Skip to comments.JUST CHRISTIANS: On Homosexuality & Christian Identity
Posted on 08/12/2013 4:14:28 AM PDT by rhema
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. . . Christian authorities need to stop thinking and writing as though the categories of homosexual and Christian can be joinedas though the Church could tolerate or accommodate, or speak gently of, much less bless or sanctify, anything peculiar to the garment stained by the flesh that those who come to Christ throw off in their baptism.
In that baptism we become penitents, and as such divided from our sins. St. Paul tells us here that no penitent is to be named by, identified by, what he has abjured. Those injured people who have put on Christ have put on, in him, life, hope, healing of their diseases, and resurrection of their bodies in the image and likeness of the one who has saved them.
The Church never can and never will give satisfactionand the homosexualist knows it, for he knows the words against him are ineradicableto the declared and impenitent homosexual, the person who, through an act of the vermiculate will, has identified his person with a sin, whether he demands acceptance of his sin through "love," or vindication through identification of his perceived enemies as bigots. Whether he presents himself as an object of love or indignation, what he demands in either case is acceptance not of the person, but of the sin-bound and sin-defined person. He demands the declaration of spiritual authority that there is nothing objectively disordered about this binding of man to sin, and assurance that this monstrous amalgam can indeed enter the kingdom of heaven. This can never happen among Christians until they abandon Christianity, which is at war with every sin, and whose indelible constitution places all perversions of the perfect man at the muzzle of its canons.
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Exactly correct (but written in very churchy language)
Someone who calls themselves “gay” or “homosexual” is identifying with their sin, not with Christ. How can they be a Christian if they are still clinging to their sin as the foundation of their identity
There are no Christian “homosexuals” the two are mutually exclusive.
(Please note that there may be Christians who struggle with homosexual urges, and maybe even Christians who fall into that sin now and again. But the Christian hates his sin (whatever it may be) he does not celebrate it as the “homosexuals” do.)
"Our culture talks a big line about freedom, especially sexual freedom, right? What the culture means by that is 'Do whatever you want, whenever you want, however you want, without ever saying no,'" West told CBN News. "Put it this way: if an alcoholic cannot say 'no' to his next drink, is he free? Or is he in chains? I think if we take a deeper look at what our culture promotes as sexual freedom, we'll see it's actually promoting sexual addiction," West said.
I am so glad you posted this article. I needed to read an article on homosexuals from God the Creator’s truth.
The absurdity of “homosexual Christian” would be obvious to all if one simply substituted the term “homosexual” for “child molesting” or “adulterous” or “prostitute”. It becomes laughable on the face....so why, I wonder, is it so hard for some to see how incompatible the two are?? It implies, as many here are pointing out, that there has been no repentance and the sin is ongoing and active in that person’s life.