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It's Not Cool To Cherry Pick Scripture

Anonymous9982 Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 10:34 AM
He rose from the dead so we can be free from EVERYTHING except Him. First he tells us we are slaves to him, then he goes on (as we grow in Christ) and calls us his friends, then his brothers. Today He's looking for the man-child and bride. Are you on the "way"? Be it unto you according to your faith.
With Easter approaching and the Astroturf groundswell for same-sex marriage at its apex, I thought I'd put in a plug for the Bible, whose integrity and timeless principles are under increasing assault in our culture.

In fact, what sparked this column was a warning by a nationally prominent Republican to his party that it ought not go "Old Testament" and oppose same-sex marriage.

I don't want to turn this column into a rant about same-sex marriage, but I cite this example to illustrate a common tendency to bifurcate the Old Testament and the New Testament and to paint Jesus Christ as a...