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    CANADA: School Student Suspended for Wearing Jesus T-shirt

    Christian Post; National Post (Canada)


    William Swimimer (19), a Canadian secondary school student, was given a multiple in-house suspensions and and a 5-day out-of-school suspension, which ends tomorrow (May 7th), by Forest Heights Community School, Chester Basin, Nova Scotia. The T-shirt can be seen at http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/05...jesus-message/.


    Please pray that the Father's will be done in this matter.

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    http://www.christianpost.com/news/canadian-student-suspended-for-wearing-jesus-t-shirt-74404/


    http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/05/03/suspended-nova-scotia-student-defiantly-wears-t-shirt-with-pro-jesus-message/


    http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/05/04/marni-soupcoff-what-kind-of-lesson-is-a-school-teaching-by-banning-a-jesus-t-shirt/ (editorial comment with picture)
    Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? As it is written, ‘For your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.’ No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
    Rm 8:35-39

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    Re: CANADA: School Student Suspended for Wearing Jesus T-shirt

    I kinda understand Mr. Swimimers' reasoning, to a point. But he also has to remember we are called to obey the law as well: instead of getting himself suspended (or perhaps expelled) maybe he should have tried a different tact.
    "You're gonna make a difference when you lay down your life, and in complete submission to God, choose to die with Him in service to other people."
    "Sometimes it concerns me, you know, the number of people that can quote my songs, and-- or they can quote the songs of several different people, but they can't quote the Scriptures."
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZLFGZ6zpeI
    Rich Mullins

    For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father

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    Re: CANADA: School Student Suspended for Wearing Jesus T-shirt

    There is no law in Canada saying a student can't wear a religious tshirt. The students at his school who were wearing "Hail Satan" t shirts were not suspended. This is a case of blatant discriminiation. We are not to obey all laws. For example many have died for worshipping our Savior, which was, and still is, a crime in many countries. Many have died for refusing to worship other gods instead. These people are not condemned in Scriptures. In fact, we are told "the world was not worthy of them."
    Please pray for "the least of these" in the Persecuted Church Prayer Forum at top.

    Acts 21 Now they have been informed about you that you continually teach all the Jews who live among the Gentiles to turn back from and forsake Moses...Therefore do just what we tell you. With us are 4 men who have taken a vow upon themselves. Take these men and purify yourself along with them and pay their expenses [for a temple offering],...Thus everybody will know that there is no truth in what they have been told about you, but that you yourself walk in observance of the Law of Moses.


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