My youngest son came home from a youth group meeting last night and was so grieved that he went to his room and cried out to the Lord for about an hour!!! His heart was anguished with the sin he has seen on a regular basis IN THE CHURCH… He was actually told on FB by an adult he knew from a church we used to go to (when discussing gay marriage) that what we need is ‘more Jesus, and less Bible’!!!!! How do you separate the two?!?!?!? He was grieved over the sin that has gone and continues to go on unchecked…that is permissible in Gods House…at 14 years old, he is grieved…and all of our hearts were heavy this morning…We are saddened over what is going on in the world, but we are heart broken over what is going on in God’s House…. Lord, help your people, strengthen your children, convict us of our sin, and bring our hearts to repentance…….
Below is my response to other believers who are championing gay rights….
“Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good”. Romans 12:9
We talk so much about God being a God of love…and HE IS!!!! We talk so much about him being a God of grace!!! And HE IS!!! But he is also a God of Wrath and Judgement. We are commanded to actually HATE evil!!! And CLING to what is good…But in our expression of our love for our Holy God, we instead LOVE EVIL and RUN AWAY from what is good!!!! We are calling wrong right and right wrong!!!!
“What sorrow for those who say that evil is good and good is evil, that dark is light and light is dark, that bitter is sweet and sweet is bitter.” Isaiah 5:20
Sin is Sin!! While most who claim Christ seem clear on the sins of lying and stealing and murder (except in the case of the unborn)… the hot topics of homosexuality and abortion are placed in the grey. They are minimized to a matter of ‘personal preference’. If we have no problem with these sins how can we teach our kids not to lie, or not to steal but that it’s ok to take the way God designed for life to be procreated…for the relationship that was set apart in Scripture as the most important one we will have on earth, (a husband and his wife) and twist and distort it in the name of grace…in the name of not judging??? I AM NOT REFERRING TO UNBELIEVERS, I am referring to those who name Christ but DO NOT believe His Word, those who defend the right to sin more than the power we have because of Christ’s death and resurrection…
“When I wrote to you before, I told you not to associate with people who indulge in sexual sin. But I wasn’t talking about unbelievers who indulge in sexual sin, or are greedy, or cheat people, or worship idols. You would have to leave this world to avoid people like that. I meant that you are not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer yet indulges in sexual sin, or is greedy, or worships idols, or is abusive, or is a drunkard, or cheats people. Don’t even eat with such people. It isn’t my responsibility to judge outsiders, but it certainly is your responsibility to judge those inside the church who are sinning. God will judge those on the outside; but as the Scriptures say, “You must remove the evil person from among you.” 1 Corinthians 5:9-13
“Do not practice homosexuality, having sex with another man as with a woman. It is a detestable sin.” Leviticus 18:22
My personal preference is to love God and His Unchanging Word more than I love this world and it’s ever-changing rules.
God’s Word will always have the final say..
ARE YOU A CHRISTIAN???? ARE YOU SAVED????
“You must love the Lord your God and obey ALL his requirements, decrees, regulations, and commands.” Deuteronomy 11:1
If you are going to respond to this, and I want response, bring THE WORD…Not the Constitution taken out of context, not personal opinion that is not supported and backed up and rooted in Gods Word. Our opinions are killing us and keeping us separated from God. The Word of God…ALL of it..even the parts that are hard to swallow…GIVE LIFE!! Share The Word, not your words. Thanks ❤