~Jeremiah 6:15-17 Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall among them that fall: at the time that I visit them they shall be cast down, saith the Lord. 16 Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein. 17 Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

How many times have we heard that someone is “old fashioned” and their way of doing things is out of date? That may be a proper statement for clothing but what about the things of God? What about God’s word? Can we say that God is old fashioned and out of date?

When I was a teenager, I blushed at the slightest thing. The older I got and the harder I became toward sin, the less I blushed. 🙁 I was born again in my mid twenties and as I grew in God’s word, the blushing returned. Sadly, this is not the case with the world today. Sin runs rampant in our country and people do not even bat an eye at it any longer. Women use to be modest in dress, word and action. When a woman exposed her body, she was known as a harlot. Today, Christian women dress immodestly and don’t even blush at exposing themselves. Sodomy was not spoken of freely because it was a horrid sin. Today, the label has been softened and television programming is strewn with this disgusting sin. No one blushes anymore.

God asks the question, “Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination?” He answers with No! Their fate is to be cast down in the Lake of Fire. What is considered to be an abomination in God’s word? Sodomy is on this list (Leviticus 18:22, Leviticus 20:13). God’s old paths are no different today than they were in Jeremiah’s time. God lists seven more things that He considers to be an abomination in Proverbs 6:16-19. These are serious matters. People today speak lies without a second thought, let alone blush over them. You could tell when a child lied because it was written all over his face. However, today’s child has learned through his parents and has become an expert liar. 🙁

God has not changed – He will never change. Malachi 3:6a “For I am the Lord, I change not;” If God considered these things an abomination back then, He still considers them an abomination and always will. Hebrews 13:8

The Lord, our God, has set watchmen who still boldly proclaim His words but today’s people refuse to listen. Is it any wonder that Jesus said He would find little faith when he returns? (Luke 18:8) Oh that our country would wake up and walk the old paths once again. Oh that Christians would blush at sin once again and be ashamed at the abominations that exist. 🙁 The Lord’s wrath is upon us and mankind will wish for those old paths but it will be too late.

~Romans 1:22, 24-32 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, 24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen. For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet. And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

During Jesus’ ministry, He preached in the Temple to the Jews using the Scriptures (Old Testament). He told His disciples that they would do greater things during their ministry – they would be spreading the precious Gospel. Once the New Testament was finally completed, the two Testaments made God’s complete Word for man. All of it is inspired and all of it is God breathed.

~2 Timothy 3:16-17 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

Today’s text is clear about this sin. Even without using the Scriptures from the Old Testament, it is clear that homosexuality is condemned – even though the words were spoken by Paul.  Paul’s words were breathed by the Holy Spirit and Paul was inspired by the Holy Spirit and told what to write.  We know that Jesus is part of the Triune Godhead. He is one in the three in one (I John 5:7). With that said, the Holy Spirit is also one of this three in one – He is the part of the Godhead that put God’s words into what we call the Bible.

~2 Peter 1:21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

What the Holy Spirit writes through Paul are the Holy Spirit’s words just as much as the words that Christ spoke. What the Holy Spirit writes in the Law of Moses are His words – God’s Words – just as much as Jesus’ own words. The three are one God! Why then should God’s words contradict itself? They don’t! God considers His words above even His own name!

~Psalm 138:2 I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.

When I was witnessing to a homosexual, one of her excuses to continue in her sin was that Christ Himself did not say that being gay was sin.  The sodomites in the Old Testament were stoned to death because of their sin. Christ believed, lived by, upheld and preached from the Law of Moses.  He was qualified and even called Rabbi as He was preaching to the Jews.   Just because the New Testament does not have Jesus quoted as exactly saying, “Sodomy/Homosexuality is sin” does not mean He did not speak of it. There are so many things that Jesus said that could not possibly be recorded because the book would be huge!

~John 21:25 And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen.

What we do have is a clear record of Jesus supporting what was written in the Law of Moses. Jesus would be a hypocrite if He supported only part of that same Law! So let’s look at what Jesus did support.  Jesus said:

~Mat 19:4-6 And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

This shows that Jesus supported the institution of marriage between a man and a woman. Genesis states that God made male and female, not male and male. This has been God’s way since the beginning and this is the sexuality that was instituted. Jesus was born Jewish and lived under the Law of Moses (see ~Galatians 4:4). Since Jesus endorsed and taught the Law of Moses in the temples, it stands to reason that Jesus would condemn the same things that are condemned in the Law of Moses, including homosexuality.

Furthermore, Jesus supports that whatever God has joined together (man and woman), let NO  man put asunder – that being the institution of marriage between a man and a woman! According to Genesis 1:27, the union of male and female is a clear depiction of God’s design for human sexuality. Even God’s creation is comprised of a male and female species. There is no regenerating of a species otherwise. Jesus spoke of monogamous female/male marriage relationships – He spoke of the sins of adultery, fornication, promiscuity, etc. All of His sayings revolved around a male/female relationship.  Jesus’ knowledge of the Law of Moses was complete for it was His word!  Jesus Christ, God Himself, does not change.  The Word says:

Heb 13:8  Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.

Therefore, His words from the beginning hold true today. What was considered an abomination, like sodomy, is still an abomination! Do not be deceived.  Oh and, by the way, my homosexual friend was gloriously saved and changed by the power of the Holy Spirit in her life.  Today, she is married to a wonderful man and has four beautiful children. This, too, can happen to you!

Repent today and be saved!

Psalm 119:121-128

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121 I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors.
122 Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me.
123 Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness.
124 Deal with thy servant according unto thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes.
125 I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.
126 It is time for thee, Lord, to work: for they have made void thy law.
127 Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
128 Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.

Journaling:

1. Find all the things the Bible will do for you
2. Find the things you are suppose to do with your Bible
3. Find the things the Bible is likened to

Standing up for what is in alignment with God’s word is not always easy.  I can sense the frustration expressed by the Psalmist in these next eight verses. Here in Psalm 119:121, he tells the Lord how he has done what is right in His sight and he pleads that God would not allow his enemies to overcome him.  So many times we do what we know to be right but we create waves and ruffle some feathers in the process.  It’s never easy taking a stand for what is righteous!  In fact, it is then that we will receive persecution.  Many a Christian mouth has been silenced for fear of the repercussions from those who hate God’s word! To submit to this is cowardly! We are no better than Peter (Matthew 26:74) when he denied knowing Christ!  Oh what a wicked world we would change if Christians would be bolder in speaking out for what is right!

I can almost hear the Psalmist (Psalm 119:122) as he pleads to God in the night hours: “Lord, I know that what I have to do is the right thing in this situation and I know that those who oppose me will create a major stink over this! Please let me be secure (safe) in Your word as I stand for what is right.”  He pleaded his cause so much that he couldn’t even see straight (Psalm 119:123)!  “I’ve cried and searched my Bible in the wee hours of the night, to the point where I can’t see straight, Lord!  If I’m wrong, show me – deal with me mercifully if I am, and show me Your will so I can do that which is right! (Psalm 119:124) And Lord, I’m your child so please give me understanding in this situation as I read Your word! (Psalm 119:125).  I want to do what is right!”  Can’t you just hear him?

What a prayer!  How many times have I personally prayed a similar prayer in time of crisis!!?? Horrible sins are going on all around me! But when I speak up for what is right, I’m told I’m judgmental or legalistic. Read Psalm 119:126 as the Psalmist experiences the same thing. I can’t tell you how many times I have prayed this verse (in my own words) when I see the injustices of abortion and sodomy in our land! “Lord, please judge these wicked, wicked sins and purge our land. Heal our land, Lord! These people do not care a thing about Your word and we’re seeing the effects of their sin through your judgments!” The Psalmist’s enemies didn’t take God’s laws seriously back then either!

The last two verses reflect a heart that has found peace after long sleepless hours begging God for His guidance. I love when the Lord puts a verse right in front of my eyes and I’m covered like a warm blanket by His Spirit as He gives me the answers I’ve been searching for! Psalm 119:127-128 reveal that the Psalmist got exactly what he needed from his time in the word! So much so, he compares it to fine gold – priceless! There can be no price placed when God gives peace and comfort! The joy that comes in the morning after a night of tears and pleading is a wonderful reward for our search! (Psalm 30:11) The enemy can be all around us but we can be safe in God’s shelter!

You can be certain that you will encounter much persecution when you stand on God’s word! The separated Christian will not only suffer at the hand of the unsaved but will also suffer at the hand of believers who have been led astray by wrong doctrine. Let’s take abortion, for example. A sad statistic is found at http://abortionno.org:

Women identifying themselves as Protestants obtain 37.4% of all abortions in the U.S.; Catholic women account for 31.3%, Jewish women account for 1.3%, and women with no religious affiliation obtain 23.7% of all abortions. 18% of all abortions are performed on women who identify themselves as ‘Born-again/Evangelical’.

Has this sickened you? It ought to! What a horrible testimony to the Lord, Jesus Christ! I can’t believe that true born-again believers would have an abortion. If a woman believes herself to be saved and does have an abortion, I think she should seriously look to God’s word and reevaluate her profession of faith. If she is saved, repentance is surely needed! Nonetheless, the world sees these statistics as fact as it relates to abortions by born-again believers! The smear on Christ’s name is just horrible!!! When confronting women about abortion, whether in person or by way of the Internet, we are criticized, called names, and are verbally abused. How can this be so? A murderous act has been performed because the child is a mere inconvenient consequence!  Wake up, Christian! Speak up!

We must stand on what is right, as did the Psalmist in today’s text! We must seek the Lord’s guidance and direction in His word when we need to know what to do in His name. When was the last time you can say you experienced Psalm 119:123?  God will give us wisdom if we ask Him for it (James 1:5).

Stand firm, Christian; the Lord is nigh!  Our time is short!

Psalm 106

1 Praise ye the Lord. O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. 2 Who can utter the mighty acts of the Lord? who can shew forth all his praise? 3 Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times. 4 Remember me, O Lord, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people: O visit me with thy salvation; 5 That I may see the good of thy chosen, that I may rejoice in the gladness of thy nation, that I may glory with thine inheritance. 6 We have sinned with our fathers, we have committed iniquity, we have done wickedly. 7 Our fathers understood not thy wonders in Egypt; they remembered not the multitude of thy mercies; but provoked him at the sea, even at the Red sea. 8 Nevertheless he saved them for his name’s sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known. 9 He rebuked the Red sea also, and it was dried up: so he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness. 10 And he saved them from the hand of him that hated them, and redeemed them from the hand of the enemy. 11 And the waters covered their enemies: there was not one of them left. 12 Then believed they his words; they sang his praise. 13 They soon forgat his works; they waited not for his counsel: 14 But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert. 15 And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul. 16 They envied Moses also in the camp, and Aaron the saint of the Lord. 17 The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan, and covered the company of Abiram. 18 And a fire was kindled in their company; the flame burned up the wicked. 19 They made a calf in Horeb, and worshipped the molten image. 20 Thus they changed their glory into the similitude of an ox that eateth grass. 21 They forgat God their saviour, which had done great things in Egypt; 22 Wondrous works in the land of Ham, and terrible things by the Red sea. 23 Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them. 24 Yea, they despised the pleasant land, they believed not his word: 25 But murmured in their tents, and hearkened not unto the voice of the Lord. 26 Therefore he lifted up his hand against them, to overthrow them in the wilderness: 27 To overthrow their seed also among the nations, and to scatter them in the lands. 28 They joined themselves also unto Baalpeor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead. 29 Thus they provoked him to anger with their inventions: and the plague brake in upon them. 30 Then stood up Phinehas, and executed judgment: and so the plague was stayed. 31 And that was counted unto him for righteousness unto all generations for evermore. 32 They angered him also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes: 33 Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spake unadvisedly with his lips. 34 They did not destroy the nations, concerning whom the Lord commanded them: 35 But were mingled among the heathen, and learned their works. 36 And they served their idols: which were a snare unto them. 37 Yea, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto devils, 38 And shed innocent blood, even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom they sacrificed unto the idols of Canaan: and the land was polluted with blood. 39 Thus were they defiled with their own works, and went a whoring with their own inventions. 40 Therefore was the wrath of the Lord kindled against his people, insomuch that he abhorred his own inheritance. 41 And he gave them into the hand of the heathen; and they that hated them ruled over them. 42 Their enemies also oppressed them, and they were brought into subjection under their hand. 43 Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their counsel, and were brought low for their iniquity. 44 Nevertheless he regarded their affliction, when he heard their cry: 45 And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies. 46 He made them also to be pitied of all those that carried them captives. 47 Save us, O Lord our God, and gather us from among the heathen, to give thanks unto thy holy name, and to triumph in thy praise. 48 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting: and let all the people say, Amen. Praise ye the Lord.

Today’s Psalm hit me in such a way, I was grieved! 🙁 Why? Because Israel’s actions and sins against God are exactly what our beloved Country is experiencing!  Let’s take a look and compare:

  • Psalm 106:34 – God wanted His people to destroy the nations they conquered so they would not be contaminated by their idols and sins.  The United States is a haven for every known religion of the world. That’s a wonderful thing for those seeking asylum from religious persecution. However, our Country’s believers allowed the heathen’s doctrines into their lives.
  • Psalm 106:35 – They did not follow this and each time they disobeyed, they did exactly that – they adopted that nation’s sins and backslid. The usage of the word “mingled” is very poignant. They “learned” the heathen’s works. That doesn’t happen over night – it takes daily “mingling.” The U.S. believers mingled and learned the works of those other religions and adopted these works to their own.
  • Psalm 106:36 – After they mingled and learned the ways of the heathen, they served the heathen’s idols. It is especially obvious that the U.S. believers did this as we look upon our religious holy days. Easter has turned the Saviour into a bunny and Christmas has turned His birth into Santa Claus and presents. These are merely two examples but I think you know where I am going with this.
  • Psalm 106:37 – We have sacrificed our very children to the doctrines of the heathen (of demons) by allowing compromise into our home. What use to be sin with our forefathers is considered “passé”, old fashioned or no longer applicable to today’s society. Our children have now learned a watered down Gospel and are lucky to know the very foundations of truth from the Word of God.
  • Psalm 106:38 – We have shed the blood of our own children for the sake of convenience and money. Abortion should not even be considered in a Christian’s life. However, you would be surprised at the number of supposedly Christian women who have had abortions. Abortion is sin. Abortion is murder – plain and simple. Sacrificing our children because having a baby is not convenient or finances don’t permit is an act of pure selfishness. America will be judged for this sin!
  • Psalm 106:39 – What was considered sin a generation ago (according to the Scriptures) is no longer considered sin but a lifestyle. What people were put to death for or jailed are no longer judged – in fact, their sin is disregarded altogether. A good example of this is the sin of sodomy. What God had created as pure and holy between a married man and woman has not been defiled. America lingered long around this sin and it is now to the point where it is on the verge of collapse because of it.

I praise the Lord that I have read the Book and I know how this is all going to end (Revelation 1:3). And, it WILL end with judgment upon our Country for mingling and lingering around the sins that we have allowed into our Country. Christ WILL come again and will judge the nations for their sins. Christians need to get back to following God’s Word and not that of man. Repentance and separation from sin is our only hope.

We must learn from 2 Chronicles 7:14!

~Romans 1:29-32 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

Today’s text pretty much covers all types of sins. The last verse states that those who know God’s judgment and still commit such things are worthy of death. Furthermore, those who are guilty of supporting those sins are just as guilty of the same judgment! Wow! :shock: Do you see this?  Are you guilty of this, Christian?  Take a step back and look at your life.

When you go to the polls and vote, do you vote for someone who will support the abortion agenda yet you are against abortion?  You’re just as guilty as if you had done the abortion yourself!  Do you have friends or relatives who live a life of sodomy and they don’t know your stand on the issue?  Have you confronted them about it and told them they are living in sin?  If not, you’re as guilty of that sin!  How about couples who are living together?  Do you have friends you entertain in your own home and have not spoken to them about this?  How about if it’s your own child?

I believe you understand where I am coming from today.  If you think back on the morality of our beloved country 50 years ago, none of the sins I’ve just outlined were even spoken about in public, let alone encouraged or looked upon with complacency!  No – in fact, quite the opposite.  What has changed?  The Bible says that God never changes so His judgment will still be dispersed upon this wicked generation just as much as it was 50 years ago.

~Heb 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.

God never changes! What has changed is the heart and mind of man.  Man has allowed the sin of this world to harden his heart. After all, the more you sin the harder your heart becomes to sin and the less you are convicted of it.  What God considered sin thousands of years ago is still sin today.  What God considered an abomination thousands of years ago is still an abomination today!  It is man who has strayed and has hardened his heart to the point where sin is no longer considered sin! To abort one’s child was considered murder – now it’s considered an inconvenience! To be a homosexual was considered an abomination to God – now it’s a lifestyle.

I was having this same discussion with a dear friend last week. I told her that when I was a young teenager, the world was disgusted by the sodomite’s sin! Today the world is not even mildly annoyed – in fact, laws are being passed to protect them.  Those who speak out against it are considered haters and charged with a hate crime. The world gets further and further away from the Word of God. Should the Lord tarry His return, I would not be surprised that in 50 years, pedophiles will no longer be viewed as disgusting and horrible sinners but will be an accepted lifestyle of society – or it will be stated that it is a “disease” – or they will say ‘the poor dear is sick’!  Oh deceived generation of blind hard-hearted sinners! This generation no longer recognizes sin but, instead, calls sin “good” – all under the title of “tolerance”!!

~Isaiah 5:20-21 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

Judgment is coming. God does not change, dear soul. God will judge according to His Word, not according to what feels good or what other people say is right. How can one say he is a Christian when he is committing sin that God has said is an abomination or he is supporting the very same sin? Turning a blind eye is equal to supporting that sin – can’t you see that? How can you allow yourself to be so deceived by the god of this world, the devil, the father of lies? It is a choice that you will have to make and I pray your choice is made before it is too late.

If you are a Christian, then act like one! Stand up for Christ and what He has taught us. Don’t try to smooth ruffled feathers in a family when there is sin running rampant. Stay away from it – do not support it – do not condone it! And worse of all, do not be silent! The devil has his way with his children.  Why not allow the Holy Spirit of God to have His way with you?  How will they (the world) know what the Bible says on this topic except you tell them? Don’t sit on the fence – after all, the fence belongs to the devil. That’s what he wants you to do!  Jump off that fence and run as fast as you can to the Word of God! Then stop being ashamed of what He has taught you and start shouting His judgment from the rooftop!

03. July 2008 · 2 comments · Categories: Political · Tags: ,

How can the Obamas call themselves Christians and yet support the gay agenda? Something is wrong with that picture. Some say that Obama is a sheep in wolves clothing. This shows me that he is a WOLF in wolves clothing! There is nothing Christian about someone who will support legislation that will allow sin like this to be legalized. The homosexuals cannot reproduce after their own kind so they prey on the young people of today. If Obama gets into office, our country is surely done for. A Republican Presidency has minimized the strength of a Democractic Congress. But people, once a Democratic Presidency sets in, the United States will no longer stand a chance. The Lord will judge this nation or He will have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah!


Source: http://www.onenewsnow.com/Election2008/Default.aspx?id=157362

NEW YORK – Michelle Obama told the Democratic Party’s Gay and Lesbian leadership Council Thursday night that her husband will repeal federal policies that she says limit the rights of homosexuals.

An ABC News report on the event says Mrs. Obama stated that “Barack believes that we must fight for a world as it should be.” She said that world would be a place where, what she called, ” discriminatory laws” like the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will be repealed. DOMA gives states the right to reject homosexual “marriages,” even when such unions are performed in states like Massachusetts and California where they have been legalized.

According to the ABC report, Michelle Obama went on to quote her husband as saying “the federal government should not stand in the way of states that want to decide for themselves how best to pursue equality for gay and lesbian couples, whether that means a domestic partnershp, a civil union, or a civil marriage.”

Another report says people paid anywhere from $1,500 to more than $28,000 for tickets to attend last night’s Democratic Party fundraiser at the Waldorf-Astoria.

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01. July 2008 · 5 comments · Categories: Sodomy · Tags: ,

Another area of concern in America today is the homosexual agenda. It is no longer something that is spoken in secret but it is placed right before us, square in the face. What does God’s Word say about homosexuality?

~Leviticus 18:22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.

~Leviticus 20:13 If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

~Romans 1:32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

~Leviticus 18:25 And the land is defiled: therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land itself vomiteth out her inhabitants.

~Romans 1:26-28 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: (26) And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet. (27) And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; (28 )

~Jude 1:7 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.

~1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, (9) Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. (10) And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God. (11)

So God says that homosexuality is a sin that is an abomination to Him and is worthy of death. He goes on further to reveal that homosexuality defiles the land, just as it did with Sodom and Gomorrha. And lastly, the one who practices homosexuality and refuses to repent will not enter heaven.

No where in Scriptures is a sin recorded where an entire city received judgment because of that sin, except for homosexuality. It is a sin against nature – all nature has male and female alike and coupled. The sin of homosexuality destroys the family unit according to the Scriptures – man, wife and children.

~Romans 1:26-28 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:

Does the Christian hate the homosexual? No! The Christian ought to hate the sin, not the sinner. For the Bible says that we all sin. Homosexuality is a difficult sin to overcome. But nothing is too difficult with the Lord Jesus Christ at the helm of one’s life!

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Source: Impact News


(ADF) Attorneys with the Alliance Defense Fund say they will appeal a ruling by the New Mexico Civil Rights Commission Wednesday because of its “stunning disregard” for the First Amendment. The commission found an Albuquerque photography company, run by a Christian husband and wife, guilty of “sexual orientation” discrimination under state antidiscrimination laws for declining to photograph a same-sex “commitment ceremony.”

“Christians in the marketplace should not be penalized for abiding by their beliefs anymore than anyone else should,” said ADF Senior Counsel Jordan Lorence. “The Constitution prohibits the state from forcing unwilling people to promote a message they disagree with and thereby violate their conscience. The commission’s decision shows stunning disregard for our client’s First Amendment rights, and we will appeal this ruling in state court.”

A same-sex couple asked Elaine Huguenin, co-owner with her husband, Jon Huguenin, of Elane Photography in Albuquerque, to photograph a “commitment ceremony” that the two women wanted to hold in Taos. Neither marriage nor civil unions are legal between members of the same sex in New Mexico.

Elaine Huguenin declined because her and her husband’s Christian beliefs are in conflict with the message communicated by the ceremony. The same-sex couple filed a complaint with the New Mexico Human Rights Commission, accusing Elane Photography of discrimination based on sexual orientation. The commission held a one-day trial in January.

Wednesday the commission issued an order finding that Elane Photography engaged in “sexual orientation” discrimination prohibited under state law and ordered it to pay $6,637.94 in attorneys’ fees to the two women who filed the complaint.

“The government cannot make people choose between their faith and their livelihood,” said Lorence. “Could the government force a vegetarian videographer to create a commercial for the new butcher shop in town? American business owners do not surrender their constitutional rights at the marketplace gate.”

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It is interesting to see the similarities between the Fall of the Roman Empire and the course the United States is heading.

Between 1960 and 1990, out-of-wedlock births in the USA increased more than 500 percent (from 5.3 percent to 28 percent), single-parent families tripled, about 50 million babies were murdered in the womb, and violent crimes increased 500 percent. About 16,000 crimes occur on or around school campuses each day! In 2005, 37 percent of births were to unwed mothers, up from 36 percent in 2004 and 28 percent in 1990. The report stated that “The overall rise reflects the burgeoning number of people who are putting off marriage or are living together without getting married.” Are these the “Healthy Families” that the amoral campaign of that name is building by supporting abortion?

Homosexuals not only flaunt their sin in public, they are fêted, wooed, indulged, and thanked by politicians for their votes. It’s Sodom and Gomorrah again––or worse! In January 2007, Christian Vanneste, an MP in France’s ruling party was fined nearly $4,000 for saying that homosexuality is “inferior to heterosexuality” and would be “dangerous for humanity if it was pushed to the limit.” Of course, these are the facts. But daring to express the undeniable truth unleashes the wrath of police and courts in their zeal to protect the feelings of a favored class that complains of being offended.

Homosexuals and lesbians don’t procreate as God commanded mankind to do. The Creator’s very first commandment to Adam and Eve was, “Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth…” (Gn 1:28). “Gays” defy God’s very first words to mankind. They seek not children but pleasure, to the exclusion of all else. And in their self-absorbed folly, they taunt us with “gay pride.” Are they proud that their lifestyle is not only “dangerous” (it shortens the lifespan by 24 years2) but that it would abruptly end the human race if universally adopted? What madness supports this celebrated perversion?

Source: The Berean Call

Historian Polybius attributed the fall of ancient Rome to pedophilia progressed from rampant homosexuality among aristocrats. During the reign of Justinian, homosexuality and bestiality were acceptable as Roman entertainment.

However, many historians, including Edward Gibbon, in The Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire, suggest that the fall of Rome was assured only when the depravity of Roman society transcended to the military’s legions, where such self-indulgences replaced disciplines that made Rome’s legions so formidable. Moral corruption of the legions left the people unprotected from the crude armies that ultimately sacked Rome.

Source: American Daily

A great many children were born out of wedlock.

Source: History Guide

The Romans practiced infanticide, contraception and abortion in order to limit the number of children born to the Roman family. In terms of contraception, the Romans used amulets, magic potions, formulas, potions, oils and appointments. Most were ineffective.

Interestingly enough, the world says that Rome fell because of:

* Decay
* Financial Problems
* The Dole and Barbarians
* Economic, Military, Gradual
* Christianity
* Vandals and Religious Controversy
* Division of the Empire
* Lead
* Hoarding and Deficit

Even the rise of Islam is proposed as the reason for Rome’s fall, by some who think the Fall of Rome happened at Constantinople in the 15th Century.
Source: Roman-Empire.net

I don’t know about you, is it any wonder that the United States as a great nation is not mentioned in the Bible? Could it be that we are following the footsteps of the Roman Empire and will collapse from within?

Look at the details:

1. Children born out of wedlock
2. Homosexuality
3. Sexual perversions
4. Pedophelia
5. Military adopting sexual sin
6. Abortion
7. Infanticide
8. Contraception
9. Witchcraft
10. Islam
11. Religions turning away from true Christian roots

Look up, oh Christian! If you are not 100% certain that you are going to Heaven when you die, you should put the matter to rest today.


~Luk 21:28 And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.

~2 Corinthians 6:2 (For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)

Source: God’s Holy Word – The Bible

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Source: LifeSiteNews

Threatened Oklahoma Politician Refuses to Apologize for Saying Homosexuality is Dangerous and Sinful


“I see no reason to apologize for what God says, that homosexuality is a sin, I will not apologize. I did not say anything false. I did not say anything malicious or hateful.”

By John-Henry Westen

Sally Kern OKLAHOMA CITY, March 20, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Oklahoma House Representative Sally Kern is standing firm in her convictions on the immorality and danger of the homosexual lifestyle, despite some 30,000 emails condemning her, many of which included hateful rhetoric and some death threats. The most hard-hitting portions of a speech she gave to a Republican club on the subject of homosexual activism in America were posted online by a homosexual activist group.

Some 300 activists rallied against Kern at the State Capital Tuesday. In comments to AP, however, she stood firm against the criticisms, stating that she was not engaging in hate speech. “I see no reason to apologize for what God says, that homosexuality is a sin,” she told AP. “I will not apologize. I did not say anything false. I did not say anything malicious or hateful.”

During her original speech Kern predicted she might face trouble for her forthright remarks, but she stressed that she was speaking out of concern for those engaged in a destructive lifestyle. “”The very fact that I’m talking to you like this here today puts me in jeopardy,” she said in her speech. “So, so be it. I’m not anti, I’m not gay bashing, but according to God’s Word, that is not the right kind of lifestyle. It has deadly consequences for those people involved in it. They have more suicides … there’s more illness. Their life spans are shorter.”

Kern asserts that the First Amendment protects her in voicing her concerns about homosexuality and homosexual activism. “I’m not going to apologize for exercising my First Amendment right,” she told The Oklahoman.

She was equally supportive of the rights of homosexual activists to protest her remarks at the state capital. “That’s great they came to the Capitol. This is a free country. They’re exercising their First Amendment right,” Kern told AP.

Activists zeroed in on remarks in her speech when she explained the dangers of homosexual activism to society. “It’s not a lifestyle that is good for this nation. As a matter of fact, studies show that no society that has totally embraced homosexuality has lasted more than, you know, a few decades. So it’s the death knell for this country. I honestly think it’s the biggest threat that our nation has, even more so than terrorism or Islam, which I think is a big threat,” she said.

A teacher by background, she noted that children from the earliest ages in school are indoctrinated to accept homosexuality as a normal alternative lifestyle.

Kern affirms she has nothing against apologizing for wrongdoings but refuses to apologize for speaking the truth. “When I am wrong, and it is brought to my attention, I will apologize,” she said.

Kern may be contacted here:
sallykern@okhouse.gov

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NEA Pushes Homosexuality in School Booklet, Group Says
By Randy Hall
CNSNews.com Staff Writer/Editor
February 26, 2008
(CNSNews.com) – A 24-page pamphlet sent to all 16,000 public school superintendents in the United States — by a coalition led by the National Education Association and the American Psychological Association — is “a renewed effort” to protect the well-being of all students, including, the pamphlet says, “those who are at higher risk because of their sexual orientation.”

However, a national pro-family group is criticizing the publication as “giving parents 16,000 new reasons to question the agenda of national teachers’ union leaders” and is offering a flier of its own to equip parents “to oppose this promotion of homosexuality in your child’s school.”

“Just the Facts About Sexual Orientation and Youth: A Primer for Principals, Educators and School Personnel” serves as a guide for public school employees “who confront sensitive issues involving gay, lesbian and bisexual students,” the coalition of 13 national associations said in a news release announcing the distribution of the booklet.Sexual Orientation and Youth

According to the “group of education, health, mental health and religious organizations,” the brochure “includes the most recent information from professional health organizations, as well as up-to-date information on the legal responsibility of school officials to protect students from anti-gay harassment.”

“The opportunity for students to learn is diminished when they do not feel safe or supported at school,” the coalition stated. “In addition to assault and harassment, gay, lesbian and bisexual students experience high rates of emotional distress, suicide attempts and substance abuse.

“These factors hinder their emotional and social development, as well as their ability to succeed in school,” the organization added. “It is our responsibility to provide accurate and factual information. We believe this publication will be a valuable tool to help educators, administrators and others concerned with caring for America’s students.”

First formed in 1998, the coalition produced the original version of “Just the Facts” to respond to concerns that school personnel were receiving inaccurate information on the issue of sexual orientation. The updated publication reflects the coalition’s continuing concern about the safety and well-being of “gay, lesbian and bisexual” students.

Led by the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Psychological Association (APA), the coalition includes the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Counseling Association, the American Association of School Administrators, the American Federation of Teachers and the American School Counselor Association.

The release was distributed by the APA, “the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States” and “the world’s largest association of psychologists.”

‘Incubators for radical social agendas’

Tony Perkins, president of the conservative Family Research Council (FRC), dismissed the project in an e-mail statement as evidence for parents to question the agenda of the NEA and its allies.

“Among the so-called ‘facts’ in the 24-page document is the opinion that homosexuality is ‘a normal expression of human sexuality,'” Perkins said.

“The booklet also warns teachers not to discuss ‘transformational ministries’ that suggest homosexuality is a condition that can be changed,” he said. “Religious-based views are regarded as harmful, if not dangerous.

“This is no surprise to those who have followed the leftward drift of the NEA leadership,” Perkins added. “For years, the organization has used teachers’ dues to subsidize its top officials’ left-wing fanaticism, which includes everything from promoting homosexuality and abortion in schools to pushing birth control.”

And the APA “is no better,” he said. “In the past few decades, the group has gone from listing homosexuality as a mental disorder to becoming one of its biggest champions in the public square.

“Now both groups are using their influence to transform public schools into incubators for their radical social agendas,” Perkins said. “These lessons in political correctness must stop!”

To “equip parents to oppose this promotion of homosexuality,” the FRC offers a 36-page document of its own: “Homosexuality in Your Child’s School” by Peter Sprigg, the group’s vice president for policy.Homosexuality in Your Child’s School

“Despite decades of activism and media propaganda promoting acceptance and celebration of homosexuality, and a number of political and judicial victories for the pro-homosexual movement, polls show that a clear majority of Americans still believe that homosexual behavior is ‘morally wrong,'” Sprigg stated in the brochure.

Homosexual activists have therefore decided that “indoctrinating impressionable school children is an easier way of changing public attitudes toward homosexuality than persuading adults,” Sprigg noted.

“That’s one recruitment drive that has no place on the campuses of America’s public schools,” Sprigg added.

Source: CNS News

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I can understand why homosexuals today are so much against the Christians because the Bible clearly states that their actions are sinful before a Holy God! They come in contact with a born-again Christian and they feel conviction in their hearts.  They get angry and defensive.  For some reason, however, this sin has a following who are loud and bent on pushing their sodomite agenda. 

What I cannot understand is how people who claim to be Christians can remain in this sin and be without conviction. I have personally led a woman to the Lord who was a sodomite. God changed her life and she never went back to that lifestyle. Today, she is married with four children and active in church. If she had been born that way, as the homosexual community claims, then how could she be changed in such a dramatic way?  The Bible says that one is born again, they are a new creature and old things are passed away and all things are made new! (2 Cor 5:17) Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. What do people who call themselves Christians (yet they continue to live the same lifestyle and do not repent of their sin) do with this verse? They totally ignore the fact that the Word says that the Holy Spirit changes the born-again believer.  At conversion, the Holy Spirit comes to dwell in the believer.  He now resides in the believer’s heart (now His temple).  He then convicts the believer of sin in his life and He chastises (disciplines) that believer when he does not repent of his sin. 

Who am I to speak out on this sin?  I am no one.  I am merely a child of the King of Kings and Lord of Lords.  He has commanded me to witness to others and to “go ye therefore into all the world.”  I am only a born-again Christian who loves the lost and wants to help those who are lost to find their way in Christ Jesus.  I don’t claim to be an expert but I do have the Word of God as my guide. I will attempt to address this sin in light of God’s Word.

Sodomite
SOD’OMITE, n.

1. An inhabitant of Sodom.

2. One guilty of sodomy.

Sin in general is made to look glamorous and appealing. Why do you think Las Vegas is referred to (by the world, I might add) as Sin City?  Sodomy is no exception. How do I know that?  Look at the life of Lot.  When Lot was given the chance to pick where he wanted to live, he fixed his eyes toward Sodom and saw how beautiful it was (Gen. 13:10).  Sin is the same way – but only for the moment. This sin starts with the eyes – it’s something you see, you think about it – you lust after it – you want it – then you go for it and take it.  Sin is sin, my friend.  The thief “sees” something he wants – he thinks about stealing it – he desires it more and more and then he steals it.  The cigarette smoker “sees” his cigarettes – he thinks about having another cigarette over and over again – he desires it more and more and then he caves in and has another.  The adulterer “sees” a woman and decides that he wants her – he thinks about her and nourishes that desire with more thoughts – he caves in and has an affair.  It all starts with the eyes just as it did for Lot.

Let’s look at that word for homosexuality – “sodomy.”  Sodomy comes from the word Sodom, which was a biblical city (Gen. 13:10).  Sodomy is still defined today as homosexual activities according to Merriam Webster. It stands to reason that if God destroyed two cities guilty of this sin, it would still be a sin today.  If not, God will need to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah for destroying them.  No other sin has ever been prevalent in a city which has caused the entire city to be destroyed forever. No other city has been destroyed forever for: lying, stealing, adultery, cursing, etc. But these two cities have been destroyed for homosexuality.

This sin is just as bad today as it was in Sodom’s day. Why? God does not change. (Heb 13:8) Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. and (Isa 3:9) The shew of their countenance doth witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! for they have rewarded evil unto themselves.

Jesus’ stand on purity was very clear, even though the New Testament does not document any statements of Jesus specifically using the word homosexuality.  Actually, Jesus really didn’t need to.  It is stated in John 21:25 …there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one…even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. We cannot find any teachings of Jesus on incest or rape either but it is certain that He didn’t condone these sins. 

Jesus taught in the synagogues and He quoted Scripture after Scripture in His teachings. Since Jesus quoted after the Old Testament law, it stands to reason that He would support all the law and not just part of it. The Word says, Lev 18:22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination. and Lev 20:13 If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them hath committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.  Jesus made it clear that marriage consisted of the union between a man and a woman in Matt. 19:4-6.  All other sex outside that of the grounds of marriage between a man and a woman is considered fornication and God condemns it.

Today’s homosexual community states that because the New Testament does not state the exact word homosexual, then it is not a sin.  I have heard this with my own ears so I know that this is one of the excuses used.  They say that because we are under a “new covenant” it does not matter.  But what does the Word really say?   There are laws that are eliminated in the New Testament, like eating meat given to idols.  However, there are some laws that Christ stressed were still very much a part of mankind.  Adultery and fornication were two of those laws.  Jesus said, Matt 5:17-18 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.

Romans states that this sin will bring consequences.  Rom 1:26-27 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of a woman, burned in their lust toward one another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was meet. (emphasis mine)  Granted, the word homosexual  is not used here but the implication is quite clear – “men with men working that which is unseemly.”  What is referred to as “natural” here is between man and a woman as was created by God through Adam and Eve, as indicated in these verses.  However, the homosexual says that their “preference” is natural to them.  From the beginning it was not so, Jesus said.  Jesus always referred to the way He instituted marriage in the beginning.

The Scriptures in Leviticus (Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13) refer to homosexuality as an abomination. Webster defines abomination as:

worthy of or causing disgust or hatred.

The Word compares marriage between one man and one woman (including sexual relationship) as a picture of the Gospel of Christ. Christ is referred to as the “bridegroom” and the church (born-again believers) is referred to as the “bride.” The two will be joined at the “marriage supper of the Lamb.” Sodomy makes a mockery of this. All sin is putrid in the eyes of God. God compares sin to filthy rags (Is. 64:6) (1 Cor 6:9-10) Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. We know that fornication is any sex outside of the sanctity of marriage. But what does this word effeminate mean? Noah Webster defines it as:

Effeminate
EFFEM’INATE, a. [L. effoeminatus, from effoeminor, to grow or make womanish, from foemina, a woman. See Woman.]1. Having the qualities of the female sex; soft or delicate to an unmanly degree; tender; womanish; voluptuous.

The king, by his voluptuous life and mean marriage, became effeminate, and less sensible of honor.

2. Womanish; weak; resembling the practice or qualities of the sex; as an effeminate peace; an effeminate life.

3. Womanlike, tender, in a sense not reproachful.

EFFEM’INATE, v.t. To make womanish; to unman; to weaken; as to effeminate children.

EFFEM’INATE, v.i. To grow womanish or weak; to melt into weakness.

In a slothful peace courage will effeminate.

Homosexuality is included in the list of sins which will not go unpunished. Those who commit these sins will not inherit Heaven.
(1 Tim. 1:9-11) Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine; According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust. Again, the exact words sodomy or homosexual are not used but the term “them that defile themselves with mankind” is quite clear.

When witnessing to homosexuals, I was told that this was “my opinion” and “my interpretation.” This is just so that they can justify their sin in their own minds. God’s Word is quite clear. It is not rocket science and it is easy reading when one takes time to read it. Throughout the Old Testament, it is obvious that marriage is between one man and one woman. Christ preached from the Law in the synagogues and quoted from the Scriptures. He said that every letter of every word of the Scriptures would be fulfilled. (Mat 5:17) Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. (Mat 5:18) For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. He did not eliminate the Old Testament and its teachings from the lives of man in New Testament times. Loving God and being born-again strengthen what is taught in the Old Testament. For example, Christ said (Mat 22:37) Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. (Mat 22:38) This is the first and great commandment. (Mat 22:39) And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. (Mat 22:40) On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets. When one loves God over anything in his life, he will love all of His Word. He will seek to please God in all areas. When one loves his neighbour as himself, he will fulfill the rest of the Ten Commandments because he won’t do any harm to his neighbour.

(Mat 15:19) For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: (Mat 15:20a) These are the things which defile a man:… It is the heart of man that is perverted. Sexual sin is a result of a sinful heart. It is as addicting as any other sin, such as lying, over eating, pornography, etc. But God is able to free the homosexual from his/her sin just He is able to free the one who is addicted to pornography. (1 Cor 10:13) There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. The only way a homosexual can be freed from this sin is to be truly and totally born-again. The Word says in 2 Cor. 5:17 that he will become a new creature. After salvation, the homosexual needs to stay away from those who will drag him back into this lifestyle. The young lady I led to the Lord witnessed to many of her former friends but she did not “hang” out with them. She knew that she would be weak and they would try to get her back into that lifestyle. That is the key to any sin or addiction – stay away from whatever situations or people who will draw you back into it.

Should we tolerate the homosexual agenda that is prevalent in our country? Absolutely not. This is not a difference here – this is absolute sin. We are to confront sin the same way Jesus did. After all, (Rom 5:6) For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. (Rom 5:8) But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Jesus confronted the woman at the well in John 4 because she had five husbands. He told her this was sin. He didn’t cover it up or sugar coat it. He pointed out her sin and she believed on Jesus and was saved. Jesus was a big proponent of pointing out sin in someone but lovingly leading the sinner to salvation. This is how we should handle speaking with anyone about the Lord. Differences in opinion should be tolerated, but sin should never. Jesus never tolerated sin. He confronted it – in love. So should we confront the sin of homosexuality. We’ve heard the phrase, “Love the sinner, hate the sin.” – well live it and apply it to your life!

If you are a homosexual, know that you are living in sin… period.  As the woman at the well had to admit that she had five husbands (which Jesus called sin), admit that you are a sinner in need of salvation.  Know that you cannot be born again and continue to live in this life style.  Jesus said that you must repent – which means to turn away from your sin.  Salvation is free to the unbeliever – it is a gift from God Himself.  He gave His Son, Jesus Christ.  Jesus died on a cross and gave His life as a perfect sacrifice and He paid your sin debt.  God requires payment, my friend.  Either you pay with your own life and eternity burning in hell, or you accept Jesus’ payment.  He died on that cross so He could pay the penalty for our sins.  One only has to accept Him as Saviour and repent from his wicked ways.  We all have to come to salvation the same way – whether it is the homosexual or the young wife.  We are all sinners.  If you are a homosexual who has just asked Jesus to save you, turn away from your life style.  Stay away from those friends who will drag you back.  Join a good Bible-believing church and get involved with Reformers’ Unanimous.  They have an excellent discipleship program focused on discipling the new believer and anyone who has any kind of addiction.  Let’s face it, we are all addicted to sin.  Not one of us can say that they do not sin, even after salvation.  Therefore, get in the Word of God and grow, allowing the Holy Spirit of God to change you.