To Burgy with Agape

Dick Fischer (
Fri, 23 Aug 1996 19:29:25 -0500

Burgy wrote:

>If you or your church considers gay acts performed within the bounds of a
>committed adult long-term relationship to be a sin (mine does not), then
>that's one thing; if you or your church then lobbies for a law against
that, that's going too far (IMO).

My church considers the Bible to be God's Word. The Bible we use calls
homosexual acts an "abomination." What book does your church use as its

The guiding principle behind your argument appears to be that sin is
okay if it is behind closed doors. As long as you don't drag it out
into the open, what is a little prostitution, or sodomy, or adultery
among friends? How would your church view a "committed, long-term
relationship between a man and his sister, or his mule, or his seven
year-old daughter?

I think you and your church need to do some rethinking.

Dick Fischer