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It's Not Cool To Cherry Pick Scripture

Joycey Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 5:47 PM
Every thinking human being at the very least should acknowledge God's existence and power and the result should be a grateful heart. Trolls and Democrats and Occupiers and Zombies always sound like CAIN. Well not Zombies because they just chant.
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...