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Christian 'Glee' Star: Acceptance of Homosexuality Not a Contradiction to Faith
Christian Post ^ | 09/09/2011 | Gina E. Ryder

Posted on 09/10/2011 7:14:38 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Actress Kristin Chenoweth is a self-identifying Christian who has sparked controversy by speaking out about her support of the gay community in an interview with lesbian and gay publication The Advocate.

The LBGT publication asked the TV and theater star: "What would you ask people who cite Christianity as their justification for passing laws that discriminate against people?"

Chenoweth replied, "I would ask, 'What would Jesus do?' It sounds so cliché and Pollyanna-ish, but I have a feeling if he were on the earth today, he wouldn't be walking around saying, 'You’re going to hell' and 'You're wrong, you're wrong, you're wrong.' I think he'd be accepting and loving."

Chenoweth is best known for her theater and television roles such as Glinda in "Wicked" and April Rhodes on "Glee." The actress is also releasing her fourth studio album Some Lessons Learned on Sept. 13.

Chenoweth is not new to controversy over her conflicting beliefs. In 2005, she was fired from a "Woman in Faith" concert for her support of gay rights.

Analysts for Focus on the Family refer to pro-gay Christians as a part of a larger movement called "Pro-Gay Revisionist Theology." Leaders of this movement claim Christians' prejudice against homosexuals leads them to misread biblical texts about homosexuality.

Christian Research Institute's Joseph P. Gudel says, "I realize that it is not 'politically correct' to speak critically concerning any person or group. Nonetheless, true Christian love does not ignore immorality and the lives ruined by it, but speaks out in the hope of helping those individuals."

Contradictions are not Chenoweth's concern, however. "I don't judge you for your opinions, so please don't judge me for mine," the actress said in response to critics.

"I read my Bible and I pray and all of that – I really do," Chenoweth told The Advocate. "But at the same time, I don't think being gay is a sin. Period."


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KRISTIN CHENOWETH
1 posted on 09/10/2011 7:14:42 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

And G-d said “Um, yeah, about that”


2 posted on 09/10/2011 7:17:18 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Am The Person Whom I've Been Waiting For.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Sodom and Gomorrah mean anything to your Christian “faith”? =.=


3 posted on 09/10/2011 7:17:36 PM PDT by cranked
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To: SeekAndFind
"But at the same time, I don't think being gay is a sin. Period."

What YOU think isn't going to matter in the end...

4 posted on 09/10/2011 7:17:46 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Chenoweth replied, "I would ask, 'What would Jesus do?'

He'd say "Now go and sin no more." Or something along those lines.

5 posted on 09/10/2011 7:18:58 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: SeekAndFind

Kristin needs to learn it’s not about her “having a feeling” what Jesus would say or would not say, do or not do.

Nor does it have to do with my feelings or anybody else’s feelings.

It has to do with what God SAYS, which is in the Bible for a reason, so we don’t all go around making our feelings our standards for faith and practice.


6 posted on 09/10/2011 7:21:38 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: SeekAndFind

She’s absolutely correct.

It does not contradict your faith, if your “faith” supports homosexuality.

And that is precisely one of the main weaknesses of religion today.

The era of the “Self” has relegated religion to an external belief system that backs up personal desire.

This is the exact opposite of what most “true” religions try to teach, which is, deny the Self and selfish desires and place your personal opinions on a back-burner in order to try to understand God.

Pretty sad that they have to stoop to Hollywood stooges to try to subvert the teachings of the Bible.


7 posted on 09/10/2011 7:22:00 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: SeekAndFind

There are two reasons I know about Kristin Chenoweth. She was great in Wicked, so let me add a third for her voice. She’s a wonderful Broadway actress, but why should we give a rat’s ass about her political views?


8 posted on 09/10/2011 7:22:02 PM PDT by rockvillem
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To: SeekAndFind
The deliberate choice of sodomy is an abomination. It is not a birth defect or a genetic predisposition but a conscious decision by sodomites to be wicked. Sin is sin and Almighty God is not mocked either by sodomites or their apologists.
9 posted on 09/10/2011 7:22:28 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Why in the #eLL would I care .. What just another hollywood ‘tart’/bimbo have to say about Jesus or What would Jesus do!?

I am sick of these mentally disabled @zz-#oles who continue to Trash everything Christian!


10 posted on 09/10/2011 7:24:21 PM PDT by freejohn ("Never argue with a fool; onlookers may not be able to tell the difference." --- Mark Twain)
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To: who knows what evil?

My Pastor always says, “Its not what you think that matters, Its what this Book says.” And I say Amen to that.


11 posted on 09/10/2011 7:25:05 PM PDT by easternsky
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To: easternsky

Amen.


12 posted on 09/10/2011 7:26:24 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“I don’t judge you for your opinions, so please don’t judge me for mine,” the actress said in response to critics.********

“If you love Me, you will keep My commandments. Jn 14:15

Obedience Kristin, not opinions.


13 posted on 09/10/2011 7:26:51 PM PDT by bereanway
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To: SeekAndFind
Chenoweth replied, "I would ask, 'What would Jesus do?'

Ugh. I know that this will no doubt bring on the flameage, but IMHO "WWJD" is one of the greatest dumbing-downs of Christianity EVER.

14 posted on 09/10/2011 7:27:13 PM PDT by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: jtal

I like how Michael Horton put it. More important that WWJD/”What Would Jesus Do?” is WHJD/”What Has Jesus Done”?


15 posted on 09/10/2011 7:30:08 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: SeekAndFind

Shut up and sing.


16 posted on 09/10/2011 7:31:19 PM PDT by Drango (NO-vember is payback for April 15th)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’ll probably get flamed, but I am a Christian and I don’t have a “problem” with people who are homosexuals... just as I don’t have a problem with people who are alcoholics or people who are overweight because they eat too much. A person who is any of those things has a disorder- whether it be a sexual, substance abuse or eating disorder. Is it a sin to have homosexual sex? Well, yeah. It’s also a sin to drink or eat too much. But I’m not going to run up to these people and wag my finger in their face and tell them to repent! Jesus tells us to love one another, not condemn one another.

I do have a problem with anyone who promotes homosexuality as “normal”. It isn’t. For a guy to do you know what with another guy is biologically disordered.

I also have a problem with the redefinition of marriage as anything but between a man and a woman. Because the state shouldn’t legislate that children be denied either a mother or a father, and that’s what homosexual marriage does. Beyond that, any redefinition opens the door for polyamory, etc., and that isn’t good for children, either.

Anyway, my 2 cents.


17 posted on 09/10/2011 7:31:50 PM PDT by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: Reddy

RE: I’ll probably get flamed, but I am a Christian and I don’t have a “problem” with people who are homosexuals.

What about people have sex with their own gender?


18 posted on 09/10/2011 7:33:23 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: SeekAndFind

What would Jesus do.

He never said that people were forgiven and that they were free to go and continue sinning.

He said they were forgiven and commanded them to go and sin no more.

That’s what Jesus would do.


19 posted on 09/10/2011 7:33:33 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We need to fix things ourselves)
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To: Reddy

RE: I’ll probably get flamed, but I am a Christian and I don’t have a “problem” with people who are homosexuals.

What about people having sex with their own gender?


20 posted on 09/10/2011 7:33:43 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: SeekAndFind

[ I have a feeling if he were on the earth today, he wouldn’t be walking around saying, ‘You’re going to hell’ and ‘You’re wrong, you’re wrong, you’re wrong.’ I think he’d be accepting and loving.” ]

I am suspicious of people that think they know what God is thinking..
Actually it is suspicious that anybody thinks they know what somebody else is thinking..


21 posted on 09/10/2011 7:33:52 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Actress Kristin Chenoweth”

Hm...that actress thing must really have made her a number one theologian.... She probably shouldn’t be asked about anything more complicated than a pair of shoes.....


22 posted on 09/10/2011 7:40:10 PM PDT by GenXteacher (He that hath no stomach for this fight, let him depart!)
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To: SeekAndFind

She’s a star on Glee. Well that pretty much makes her an expert on just about everything. She probably has an inside on the scriptures and which ones God really meant and which ones he really didn’t mean and was just funnin’ around.


23 posted on 09/10/2011 7:40:23 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: rockvillem

There’s one attitude you have to have in Hollywood - or else you will not get any work. Kristin is just explaining that.


24 posted on 09/10/2011 7:42:27 PM PDT by webstersII
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To: Reddy

Yep — it does open the door for other things — good point.

I think a big consequence of homosexual marriage (along with polyamory) is shacking up by heterosexuals.

Kids look at homosexual marriage being celebrated and think, OK, nobody really cares about old-fashioned marriage anymore. All boundaries are gone. So what if we live together. Getting marriage is such a hassle!


25 posted on 09/10/2011 7:46:35 PM PDT by heye2monn
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To: SeekAndFind

That “L” hand signal stands for “LOSER”, BTW. Just sayin’.


26 posted on 09/10/2011 7:47:57 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Mr. Weiner...Don' t Tweet your meat. It's too late to delete!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Hey Kristin, you might want to consider joining the Presbyterian USA Church. You can take the spot that my wife and I left vacant. You see, G-d’s Word makes it abundantly clear what His position on homosexuality is. I think you'd fit right in.

Sorry, but “Tolerance” isn't a noble virtue...it's a gutless cop-out.

27 posted on 09/10/2011 7:51:37 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: SeekAndFind

WWJD? Probably just what he said to the woman at the well...”Go and sin no more.”


28 posted on 09/10/2011 7:54:01 PM PDT by 50sDad (A Liberal prevents me from telling you anything here.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“The LBGT publication asked the TV and theater star: “What would you ask people who cite Christianity as their justification for passing laws that discriminate against people?”

Here in this question we have a perfect example of the lie that is portrayed by every person who supports creating special rights based upon a person’s corrupt sexual behavior.

A law that criminalizes homosexual behavior is not discriminating against any person. It is disriminating against a type of behavior.

The insane lie that the left-wing is trying to forcefully mandate as a truth is the claim that homosexuality is akin to race or gender in that it is innate.

Homosexuality is a corruption of natural human sexuality. The only way it can become manifest in society is through a choice. There are many corrupt behaviors that people choose and if promoted they will and do spread further corruption, especially when children are the targets of such corruption.

This is true whether someone considers themselves Christian or not. These facts do not need religion to remain facts. Homosexuality is a corruption of natural human sexuality.


29 posted on 09/10/2011 7:54:37 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: SeekAndFind

If you approve of homosexuality, you are not a Christian and you have no right to ascribe that view to Christianity.

On the other hand, you can disapprove of homosexuality all you want but you have no right to do anything about it if someone else is into it except preach and pray for them.

The only thing as bad as being rule by evil men is being ruled by people calling themselves Christians who are trying to bring the kingdom of heaven down to earth and letting no one stand in their misguided way.


30 posted on 09/10/2011 7:55:59 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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To: PieterCasparzen

>> He said they were forgiven and commanded them to go and sin no more.

Absolutely.

The cliche goes like this, yes? “Love the sinner but hate the sin”.

Those with homosexual leanings that believe on Jesus are God’s children, and heirs to His great promise just as much as are heterosexuals. But that does NOT mean that homosexual BEHAVIOR is “OK”, or to be condoned (let alone glorified).

And practicing homosexuals in the clergy? DON’T EVEN GET ME STARTED!!!


31 posted on 09/10/2011 7:58:58 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: SeekAndFind

My daughter absolutely loved GLEE...when it was about singing and dancing. She hasn’t watched it since it started revolving around the NancyBoy and his butch boyfriends. Good girl.


32 posted on 09/10/2011 7:59:34 PM PDT by 50sDad (A Liberal prevents me from telling you anything here.)
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To: Reddy; jimrob
I don’t have a “problem” with people who are homosexuals... just as I don’t have a problem with people who are alcoholics or people who are overweight because they eat too much.

The founder of Free Republic issued this statement in 2004:

"As a conservative site, Free Republic is pro-God, pro-life, pro-family, pro-Constitution, pro-Bill of Rights, pro-gun, pro-limited government, pro-private property rights, pro-limited taxes, pro-capitalism, pro-national defense, pro-freedom, and-pro America. We oppose all forms of liberalism, socialism, fascism, pacifism, totalitarianism, anarchism, government enforced atheism, abortionism, feminism, homosexualism, racism, wacko environmentalism, judicial activism, etc."

As I evaluate what Jim has written, all forms of homosexualism are opposed on this Conservative forum. I would surmise that any defense of sodomy is counter to the aims of Free Republic. I think it's notable that eating too much isn't among the items enumerated by the founder of this site as something FR opposes.

Therefore, I don't think that comparing the wickedness of sodomites to those who are a tad flabby is apt.

If I have misunderstood the statement in any way, I'll be more than glad to be corrected. But I firmly believe that homosexuality in any form must be soundly and unambiguously refuted.

33 posted on 09/10/2011 8:00:27 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: TheBigIf

There is no right in persons or government to mandate Christian behavior.
Doing so is itself unchristian.

There is no compulsion to endorse unchristian behavior either.

See my previous post.


34 posted on 09/10/2011 8:01:08 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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To: UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide

We have every right to legislate in regards to behavior that a majority feels is dangerous to society. Especially when it comes to how that behavior is dealt with in the public realm.

Homosexuality spreads disease. It is a corruption and when promoted can and will spread. Especially when promoted to children.

We do not just have to preach or pray. We can and should be legislating against it.


35 posted on 09/10/2011 8:02:00 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide

You seem to have something against Christianity. I never said that we should mandate Christian behavior, in fact I said that homosexuality is a corruption and is dangerous regardless if a person is Christian or not.


36 posted on 09/10/2011 8:04:41 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: SeekAndFind
Chenoweth replied, "I would ask, 'What would Jesus do?' It sounds so cliché and Pollyanna-ish, but I have a feeling if he were on the earth today, he wouldn't be walking around saying, 'You’re going to hell' and 'You're wrong, you're wrong, you're wrong.' I think he'd be accepting and loving."

Actually, he'd have no problem telling the homosexual he or she is wrong, as he did with the woman caught in adultery (John 8). Jesus did not condemn in that passage, but, being holy, Jesus abhorred sin. As with the woman caught in adultery, Jesus would suggest to Chenoweth and anyone else that the homosexual must repent of that sin in order to enter the Kingdom of God. So yes, he'd say "you're wrong". Being God, Jesus could do no less.

37 posted on 09/10/2011 8:05:15 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (You're either in or in the way. "Primary" is a VERB.)
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To: SeekAndFind

There is the little of problem of their being multiple places in the bible where homosexuality is called a grave sin.

And then there is the end of Romans chapter one where the bible condemns those that simply approve of it.


38 posted on 09/10/2011 8:05:15 PM PDT by Revel
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To: Nervous Tick
The cliche goes like this, yes? “Love the sinner but hate the sin”.

A quote of Mahatma Gandhi and not biblical.

39 posted on 09/10/2011 8:08:23 PM PDT by freejohn ("Never argue with a fool; onlookers may not be able to tell the difference." --- Mark Twain)
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To: SeekAndFind

Actually, we know what Our Lord would say to the sexually immoral, because we have a record of it: “Go and sin no more.”

(Yeah, I know that was adultery, but the principle applies to the more exotic carnal sins as well.)


40 posted on 09/10/2011 8:08:27 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide

Just to let you know, if you want to take me on in an argument where you want to defend the leftist policy of ‘Seperation of Church and State’, you will lose.

I absolutely find your statements of telling Christians that they have no place legislating their beliefs highly offensive.

And I am not even Christian. I just hate anti-religious bigots.


41 posted on 09/10/2011 8:11:11 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: hosepipe

AMEN !!! I may get flamed for this too. I am against the act NOT the person. Folks be very very careful telling people they are going to Hell for you are not the judge.

Let me tell you about my mother, she loved people unconditionally eventhough she was a democrat conservative. There was no grey area for her, it was either wrong or right - period. You see my mother grew up in the church. I have uncles, cousins who are ministers. My mother was not a church goer perse, but she deeply love and believe in God. My mother was told she would go to Hell, etc. Well on day she had a near death experience and she saw Jesus. From what she told me she saw him standing in front of her and she saw children playing round him and infants flew and landed to sit on his shoulder. He radiated a bright glow. He then called her but she refuse to look at him, and then he called my mother to look up, but again refused. He then asked why does she not want to look at him. She told him that she was not worthy and that she was going to Hell. He then asked her who told you that? My mother refused, so he “OO I know, don’t worry I will take of that person” He gave her the option to stay with him or go back. Well the Lord gave my mother another 10 years.

So you see folks, don’t pass judgement for only God can do. I recall my mother received a call from a relative asking what was she suppose o do with her lesbian sister attending church. My mother did not judge, she told that relative “Let her continue going to church and pray for her”.

Well now my lesbian relative left that lifestyle, had she put up with people saying your going to Hell. I doubt she would change. I am proud that my mother showed unconditional Love and that is how it should be.

So be careful what you say to other for God is recording every word that is coming out of your tongue.

Kristen will learn in the afterlife for now let her give her opion. Remember in the last days churches will become cold, but let not your Heart be cold.


42 posted on 09/10/2011 8:11:19 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Reddy

I’ll probably get flamed, but I am a Christian and I don’t have a “problem” with people who are homosexuals... just as I don’t have a problem with people who are alcoholics or people who are overweight because they eat too much. A person who is any of those things has a disorder- whether it be a sexual, substance abuse or eating disorder. Is it a sin to have homosexual sex? Well, yeah. It’s also a sin to drink or eat too much. But I’m not going to run up to these people and wag my finger in their face and tell them to repent! Jesus tells us to love one another, not condemn one another.

I do have a problem with anyone who promotes homosexuality as “normal”. It isn’t. For a guy to do you know what with another guy is biologically disordered.

I also have a problem with the redefinition of marriage as anything but between a man and a woman. Because the state shouldn’t legislate that children be denied either a mother or a father, and that’s what homosexual marriage does. Beyond that, any redefinition opens the door for polyamory, etc., and that isn’t good for children, either.

Anyway, my 2 cents.

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Your "I count" is six and the sum of references to God, Jesus and the Bible is one ...

Just Sayin...

Leviticus 18:22 (KJV): "Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind it is abomination."

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."

Romans 1:24-32:
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 recompense of their error which was meet.
28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;
29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,
31 Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:
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.

Romans 8:
1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.
3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:
4 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
5 For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
6 For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.
7 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
8 So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.
9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
10 And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
11 But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.
12 Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.
13 For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.
14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
15 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.

http://www.bible.com/bibleanswers_result.php?id=246


43 posted on 09/10/2011 8:11:49 PM PDT by plsjr (<>< ... HIS will be done! (http://NewSpring.cc/webservice - Biblical Nourishment))
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To: re_nortex; jimrob

You have corrupted the context of Jim Robinson’s statement.
The proper exerption would be:

“We oppose all forms of... GOVERNMENT ENFORCED... homosexualism...”

Decriminalization, benign neglect and non-recognizance are not government enforcement of anything.

If Jimrob meant to exclude all libertarian type leanings, then he should amend the statement and then ban about a third of Free Republic’s membership if not more.


44 posted on 09/10/2011 8:12:31 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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To: Patriot Babe

And how many other types of behavior do you feel the same way about? Or is this just a special feeling you have for homosexual behavior?

Would you say ‘let the outspoken pedophile continue to come to church’ or ‘let the person who is promoting bestiality openly continue to come to church’.

I am just wondering if you hold all corrupt forms of behavior in the same regard.


45 posted on 09/10/2011 8:16:22 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: freejohn

Let’s see, Glee seems to be about living the lifestyle that simply is not in harmony with what Christians should be seeking to live, not just homosexuality, but also cohabitation, fornication, etc. This is also fairly typical of TV shows in general as well. Ironically, during the show I Love Lucy, the stars of the show, who were married in real life and in the show, weren’t even shown sharing the same bed, things have certainly changed, and changed drastically for that matter.


46 posted on 09/10/2011 8:16:40 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: freejohn

>> A quote of Mahatma Gandhi

Perhaps; I really don’t know. I’ll take your word for it

>> ... and not biblical.

Well, on that, we’ll have to agree to disagree, if I can’t win you over based on Scripture. While those exact words are not found in Scripture, it is the very essence of what Jesus taught (ref: John 8:1-11; in fact, I’d recommend reading this chapter in its entirety. His disciples and apostles echoed this teaching in other Scripture. (Ref: pretty much all of 1 John).


47 posted on 09/10/2011 8:20:08 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Jesus loves us all, even the worst of sinners...he wants them to repent and come home.

Jesus doesn’t want any of us to go to hell.

Jesus doesn’t want any of us to be telling others that they’re going to hell, because that is not our job nor is it something we know.

Jesus does not want us committing sins and yet we all commit many.

Practicing sin is the wrong thing to do.

Jesus wants us to pray for the grace to not commit sins and to pray for mercy for sinners.

Jesus does not want us to pretend sins are not sin. If we accept sins as good, how can we ever repent and come home.

Hollywood is full of evil...prayer is the answer.


48 posted on 09/10/2011 8:21:00 PM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: re_nortex

A good way of summarizing, IMO, conservativism, is the fact that it emphasizes people having their own enormous degree of self-reliance and self-esteem. The problem with some ideologies is that they tend to progress to the opposite, where some people become ultimately unfairly burdened by the expenses of what some other people do.


49 posted on 09/10/2011 8:22:21 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t condemn them, but that doesn’t mean I wholeheartedly and enthusiastically endorse their lifestyles and their agendas. Sadly, in their opinions, my failure to do the latter means to them that I condemn them.


50 posted on 09/10/2011 8:25:59 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (I didn't know she was a liberal when I married her.)
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