I don't believe God would hate me if I decided to snort my back and eggs every morning. Is it strange? Sure. A sin? Nah. This is the type of logic I'm coming across.
He stated, "And if you want to talk about history, fine, but that won't turn out so well for your side. For the entire history of civilization - tens of thousands of years - marriage has been defined as being between a man and a woman. But now, we're supposed to believe that for that entire time, nobody knew the correct definition of marriage until modern day American liberals came along to enlighten everyone. Sorry, I don't buy it."
Did you also know that in history and in the Bible that slavery was and still is encouraged? Well thank God for current times and the “progressives” who stood firm to fight for their rights. But, again, I’m sure you know that big holy book better than I do.
Religion is not science, nor will it ever be. Give me your proof of your God and his statements — in fact, give me the exact quote where Jesus Himself says that homosexuality is wrong. And don’t bother saying 'God inspired man to write the bible' — where in the book of John or anywhere does Jesus say that being gay is a sin? Because it’s not. It’s your twisted version of all of Romans (which was just random fornication between all sexes), Leviticus, which is the Old Law and does not apply to Christians because Jesus abolished the old law once he died on the cross (in Galatians) and Corinthians when he washed away all sins, including promiscuity. You have nothing to go on other than your pure hatred towards gays and lesbians.
|Antigay Randy Boehning's pic on Grindr.|
Remember Randy Boehning, the antigay politician who got caught with his pants down on the gay hookup site, "Grindr"?So the commenter rattled of more intellect...
"Interracial couples used to be denied marriage? Irrelevant. Please explain how supporting interracial relationships means I can't oppose 'gay marriage'. I'm truly curious to understand your reasoning there. "
My last comment to Mr. Washere was this:
"Why don't you read that big Bible of yours? As I said, it was not only illegal for interracial couples to marry, but it was forbidden in the Bible.
Intermarriage Forbidden, Punished, Prevented by Segregation
Deuteronomy 7:1-3. “Neither shalt thou make marriage with them (Canaanites)…” Joshua 23:12-13. “If ye…cleave unto…these nations…and make marriage…God will no more drive out any of these nations from before you.” (Only as long as Israel remained a separate people was there victory). Ezra 10:2. “…We have trespassed against God, and have taken strange wives.” Ezra 6:21, chapters 9-10, Nehemiah 10:28,30; 13:23-30.
Ezra and Nehemiah settled the race problem by segregation and severe punishment for mixing.
So if you're going to "oppose same-sex marriage", then you should also oppose what's been written in the Bible. You're a hypocrite and bigot if you just "hate the gays" and not every other "so-called-sinner" out there. Read more. Learn more. Educate yourself before you open your mouth, especially on Facebook. "
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Truth is -- I don't care if someone I know doesn't believe that gays and lesbians should marry one another due to their religious beliefs. That's their thing. Let them believe what they hold true in their hearts. But when does it come to the point when your beliefs are shoved down other people's throats? Your beliefs are just out of pure faith from tales told in a big book that "man wrote", which claims to be "inspired by God". That's OK. But not all people go by your faith, and not all Christians believe in the same things because the Bible has so many convoluted scriptures from different translations and interpretations that we cannot just say, "Well, this is black and white and so be it."
My suggestion to all people who love to correct other people's sins? Learn the Bible. Read the Bible. Make sure you know the history behind everything before making a "righteous judgment". If you're not willing to do the homework -- then that's just plain ignorance. If you tell me that same-sex marriage is wrong, yet you have no opinion and also feel that it's "irrelevant" to talk about how interracial marriage was once illegal as well as being a sin in the Bible -- then please refrain from sharing your views on what traditional marriage is really about.
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