they discovered I had for Disabilities I have. I am terrified at what feminists and the abortion Lobby have done in my lifetime. I am terrified at what they continue to insist on, right to abortion on demand without X exception. why don't feminists stand against abortion except in the most necessary cases? they used to say they wanted abortion to be rare and safe. they sure don't seem to want to say that anymore

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Posted by Stephen M. Zumbo on 11/15/2017 at 9:20 AM

Re: “McSally Silent on Roy Moore Accusations

Why should Cong McSally say anything to you? The media is already decided whether the person is guilty or not. you all have a right to your opinion, but I shouldn't sure wouldn't want to be treated the way he's being treated right now. I sure would want to be treated the way I see you treat her and these newspaper columns and comment pages. We are all sinners before God we've all done things wrong and God will judge mr. Moore and Miss McSally. I am sick and tired of criminal cases being tried in the media with lack of full information.

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Posted by Stephen M. Zumbo on 11/15/2017 at 9:13 AM

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