Westboro Baptist Church to Picket Funeral of 9-year-old Rampage Victim

Brethren, the leader of the Westboro Baptist Church, a Kansas-based crackpot outfit calling themselves “Christian” and known for their inflammatory pickets at the funeral of fallen military service members, has announced that his flock will picket the funeral of 9-year-old Christina Green, killed during the rampage that also killed a federal judge, a 76-year-old man who died saving his injured wife from more bullets and three others during the shooting that also gravely wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona, according to USA Today. Now, dig this, this is “why” they are doing it, according to CNN: a flier released by the church about the picket targets the Roman Catholic Church because Christina and her family were members.

God hates Catholics!” the flier, posted on the church’s “God Hates Fags” website, says. “God calls your religion ‘vain,’ as it’s empty of His truth; you worship idols!”

Read more: Vivificat!: Westboro Baptists Ignore Holy Scripture

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Westboro Baptist Church: Increasing Hell's Population Since 1955. Image via Vivificat!

Teófilo de Jesús does a great job of breaking down the issue of so-called “Christians.” The actions of persons such as these often make me wonder how those who hold to “once saved, always saved” can square this belief with the Bible, which tells us “that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone” (James 2:24).

It is pretty obvious that the works performed by the members of Westboro Baptist Ecclesial Community (there is only one Church and her visible head is in Rome) are not of God. And if these works are not of God, well then they must be of some other source…

Some that hold to the belief of “eternal security” may contend that these contrarian works are evidence that many of Westboro’s members are or were never saved. My response would be to question their own security concerning salvation because I certain that many who believe this confessed the same belief in Christ as the members of Westboro.

Remember the words of Saint Paul in his First Letter to the Corinthians, “I do not even judge myself. I am not aware of anything against myself, but I am not thereby acquitted” (1 Corinthians 4:3-4)

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