Skip to comments.What to do When Forced to Perform ‘Gay Weddings’
Posted on 06/15/2014 8:13:01 AM PDT by Woodland
Churches in Denmark are now compelled, by law, to host same-sex weddings.
America is next.
Tyrannys appetite is insatiable. The secular-lefts hunger for power and control over its detractors can never be satisfied. To outwardly succumb and affirmatively capitulate to their pagan demands will never be enough.
Thought control is the goal.
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In America, there would be revolution first.
Not Catholic priests.
Lt them start their own church...and abortion clinics...oops....nevermind...
Churches should decline to act as agents of the state. Do the church service only after a couple being married has completed the legal formality of obtaining and completing their marriage certificate and being married in front of a judge. I hate to suggest this because it plays into the “’Wall of separation” view of church and state, but do we really want the Gay lobby to fund its activities with the proceeds of lawsuits against churches and Christians?
It is Leftist Sharia.
Uh. Refuse. Go to jail. Sit in the lion’s den. Sit in the fiery furnace. Have faith. Keep the faith.
I suppose the most pathetic aspect of this wanton cultural destruction is that gays and their sympathizers really, truly believe that for the first time in history they are now accepted, love, equal, etc.
What the poor desperate saps don’t realize is that they are just another leftist battering ram used to raze Western civilization and all that has gone before.
As the article says, trannies believe their moment has arrived but there is still a huge difference between probable mental illness and the sure-nuff real thing. Moreover, the trannies can’t agree on what constitutes their condition. They are fond of preaching ‘sexual/gender identity is a continuum’...’male/female are just social constructs’ but suddenly when it comes to bathroom use, sports team participation, etc. their so-called rules are ironclad and must be obeyed without question. They can rot.
I like No. 3."
He may like 3, but the pastors still must choose 1 or 2.
#2 is #3. #1 is the opposite.
IMO, churches in America will not be forced by law to perform such ceremonies.
However, it is quite possible that an attempt will be made to remove tax-exempt status from those churches promoting hate.
If islam ever prevails - to which this homosexual rights nonsense is directly contributing - God help the homos when they’re herded into the stadiums.
Next, Churches will be forced to hire homosexuals for staffing purposes.
Religious schools will be forced to hire homosexuals, too.
“...or have your 501(C) tax emempt status revoked.”
Well, there hangs the center of it. Ok, fine, LET them revoke the preferred tax treatment. Figure when it comes to this point, your church will become a tax-paying operation — like any other business. “Render unit Caesar,” and so forth. Raise additional funds to cover the tax bills.
Of course, even that level of knuckling under won’t help you. They’ll cancel your special tax status and force you to do the ceremony anyway — just like the cake baker, who was not even a church, but a simple commercial business.
It’s not about civil rights, or religion — it’s about tyranny and mind control. They demand the power, and you will submit — or else. (Remind you of anything?)
Now, don’t get me wrong: I’m a bible-believing Christian to the best of my inadequate ability. What I am saying is, the evil ones hated Him long before they came to hate and crush you.
It’s coming, friends, and I see no way to stop it or slow it down. Be clear in your mind on this point. They will not relent because of who it is they are working for.
Denmark doesn’t have the First Amendment. This is an important difference. I don’t doubt that things will get harder for churches that preach against gays, but they will not be forced to perform gay marriages. Churches today are not forced to perform any marriage, and there are plenty of other popular marriage causes. Churches can decline to marry people who aren’t of their denomination, people who don’t go to church, people who’ve been divorced, or interracial couples.
Now clerks WILL be required to issue marriage licenses to gays...
Just like with gun registration - WE WILL NOT COMPLY.
No CHURCH in America has been FORCED to perform a gay MOCK wedding.
Yep. Refuse. Period. You don’t have to try to convince anyone of the righteousness of your cause. You don’t need to proselityze or convert anyone. You don’t need to “make a statement.”. You don’t answer to anyone. You only answer to Him.
You can joyfully and serenely refuse your assent to the lie that is homosexuality, driven not by judgment or pride but by Faith.
We know marriage is and always has been between a man and a woman.
Sodomite marriage is nothing but an illusion of marriage, not to be taken seriously. In other words, a joke on the public.
Tyranny and mind control is what it is, and both are endorse indirectly by the uninformed American people.
Wrong. Churches can and do survive without 501(c)(3) status.
Having done that (at least being wholy convinced of such a delusion), it defines reality as it wants - exchanging truth for lies - creating something out of nothing.
To keep up the new and improved fake reality, the beast must crush all opposition. It must trample truth and reason [and their witnesses] by whatever means necessary.
TC, you had it exactly right on a previous thread, so I'll paste that comment here:
I dont know what the next step is, but now that we have declared the existence of objective reality to be socially unacceptable, I predict that it will be a doozy.
The current culture is based upon a wrong idolatrous premise, that Fedzilla (or any human government) can dictate reality. The governmental system that was supposed to reinforce the proper boundaries of a Ten Commandments-based nation and society has put itself in the place of God and His Torah, morphing into a cruel, despotic regime straight from the Abyss.
That's what happens when the humans play god. "Liberty" in license is self-destruction.
4 Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the LORD, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger, they are gone away backward.
5 Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
6 From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores: they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment.
7 Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire: your land, strangers devour it in your presence, and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.
8 And the daughter of Zion is left as a cottage in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city.
9 Except the LORD of hosts had left unto us a very small remnant, we should have been as Sodom, and we should have been like unto Gomorrah.
You got it, revolt would come first.
It has started, with the primary election of Dave Brat.
Just say NO!
The states need that have passed amendments, and whatever, also need to say no to FedZilla. When FedZilla says that those amendments, etc., are unconstitutional, the states need to just say NO! and instruct the system in the state to say NO!
Why is it FedZilla has bought all their ammo and guns, why is FedZilla is studying how to control civil unrest in America, why is it FedZilla has given MRAPS, SWAT tools and training to counties and cities?
When states say NO!
When pastors say NO!
When congregants say NO!
When FedZilla says YES!..
.. then what?
If I had a church building? I would burn it to the ground. Worship and fellowship do not require a building.
I don't see that happening to the churches of Farrakhan and Wright.
Just to Christian churches that are deemed "intolerant" by the Coexist Bumpersticker Crowd.
I’d be shooting.
Well, of course not.
Everyone knows the laws about not engaging in political activity don’t apply to black churches and never have.
Hate is of course defined for this purpose as conservative doctrine.
Gay Marriage is the Mark of the Beast.
That’ll happen in Europe first. Let them burn in the fire they built.
“Hey queers. Come on down and get married HERE! We’ll fly reverend Elsie in to perform the ceremony. That will only add another $10,000 to the price. “
Now why would you “stir up” Elsie on Father’s Day? Now “she” will flood FR with half of the Book of Mormon together with “her” commentary just to pi$$ us all off!
Freemen and women aren’t forced to do anything. If you are in the position of being forced you are either submitting as a slave or being raped.
Golly, I wonder how the early churches survived without their 501 (c)(3) status. Just the like the underground church in China and Russia - they meet secretly in homes and other places - they have no buildings with fancy stained-glass windows or steeples and they serve and worship the Lord just fine. In fact, I’d gesture that they walk closer to God than most of us do.
Francis Schaeffer said that when the government attempts or tries to take the place of God, it ceases to be legitimate.
Take that thought to its logical conclusion.
God Created Man
God Created Woman
God did not create transgendered anything....
those with an ear...will understand this...pretty readily
all others will vote democrat in the next election
Sorry I couldn’t resist. Elsie has been here to southern Utah but resisted the temptation to preach.
There is a fourth option. The church can cease to perform weddings for everyone including their members. The members could get married outside at a JP then come into the church to get a little “holy water” sprinkled on it.
The church in Denmark is officially part of the State.
Do the homily from Romans 1
That's why beast.gov insists on replacing God... so it can do just that. The beast system is hell-bent on playing creator, so it can create the impossible. Plus it's got a huge fan base.
It's ends up freaking out and going scorched earth because the opposition (truth, reality) by nature cannot be destroyed.
It's not like the beast is going to admit error. Humility and honesty is contrary to its nature.
What happens when the state decides to retroactively revoke a church’s 501(c)(3) status back to the date of its founding and charge interest and penalties for back taxes due? Before you say “they can’t do that!” what’s to stop them?
when was the last time....there was a Humility Parade??
It's starting. People are losing their jobs for saying, "He was a man yesterday, he's a man today, no matter what he says." It's only a matter of time before the consequences grow even more severe.
Denmark has a state church. When your “church” is a tax funded government institution, and most taxpayers want you to do same sex weddings, you need to do what the boss tells you. Will not happened here as long as churches stay independent of the government.