Skip to comments.The ELCA Homosexual Deception
Posted on 03/03/2010 1:11:07 PM PST by Enought
We all know that in August of 2009, at the ELCA Church Wide Assembly, the delegates voted to adopt a resolution that committed the ELCA to a find a way for people in publicly accountable, lifelong, monogamous, same-gender relationships to serve as rostered leaders. It was a bold move against Holy scripture. The liberal, homosexual supporting leadership found a way to pass their agenda.
Let's be honest here, do we really think that the ELCA will . . .
1) Deny homosexuals from being rostered that are not in a monogamous relationship? 2) Deny homosexuals from being rostered that are seeking, but not in a lifelong relationship? 3) Deny homosexuals from being rostered that have been dating someone for only a week? What about one month? The ELCA language says it has to be "lifelong." 4) Deny homosexuals from being rostered that are not "public" about their relationship? 5) Remove rostered leaders including pastors that "break up" with their same sex partner? Because they are no longer in a lifelong relationship.
I want to be very clear here. The ELCA was trying to and has pulled one over on their membership. The ELCA doesn't know or care about the answers to these questions. They just wanted to use sugar coated language and manipulate scripture in their quest to officially allow practicing homosexuals into ELCA leadership.
It has been going on for years. I have been in correspondence with an ELCA pastor who stated that over the last 15 years two male pastors have tried to cross boundaries with him sexuality. This was before August 2009, when the the ELCA only allowed homosexuals to be rostered employees if they were celibate.
The ELCA had an well planned out agenda. To come up with a "passable" defense against the Bible's clear teaching on homosexuality. To declare homosexuality is not a sin. To allow homosexuals to teach, lead, and preach. To encourage homosexuals to live out their (God declared sinful) behavior. And to get their membership to believe it!
We can see this now and we all should have seen it then. Jan Mickelson, a Midwest radio host said it this way, "the fact that human beings, representing the church of God, in 2009 can be so gullible, as to swallow this nonsense that has only been invented in the last 20 years by the gay lobby, in order to torture the people of faith. In order to take over the denominations. They said they were going to do this. They said they were going to rewrite scripture. And they said they were going to take over the institutions. They are doing it. Only because the alleged people of God are stupid and gullible." - Jan Mickelson, radio host, WHO
People of the ELCA, we allowed this to happen. God will not be mocked. Lets not be pawns anymore. Invite every ELCA member you know to join a Bible believing domination.
The Shape Of Things To Come
I’ve called them out for years. You see, they don’t really believe in celibacy, then or now. ECLA is doomed.
All churches of weak faith are doomed.
Raising descendants is not at issue so monogamy or any other -amy is simply not relevant.It doesn’t matter The homosexuals are in charge and are to making their fantasies to be accepted as real.
The glimmer of light I see in all this is that homosexual-”affirming” leadership is NOT biblically enlightened, nor Holy Spirit empowered—hence people tend to leave such churches in droves. Who wants to have their kids taught by sexual perverts? Show me your most liberal churches, and I’ll show you the fastest shrinking ones...
May all who hold to the Augsburg Confession and the Small Catechism leave ELCA forever.
If the legitimizing of the absurdity of same sex unions by the ELCA in convention this past summer has any merit, it will be in this, that it helps wake up the sleepwalkers who continue to stay because of grandpa or the burial plot I already paid for or the nice, friendly pastor we have or the good business connections I have in the congregation, or any of the myriad other rationalizations I can torturously come up with for loving such things more than Christ. It is long, long, long, long past time to leave.
Disclosure: I still have many relatives and friends trapped by their emotions and social connections in this apostate travesty.
“Disclosure: I still have many relatives and friends trapped by their emotions and social connections in this apostate travesty.”
I do as well, from 20-something nieces and nephews to my 80 year old mother, who asked me not to talk to her about it. I pray for them, that they’ll see what it truly means, and that they all will find the strength to leave- but not without voicing why.
As a side note, when I left the ELCA about 8 years ago, I asked that my family be taken off of the church mailings and membership. I hadn’t heard anything from them , and now have moved away. A few weeks ago I got an form to subscribe to The Lutheran magazine. How did they track me down, and WHY?! My family is probably still counted on their records. :o(
I feel for you and your family. Pray for them. Remind them occasionally, but not - obviously - with obnoxious frequency that fellowship with Christ saves, not fellowship with any organization, because the leadership of the ELCA will not stand with them on judgment day as some kind of counsel for the defense. And, secondly, remind them how much more good they could be doing for others by belonging to a church that actually confesses the Christ of the Scriptures.
God bless you and yours.