Skip to comments.How do homosexuals who profess Christianity .........
Posted on 09/10/2011 8:10:42 PM PDT by LouAvul
...... reconcile themselves to Romans 1?
Rom 1:18-32 18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness....24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: 26 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature......27 And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet..... 32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.
Granted, verse 32 is referring to the second death, viz. Judgment, but it's so obviously a condemnation of homosexuality it's hard to imagine how they ignore it.
They dismiss it as “cultural.”
Or as Paul’s problem.
Or they just more honestly deny that the Bible is the word of God.
Homosexual behavior, or sexual sin of any kind, can’t be reconciled with biblical Christianity.
Sin has a strong power to blind people.
Or they listen to the lies of Satan. If it feels good... do it.
The same way a married person justifies an affair, or a thief justifies embezzling or anything anyone does wrong and they know in their heart it’s wrong.
I dunno, how do Roman Catholics justify being democRats? It’s a mystery!
They’re unitarians. Fake Christians.
How do parents deal with grown children who are gay? They still love their children but how do they cope with their lifestyle?
Liberal Jewish synagogues have a similar problem with the “Heblew” members.
At the risk of a pun most vile, being a Heblew must suck.
Not to forget the problem with justifying one’s behavior later on.
They tell themselves that what Paul is writing about here is the homosexual lifestyle, not homosexuality itself. In other words they believe that it’s only promiscuity and unkindness or sexual violence that’s wrong, and homosexuality is okay in God’s eyes if they’re doing it in a committed relationship or marriage.
Usually I just use Leviticus 20:13 but nowadays, the sick libtards try to twist their own interpretation of it...the same insulting way libs claim the 2nd Amendment is ONLY for the militia, which is now any law enforcement agency.
Not only do they dismiss this clear admonishment as cultural, they totally disregard the teaching of the church when it comes to sexual purity and the theological significance of marriage and the symbolism of the union of man and woman in marriage.
The theology of those who accept homosexuality is faulty, but their sin does not allow them to see it or to acknowledge that. They prefer the softer, PC Christ to the true One.
because it’s mean to tell them “no”
Is there any shortage in history of those who did many wrong things yet claimed to speak for Christianity?
Luke 18:11 perhaps?
I don’t know. We have three gay young men in our family. Two of them go to our church, they support it, they participate in all church activities, yet they and one cousin’s partner are very active.
They do not talk about being gay, even to us cousins whom they were raised close to, they have never acknowledged it. They do not get in your face with it. They just go about their jobs, living their happy lives like anybody else, minding their own business. It doesn’t seem that they need or want somebody’s permission to attend church as they’ve been attending there all their lives. And most of us have respected that.
The third one is an ordained Church of Christ minister who is a missionary and lives in Old Jerusalem in Israel close to the Wailing Wall. I’m not even sure he’s ever acknowledged it to himself...he lives like a monk, at least as far as I know. He works with an inter-faith mission that smuggles basically starving Jewish children out of Russia and places them in orphanages in Poland until they can be adopted into Jewish homes in Israel, as well as smuggles food and goods into Russia for elderly Jews. I say smuggles...I know they have to smuggle the kids out, but they may have an agreement with the government to bring in humanitarian aid for the elderly.
It’s always been a puzzle to me, but then their dispensation is not up to me.
What does a a collector of taxes have to do with it?
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