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It's Not Cool To Cherry Pick Scripture

jturning Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 11:58 AM
Great column, as scripture is the most important source of knowledge for man because it gives the rules for this creation as given by the Creator. The beginning of knowledge is fear of the Lord, because God will repay people for their sin unless they repent and take Him up on His offer of substitutionary atonement and follow Him. Trying to twist scripture and mislead people into living a sinful lifestyle in wilful disobedience will not only destroy them but those responsible. As Jesus, God among us said, "whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea."
Tommy_Maq Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 2:22 PM
"Great column, as scripture is the most important source of knowledge for man because it gives the rules for this creation as given by the Creator. "

Evidence?

...or were you simply making things up, AKA lying, AKA working for the devil?

Yes, that's right; this is where you must either present evidence, admit you made a mistake, or reveal your true nature as an agent of Lucifer (by weaseling away, sucking your thumb, and refusing to respond.)

And....go!
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...