Religious Conflict In Igland

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Trouble in Paradise

Well maybe not heaven on earth the island nations of the British isles offer a unique climate with rolling green pastures, misty mountain crags, breathtaking castles, and cool summer breezes. There is something about Ireland that makes people just want to come back, but however like any place it has not been with out its share of wars and troubles. Ireland has a unique problem that has been around for hundreds of years. A question remains in the minds of many of those in Europe, Is there a solution to the conflict between Ireland and England? This is no recent battle and strife dates back hundreds of years, it is one of the last European wars fought over religious reasons.1 Although there is not outright war, conflicts are still tense and raging to this very day. Marble markers, a memorial to those that have died as a result of religious conflict are scattered around northern Ireland. If one should take a look at these they would notice dates on these slabs the continue well up into the late 2000 's.2 The extent of this conflict has even reached New Zealand by the way of
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1 Timothy 6:10 says, “For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.”
This verse can defiantly apply to the Catholic church whose popes where driven by the love of money and of power, using the bible as an excuse to proclaim their actions as holy, righteous, and just. This is why many early baptist 's like the Anabaptist, Lollards, Hussites, and many more were persecuted so severely as heretics.
The Bible prophesied of this happening in John 15:20, “Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours

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