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It's Not Cool To Cherry Pick Scripture

Nevirim Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 10:22 AM
So if Paul spoke the words of God! and Jesus is the Word of God! Then Jesus was speaking through the words of Paul as if He was being directly quoted. If Jesus had been approached by a man caught in homosexuality as was the woman caught adultery, his action would have been the same, "You who are without sin cast the first stone!" but to him he would have replied, "Go and Sin No MORE!"
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...