Being gay doesn’t send you to Hell
Gays don’t go to Hell because they are gay. They don’t go to Hell because they are married to another man, or sleep with another man. God does not condemn them for who they are.
God sent the Law and He will not bend it. Grace is absolution, forgiveness, but it’s not permission to continue living a sinful life.
I might do better to quit focusing on the part that happens after grace is accepted (obedience) and start focusing more on trying to make those living sinful lives understand that His grace is there unconditionally, and that I too am a recipient of that grace. We might all do better.
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Tolerance, celebration, and disapproval
Having spilled many pixels in defense of Phil Robertson, who got suspended from the hit TV show “Duck Dynasty” because of his religious faith, and having spilled even more pixels in defense of traditional marriage, I should make it clear that I don’t personally consider homosexuality sinful. I always receive a number of emails with Biblical citations when I say that. Thank you, everyone, but I know | Read More »
A Taxing Discussion
Since yesterday I’ve been embroiled in a lively debate about whether or not it’s a violation of the tax code for the Catholic Church to remind its members that to vote for a candidate who supports abortion, euthanasia, embryonic stem cell research, cloning and/or same-sex marriage – each a non-negotiable moral principle of the Church - is a sin. Just such a publication has been | Read More »
Doubling Down On His Religion With Another Flop?
Recently Mr. Obama attended an event in New Mexico where a supporter asked him a question about his faith. Mr. Obama answered; he wants to be clear after all. He was asked ‘why he is a Christian’. His response? “I came to my Christian faith later in life and it was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life | Read More »
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, social justice
Homosexuals Have Equal Rights to Marriage
The traditional definition of marriage, that is, the union of one man and one woman, has existed for thousands of years. The traditional purpose of marriage is to have and raise children. The traditional family, made up of a father, a mother and children, is the unit building-block of society. Society has an interest in nurturing and preserving the traditional family, as a successful | Read More »
Did Obama Say Health Care Critics Have Committed Sin?
Interesting video coming out of Fox News that has President Obama speaking about health reform. It appears towards the beginning of the clip that he suggests critics of health reform are guilty of a sin. Listen for yourself:
I Refuse Left wing Salvation
I intend to tell you things, things that may make you despise me, but in this world we live in I feel it is my only option. I drink too muchI sleep with immoral woman, I left the woman I love because I was scared to commit to her