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Beyond the Supreme Court: A Guide to Settling Gay Marriage

Larry1764 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:20 PM
awakening, the changed lives themselves will have more success in changing other lives by the new way of living they display. I suggest that we need to pray to be (or become) the kind of people God can do this through, and I am sure that most of us need to include in those prayers that God will help us to truly love - and that includes respect - those as yet unbelievers whose lifestyles we deplore. So help us, Lord.
David3036 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:58 PM
I think if you're going to ask that they become something they're not, they' won't want your prayers.
Andy544 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:30 PM
amen, Larry. I have been guilty in these posts today, of using the word "perverts" to describe those involved with the homosexual lifestyle. That word does not display the love of Jesus towards these individuals. Jesus is not into condemning anyone. He just says, "go, and sin no more." We can do so only thru the power He grants us to do that. I pray that many reading this post will do that.

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to tackle two gay marriage issues, those of us looking for some sweeping overall conclusions on the issue should temper our expectations.

The cases to be examined by the high court involve some specifics-- the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, and the range of benefits the federal government should grant in states choosing to recognize gay unions.

Both will necessarily involve some examination of what role the federal government should play in matters of gay marriage, but neither is likely to settle the biggest questions:

What is the proper...