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Re: A New Way to Dialogue about Homosexuality

Re: A New Way to Dialogue about Homosexuality

Mr/Mrs. Danutz

Let me restate what I said before, For clarification The Word of God is not limited to the culture. For example, people say the apostle Paul when writing that women were to not be in authority in the church, that he was speaking in a cultural since therfore having no bound on us today. However Paul when proving his stance on this utilized the order of creation, he went back to Adam and Eve to prove his point. Now what I mean is that a culture does not dictate whether or not the Word of God is saying one thing in one area and another thing in the next, that would make then the Word of God subject to culture.

The point you make about the OT Law is not applicable because Christ has now fulfilled the Law therfore making  us  no longer slaves to the Law which brings about knowledge of sin, but slaves to righteouness. It also sounds like you are saying that since we cannot be 100% obedient to Gods Standards we are to go on living how we have and not pursue truth or obedience. If this is the case that is completely illogical.

I want to disagree with you as well when you said that our interpretations make the Word of God Living, this is incorrect. Did not John say that "in the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God" So it seems to me that the Living Word of God has always been living, even before our existence. It is in the Word that we find our life not the other way around. Yet, even if we do not it will continue to Live on. For the Word is God and God is self existent needing not our interpretations to give Him life.

We must understand that the Bible contains certain laws one of them being "The Law Of Non Contradiction" which means that, "A cannot be A and non-A at the same time". Therefore if the scripture the Living Word, condems Homosexuality and it does then it cannot be right and non-right. "The Law of Causality" states that every affect has a cause. Since homosexuality is and affect, then what is its cause. Paul makes this clear it is sin, so even if to men love each other and have sex it is a result of sin. Anything that takes its source in sin needs not to be defended but turned over to God for forgivness.

 

 I find it amusing that when people make attempts to defend something that is wrong, they always tend to want to redefine the meanings of words, in this case ( right,and wrong ) the words mean the same that they have always meant. For instance nobody would argue that God is right while Satan is wrong. Yet when it comes to Homosexuality you do not have the same feeling, all of a sudden you want to define what the words mean.

Lastly

Please understand me, I have a desire to all men and women saved. Yet I am not willing to sacrafice biblical teaching. The Word of God never calls us to do so. It never calls us to be compassionate for people in that we excuse sin or try to tweak it were it no longer is sin. I wish that all men would come to know Christ but this will never happen if the vehicle by which God has prescribed us to use is being mishandled.

A New Way to Dialogue about Homosexuality By: PastorPete (63 replies) 22 December, 2005 - 04:47