Are You Against Gay Marriage Because: The Bible?
Scott Bateman

When you see a collection of adolescent sound bites in a flow chart, is it necessary to prove each one superficial and insincere, or it is better just to ignore the whole thing?

The old testament has 600 or so ceremonial laws that apply to specific Jews at a specific place and time. Today, there is no temple with a Holy of Holies or a veil. There is no temple courtyard. There are not animals to sacrifice. And many of these laws were never written with gentiles in mind. So pretty much your entire flowchart just became null and void.

what’s left are the two greatest commands on which the entire law and prophets ride, and that is to love God with all your heart, mind, and strength and to love your neighbor as yourself.

Now, in case you are confused about the meaning of love, it does not say, “For God so loved the world that he indulged himself homosexually or in fornication or adultery

Love is faithful and self-sacrificing in the greater interest of others. It is not infantile and selfish, and it does not engage in idiotic lies to defend reprehensible and perverted behavior. Love makes promises and stands by them when it is honorable to do so and makes restitution for injustices committed. Love is courageous in the pursuit of good. Courage in pursuing perversion is the epitome of foolishness spending one’s live and soul in the pursuit of eternal damnation and damning lies.

Rev. 21:8 is for today. “ But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.”

I Cor 6:9–10 is for today. “ 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.”

Galatians 5:19–21 is for today. “ Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.”

I Timothy 1:5–10 is for YOU today. “ Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned: From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling; Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm. But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully; 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;”

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