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NEW AGE RELIGION AND OPRAH! HAS OPRAH CHANGED HER WORLD VIEW AND RELIGIOUS VIEW???

UNIVERSE AND WEAVE IN HARMONY

UNIVERSE AND WEAVE IN HARMONY

It really is quite simple.  Oprah has come to the top…sort of like Martin Luther King….She has been to the mountain top…and she has seen things most of us only dream about.  So what do we hold on to?  We hold on to our faith.  We will fight for our faith. Some people die for their faith.  What happened to Oprah you ask???  HAS OPRAH BACK SLID???

Oprah has been through a lot of negative experiences in life.  Her past sexual abuse experiences  have helped to shape her views of the world. 

I believe that her heart is in the right place.  However,  strick Christians would not agree.  However, is Oprah obligated to “preach” the gospel that she does not completely agree with?  Does Oprah call her self   BORN -AGAIN?  I do not believe that I have ever heard Oprah refer to herself as being, “SAVED” have you??? 

So why do we as minority folk,  African Americans…believe that Oprah is leading people astray?  You have to be a Pastor,  or atleast claim yourself to be a Evangelist atleast…inorder to lead people. 

Oprah Winfrey is a television talk show host.  She just happens to be African American,  she just happens to have come from a “Christian Background..”  But the last time I checked…most African American Denominations that are Baptist,  or other wise…believe that a SINNER must confess his sins to the Lord Jesus in order to be saved.  You should not term yourself a Baptist…if you have not confessed your sins and accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior. 

Has Oprah ever discussed that on Television?  I do not believe I heard a show about her “confession of her sins and receiving the “SHED BLOOD OF JESUS” upon her life and soul for the REDEMPTION OF SINS…HAVE YOU?

So before you can call Oprah a LEADER IN THE CHURCH…you must examin her life as what we are so LOOSELY terming CHRISTIAN LIFESTYLE….

What makes a person a spokes person of Christain Ethics….what makes a person a spokes person in the Christian Church….There are many who would argue that Gay people cannot be considered Christian.   So let us not banter the term of Christian around so quickly….

I believe that you cannot call Oprah anything until you have examined who she really believes her life to be patterned after.

Since Oprah does not have a congregation of followers…per se’  than let us assume that she is no different than the people that we have conversations with around the “water cooler”  or “water bottle”  at work. 

Everyone is entitled to his or her own opinion. 

Can you ram your religion down someones throat????

You must LOVE PEOPLE INTO THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN….YOU CAN NOT CHASE THEM DOWN THE STREET AND SCREAM AT THEM.

Look at the Old Testament….the Prophets were always the first to get killed?  Why?  Because they told people things that they did not LIKE OR WANT TO HEAR!!!!

Some prophets were stoned to death.

Lets say Oprah started telling people to stop wearing body tatooes.  How well would that go over?

How long would Oprahs talk show last if she told people that they BETTER STOP HAVING SEX BEFORE MARRIAGE…OR SEX OUT OF MARRIAGE,  OR CHILDREN WITHOUT BEING MARRIED?

Oprah is trying to make a dollar…which is a freedom that we enjoy in this country!

Do you think she is trying to offend her audience and then loose her ratings and her beautiful homes etc., etc.,

Of course she is not going to say that.—So Oprah Winfrey is a DIPLOMAT….OPrah is a diplomat.

She will not change her views or discuss her personal relationship with God on major television networks…therefore she will only say things that will not offend …but bring people together.  Especially people who would not believe in God or even try to change their life style at all.

So in essence…CAN YOU CATCH MORE FLIES WITH HONEY…THAN WITH VINEGAR????

 Of course you can!

So, am I stating that Oprah is trying to EVEN CATCH ANYBODY AT ALL? 

no,  i DO NOT BELIEVE SHE IS ATTEMPTING TO CHANGE THE WORLD THROUGH RELIGIOUS THOUGHTS…but she is trying to bridge the gap between good and evil deeds,  and helping the global commmunity.

I think she has a right to her PRIVATE THOUGHTS on this issue.  Does she have to confess her SALVATION in front of an entire nation? 

Has every Christian reading this blog…OPENLY CONFESSED YOUR SALVATION TO YOUR PLACE OF BUSINESS OR WORK LATELY?   HOW MUCH DISCUSSION ARE YOU ALLOWED TO ENGAGE IN BEFORE SOMEONE FILES A COMPLAINT TO EEO ABOUT INAPPROPRIATE RELIGIOUS TALK AT THE WORK PLACE? 

I believe that we can look up to Oprah as a role model for young African American girls and boys to follow down the road to success through hard work.  However,  I would not try to fit Oprah into the role of the CHURCH EVANGELIST at this time.

What do you think????