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

matt261 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 2:10 PM
Gordon, that is your belief and you are more than entitled to it. However, your views of what is sin are irrelevant to me. Your worldview tells you there is only one way to believe, but in the here and now there are many people who disagree with you. It is not so much that other believe differently from you. What matters is how you reconcile yourself with that fact and how you deal with people who don't believe like you do or live like you think they should.

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.

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