Skip to comments.Presbyterian assembly: Gay marriage is Christian
Posted on 06/19/2014 4:45:11 PM PDT by madprof98
DETROIT The top legislative body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has taken major steps toward recognizing gay marriage.
The General Assembly voted Thursday in favor of redefining Christian marriage in the church constitution as the union of "two people," not just "a man and a woman." The redefinition will take effect only if most of the 172 regional Presbyteries approve it in voting over the next year.
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Whew! I’m glad they sorted that out.
Marriage has gone from God’s blessing to none of God’s business.
Two and a half millions members in 2000. In 2014, there are 1.9 million members. That says it all.
They should of had it at Mackinaw Island, where fudge is served daily.
I’m sure this will impress the unbelievers and muslims. Awesome witness. What courage.
Revelation 22: 18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: 19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
PCUSA has been wacked in the head for years.
How many could tell you the gospel that leads to eternal life in that house of pretenders?
Divinely revealed truths are not determined by majority vote.
Sola Scriptura strikes again!
8 But even if we (or an angel from heaven) should preach a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be condemned to hell! Galatians 1:8
As if this so-called “church” wasn’t already anti-Christian enough.............with all its anti-semitism krap.......
Genesis 12:1 “Now the LORD said to Abram, “Go forth from your country, And from your relatives And from your father’s house, To the land which I will show you;
2 And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be a blessing;
3 And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse. And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.”
now it is preaching “gay marriage” !?????
Romans 1: 24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
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.
Leviticus 20:13 - If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood [shall be] upon them.
Year in and year out, PCUSA preaches directly against God’s Word....... I wonder if the US Trademark Office can be convinced to “revoke” its legal right to call itself a ‘church?”
Actually Detroit is kind of an odd place for it. Detroit is anything but gay friendly. When city council president Charles Pugh was accused of an “inappropriate relationship” with a male high school student, Pugh fled town. It was just a month or so ago when a bunch of Detroit ministers issued a statement opposing gay marriage.
For gay friendly, look to Ann Arbor or Kalamazoo.
Sharian law will reverse that decision.. In PakGhanistan
You've got it backwards. The state loves anything degenerate and anti Christian, therefore PCUSA will be just great, probably become a role model.
Christian churches will have their trademarks revoked. Then their tax exempt status. Then zoning permits tightened. etc. etc.
Eventually we will have state approved and speech monitored "church".
"PCUSA" What a great name for a state approved church!
Matthew 19:5 And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?
That’s Jesus discussing marriage and divorce. Clearly this Religion redefining marriage is not Christian since they ignored the Bible and let what’s popular with sinners to define marriage
PCUSA— Politically -Correct United Satanists of America?
That would make a good bumper sticker.
The real world consequences of ‘every man a pope’ theology.
No it doesn't. Many of the so called mainline protestant denominations (Presbyterian, Lutheran, Methodist) have been apostate for years. They ceased preaching the truth decades ago. I have met many, and they did not show me any evidence of faith, though there might be a truly saved person in them, I would guess 98% of them are unsaved, Hell bound church members You can not lump them all together. The Navigators and Campus Crusade for Christ are still doing well.
Just a note: the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) is NOT the PCUSA.
PCA is, as far as I know, still a conservative BIBLE based denomination.
The reason I left
Realignment has already occurred. It's pretty safe to assume that no one left is worth having.
So, are adultery, lying, stealing, murdering, etc. also “Christian”?
What an ignorant statement.
(note to moderators - this thread is posted in News, not Religion.)
You need to keep up with the times. Campus Crusade is no more. It's now the hip, cool CRU'
A Great Apostasy.
I think they misunderstood the meaning of “being fruitful”.
TWO people? Where the hell did they get THAT magical number?
What so special, and "Christian" about TWO "people" being married?
And would the Presbyterians go absolutely ape$hit if someone suggested that 5 people get married?
Would that be "Christian"?
Would they be willing to die on that hill of TWO "people"?
At least seven verses of Scripture deal with homosexuality but the Presbys aren’t buying any of them. Wonder what other verses of Scriptures they’re going to ignore.
Ping me when the Pope buys in to this heresy.
Yep. Those of us in the PCA are much obliged.
Looks like the Presbyterians will be needing to rewrite their own NOT-Holy Bible:
Those wild and crazy Presbies!
But they still ban strong drink.
PCUSA should just be done with it and merge with the Universalist Unitarian church. No use having two organizations teaching the same thing.
Maybe so. To redefine marriage is basically to take God out of it. True it’s been abused in the past, but that’s no reason to further abuse it.
As Luther might say, they’e “The whore church of Satan.”
I was a member of the Presbyterian church for a long time until Liberalization started.
Rather bizarre that they get the initials "CRU" out of the words "Campus Crusade for Christ". Seems to me they should abbreviate it as "CCC"
Ironic. "Presbyterian", "Lutherans", "Methodists"... you just "lumped them all together" right before you lectured others not to do so.
As someone else noted on this thread, there many different kinds of "Presbyterians", with the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) being totally separate from the Presbyterian Church USA. At last count there are at least four or five different types of Lutheran denominations in the United States, and despite them all claiming to be the true successor of Martin Luther's teachings, they all have vastly different beliefs.
Well Jesus didn’t say anything about incest, pedophilia, bestiality or necrophilia, so they must be OK, right? It’s a race to the bottom for some denominations to see which one first hits on this argument.
They will always be Campus Crusade to me, no matter what they change the name to. I was mostly associated with the Navigators, much better training. The men who have most inspired me, Dawson Trotman, Bill Bright, Chuck Smith and Charles Stanley. Godly men, all of them.
I guess it’s from CRUsade.
CCC is taken.
Catechism of the Catholic Church
PCUSA before it became totally apostate.
If you want to know how to tell if a church (denomination) is about to go off the rails, it all starts with denying that Jews are God’s chosen people.
Once you root them out, you are free to define Christianity any way you like.
Anti-semitism is the mark of not being able to read your bible.