So, where I was – factoring things in light of current trends and events. Then I suddenly heard a disparaging word from someone, who said he was looking out for the folks – the folks like me, that the reason we are losing a certain debate is because we are “Bible Thumpers”! I thought he was looking out for me. But there was more to just this tip of the day. A few days later, one of his “yes men” told this highly opinionated Harvard Grad how he should answer those of us upset with him about the “Bible Thumping” comment. The ex-CBS big shot, informed the factoring host to tell us – the folks, the Christian folks – to “screw them”! That’s right.
This got me thinking: why do they despise the Bible so much? If it were not for the Bible, the God of the Bible and the main theme of the Bible – Jesus Christ, western civilization would not exist. Therefore, I need to come up with my own declaration of Faith of WHY I am what they say I am – A Bible Thumper! There may be more added to this as time goes by, but here goes
I am a Bible Thumper because the US Constitution (via the Magna Carta) is based on biblical principles of life and liberty.
I am a Bible Thumper because I have the freedom to own the small plot of land, the Lord gave me stewardship of temporarily, because that Constitution grants me property rights.
I am a Bible Thumper because the Freedom Christ died for to set others free, leaves me freedom of mobility; freedom of speech; freedom of association and freedom to think.
I am a Bible Thumper because we can freely elect and then vote out of office those wish to represent us – until they start representing themselves first.
But most of all, I am a Bible Thumper because…..