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“Gay Sin” Survey Reveals We’re Playing God on Moral Questions

David3036 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 9:54 AM
All three major religions revere Abraham, who, according to the Bible, not only had multiple wives and concubines but was also married to his half-sister Sarah. David had six wives and many concubines. King Solomon had 700 wives and about 300 concubines, if you can believe the Bible. Men did not marry their concubines, by the way, so their existence in all the best families would seem to indicate that sex outside of marriage was not a bad thing in Old Testament days.

I’m always on the hunt for positive news, there being such consistent media focus on the bad stuff. Most days, headlines essentially read, “Handbasket full; hell in sight.”

So a recent headline caught my eye because of its positive tone: “Survey: Big drop in those who say being gay’s a sin.” According to Lifeway Research, a division of Lifeway Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention, significantly fewer Americans defined homosexual behavior as sinful in 2012 than in 2011.

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“A November 2012 survey of adults in the United States found 37 percent affirm a belief that homosexual...