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To: JustTheTruth

“The fact that a person feels same-sex attraction is not the sin.”

No, lust is a sin as well. If you have thought it, Christ said, you’re as guilty as if you did the deed. That’s why we are commanded to struggle against the lusts of the flesh and not pretend that they are A-Okay.


12 posted on 12/07/2012 9:10:14 AM PST by Boogieman
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To: Boogieman; JustTheTruth
No, lust is a sin as well. If you have thought it, Christ said, you’re as guilty as if you did the deed.

I would disagree on that part. I don't think we can always help what enters our minds, but we certainly are responsible for what we do with it. Entertain it, and yeah, it becomes sin.

But I would have to say that just having the thought pop in there as it can sometimes, it not a sin. Reject or dismiss it and that is a spiritual victory.

15 posted on 12/07/2012 9:59:28 AM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: Boogieman
If you have thought it, Christ said, you’re as guilty as if you did the deed.

Uh...

Not exactly...

23 posted on 12/07/2012 10:40:41 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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