Skip to comments.Gaffe of the Century! NYT Says St. Paul Ordered Christians to ‘Execute’ Homosexuals
Posted on 06/20/2016 4:12:00 AM PDT by NYer
With remarkable insouciance, NYT writers Jeremy W. Peters and Lizette Alvarez blithely make reference to a Bible verse from Romans that calls for the execution of gays, meaning Saint Pauls letter to the Romans 1:18-32.
As anyone who has ever read the New Testament knows, Saint Paul never permits that Christians should commit any violence whatsoever against homosexuals, but the Times editors apparently thought that fact-checking with the original text was superfluous or that readers were too ignorant to check for themselves.
The Times report, titled After Orlando, a Political Divide on Gay Rights Still Stands, follows on the fatal shooting of 49 people in the Pulse nightclub by a 29-year-old Muslim who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. In the wake of the attack, many have tried to compare Christian beliefs regarding the morality of homosexuality with those of Islam, in an apparent attempt to make Christians guilty by association.
The biblical passage in question actually speaks of Gods anger toward sinners who reject God despite the abundance of evidence for his existence in creation. It says that those who failed to honor God became futile in their thinking, and their senseless minds were darkened.
Saint Paul continues: Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the degrading of their bodies among themselves.
For this reason God gave them up to degrading passions. Their women exchanged natural intercourse for unnatural, and in the same way also the men, giving up natural intercourse with women, were consumed with passion for one another. Men committed shameless acts with men and received in their own persons the due penalty for their error, he wrote.
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They were filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, covetousness, malice. Full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, craftiness, they are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil, rebellious towards parents, foolish, faithless, heartless, ruthless. They know Gods decree, that those who practice such things deserve to dieyet they not only do them but even applaud others who practice them.
I just love it when the Godless media takes it upon themselves to interpret Christianity.
Jeremy Peters is on Laura Ingraham’s radio show a lot......he’s on MSNBC also......’nuff said.
It’s not sloppiness. The fifth-column leftist NYT just lied about God’s word in another attack on Christianity.
Expect more from the leftist media demons.
According to Roman and Hebrew law, yes.
We don’t live in Ancient Rome, and we don’t live in Ancient Israel.
We do not live under the Old Testament ceremonial and national laws.
We live under the New Testament to preach the Gospel, and Jesus’ proclamation that He came “not to destroy men’s lives, but to save them.”
Oh, and one more thing New Yooork Slimes, was the killer in the nightclub quoting the Apostle Paul?
Of course not.
He was quoting the sand pirate, polygamist, pedophile, slave-trading mass-murderer Muhammad.
"AND SUCH WERE SOME OF YOU! But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God." (1 Cor 6:11)
See, God doesn't want you dead and damned! God wants you repentant, transformed, holy, happy, perfectly transfigured and radiantly beautiful, and safe within His love in heaven forever.
That's the way God is. He's good. To sinners. Says St. Paul -- and he should know.
OK, the NTY quoted Paul to the Romans, and I quoted Paul to the Corinthians. But it’s the same author and the same subject: God’s intentions toward sinners, and ours.
Gaffe? I’d say columny. Their mindless readership no doubt already believes this.
According to the NYT and MSNBC, how you get to “heaven” is by counting the number of candle-lite vigils you attend for leftist causes.
You can bet the farm than anything written by them regarding Christianity is a lie from the pit of hell.
Agreed. This was all predictable once homosexuality was removed from the list of psychological disorders and upheld as normal. The GLBT community, that represents 1.6% of the population, has worked industriously over the past decades to achieve the goal of normalization. Now, anything that impedes that progress, must be banished and/or shut down.
The social order has flipped from majority rule to that of the minority. It can only get worse from here now that they have expanded their base of sympathizers.
I knew this day would come. The Propaganda Ministry now lies outright. Look for much more of this.
I now predict that in a scant few years, the Propaganda Ministry will call for mass executions of Christians.
The entire Left-wing mindset summarized in a single line.
their attempt to demonize the Christians to get more votes for their Hitlery failed miserably
If you read the NYT article, you'll see that what was being set up was the conclusion: Even though Trump said he would protect LGBT, don't believe it. Republicans don't care about your safety.
Post-Orlando there have been several defections among homosexuals who are talking about getting guns to protect themselves and that they are finally seeing the light about stopping ISIS and radical Muslims in this country.
But the leftists will say anything to prevent a sizeable group of gays moving to support a GOP candidate. That will break the NYT camel's back.
1 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God
2 the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures
3 regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David,
4 and who through the Spirit of holiness was appointed the Son of God in power by his resurrection from the dead: Jesus Christ our Lord.
5 Through him we received grace and apostleship to call all the Gentiles to the obedience that comes from faith for his names sake.
6 And you also are among those Gentiles who are called to belong to Jesus Christ.
7 To all in Rome who are loved by God and called to be his holy people: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
Pauls Longing to Visit Rome
8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world.
9 God, whom I serve in my spirit in preaching the gospel of his Son, is my witness how constantly I remember you
10 in my prayers at all times; and I pray that now at last by Gods will the way may be opened for me to come to you.
11 I long to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong
12 that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each others faith.
13 I do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters, that I planned many times to come to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now) in order that I might have a harvest among you, just as I have had among the other Gentiles.
14 I am obligated both to Greeks and non-Greeks, both to the wise and the foolish.
15 That is why I am so eager to preach the gospel also to you who are in Rome.
16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.
17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealeda righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: The righteous will live by faith.
Gods Wrath Against Sinful Humanity
18 The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness,
19 since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.
20 For since the creation of the world Gods invisible qualitieshis eternal power and divine naturehave been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.
21 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.
22 Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools
23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles.
24 Therefore God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another.
25 They exchanged the truth about God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creatorwho is forever praised. Amen.
26 Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones.
27 In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed shameful acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.
28 Furthermore, just as they did not think it worthwhile to retain the knowledge of God, so God gave them over to a depraved mind, so that they do what ought not to be done.
29 They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice. They are gossips,
30 slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant and boastful; they invent ways of doing evil; they disobey their parents;
31 they have no understanding, no fidelity, no love, no mercy.
32 Although they know Gods righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them.
The media takes their “info” from liberal so-called Christian sources. And most (all?) don’t even know a Bible believing Christian. Or a Tea Partier. Or an NRA member. Or someone who drives a pickup as their first vehicle.
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