Your Opinion: On homosexuality and Christianity
Saturday, June 2, 2012
I wish to comment on Nelson Otto’s letter on May 23 concerning gays. It seems that whenever true Christians simply enlighten people as to what the Bible says concerning gays, they are accused of being judgmental.
The Word of God is offensive to many, especially in this age of the “New Morality” when many contend that there are really no more absolutes and that the only binding law is the law of love. The Ten Commandments are not considered to be direct revelations from God and in many instances are simply looked at as “Ten Suggestions.”
The Bible tells us plainly that homosexuality is an abomination in God’s sight and unless they repent of this sin, they will not inherit the Kindgom of God. People like Otto may ignore this or sugar coat it but man’s “human reasoning” should never take priority over infallible God’s reasoning.
History tells us the homosexuality always accompanies a declining civilization, along with other forms of immorality. And yes, Mr. Otto, there are many homosexuals who do need the Bible and may be “professing” Christians but they cannot be true Christians while at the same time rejecting Christ’s teachings concerning homosexuality and are themselves practicing homosexuals ... I call them “pick-and-choose” professing Christians.
Remember the extraordinary perverted conduct of the people of Sodom and Gomorrah in as much as they departed from the natural passion and longing of the male for the female which was imprinted into nature by God, and desired what is altogether contrary to nature. God destroyed those cities of antiquity. And even today its general practice gives evidence of turning the truth of God into a lie because just like Sodom and Gomorrah, it consists of being in defiance of God’s arrangement.
It should be clear by now that America to a large extend has forsaken God’s Law as it is recorded in Holy Scripture as an unchanging and objective standard of morality. Many patriotic Americans recite this pledge, “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible with liberty and justice for all.” To return to the America of former years we hope that more will recite this pledge. “I also pledge allegiance to the Cross and to the faith for which it stands, one Savior — King Eternal, Jesus Christ, with grace and mercy for all.