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

Jack2894 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 3:53 PM
You are missing the point of the article entirely. The people who believed slavery was acceptable were just as convinced that it was not a sin as you are that it is. The people who believed dancing was a sin were just as convinced of that as you are that homosexuality is a sin. What is a sin has always been a function of what the culture thinks is a sin.

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.

As reported at

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