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Patriotic Group (DAR) Told to Stop Praying in Jesusí Name
radio.foxnews.com ^ | 1-3-2013 | Todd Starnes

Posted on 01/03/2013 7:52:55 AM PST by servo1969

The Daughters of the American Revolution, one of the nation’s oldest patriotic organizations, has erased any mention of Jesus Christ in their official book, removed prayers and poems that reference Christian imagery, and directed members to refrain from praying in the name of Christ, an outraged group of members alleged.

The dispute has been brewing for more than a year when DAR members learned that the newly revised Ritual and Missal books – the primary guide for chaplains – were altered. They noticed that the name of Jesus Christ had been omitted.

The DAR president general did not return calls seeking comment for this story.

The members said DAR leadership made the changes to be politically correct and to accommodate new members of other religious beliefs.

A state chaplain in the organization notified members of their concerns in a newsletter.

“The newly updated Missal and Ritual was written to reflect the desire to be considerate of other belief systems,” the statement read. “The Chaplain General uses scripture from both the Old and New Testaments and prays in the name of God without reference Christ. Chapter and district chaplains need to follow the example set by the National Society.”

The statement also reminded members to “appreciate the differences in members’ religious beliefs and to adapt our rituals and prayers to respect these differences.”

That directive has infuriated rank and file members of the DAR – an organization that is deeply rooted in the Christian faith.

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Do you hear that? Almost sounds like water starting to boil, doesn't it?
1 posted on 01/03/2013 7:53:00 AM PST by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Almost. It sounds like that rumbly noise one gets right before a full boil starts.

Do I have time to make popcorn?


2 posted on 01/03/2013 8:02:11 AM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: servo1969

Is it supposed to be a ‘religious’ or ‘political’ association?

You can’t have it both ways, and expect to attract people from all walks of life to a ‘political’ organization, unless you just want to attract “Christians” only.

Just an observation.


3 posted on 01/03/2013 8:02:20 AM PST by LibFreeUSA
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To: servo1969

They now can count one less member here.


4 posted on 01/03/2013 8:03:50 AM PST by zerosix (Native sunflower)
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To: LibFreeUSA

The DAR, Daughters of the American Revolution, is NOT political.
And why they would want to attract heathen is a mystery to me.


5 posted on 01/03/2013 8:04:57 AM PST by Little Ray (Waiting for the return of the Gods of the Copybook Headings.)
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To: LibFreeUSA
Is it supposed to be a ‘religious’ or ‘political’ association?

It is supposed to be a patriotic association.

6 posted on 01/03/2013 8:05:03 AM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: servo1969

Without God and Jesus there would have been no pilgrims, which means there would have been no colonists, which means there would have been no Revolution to produce daughters.

PC is like a black hole - it bends the laws of gravity and logic until they disappear.


7 posted on 01/03/2013 8:05:03 AM PST by relictele
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To: servo1969

The marxists have deliberately sought out positions of power in organizations like the DAR.

It should be interesting to see how they deal with the genealogical research they use considering that so much of the birth and death records were kept by the churches.

I guess they’ll just have to make up history, include illegal aliens etc.


8 posted on 01/03/2013 8:07:25 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: relictele

9 posted on 01/03/2013 8:07:25 AM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: servo1969

This is a great video showing the deep religious past of our nation and leaders. DAR should take note. For example, Thomas Jefferson ordered the Marine corps band to play for the church services held each Sunday in the capital building! Services were held there for almost 100 years.

This is only a clip there is a full DVD you can buy on the wallbuilders.com site.

http://stg.do/Iwpc


10 posted on 01/03/2013 8:08:24 AM PST by bigtoona
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To: relictele

I guess they also forgot about the “Great Awakening,” which provided the theological underpinnings of the American Revolution.


11 posted on 01/03/2013 8:09:53 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler

My fear is that God is going to tire of His being spat upon by us and slap us a good one up aside our collective heads. He may have already launched the blow. He did it to the Israelites several times over their history.


12 posted on 01/03/2013 8:15:35 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: servo1969

Douay-Rheims, Challoner edition

St. Matthew 10.33
But he that shall deny me before men, I will also deny him before my Father who is in heaven.

St. Mark 8.38
For he that shall be ashamed of me and of my words, in this adulterous and sinful generation: the Son of man also will be ashamed of him, when he shall come in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.

St. Luke 9.26
For he that shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him the Son of man shall be ashamed, when he shall come in his majesty and that of his Father and of the holy angels.

St. Luke 12.9
But he that shall deny me before men shall be denied before the angels of God.


13 posted on 01/03/2013 8:16:43 AM PST by RingerSIX (My wife and I took an AIDS vaccine that they offer down at our Church.)
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To: Timber Rattler

You won’t find a better source of original documents than those collected here. From 500 BC to 1800 AD.

http://www.constitution.org/primarysources/primarysources.html


14 posted on 01/03/2013 8:17:47 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: bigtoona
Even the most liberal of our founders were believers in God.

Here Ben Franklin calls for prayer to open the constitutional convention of 1787.

Benjamin Franklin Constitutional Convention Address on Prayer delivered Thursday, June 28, 1787, Philadelphia, PA

I therefore beg leave to move -- that henceforth prayers imploring the assistance of Heaven, and its blessings on our deliberations, be held in this Assembly every morning before we proceed to business, and that one or more of the Clergy of this City be requested to officiate in that service.
15 posted on 01/03/2013 8:26:57 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: servo1969

Doesn’t sound like “Government establishment of Religion”?

What they’re doing is fine, and whoever “told them”, needs to be “told”:

“We’ll continue as we have, and YOU have no authority to suggest otherwise!”

Why do groups cave so easily?


16 posted on 01/03/2013 8:30:39 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: servo1969

I heard they were changing their membership requirements. Glad I didn’t join.


17 posted on 01/03/2013 8:31:23 AM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: servo1969

The pace of communism is quickening. Are you prepared for the fight being thrust upon us?


18 posted on 01/03/2013 8:38:14 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: zerosix

Glad I never got around to joining. Since membership is based on ancestry, I don’t imagine there are too many women eligible that aren’t Christian.


19 posted on 01/03/2013 8:44:43 AM PST by Himyar
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To: servo1969

If this organization is about the American Revolution, then God is a part of it, recognized or unrecognized.

Christians and Jews, with God’s help, birthed a nation. I don’t believe there were any Muslims, Aetheists, etc., sharing meager rations and leaving bloody footprints in the snow.


20 posted on 01/03/2013 8:56:47 AM PST by July4 (Remember the price paid for your freedom.)
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