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Rick Perry: "Non-Christians Condemned to Hell"  

The day before Election Day Rick Perry I believe has finally hit the all time low. I wish Perry made it a week ago as I think these comments are very damaging, at least to us Texans who are not of the brand of christianity Perry ascribes to. The DMN reports Perry agreeing that those who do not accept Christ will go to hell. This is terrible intolerance for a man who is governor of a state with Jews, Muslims, and so many other faiths. I plan to email this story to the local Houston media as I think the voters deserve to hear this one before they pull the lever. This is scary. Im Jewish, so guess the Guv thinks Im going to hell. Oh I hope he loses a shickng defeat by Dem Chris Bell tommorrow. More below..  


ELECTIONS 2006
Perry believes non-Christians doomed

Governor shares views following sermon; rivals pounce

12:13 AM CST on Monday, November 6, 2006
By CHRISTY HOPPE / The Dallas Morning News

SAN ANTONIO ? Gov. Rick Perry, after a God and country sermon attended by dozens of political candidates Sunday, said that he agreed with the minister that non-Christians will be condemned to hell.

"In my faith, that's what it says, and I'm a believer of that," the governor said.

ERICH SCHLEGEL/DMN
Gov. Rick Perry covered his face in prayer as Cornerstone Church pastor John Hagee and son Matthew, right, prayed for the good of the political candidates in attendance at the service in San Antonio on Sunday.
Throughout much of the 90-minute service at Cornerstone Church, Mr. Perry sat on the red-carpeted stage next to the Rev. John Hagee. Mr. Perry was among about 60 mostly Republican candidates who accepted the invitation to be introduced to the megachurch's congregation of about 1,500, plus a radio and TV audience.

"If you live your life and don't confess your sins to God almighty through the authority of Christ and his blood, I'm going to say this very plainly, you're going straight to hell with a nonstop ticket," Mr. Hagee said during a service interspersed with religious and patriotic videos.

Asked afterward at a political rally whether he agreed with Mr. Hagee, the governor said he didn't hear anything that he would take exception to.

He said that he believes in the inerrancy of the Bible and that those who don't accept Jesus as their savior will go to hell.
...see link http://www.dallasnews.com/...

Originally posted to pronin2 on Mon Nov 06, 2006 at 12:42 PM PST.

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