01-06-2005, 11:31 AM
A Little to the Left
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Bexley, OH
Tom Delay on the Tsunami
At a congressional prayer breakfast, after his colleagues spoke about the recent tsunami tragedy, Delay stood up and read this from the Bible:
A reading of the Gospel, in Matthew 7:21 through 27.
Not every one who says to me, "Lord, Lord," will enter the kingdom of heaven; but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.
Many will say to me on that day, "Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name? Did we not drive out demons in your name? Did we not do mighty deeds in your name?"
Then I will declare to them solemnly, "I never knew you: depart from me, you evil doers."
Everyone who listens to these words of mine, and acts on them, will be like a wise man, who built his house on a rock:
The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew, and buffeted the house, but it did not collapse; it has been set solidly on rock.
And everyone who listens to these words of mine, but does not act on them, will be like a fool who built his house on sand:
The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew, and buffeted the house, and it collapsed and was completely ruined.
The MP3 is here:
Just in case you're having trouble believing Delay would be so ignorant.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.