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It's Not Cool To Cherry Pick Scripture

jturning Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 11:43 AM
The point is clear and Romans 1 makes it more abundantly clear. God made nature of which homosexuality is an abomination by itself when you look at the specifics of the act, and spiritually homosexuality is wrong because its human beings succumbing to unnatural lust. Trying to twist scripture and mislead people will get you into more trouble than just being homosexual, and it won't ease your God given conscience that is telling you its wrong. Of course as Romans 1 lets you know there is time when you will sear your conscience and open yourself up to far worse sin. And the wages of sin is death.
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...