By: DAVID RICE To: DAN CEPPA Re: Beat Women, for god! DR+gt; +quot;Promise Keeper+quot; ma

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By: DAVID RICE To: DAN CEPPA Re: Beat Women, for god! DR> "Promise Keeper" maifesto? It's unmasked evil is disgusting, DR> all the more so because the cult considers it a virtue. Maybe DR> I'll post it here. DC> Please do. I'd like a copy of it... ----------------------------------------------------------- Seven Promises of Promise Keepers Promise Keepers believe that Christian growth begins by making some promises -- promises we intend to keep. That is why we have identified the seven promises. ___-------------------------------------------------------- 1. A Promise Keeper is committed to honoring Jesus Christ through worship, prayer, and obedience to His[sic] Word[sic], through the power of the Holy[sic] Spirit[sic]. His primary devotion in life is to honor Jesus Christ, and he willingly surrenders himself to Jesus daily. Consequently, God is in the process of changing this man's heart and transforming his mind through the disciplines of worship, prayer, and obedience to His[sic] Word[sic]. 2. A Promise Keeper is committed to pursuing vital relationships with a few other men, understanding that he needs brothers to help him keep his promises. He agrees to meet with a small group of men 2-4 times each month. Each man willingly grants the others the right to inquire about his relationship to God[sic], his commitment to his family, his sexuality, and his financial dealings. They commit to pray with and for one another and to help one another apply God[sic]'s Word[sic] to their lives. 3. A Promise Keeper is committed to practicing spiritual, moral, ethical, and sexual purity. He admits his failures and acknowledges his weaknesses, resulting in a genuine experience of God[sic]'s grace and strength. Totally dependent on the Spirit[sic] of God[sic] in him, he recognizes his own responsibility in this process (Hebrews 12:14; 1 Timothy 4:7). He is determined to distance himself from anything that would pull him down and confronts temptation with God[sic]'s Word[sic]. 4. A Promise Keeper is committed to building strong marriages and families through love, protection and biblical values. All men, whether married or not, can further the work of God[sic] by honoring women and supporting families. If married, a Promise Keeper intends to convince his wife that she is the most important person in his life (apart from Jesus Christ). He is learning to honor her by listening and by regularly praying with and for her. In the same way he is committed to honor his children, setting an example for them of what a godly man should be. 5. A Promise Keeper is committed to supporting the mission of the church by honoring and praying for his pastor and by actively giving his time and resources. [Note: "tithing"] Understanding that a shocking number of our pastors find themselves weary, wounded, discouraged and struggling with feelings of inadequacy and hopelessness, a Promise Keeper is committed to pray for the leaders of God[sic]'s flock. Additionally, he is dedicated to encourage and support the mission of his church by actively participating and by consistently tithing. 6. A Promise Keeper is committed to reaching beyond any racial and denominational barriers to demonstrate the power of biblical unity. He acknowledges the current division in the church and is discovering that God[sic] wants Christian men of all ethnic and denominational heritages, rich and poor, educated and uneducated, to stand together in honor of Jesus Christ. He is willing to cultivate relationships with his brothers in Christ in order to understand their pain. A Promise Keeper is willing to cross over the lines that have divided the church and meet with at least one man of a different race or denomination at least once a month. 7. A Promise Keeper is committed to influencing his world, being obedient to the Great[sic] Commandment[sic] (Mark 12:30-31) and the Great[sic] Commission[sic] (Matthew 28:19-20). His desire is to contend for the truth of Jesus Christ without shame for the Gospel. Willing to allow his walk with the Lord[sic] to demonstrate itself daily, he reaches out to the needy with compassion and love. ... "Real Men Love Jesus." But wear a condom. -- Promise Keepers Motto * Shy.David@EdenBBS.com What the hell are you doing out of my twit filter, twit? >DR> He appears to be a "Promise Keeper." Have you read the >DR> "Promise Keeper" maifesto? It's unmasked evil is >DR> disgusting, all the more so because the cult considers >DR> it a virtue. Maybe I'll post it here. MH> Please do. And if you post it honestly, the rest of us MH> will have a good laugh over the fact that you and your MH> demented brother Fred find something so honorable and MH> innocuous to be "evil." #0) I have already posted the evil mandate twice. #1) I speak for myself, not Fredric. But then, you wouldn't know about speaking for yourself, would you? You speak from pre-authorized opinions that you are ordered to accept, so the concept of each person having their own opinions is alien to you. #2) I find -NO- honor in mandating tithing to a cult, and even less honor in accepting that mandate, let alone going so far as to pledge it via vow. =THAT= is evil. [5] #3) I find -NO- honor in placing your imaginary plaything, "Jesus Christ," before ones' spouse. =THAT= is evil in the extreme. [1, 4] #4) Pledging obediance to a book of fables written by long- dead, mostly ignorant Hebrews, Babylonians, Sumerians, and Greeks is not in any way "honerable." [1, 4, 7] #5) I find -NO- honor in the belief that one cannot keep ones' promisses without coercion from "a few other men." I keep my promisses without such coercion: why do these Christian men feel they require such a mandate? [2] #6) I find -NO- honor is repressing, suppressing, and sublimating ones' sexuality by foisting it off to the gods. The greatest evil inflicted upon humanity has been caused by neo-celibate Christian men. [3] #7) There is -NO- honor in inflicting "biblical values" upon a woman, using the excuse that she is ones' spouse. Women and girls have suffered unimaginable horror because of such "values" Christians claim are in the Bible. [4] #8) There is -NO- honor in MANDATING communication between "racial barriers." That is as evil as mandating the non-communication between "racial barriers." What kind of sick, demonic human being REQUIRES a vow before treating other human beings fairly?!?!? I've never required such a vow: why do these Christian men feel they require such a vow? How is it they must make a VOW to face the dreaded "man from a different race" once a month? Do they really believe they have to coerce themselves to do so? [6] #9) There is -NO- honor in inflicting the rest of the planet with evil, occult dogma. [7] The Promise Keepers maifesto is evil in carnate. It is at its very core sick, corrupt, and demonic. Some of their mandates are out-right evil (placing imaginary friends before ones' spouse and children). The rest of the mandates are pathetic in that the behavior they wish to mandate SHOULD ALREADY HAVE BEEN SOCALIZED-INTEGRATED WITHING EACH PERSON by the age of twenty or twenty-five---- that they feel the need to take a vow to behave like decient, considerate citizens SHOULD TELL YOU SOMETHING!!!! ... "Real Men Love Jesus." But wear a condom. -- Promise Keepers Motto * Shy.David@EdenBBS.com

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