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Author Topic:   Gay Marriage as an attack on Christianity
Dr Adequate
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Message 34 of 1484 (802122)
03-12-2017 9:47 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by Faith
03-12-2017 7:23 AM


Except for the fact that the punishment is mild compared to torture, beheading, being eaten by lions and buried alive, there is nothing in principle different between a Christian's being required to worship Caesar or Nebuchadnezzar and being required to do something that to the Christian conscience implies acceptance of anything else that God has absolutely forbidden, such as gay marriage.

Question: does it imply acceptance of things that God has forbidden to vote for a man who has consistently treated the seven deadly sins as a to-do list?


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Message 37 of 1484 (802126)
03-12-2017 10:23 AM
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03-12-2017 9:50 AM


No.

Why not?


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Dr Adequate
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Message 245 of 1484 (802488)
03-17-2017 12:36 AM
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03-16-2017 4:17 PM


Re: FYI
Have you noticed the active witchcraft out there? The plans to bring down Trump by witchcraft? I suppose you think it's all a big joke?

Of course. Question is, why don't you? Don't you think God is omnipotent? Don't you think that Satan can't harm a hair of Trump's head unless God permits it --- no, commands it? Don't you agree with Calvin when he says:

* "God bends all the reprobate, and even Satan himself, at his will."

* "Satan himself performs his part, just as he is impelled, and succeeds only in so far as he is permitted."

* "Satan and all the wicked are so under the hand and authority of God, that he directs their malice to whatever end he pleases, and employs their iniquities to execute his Judgments."

* "The devil, and the whole train of the ungodly, are, in all directions, held in by the hand of God as with a bridle, so that they can neither conceive any mischief, nor plan what they have conceived, nor how much soever they may have planned, move a single finger to perpetrate, unless in so far as he permits, nay, unless in so far as he commands."

So Trump has nothing to worry about ... unless of course God remembers that pride, greed, covetousness, anger, theft, bearing false witness and adultery are meant to be sins.


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Message 255 of 1484 (802503)
03-17-2017 9:53 AM
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03-17-2017 8:43 AM


Re: witchery
Oh but I do. The thing is I don't know God's will in this case.

But whatever it is, it'll be awesome, yes? 'Cos of him being God? If he smites Trump with the seven plagues of Egypt, that'll be good, and if he doesn't, that'll also be good, right? Surely the great thing about being a Calvinist is that you get to be totally stoked over anything that actually happens, since whatever does happen is God's wondrous plan which it would be blasphemous to disapprove of in any way.


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Message 262 of 1484 (802511)
03-17-2017 10:24 AM
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03-17-2017 10:04 AM


Re: What about divorce? I mean really now.
It runs counter to the clear Biblical statement that God calls a man to leave his parents and cleave to his wife, by which they two become one flesh. One man, one woman, together one flesh.

I guess it's also sinful for orphans to get married.


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Message 292 of 1484 (802541)
03-17-2017 1:14 PM
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03-17-2017 1:05 PM


Re: Those who will not inherit the kingdom of God unless they repent
So, exhibit A would be the adulterer Trump who has publicly stated that he has never asked God for forgiveness.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3l0e6nS9oI


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Message 678 of 1484 (803142)
03-24-2017 2:48 PM
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03-24-2017 12:58 PM


Re: Moralism is the method of the Left
But David Horowitz was quite right in his book Big Agenda, and the talk I linked some time back, when he said moralizing is THE weapon of the Left.

It's a good thing that the Right never moralize. Why, I've never heard a Christian conservative moralize at all.


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Message 1051 of 1484 (834547)
06-08-2018 10:17 AM
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06-07-2018 11:46 PM


Re: Opinion piece from the Guardian
So far so good as far as that SCOTUS decision goes but it's awfully limited and doesn't challenge the real issue which is the conflict created with biblical faith by the legalizing of gay marriage.

I don't see how the legalization affects it. Before that happened, it was still perfectly possible for a gay couple to go to one of the churches that marries gay people, have a wedding, and subsequently eat cake. Such a marriage wasn't recognized by the government, but presumably it would still have been equally offensive to assholes.


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